A target of ridding its clothing of PFC treatments by 2020 is among a number of measures the company is introducing.
A UK outdoors brand is promising its fastest ever delivery service, thanks to a new high-tech innovation.
Price: £60 Weight: 86g (plus 10g storage bag) Fuel: propane/butane Country of manufacture: EU This new backpacking stove from Primus fits in the palm of the hand when folded, and tips the scales at less than 90g.
Some projects take a while to fruition, and a new sleeping bag from Patagonia is a case in point. The brand’s founder Yvon Chouinard made himself...
An insulated jacket is an essential piece of kit for anyone heading for the hills during winter. Temperatures can drop markedly as you ascend, and ...
Price: £19.99 for nine bars Weight: 54g (45g ℮) Energy per pack: 198-202 kcal per bar If you thought eating insects was only for c-list celebrities in the Australian jungle, think again.
Price: £120 Colour: black/green Weight: 582g/pair (size 9) Construction: fabric/synthetic uppers/Vibram outsole Waterproofing: none Country of manufacture: Vietnam Sole stiffness: 2/10 Sizes: men’s 6½-13½ (40-49⅓); women’s 3½-9½ (36-44) The curious name of these trailrunning shoes comes from the Utah skyrunning race organised by Karl Meltzer and his input is also central to the design of this footwear.
A Nordic brand that has recently launched its children’s outdoor clothing range in the UK has expanded with the acquisition of a specialist baby goods supplier.
Price: £13.75 Country of manufacture: UK Weight: 108g/pair Colour: green/blue/grey Material: 42 per cent merino wool; 42 per cent acrylic; 11 per cent polyamide; 5 per cent Elastane Sizes: S-XXL, for shoe sizes from 3-15 Wash: 30C These British-made walking socks from Leicestershire-based company HJ Hall are part of the ProTrek range and have a high merino wool content which helped keep down odour during our prolonged tests.
We view gaiters as an optional piece of kit for general hillwalking. They provide extra protection against rain, mud and water for the lower leg, p...
If you’ve ever wondered what sort of clothing enables mountaineers to stay comfortable or even to survive in the death zone above 8,000m, specialist brand PHD has given an insight, with its latest radical product.
A trimmed-down lightweight rucksack was judged top product in this year’s UK Outdoor Industry Awards.
Scandinavian outdoors brand Fjällräven’s latest innovation should stop walkers getting in a flap.
One of the best known outdoor brands is expanding the range of manufacturers using its revolutionary Shakedry technology.
Major clothing insulation brand PrimaLoft will unveil what it calls a groundbreaking new synthetic material at an upcoming trade show.
Christmas is fast approaching, and the search for last-minute prezzies for the outdoor person in your life can be fraught.
Gloves are an essential piece of kit for anyone venturing out on to the hills in winter, or even taking a stroll in the countryside during the cooler seasons.
A good, comfortable sleeping bag is essential for getting a sound night’s sleep in your tent, whether it’s on the campsite or the mountainside.