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Success for Trek & Mountain readers on Stok Kangri!

28th August 2015 | 0 comments

The second Trek & Mountain reader expedition of 2015, to Stok Kangri in the Indian Himalaya, has reached a successful conclusion with 8 members of the team reaching the summit on 24th August. The challenging weather conditions, had left some questioning whether topping out was even a possibility, but the hard work of the team paid off as they braved snow …

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Polartec celebrates the use of one billion plastic bottles in their fabrics

8th July 2015 | 0 comments

Polartec has announced that they’ve used one billion’s worth of clear plastic bottles in the production of fabric used by major brands such as Rab, Montane, Mountain Equipment, Patagonia and Norrona. Since 2003, Polartec has been recycling plastic bottles and using them to create fabric used in outdoor gear. In 2010, they partnered with Unifi to produce high quality recycled …

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Scottish Winter Weekend – sign up here!

4th January 2015 | 0 comments

                          On the weekend of 28th February to 2nd March, Trek & Mountain will be running its second annual Scottish Winter Weekend event, in association with Rab, Lowe Alpine and Polartec – and YOU are invited! The weekend combines winter mountaineering instruction provided by Peak Mountaineering during the …

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Rab release new Nexus jacket

12th October 2013 | 0 comments

Technical outdoor gear experts Rab have recently released their new Nexus Jacket, an all round waterproof for active use in variable mountain conditions. Said to be extremely breathable, warm and hard-wearing, the 590g (men’s large) Nexus has been designed using Polartec’s three layer Neoshell fabric, with a heavier weight used for the arms and shoulders to increase durability. Rab claims …

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10 years of softshell

20th June 2012 | 0 comments

One of the biggest outdoor trade events of the year – the Outdoor Show held in Friedrichshafen, Germany – takes place this July and Trek & Mountain will be there to bring you all the latest news about upcoming products from the leading brands. However, this year marks 10 years since the first appearance of softshell products at the show, …