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Review: Arc’teryx Cerium Down Jacket

When Arc'teryx announced in 2013 that they would be moving into the down filled insulation market there was some rumblings of  "Why?" and "What will Arc'teryx do to their down insulation to differ from the...

DOWN vs SYNTHETIC & HOW TO CHOOSE

Which is better a down or synthetic filled jacket? This is a very common question and the answer is highly dependent on what environments and conditions the jacket will be used in. In this post I will aim to...
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REVIEW: Arc’teryx Atom Lt Hoody

The Arc'teryx Atom Lt Hoody Men's & Women's is one of those garments that you will find yourself making excuses to wear, even when it's not quite appropriate. The good news is that this is a pretty darn...

ALL ABOUT WATERPROOF FABRICS

Long gone are the days of Burberry, Ventile and Gabardine. Where once these fabrics were de rigeur, now the name Gore-Tex reigns supreme in the world of waterproof outdoor clothing - or does it? Last week...

Introduction to Layering

Spending time in the outdoors you will always encounter a variety of weather and temperatures, regardless of the activity. You might be bush-walking, rock-climbing, adventure-racing, ice climbing or...

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

This Mother’s Day, give the gift of the outdoors. Whether she is a hiker, skier, yogi, climber, traveller or camper, Paddy Pallin has all the Mother’s Day gift ideas to help her get outside doing what she...