European Outdoor Film Tour 2016/17

, October 16, 2016

Who knew the European Outdoor Film Tour (E.OF.T.) has now been entertaining crowds, stoking them to summits and mighty adventures for 15 years? The 16th edition promises another neatly curated selection of … Read more

Telluride Mountainfilm Tour in London

, September 14, 2015

Telluride Mountainfilm will be in London this Wednesday 16th September (7-10pm) at the Royal Geographic Society, 1 Kensington Gore. Tickets available on Eventbrite for £15. Header image: Melisssa Plantz

Old Favourite: Rab Vapour-Rise Jacket

, October 12, 2014

Rab are an established British-based brand that until recently did all their manufacturing in Sheffield, England. Rab concentrated historically upon manufacturing high-quality down and Pertex clothing and sleeping bags. Following the retirement of its founder Rab Carrington (one of Britain’s best alpinists of the last 30 years) the brand has expanded its product range into mountaineering-focused hardshells and softwear. This review examines the Vapour Rise Jacket, one of their classic products that has been in their range for almost fifteen years. Constructed of a wind- and water-resistant pertex equilibrium shell, with a soft thin microfibre liner it is an effective softshell piece with exceptional breathability for mountain sports.