Waterproof fabrics - Paddy Pallin

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...

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...

Q&A with Claudia at Paddy Pallin

This week Paddy Pallin is continuing our Q&A's with folk in the Outdoor Industry by chatting to one of our own. Claudia plays the vital role of Paddy Pallins Purchasing Coordinator and is the person to...

Sleeping Bag Systems 101

Many people think of just the sleeping bag when they are contemplating the comfort of a good nights sleep. However its your entire sleeping system that includes your sleeping bag, liner and your...