First Look: Suunto Spartan Ultra

The long-awaited next generation of Suunto multisport watches will be hitting the Paddy Pallin stores in early August with pre order available now. The Suunto Spartan Ultra is the ultimate solution for the athletic and adventure multisport participant....

New Scarpa Proton ‘His & Hers’ Review

If you’re into the outdoors, you’ll be familiar with the name ‘Scarpa’ - a family company based in Northern Italy, with a great tradition of quality and innovation. Having owned many pairs of their hiking, climbing and approach shoes over the years,...

Paddy Pallin Junior XC Ski Race Report

Snow, sunshine and smiles were the order of the day for the Paddy Pallin Junior cross country ski event held on Saturday 2 July 2016 at the Perisher cross country trails. Thirty four participants, ranging in age from 15 months to 16 years, competed over...

First Look: Patagonia Dirt Craft Shorts

For many of us the name Patagonia is synonymous with outdoor adventure & quality. Founder Yvon Chouinard took his love for climbing and mountaineering from a humble hand-made piton business in the late 1950's and turned it into the eco-focused company...

10 things you must experience when in New York

New York, New York. The city that never sleeps. The Big Apple. If you’ve ever been to this remarkable concrete jungle, you’ll know how impossible it is to shake the empire state of mind once you leave. This enthralling and culturally diverse city is so...

The Basics of Navigation

Since the time before history, man has used everything from prominent geographical features, and special contraptions and instruments that plot the suns path and position of stars in the sky to find their way to distant lands over vast seas and baron plains....