new outdoor products

Below are a list of new outdoor products that we have been notified about. We have not necessarily reviewed these products and have just published the manufacturer / supplier claims for the product.

Where we have reviewed the product you will find a link to the review at the bottom of the article.

NEW: Mammut Creon Jacket: stand out from the crowd

Mammut’s new Creon Jacket for men is the perfect, hard shell for summer hillwalking. Made from DRYtech™ two layer – which is exclusive to Mammut, the Creon is water and windproof and offers great protection from the elements.

Mammut Creon Jacket

The Creon has a fixed, adjustable hood to keep out the rain and pre-shaped arms for ease of movement.  Should temperatures rise there are underarm vents with two way zips for ventilation.

Read more: NEW: Mammut Creon Jacket: stand out from the crowd

New Harvey Map Glyndŵr's Way

Glyndwr's Way is a 135mile (217km) long National Trail meandering through

the open moorland, rolling farmland, woodland and forest of mid-Wales. The

Trail starts in Knighton and ends in Welshpool. The Way takes you to some of

the finest landscape features in Wales including the tranquil Radnorshire Hills,

the shores of the Clywedog Reservoir and heather clad Plynlimon. There are

also spectacular views over Cadair Idris, Lake Vyrnwy, the Cambrian

mountains and Y Golfa. The highest point on the route is Foel Fadian at


Read more: New Harvey Map Glyndwrs Way

Make your mark…

Find kit easily in the dark with Lifesystems' new range of Glow Markers.

Lifesystems innovative new range of Glow Markers ensures you won’t be left in the dark this season. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Glow Markers are simple to attach to all types of outdoor kit, making it easier to locate during the night. Designed using reliable photo-luminescent crystals, these markers absorb light and emit a luminous glow.  Each Glow Marker provides 12 hours of glow from just 5 minutes of exposure to any source of artificial or natural light.

Lifesystems Glow Light

Read more: Find kit easily in the dark with Lifesystems' new range of Glow Markers.

SmartWool Introduces its Spring 2014 PhD® Intimates Collection

Smartwool Intimates Collection

When it comes to women’s layering, the one thing that needs to feel good is the foundation. Designed from the inside out by the women at SmartWool, the new technical PhD Sport Bras and underwear options start with ultra-soft Merino next to skin. It’s more comfortable and gives women the best wicking and temperature regulation possible, so workouts can be efficient and distraction free.

Read more: SmartWool Introduces its Spring 2014 PhD® Intimates Collection

A Modern Classic Fjallraven introduces the new Sarek Trekking Jacket

Fjallraven increases its range of iconic outdoor jackets this spring with the introduction of the Sarek Trekking Jacket. Designed to perform on countless outdoor adventures, the Sarek Trekking Jacket combines its classic and timeless design with modern functionality.

Concealing a wealth of practical features beneath its traditional design, the Sarek has a longer, trekking cut that provides extra protection to the rear and top of the leg. A robust, 2-way zip is protected at the front thanks to a wide storm flap with full length poppered reinforcement, while base and waist draw cords offer easy adjustment of the jacket’s fit. Cold winds are kept at bay thanks to adjustable cuffs and for maximum practicality, the Sarek Trekking Jacket features a technical tunnel hood with 3-way adjustment and a stiffened, foldable brim for an optimum balance of visibility and protection.

Read more: A Modern Classic Fjallraven introduces the new Sarek Trekking Jacket

Didriksons Growing Gear For Growing Kids

Ask any parent these days what one of their first considerations is when it comes to buying outdoor gear for their children and whilst they want clothing that will keep them dry and warm in the outdoors, they are also conscious of how long their gear will last them through their many growth spurts throughout the season!!

Didriksons, Sweden’s outdoor performance clothing specialists, has its own exclusive design feature “Extend Size” which is the perfect option for growing kids whose arms and legs grow at a faster rate than their parent’s bank balance does.

Read more: Didriksons Growing Gear For Growing Kids

Wet weather walking… 

Keep maps and gadgets protected with Lifeventure's new DriStore Cases.

Following the wettest January on record* and with more rain on its way, accessory-expert Lifeventure unveils a new range of practical DriStore Cases. With an impressive IPX8 rating for peace of mind that the contents will remain dry in all conditions, the cases feature a high-quality, tactile finish that promises enhanced ease of use. Set to become an essential piece of kit for wet-weather walkers everywhere, the DriStore cases are available in a range of sizes.

Read more: Wet weather walking…