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.

Patagonia’s new Knifeblade Jacket and Pants with Polartec® Power Shield® Pro for storm-level protection, weather resistance and breathability

Patagonia’s new Knifeblade Jacket and Pant combination with Polartec®’s Power Shield® Pro fabric offers the optimum in wind and water resistance, breathability and stretch so ideal for snow pursuits, winter climbing and back-country trekking.

Polartec®’s Power Shield® Pro fabric is a breakthrough in soft-shell technology.  It blocks 99% of the wind to prevent wind chill while allowing enough air to circulate so you don’t overheat.  The water repellent surface sheds rain and snow and offers high levels of breathability, stretch for comfort and abrasion resistance. 

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IN THE SHOPS NOW: The North Face® Radium High Loft Jacket with Polartec® Thermal Pro® and Power Stretch® 

Thanks to a successful relationship with Polartec®, The North Face® has launched a versatile mid-layer jacket in an exclusive Polartec® fabric for this autumn/winter that makes it compressible, breathable and boasts the highest warmth-to-weight ratio than any other The North Face® high-loft fleece.

North Face Radium High Loft Jacket

Read more: The North Face® Radium High Loft Jacket with Polartec® Thermal Pro® and Power Stretch®

Coleman expands its lighting collection with a new range of high-performance headlamps

Don't let the dark nights put a stop to your outdoor adventures this winter. Building on over 100 years of outdoor-lighting expertise, Coleman introduces a new range of practical head torches including the ultra-bright CHT15 Headlamp. With an output of 150 lumens and multiple lighting modes, the practical and versatile head torch will be the ultimate companion while trekking or camping this winter.

Read more: A head for adventure. New Coleman headlamps

ALL ABOARD! KEEN CNX DEPARTS FOR WINTER

Lightweight Low-Profile CNX Collection presents new waterproof model 

Hot on the heels of the category-defining 2013 launch of KEEN.CNX, a collection of light­weight, low-profile outdoor shoes, KEEN brings the CNX design philosophy and inspiration to waterproof and year-round styles in their Trailhead category. Perfect for adventurers on city streets or off the beaten path,  all models in the KEEN.CNX collection offer the trademark KEEN fit and protection lightened up to make every step a natural connection.

Keen Depart WP CNX black Keen Depart WP CNX blue

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Rab’s NEW Nexus Jacket – waterproof, breathable and durable

Rab has teamed up with performance fabric expert Polartec® to launch the Nexus jacket for men and women, made from Polartec®’s innovative Neoshell® fabric.  Waterproof, durable and very breathable this jacket uses a mix of heavy and mid weight Polartec Neoshell fabrics for active mountain use in variable conditions.

The Nexus jacket (£260) offers unbeatable weather protection of a hardshell with the outstanding moisture regulating performance of a softshell.  Polartec®’s Neoshell® technology used for the Nexus jacket is highly breathable with two-way air exchange, is wind resistant and delivers warmth without weight making it a great all-rounder.

Read more: Rab’s NEW Nexus Jacket – waterproof, breathable and durable

Harvey Maps new Skye Cuillin Mazzle

Harvey Maps have added another Mazzle Map to their collection. Based upon the Harvey Map of the Cuillin region on the Isle of Skye the new map is a must for those who love the outdoors and jigsaw puzzles.

Read more: Harvey Maps new Skye Cuillin Mazzle

Get set for autumn with Mammut

As Autumn approaches with the inevitable damper conditions, there’s a need for more substantial footwear, but before you fix your crampons look no further than three robust yet lightweight styles from Mammut: T-Advanced GTX, T-Aenergy GTX and Redburn Pro.

Read more: Get set for autumn with Mammut