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 ...
Afghani women mountaineers train in the Alps with the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust
Three young women from Afghanistan – Mariam, Shogufa and Hanifa (last names held for security reasons) – have come to the Alps to train in Argentière...
Karl Egloff sets new speed ascent record on Denali
The previous speed record on Denali (6,190m) was established by the Spanish athlete Kilian Jornet with an ascent time of 9 hours, 45 minutes in 2014...
Smartwool’s new merino/polyester mash-up
Merino specialist Smartwool’s new Merino Sport 150 Graphic Tees seem like a bit of a departure for the brand. The new tees, complete with graphic prints, are actually made from a blend of 56% merino wool and 44% polyester rather than pure merino wool.