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New belay jackets from PHD

9th November 2013 | 0 comments

PHD have added two new belay jackets to their winter collection, the lightweight Alpha and the extra-warm Zeta. Designed to withstand temperatures of -10°C, the 660g Alpha jacket for mountain use (pictured) is filled using 133grm/m Primaloft One insulation for protection in rough conditions, while the slightly warmer yet heavier 820g Zeta can handle a punishing   -20°C, and consists of …

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New outdoors-friendly iPhone case from Lifedge

2nd November 2013 | 0 comments

Outdoor enthusiasts can now take their iPhones into the great outdoors without fear of damage, thanks to Lifedge’s new outdoor-friendly iPhone case. Designed and created in the UK using durable UV-resistant materials, the 100% waterproof, shockproof and dustproof Apple iPhone 5 and 5s compatible case is said to maintain top quality sound and easy access to charging ports while protecting …

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Silva introduce Ninox II Headtorch

1st November 2013 | 0 comments

New for this autumn is the compact Ninox II Headtorch from Silva. Waterproof and weather resistant, the 83g single-unit torch has a simple layout with two brightness settings, one main spot beam and a flood LED for even light distribution. It’s also been awarded a waterproof rating of IPX7, has a 140 claimed lumens brightness factor, using Silva’s Intelligent Light …

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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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New Nikwax Cotton Proof released

1st September 2013 | 0 comments

Nikwax has released a new version of its Cotton Proof product which allows outdoor enthusiasts to waterproof their cotton clothing and kit for increased durability. The solution can be applied using a brush or sponge, or alternately poured into a washing machine to create water repellent cotton fabrics. The new product is three times more concentrated and can also be …

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Karrimor announce three new technical jackets

27th August 2013 | 0 comments

Karrimor have recently released three new technical waterproof jackets, the Challenger, the Pioneer and the Expedition. Available in stores now, all three garments are made from eVent waterproof and windproof fabric, and have a breathable mesh lining in addition to water resistant zips and hood. Said to be ideal for UK hillwalking, the men’s Challenger (above) is priced at £119.99 …