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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...

Q&A with Kevin from KUHL

Dave from Paddy Pallin recently got a chance to catch up with the founder of KUHL Kevin Boyle. We chatted about KUHL's design ethos, skiing and the environment, amongst a heap of other topics. Read on to...
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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...
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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? Elsewhere...

All about Merino & Icebreaker

Wool has been used in the outdoors for hundreds of years, however during the 80's synthetic fabrics such as Polartec® gained popularity as they where lighter, softer against the skin and dried quicker than...

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...