Trek & Mountain Gear of the Year

Trek & Mountain magazine has ranked our Featherlite Down Jacket and Torque 40 as Gear of the Year 2014. The Featherlite Down Jacket (men’s and women’s) and Torque 40 were given the accolade of ‘Editor’s Choice’ in Trek & Mountain’s September and July 2014 issues respectively. The gear testers highlighted the Featherlite Down Jacket for its comfort, active performance, good looks and technical features. They praised the Torque 40 writing that is is ‘an excellent pack designed here in the UK, perfect for almost all mountain activities’. Read more about the... Read More

, Double Award for the Minimus Jacket

After careful and thorough scrutinisation of our Minimus Jacket in December 2014, Spanish gear test specialists have seen fit to label it ‘Finalista: Editor’s Choice’. In the first TrailRunningReview Awards 2014, it was selected by the editors as worthy of an accolade. But not only did the Minimus Jacket gain this award, it was also named ‘Finalista: User’s Choice’.  With a total of 228 voters taking part in the waterproof shell category, the Minimus Jacket received the ultimate vote of confidence from the most important people – you, the public! Read the... Read More


Alpine Stretch Gloves “Best in test”

The UK’s Trail magazine has tested out a range of Winter Gloves in its February issue. With an overall score of 4.8/5, the Alpine Stretch Gloves were awarded ‘Best in Test’ With 5/5 for their features, fit, comfort and use, Trail’s reviewer praised them for their versatility as an all-round general winter glove. More specifically, they were commended for their use of PRIMALOFT® Gold insulation on the back of the hand, their leather palm, the wrist leash and cuff adjustment. Read more about the Alpine Stretch Gloves here


North Star Jacket Trail Approved

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.