Author archive for SGB outdoor

  • PrimaLoft updates industry benchmark insulation to include 55% recycled content

    By SGB outdoor on 08/09/2017
    PrimaLoft, Inc. (www.primaloft.com), the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high-performance insulations, fabrics and yarns, has updated its existing industry benchmark, PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation, to include 55% post-consumer recycled content.  The update is a continuation of the PrimaLoft brand’s commitment to providing sustainable, high performance products.  The company has a five-year sustainability goal to have at least 90% of […]
  • PRODUCT RELEASE – ALTRA TIMP

    By SGB outdoor on 08/09/2017
    The Altra Timp fills a gap in the brand’s trail line. With a stack height of 29mm, it’s for those who want a little less cushion than Altra’s Olympus (36mm), but more than the Lone Peak (25mm). Like all Altra trail shoes, the Timp is named for a Wasatch mountain peak where the Altra team runs for inspiration. It’s the […]
  • EOS Networking APP Returns for 2017, New Sponsors Secured & Further Speakers Announced

    By SGB outdoor on 01/09/2017
    With just over a month until the fifth European Outdoor Summit (EOS) kicks off in Treviso, Italy, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce the return of its popular delegate Networking APP, the support of new Summit sponsors and the addition of speakers to its exceptional line-up. 200 delegates have already registered for the EOS 2017, which takes […]
  • Introducing the BMC’s new recommended retail partners: Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock

    By SGB outdoor on 01/09/2017
    British climbers and hill walkers will soon benefit from an exclusive range of benefits, thanks to an exciting new partnership between the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) and leading outdoor retailers Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock. This September, Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock will become the BMC’s recommended retail partner, supporting the BMC’s vital access, conservation, safety and youth work on behalf of […]
  • KENDAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE NEW LITERATURE OFFERING; A PLACE FOR ADVENTUROUS IMAGINATION

    By SGB outdoor on 01/09/2017
    Kendal Mountain Festival is delighted to announce the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival celebrating a diverse mix of literature and arts, covering the wide genre of ‘Outdoor’. Kendal Mountain Festival is a true global adventure gathering and the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK; the new literature programme will form part of the main Festival weekend this November. […]
  • HOKA One One Founders to run Tor des Géants®

    By SGB outdoor on 01/09/2017
    Following the recent announcement of HOKA One One as Tor de Géants® Gold partner, the world’s fastest growing running shoe brand is pleased to announce that founders Jean-Luc Diard and Christophe Aubonnet will take part in this year’s race. “For me, Tor represents a kind of ultimate communion – communion with an exceptional nature and roughness which forces you to […]
  • Wilderness Lectures and Ellis Brigham announce new partnership

    By SGB outdoor on 25/08/2017
    Bristol based Wilderness Lectures is delighted to announce a new partnership with outdoor equipment supplier Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports. Wilderness Lectures was established in 1987 by Bristol mountaineers Steve Berry and Steve Marriott who wanted to bring to Bristol some top outdoor activity lectures; they were subsequently joined by cavers Dick Willis and John Bracey. Thirty years later Wilderness offers […]
  • The Sweet Smell of Sleep

    By SGB outdoor on 25/08/2017
    Odour control technology company, Polygiene, has partnered with leading outdoor brand, Rab, to launch the first technical sleeping bag featuring Polygiene’s anti-microbial fabric treatment. The Rab Neutrino is a minimalist, down-filled sleeping bag designed for mountaineering, backpacking and multi-day adventures where the warmth-to-weight ratio is of prime concern. Polygiene’s silver salt treatment of the interior lining means it won’t need […]
  • ROYAL NAVY SKELETON TEAM VISIT SNUGPAK

    By SGB outdoor on 25/08/2017
    Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag, and insulated clothing manufacturer have been sponsoring the Royal Navy Skeleton Team since 2002, providing essential warm clothing for their training and events. The ladies team captain, Bianca Di Resta, and team coach Sid Lawrence recently paid a visit to Snugpak HQ in Yorkshire to find out how the warm Snugpak clothing they wear […]
  • Pack Up Your Tent the Right Way & Keep it Performing Better for Longer with STORM

    By SGB outdoor on 25/08/2017
    With the camping season drawing to a close it’s time to pack up your tent and put it in storage until the next time. But after a season of use and abuse, a build-up of dirt and oil can mask the water repellency treatment on the tent fabric, resulting in a reduction of its ability to shed water. So before […]