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How Environmentally Friendly is your Outdoor Gear?

June 16, 2018

Did you know that our outdoor clothing is polluting the environment? Jackets, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents… A lot of technical gear is treated with hazardous chemicals to keep us warm and dry.   It’s the PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals) which are so good at repelling water. Unfortunately, they’re not good at being broken down by natural processes. In fact, they persist...

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Know Your Waterproof jackets!

February 26, 2018

How important is having the right waterproof jacket? The answer – VERY! Britain clocks-up a whopping 36% worth of precipitous (aka rainy) days each year. Whether it’s the daily commute, or the dog-walk, or your next mountain trip, wearing the right clothes is really important and the waterproof jacket plays a key role. There’s a lot of choices out there...

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