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How to Choose a Base Layer

TIPS - 26 October 2018 - Comments (0)
The basics of base layers – what they do and how to choose the right one for you. Continue »

The North Face Thermoball Pro

TECH - 20 September 2018 - Comments (0)
With an improved quilting system to reduce cold spots and superior finishing and inner fabric, the Thermoball Pro is a top of the range lightweight synthetic insulated jacket. Continue »

The Barrabes Outdoor Layering Guide

TIPS - 29 August 2018 - Comments (0)
Base, mid and outer layers—an introduction to how to layer your clothing properly in order to stay dry and warm outdoors Continue »

How to Pack for a Day Hike

TIPS - 17 May 2018 - Comments (0)
We normally have a better idea of what and how to pack in a backpack for a several day journey rather than for a single day. In light of not having to spend the night, most people decide to take very little water, food and maybe some warm clothing. Continue »

Barrabes – At Home in the Mountains

REPORTS - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
The Pyrenees are one of the most important mountain ranges in Europe. Continue »

How to Choose Gloves for Mountaineering, Snow and Ski Activities

TIPS - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
A Barrabes guide on the different types of gloves on the market and how to choose the right gloves for each kind of activity Continue »

The End of Universal Compatibility Among Brands for Alpine Boot and Binding Systems?

TECH - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
Until now, all Alpine ski boots and bindings had been compatible with each other, regardless of the brand. Things have changed. Continue »

Haute Route Chamonix-Zermatt

REPORTS - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
A guide to the most popular ski touring route in the world Continue »

How to Understand the Arc’Teryx Naming Scheme

TIPS - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
A quick guide on what the names of the Arc'Teryx models (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, AR, LT, SV, etc.) mean and how to choose the perfect garment for you Continue »

How to Choose a Hydration System for Trail Running

TIPS - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
Introduction to the different hydration systems available in the market, the pros and cons of each, and how to choose the best one for your next trail race or training session Continue »

The North Face Apex Flex GTX 2.0

TECH - 15 May 2018 - Comments (0)
The Apex Flex combines Gore-Tex® protection with soft shell flexibility for ultimate versatility in unpredictable conditions. Continue »

Guide to choosing hiking boots

TIPS - 26 March 2018 - Comments (0)
Questions about finding the right hiking and trekking footwear? Let us help. Continue »

How to Choose Alpine Skis

TIPS - 15 December 2017 - Comments (0)
Basic ski design concepts and factors to consider in order to find the alpine right skis for you Continue »

Video: Down vs. Synthetic Insulation—Which is Better?

TECH - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
The Pros and Cons of Each Type of Insulation for Outdoor Clothing Continue »

Video: Ventrix Jacket, The North Face. Adjustable heat?

PRODUCT REVIEWS - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
The Ventrix system, by The North Face provides self-regulation of heat depending on whether we are stationary or active. Continue »

Patagonia Fair Trade program; for fair production

TECH - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
Patagonia’s environmental program incorporates a Fair Trade Certified program that benefits its employees. Continue »

Mont Blanc, 4,808 m. Four routes up the highest peak in the Alps. Climbing guide

REPORTS - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
The highest peak in the Alps is a challenge that attracts every mountain climber at least once. Continue »

Grivel’s Twin Gate Carabiners: Locking safety and an easy-to-use system in a single carabiner?

PRODUCT REVIEWS - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
Grivel's Twin Gate system aims to combine ease of use with the safety of a locking carabiner. Continue »

Voluntary Recall Announcement - Arc’teryx 2016 Procline Boots

NEWS - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
Arc’teryx equipment is voluntarily recalling Procline boots due to fall hazard. Continue »

The Edelrid OHM: Safety for Climbing Partners with a Big Weight Difference

PRODUCT REVIEWS - 12 April 2017 - Comments (0)
Edelrid presents a solution to the safety issues of climbing partners with anywhere from a 10 to 40 kg (22 to 88 lb) weight difference. Continue »
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