Head protection whilst climbing is a no brainer, in more ways than one. Gone are the days when it’s seen as uncool to wear one and with the developments in technology no brains are likely to be injured, well it’ll lessen the likelihood.
In 2019 Lowe Alpine are taking their pack selection to the next level with the release of three new ranges designed to improve life on the move.
Polygiene has fast become the leading brand in preventing odour-causing bacteria from sweat. In just over ten years, the Swedish company has reached a recognition at almost one in five* people for its ingenious ‘Stays Fresh’ branded solution. Now this innovation has been further developed past just sweat-related odour and it was revealed at ISPO 2019, Munich.
Now it's time for the scores from each of the reviewers on the respective shoe. The team has put the shoes through various challenges and all have found a nice spot for each of them.
Next on the Hiking & Approach Shoe group test, cycling editor, Stu takes the Lowa Locarno GTX Lo from the mean streets of the big smoke to the North West of Scotland.
The next shoe in our group test is the Zamberlan 125 Intrepid RR. This time I take out Italian designed and built approach shoes. Lets have a look at what makes them tick and how they performed.
Chamonix based outdoor gear company have produced a harness for the ski mountaineer and alpinist which is lighter than most mobile phones.
A winter glove that works has always been the holy grail for many winter / alpine climbers, not only climbers! Have Montane in collaboration with some of the big fabric and insulation suppliers, like Polartec, provided the answer?
The revised Fenrir down jacket from giant conquering Jöttnar has had some refinement so it to allow you to stay warm in the mountains whilst you smash your objective.