Patagonia Round-up – New kit, New campaigns, New green deal
We popped into sunny - ha, just kidding - Manchester last week to catch up with Patagonia’s latest kit and initiatives, notably the new Action Works campaign and drink coffee from a re-useable coffee mug...
Alpkit to donate 2% of Black Friday sales to good causes
Alpkit has announced that it will be doubling its donation to the Alpkit Foundation for the duration of the Black Friday sales period. All week, 2% of every sale will go towards helping as many people as possible get outdoors, to ‘go nice places, do good things’ whatever their circumstances.
Kendal Mountain Festival 2019: Tickets on sale now!
Have your say... This morning, 29th October, at 8:58 local time, Nepali mountaineer Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja summited Shishapangma in Tibet and in doing so set a new record of 189 days for climbing all of the 8000m peaks. This morning, 29th October, at 8:58 local time, Nepali mountaineer Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja summited Shishapangma in Tibet and in doing so set ...
Nims Purja smashes 8000ers record
Join the discussion... In the recent Group Test of technical softshell jackets in Trek & Mountain, Rab’s Kinetic Alpine Jacket won one of our coveted Editor’s Choice awards, with the testers calling Rab’s latest creation “an innovative jacket that bridges the gap between softshell and hardshell – superb comfort too.” Now you have a chance to get your hands on ...
COMPETITION: Win a Rab Kinetic Alpine Jacket worth £200!
Have your say... Green Shape is VAUDE’s own standards for production of their products VAUDE’s SECOND USE INITIATIVE HELPS FIND A HOME FOR USED GEAR the challenge for us all is to enjoy the outdoors without harming it More info on VAUDE’s sustainability policies and products at: www.vaude.com
The North Face launches super-breathable Futurelight waterproof range
Bang new from The North Face this October is a waterproof shell technology called Futurelight - or in TNF speak FUTURELIGHT™ fabric - which is claimed to be a ground-breaking material for waterproof jackets and other clothing that combines massive breathability with light weight and long-term durability.
Discover the backcountry with Ellis Brigham
Have your say... Leading Swedish outdoor brand, Fjällräven, has announced grants totalling 120,000€ to three projects concerned with the outdoors and environment, in the first round of awards made via its Arctic Fox Initiative. Leading Swedish outdoor brand, Fjällräven, has announced grants totalling 120,000€ to three projects concerned with the outdoors and environment, in the first round of awards made ...
Fjällräven announces 120,000€ of grants to environmental action groups
Have your say... The deaths of Martin Moran and seven other members of his team on Nanda Devi East at the beginning of June this year deeply saddened Britain’s close-knit guiding and mountaineering community. Coming at a time when deaths on Everest and other big, commercial peaks were making the headlines, the differences between what was seen elsewhere in the ...