Sweet Protection Saviour Suit

, March 5, 2011

If you’re wondering how to take your backcountry collection to the next level look no further. Sweet Protection has come up with a full-body thermal, the Saviour Suit. As a unique product from a niche brand, this baselayer braves the elements with a hint of style.

Going Going Bike

, February 13, 2011

Going Going Bike is an online auction marketplace dedicated to connecting second-hand bike sellers to buyers. Launched in July 2010, the website hopes to differentiate itself from other auction sites … Read more

George Bullard: Polar Record Holder

, February 9, 2011

Inspired from a young age to adventure, George Bullard isn’t known for turning down opportunities to get out into the wild. At a financial services lecture in London early 2008, George found was introduced to somebody looking for a team to go down to Antarctica with BSES. Since this first expedition at the age of 18, George is now a world record holder and athlete on Team Accelerate, one of the UK’s top adventure racing outfits.

Anon Hawkeye

, February 9, 2011

Anon design and manufacture active eyewear, focusing heavily on their winter goggle line that introduces some new innovations. Although the Anon Hawkeye goggle is renowned for its fantastic fit, it excels through other features which require some further analysis.

Ortovox Kodiak Shovel

, February 9, 2011

Ortovox have been developing mountain safety equipment since 1976.  The Ortovox Kodiak shovel is their premier snow shovel; an essential piece of kit in the arsenal of any budding backcountry … Read more

Black Diamond Prodigy

, February 2, 2011

With hundreds of different ski gloves available on the market, it is all too easy to become lost in the expanse of wordy specifications and marketing propaganda. I have used a pair of Black Diamond Prodigy ski gloves for three seasons now, a length of time that pays testimony to true function.

R.E.D. Hi-Fi Helmet

, February 1, 2011

R.E.D. Protection have evolved hardware products over the last decade to remain a top of their game when it comes to performance gear. Their Women’s Hi-Fi Helmet reflects an investment in the growing awareness of the safety and warmth helmets bring to skiers and boarders around the world – just the kind of heads-on thinking we like. The Hi-Fi includes some further gadgets that take helmet security and comfort to the next level.

Eider Virgo Jacket

, January 31, 2011

Over the last 50 years Eider have developed core outdoors products, catering for elite athletes and ambitious amateurs. Their time-evolved knowledge, experience and expertise come together well in their winter Virgo jacket. Fitted with all of the essentials found in the modern day quality ski jacket, the Virgo compacts a removable performance hood with peripheral vision windows, front zip with double storm flaps, underarm venting zips and numerous other details into a neat cut. However the Virgo distinguishes itself outside its key features, providing solutions for a variety of winter conditions.

Gore Bike Wear Oxygen II

, January 12, 2011

Jack Richards review the Gore Oxygen II Jacket, suggesting that the Gore Oxygen IV might be the only way to improve this great piece of cycling gear.

Skiing in La Grave, France

, December 20, 2010

For some wild riding this winter take the train to the French Alps and check out La Grave. Less commercial than other resorts, La Grave has become known amongst ski … Read more