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How to choose a jacket

How to choose a jacket

If you could only take one jacket on your next adventure, which would you choose?

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How to choose trail running shoes

How to choose trail running shoes

Coast to Coast Race Director, Richard Ussher, shares his top tips on how to select the best trail running shoes.

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How to Choose the Best Hiking Boots

How to Choose the Best Hiking Boots

…and anti-bacterial benefits. You may choose to hike in sock liners too, for additional comfort and moisture-wicking, which will add to the thickness. As hiking socks are thicker than regular socks, it’s important to wear them when in the process of choosing the best hiking boots, as it may affect…

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How to Choose Hiking Boots and Shoes

How to Choose Hiking Boots and Shoes

Whether you plan to trek the Himalayas or explore a nearby national park, your footwear can seriously make (or break) your experience. To get it right, you'll need to find the perfect fit in either boots or shoes designed specifically for your intended purpose. Achieve the Perfect Fit When you try…

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How to choose a down jacket

How to choose a down jacket

…incredibly lightweight and breathable. It can also be compressed down to a compact size, making it great for travel. Down jackets are designed in a wide range of styles for many different activities. Here are three key factors to consider when purchasing the best down jacket for your needs. Warmth…

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How to choose the right thermals

How to choose the right thermals

Find your perfect base layer for every winter activity.

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How to choose the right fleece for you

How to choose the right fleece for you

Originally named polar fleece when it was developed in 1979, the aim of fleece was to outdo wool. It’s become a key piece of clothing that will keep you warm and comfortable in the outdoors.

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How to prevent blisters when hiking

How to prevent blisters when hiking

…have enough room to wriggle around in – taking into account your feet will swell throughout the day – and are not cramped up against the top of the shoe, which can lead to blisters and blackened toenails. It's worth learning a bit more about how to choose a hiking boot or shoe to get this right.…

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How to plan the perfect picnic

How to plan the perfect picnic

…about picnics is you can have them in almost any outdoor setting. When choosing the perfect place to have a picnic, look for a place with even ground to lay your picnic blanket on. You may also want to choose a spot with access to drinking water or a tap. Also, avoid really busy places, especially…

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How to pack smart & travel light

How to pack smart & travel light

…pack to fill the space, so choose a small backpack or a carry-on bag and you’ll be forced to pack much less. You’ll be surprised by how much you can fit into carry-on luggage and how few items you really need. Plus, you’ll have the bonus of not having to check in luggage and pay the added charge to

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Guide to packs: which should I choose?

Guide to packs: which should I choose?

Not sure where to start? We cover six different type of packs and how they can benefit you.

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Cycling from China to South Africa, with love

Cycling from China to South Africa, with love

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…have quickly got bored of sitting in a car for a year.” As you had to carry a year’s worth of luggage on your bicycles, how did you pack for this adventure? What were the key considerations when choosing the best gear and clothes to take? “The key considerations for cycle touring are weight, packed…

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Size Guides

Size Guides

Our size guides help you choose the correct size, whether you're ordering clothing or shoes. It's also worth checking our How to measure guide so you can accurately measure for the right fit.

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Understanding the EN Standard for sleeping bags

Understanding the EN Standard for sleeping bags

…coldest time of the day is said to be just before sunrise – because the earth has had all night to drive out the previous day’s heat. This is the time when your choice of sleeping bag will either get you in trouble or keep you snugly asleep. So how do you choose the right sleeping bag for you, one…

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Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket

Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket

…bomber jacket has definitely come a long way. Our Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket has slim side baffles giving it an original shape and keeping the down in place. It s a fresh accompaniment to our range of Federate pants and shirts. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket

Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket

…bomber jacket has definitely come a long way. Our Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket has slim side baffles giving it an original shape and keeping the down in place. It s a fresh accompaniment to our range of Federate pants and shirts. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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Women's Longline driFILL Down Jacket v3

Women's Longline driFILL Down Jacket v3

…the hooded Down Longline Coat v3 provides a stylish, versatile option to your winter wardrobe. There s wind and water resistance for a high level of weather protection and the extra length delivers snug warmth when the temperature drops. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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Goose and Duck Down

Goose and Duck Down

…you choose Down? Goose down and duck down fill delivers the most efficient and comfortable insulation available. Down combines the highest warmth to weight ratio with excellent compressibility, making it the ultimate lightweight solution when packing for those chilly outdoor adventures. How does…

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Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

…without the bulk, making it lightweight and easily compressible. Pack it as an extra layer or wear it after carving up the slopes. A high neck warming collar and an adjustable hem will keep you well protected when the weather turns foul. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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Creede Men's insuLITE Longline Parka

Creede Men's insuLITE Longline Parka

A classic urban parka designed for those who embrace an outdoor lifestyle, the Creede Parka v2 has insulated warmth without bulk and a sturdy cotton-blend outer with water repellent finish. It's the perfect mix between urban lifestyle and mountain heritage.

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