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Hebridean Way Guidebook – Interview with Richard Barrett 5/5 (1)

Hebridean Way Guidebook – Interview with Richard Barrett We interview Richard Barrett, author and creator of The Hebridean Way Guidebook, a long-distance trail route along the length of the Outer Hebrides. The guidebook to walking the Hebridean Way in Scotland, published by Cicerone, is a long-distance route along the length of the Outer Hebrides from …

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Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday No ratings yet.

Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday Showing that a great product really can stand the test of time, the Bridgedale Trekker celebrates it’s 21st birthday. The sock of choice for thousands of walkers, a bestseller in it’s field, and no wonder being a product by that well known and well established outdoor gear manufacturer based in Newtownonwards …

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New Mammut baselayers announced using Polartec® Power Wool™ No ratings yet.

With the coming winter, we hope, these new Trovat and Kira Pro Half Zip LS from Mammut, are the perfect choice for cold days in the outdoors. Extremely comfortable, ventilated, light, packable and with a UPF 20+, what more do you need? Mammut baselayers using Polartec® Power Wool™This new baselayer range from Mammut combines the natural …

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Respect the Mountains embark on new adventure No ratings yet.

KEEN and Respect the Mountains embark on new adventure as UIAA acquires mountain preservation campaign‏ The UIAA, (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation), have announced the extension of its activities in mountain preservation through the recent addition of the Respect the Mountains campaign. For those who are not aware, Respect the Mountains has over the last …

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2015 Envirotrek Series by Keen and Respect the Mountains to Visit Llanberis No ratings yet.

Anyone looking to both put something back into the community and have an awesome family day out? In the vicinity of Snowdonia on the 24th of May Bank Holiday Weekend? Why not join Keen and Respect the Mountains in Llanberis in order to ‘spring clean’ the great outdoors in the morning, followed by an afternoon …

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Sleeping Bag Floating on Water of the Week.. No ratings yet.

How’s about this for confidence in your product?  Luis Brown, an Envornmental Consultant at Nikwax demonstrated this by floating across a lake in East Sussex with a Nixwax Hydrophobic Down™ filled sleeping bag. They demonstrated that it’s a high performing hydrophobic solutiuon as well as also being an environmentally friendly one. Nikwax do however stress that this isn’t …

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New High End Polartec® Neoshell® Jackets by Montane No ratings yet.

Montane have just announced that they’re adding a couple more jackets to their range – the Fast Alpine Stretch Neo Jacket for men and the Further Faster Neo Jacket for men and women, both featuring Polartec’s innovative new Neoshell fabric. This new fabric falls somewhere between a ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ shell and offers superb breathability …

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