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19/09/2016
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Endurance Pro Jacket recommended by Klettern magazine

In a waterproof jacket test this summer, German magazine Klettern awards our Endurance Pro Jacket ‘Recommended’ status. Brand new for Autumn / Winter 2016, the Endurance Pro Jacket is Montane’s fully featured mountaineering jacket constructed using GORE-TEX® Pro fabrics. Klettern singled out the Endurance Pro as being robust and perfect for winter alpinism with a hood that can be adjusted perfectly. The reviewer appreciated the small details, highlighting that they made the Endurance Pro perfect for facing grim days outdoors in the Alps. Also praised was the tailoring, which was found to allow for... Read More

17/09/2016
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Air Jacket scoops ‘Editor’s Choice’ award in Trek & Mountain

Respected magazine Trek & Mountain awards our Air Jacket ‘Editor’s Choice’ in a lightweight technical shells gear test. Our brand new Air Jacket is fast proving itself. Launched to Montane’s collection in February this year, its remit is simple: versatility. Weighing in at approximately 350g and 300g (men’s and women’s styles respectively), the Air Jacket is lightweight. It utilises new Pertex Shield AP fabric, which delivers breathability, durability and waterproofness with a bi-component membrane that pushes moisture out from the inside. This cutting edge technical performance fabric combined with Montane’s... Read More

25/08/2016
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Record awards haul for Montane from Active Traveller

Inspirational and varied UK magazine Active Traveller highlights our Prism Jacket, Air Jacket, Medusa 32 and Super Terra Pants in a record awards haul. Active Traveller’s ‘On Foot Annual’ rounds up the best walking clothing, footwear and backpacks of 2016. In a glowing endorsement of Montane’s walking credentials, On Foot singles out not one or two, but a record four Montane items: Air Jacket – Shell Jacket of the Year ‘There are very few British conditions any time of year the Air can’t handle with aplomb. A superbly versatile purchase’... Read More

01/03/2016
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Lightweight without compromise

Our Spring / Summer 2016 collection has arrived Focusing firmly on clothing and equipment engineered to perform in mountainous environments, whether you’re climbing, trekking or trail running, this collection is unflinchingly lightweight without compromise. Using leading technologies and innovative designs to achieve optimal performance and premium quality, our Spring / Summer 2016 collection has been thoroughly tested in some of the harshest conditions on the planet by world-class athletes, so you can trust it to perform reliably when you need it. The Spring / Summer 2016 collection showcases our pioneering... Read More

26/02/2016
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Trail’s Hot New Kit: Women’s Tierra Helada Jacket

The Tierra Helada Jacket is a women’s specific mountain jacket, featuring the remarkable PrimaLoft® SILVER ECO synthetic insulation which will keep you warm even when you get caught out in a torrential downpour. Trail magazine‘s Sarah Ryan has been putting this jacket through its paces since last November and has seen fit to rank it as ‘Hot New Kit’. Picking up on the PrimaLoft’s eco-credentials (it’s made from 70% recycled plastic bottles; read more here), she also highlights its versatility: “The jacket has been created for a range of activities…and manages the impressive feat... Read More

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Lite-Speed scoops TGO ‘Best Buy’

The Lite-Speed Jacket is a classic Montane windproof that has been tried, tested and proven over many years. It has been redesigned for the Spring / Summer 2015 season – still firmly focused on hillwalking and providing versatility, it features  super lightweight, fast drying windproof fabric PERTEX® Mini Rip-stop fabric. UK magazine The Great Outdoor‘s June issue tests out the Lite-Speed’s latest incarnation.  Facing competition from 10 other brands, reviewer Daniel Neilson awarded it TGO’s coveted ‘Best Buy’ award, togther with a full 5/5* rating. Finding ‘nothing’ wrong with it, he... Read More

31/03/2015
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Grough.co.uk rates PRIMINO

UK outdoor website Grough.co.uk has found our Primino 140g range worthy of its ‘Good Buy’ accolade. Testing the 140g Zip Necks, Crew Necks and male Long Johns in depth out on the hills, Grough found them to be ‘clever’ in their blend of fabrics, lightweight yet insulative. Read the full review here. Explore the men’s Primino range here. Explore the women’s Primino range here.

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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

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Trailrunningreview.com Double Award for the Minimus Jacket

After careful and thorough scrutinisation of our Minimus Jacket in December 2014, Spanish gear test specialists TrailRunningReview.com 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

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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