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ISPO Highlights: Top 5 Hiking and Mountaineering Footwear Products

27th February 2017 | 0 comments

Searchable footwear, partnerships with global tyre specialists, boots that take you from the valley to the summit and back to the pub – the winter world of hiking and mountaineering footwear is a rapidly advancing technical beast. In the second of our reports from the recent ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich, we bring you five of the biggest stories …

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Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

9th February 2015 | 0 comments

On 31st January 2015 at 3.30pm the Trek & Mountain Aconcagua 2015 reader expedition achieved success by putting two team members on the summit, with all other team members reaching 6000m in deteriorating conditions. The expedition, sponsored by Haglofs and Powertraveller, began with a trek up the Horcones Valley near Mendoza, Argentina, to Aconcagua Base Camp at 4,300m. From here …

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Haglöfs awarded Sustainability Brand of the Year

13th January 2015 | 0 comments

Passionate about manufacturing products ethically, Haglöfs is one of today’s most sustainable developers of well-made clothing and equipment for the mountains. During 2013, Haglöfs defined an array of tough sustainability goals. They aim to ensure that 50% of clothing products sold are made from recycled material, and 80% of clothing manufactured with bluesign®-approved materials. In addition, 50% of their hardware will be manufactured …