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Review: Scarpa Force V Shoe

Rock climbing shoes are a tricky category to review. Everyone has feet that are as different as their individual climbing needs. A shoe that performs exceptionally well for one person, could quite possibly not be suitable at all for another. So, keedping...

Father’s Day Gifts for the Outdoors Dad

The team at Paddy Pallin have put our collective heads together and come up with the ultimate list of Father’s Day Gift’s!! You will be sure to find the perfect gift for your Dad and maybe something for yourself 😉 For all the new Dads...

Why KÜHL is Cool!!

Paddy Pallin is proud to to be your exclusive one stop shop for the highly regarded American clothing brand KÜHL this summer. KÜHL began as Alfwear in 1983 with the Alf hat, a Peruvian-inspired design that many ski bums equipped themselves with in the...

Best New Gear at Outdoor Retailer 2017

Last month, the annual Outdoor Retailer Australia industry trade-show was held again in Sydney's Moore Park convention precinct. Each June this event presents a three-day hive of activity where brands, distributors, retailers and media can come together to...
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Review: Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

Long have I been searching for the perfect jacket... Now before this gets too carried away, allow me to clarify exactly what that is. This holy grail of outer layers has always gone something like this in my fantasies: It’s waterproof, windproof, has a...
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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 rest?" In true Arc’teryx fashion,...
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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 versatile jacket, so excuses are often not...

Review: OSPREY AETHER & ARIEL AG

When I embarked on my first overnight hike, quite a few years ago, I bought myself a 75ltr pack which looked and felt really comfortable in the store. I put it on, walked around the store for a while and then decided this one was for me. Being new to...
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Review: PATAGONIA NANO AIR HOODY

The Patagonia Nano Air has quickly become a classic layering jacket since receiving the “2015 Outside Gear of the Year” award. Patagonia labelled the Nano Air as the “put it on, keep it on” jacket for the shoulder seasons, or during “stop-and-go”...

First Look: Osprey Tempest & Talon Day Packs

The Talon & Tempest from Osprey are classic daypacks have a modern and clean design. They have been on the market for a long time and are a very versatile pack, suitable for practically any outdoor activity. The larger sizes featuring a top loading...