How do you measure success, miles or pounds?

It’s possible that the phrase you’ll hear most in the outdoor industry is ‘I must start getting out more’. Having heard myself say this for years I’m putting miles in front of pounds and making Wednesday a sacred mountain bike day. To ease my conscience I’m riding with people that I work with as well […]

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Sunshine Superman

Looking for an inspirational film to watch? We heartily recommend you give Sunshine Superman a try. It seems a day doesn’t go by now without me seeing a daredevil wingsuit basejumper hurtling through my Facebook feed in the latest Go-Pro filmed YouTube clip (and I have to admit, I’m a sucker for them). Sunshine Superman […]

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6 Brands You Need To Check Out At ISPO 2016

With a little over 2 months until ISPO 2016, I thought I’d list some of the brands who I think will be worth checking out at the show. You could just take a look at the ISPO award nominees and winners to get an idea but sometimes it’s not an individual product that is necessarily […]

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The Human Factor 2.0

Following on from last winter’s debut of The Human Factor, Powder Magazine and Black Diamond have once again produced an in depth look into the realm of human decision making in avalanche terrain. The first time around The Human Factor consisted of a series of short films looking into a specific avalanche events, what caused them […]

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The North Face Summit Series Relaunch

The winter 2015 / 2016 season is in full swing. To be honest I’m not excited about a whole lot out there at the moment but I felt I had to just do a short piece on The North Face Summit Series – a range that has had a big overhaul for this winter. The […]

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One To Watch – Maloja

Named after the tiny and beautiful one lift wonder village in the Swiss Alps, Maloja have been quietly building momentum over the past few years. With roots in Germany, Maloja manage to blend both function and lifestyle aesthetics into a range of garments that are aimed at the modern multi sport activist who wants a […]

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TREW Go Direct

TREW hail from Oregon in the United States, a place with a rich outdoor culture and strong history when it comes to sports and outdoor design and production. They first appeared on the scene nearly a decade ago with a fresh looking take on ski and snowboard wear. By their own admission, TREW try to […]

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Husky Podcast

A couple of months ago I wrote a blog about a podcast series called The Dirtbag Diaries. I thought I’d follow that up with a short piece on Husky – another awesome podcast series with an outdoor theme. Husky is the work of Swede Magnus Ormestad- a man who likes to ‘collect stories’. Husky is […]

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Community Through Content | Rab

Until recently I’ve never been particularly drawn towards anything Rab have done as a brand. Apart from the sleeping bag range, which has always been exceptional, I’ve never really managed to get excited about the brand and its products that much. These days, although I’m still not necessarily drawn to them over any other brand, […]

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Everest, Meru and Metanoia

You’re probably aware that there is a film that’s set to be released this year based on the events described so (in)famously by author John Krakauer in his book ‘Into Thin Air’. It would be far too obvious for me to sit here and bang on about how awful the trailer looks and how it […]

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