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?
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.
Posted: July 3, 2017
What are the secrets of nutrition and hydration in mountain sports?
Posted: August 4, 2017
Why is understanding mountain garments complex? Why aren’t rucksacks waterproof? How technical are socks?