Trail magazine’s January 2015 issue (available to buy now) has tested our North Star Jacket, awarding it their seal of approval. Trail’s gear expert, Graham Thompson, praised the jacket for its high level of insulation (800+ fill power), weight for performance and water-resistant outer of Freeflow Ultralite. Conclusion: “The level of insulation is great for typical British winters in the hills” Read more about the new men’s and women’s North Star Lite Jackets.
Initial analysis of the data collected on the Catlin Arctic Survey, supported by Montane, indicates the Arctic Ocean’s unique water column is altering. Data from Catlin Arctic Survey 2011, collected during an eight-week expedition from March to May, indicates the temperature of Arctic seawater below 200 metres depth has decreased by a ‘surprising’ one degree Celsius in comparison with previous observations. This may conversely be accelerating the Arctic sea ice melt, which could have a knock-on effect for the currents that circulate heat and nutrients around the world’s oceans. Survey... Read More