The sleeping mat : the Karrimat story

The sleeping mat : the Karrimat story

Posted: June 8, 2016

The piece of lightweight gear which became the symbol of outdoor activity in the 1970s was the Karrimat sleeping mat. Ever wondered how it was developed?

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Lightweight gear pioneers

Lightweight gear pioneers

Posted: May 1, 2017

Lightweight gear pioneers were often lead user innovators who innovated to meet their own needs rather than initially commercially. Lightweight gear is not new and was used in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by polar explorers, mountaineers and cyclists.

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Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Posted: July 3, 2017

What are the secrets of nutrition and hydration in mountain sports?

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