Gear Guide

Bata XoRise Genesis – Affordable Runners

While not typically associated with higher-spec sports shoes, Bata’s new line of running shoes takes things in a different direction with their XoRise Genesis design, which gives 25% more bounce (thus higher energy return) than a conventional PEVA-based sole. It also boasts substantial heel cushioning and good all-surface traction via…

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AirBolt – Hi-Tech Travel Lock

AirBolt is the world’s first rechargeable Bluetooth-enabled smart travel lock that can be opened and closed via a smartphone app, as well as directly via a combo of buttons on the lock. Using Bluetooth 4.2 LE technology, it can be tracked and pinpointed through its crowdsourced GPS network, automatically alerting…

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Victorinox’s Vx Touring Wheeled 2-in-1 Carry-On – Multipack On Wheels

Victorinox’s latest Vx Touring Wheeled 2-in-1 Carry-On doubles as a wheeled duffel, which converts to a backpack, featuring padded, adjustable shoulder straps that zip away when not in use. Weighing just 2.74kg, it’s small enough to be cabin baggage (if unexpanded), yet also fully expandable, giving you an impressive 43L of…

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Stanley’s Classic Flask- Taking the Edge Off the Trail

Stanley’s latest hip Classic Flask is ideally sized (at 236ml) to be a highly portable libation source for when you hit the trail. While it can carry your water, it’s better-suited as a stylish, light-weight solution to the burning question of what to drink at the end of a long,…

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Assault Pack – Mystery Ranch 3 Day Assault Pack

Inspired by their famous line of military rucksacks, Mystery Ranch’s new 3 Day Assault pack’s signature 3-zip design means its entire 30L of interior space is readily accessible, instantly. The external MOLLE webbing and front daisy chains let you expand (and customise) your carrying capacity by securely lashing external items to…

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Vasque’s Breeze III GTX – All-Weather Trekker

Vasque’s Breeze III GTX encompasses an array of modern features wrapped in a classic and simple design, suitable for day hikes, overnight trips and many outdoor activities. The metal lacing system and secure nubuck leather holding provide firm support around the ankles whilst walking on unstable ground, rocky terrain or…

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Return of The Mountain King – Julbo Charm

Still made independently in Chamonix since 1950, Julbo produced the world’s first dedicated mountaineering shades – the now-legendary Vermont. Instantly recognisable, with their distinctive, soft leather wraparound shielding and circular lenses, the latest incarnation – the Cham – has gone considerably more high-tech. The Cham is available in 2 types…

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Arcteryx – Norvan VT Shoe

A high-performance trail running shoe with enhanced climbing and scrambling capabilities, the Norvan VT delivers excellent traction and support on unpredictable terrain. The adjustable 360° support system instantly switches from a higher volume run mode to a precise-fitting climb mode. Fixed Adaptive Fit Technology wraps the foot and seals out…

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Gregory – Maven 55

A heavy pack saps your energy and steals the fun out of long weekends in the backcountry. But when you’re packing up camp and hitting the trail in the morning, slinging the Maven 55 over your shoulders is a totally new and excellent experience, thanks to its lightweight design, extensive…

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Stretch Rain Full Zip Pants

These rain pants feature STRETCH DRY-TEC™, our proprietary waterproof breathable fabric with amazing stretch, throughout. These pants aren’t restrictive, letting you move smoothly and with ease. Traditional rainwear lacks the smoothness of movement you need when engaging in intense physical activity — now that’s never an issue. A clean, non-bunching…

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Platypus – Dual Lock Soft Bottle

New flexible water bottle with dual-locking cap. Our newest innovation, the DuoLock™ SoftBottle™ flexible water bottle features a ground breaking dual-locking cap for double the leak protection. This flexible bottle is easy to fill and carry, making it great for day hikes or any adventure.

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Salomon – S-Lab Ultra 8

Ditch the idea of a bag. Minimalist, balanced, super efficient,the SLAB Sense Ultra 8 is the ultimate gear stowing solution,designed for and by top athletes for long distances in tough conditions. It’s fun to reinvent the rules. All your vital kit sits tight and close, right where you need it.…

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Salomon – Soft Shell Cap

The Softshell Cap sheds water like a tropical bird, and breathes when you work up a sweat, with laser cut holes for ventilation. Weather protection Mountains dish out weather as randomly as a lunch counter lady. Luckily, the softshell fabric of this cap sheds wind and moisture, without overheating. Breathability…

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Thermarest – NeroAir® All Season™

Exceptionally compact, light and rugged four-season mattress with ultra-fast inflation/deflation. All Season inflates up to three times faster and deflates instantly. Multiple layers of ThermaCapture™ technology make it one of our warmest and most versatile NeoAir® mattresses.

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Alpha – Lenyo

Convertible? Café? Lake? The Lenyo makes a great impression everywhere and relies on tried and tested ALPINA quality. Strongly mirrored, impact- and scratch-resistant Ceramic lenses offer protection against UV and infrared radiation. The rubberised arms aren’t only part of the design, but increase wearing comfort and prevent slipping.

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