Camping

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Partnership cooks up a storm

    By SGB outdoor on 11/08/2017
    Unique smokeless and time-saving barbecue grills will now be enjoyed by the British public thanks to a partnership between a British company and a German firm.  The Cardiff-based outdoor living and survival equipment specialists, BCB Adventure Ltd have been appointed UK distributors for a range of versatile BBQs developed by the German firm Feuerdesign.  The grills can reach the required […]
  • DAKINE ADDS NEW PIECES TO THE SPRING/SUMMER 2017 TRAVEL COLLECTION

    By SGB outdoor on 05/04/2017
    Some will jump on a plane and fly across the planet. Others pack their cars to go chasing a storm. Many dream about waves while commuting everyday.  It’s all part of travelling to your destination. Building on the success of its travel bags, DAKINE announces the launch of three new additions to the range for Spring 2017. If your travels […]
  • Satisfy your thirst on any Trail!

    By SGB outdoor on 22/03/2016
    Platypus® knows water isn’t the only thing you’ll need or want on the trail so it has reinvented its all-mountain (AM) and cross-country (XC) mountain bike hydration packs to fit everything you need comfortably and efficiently on your back. The Platypus® All Mountain (A.M.) Series as well the Cross Country (X.C.) Series stand out due to their new and unique […]
  • Pole mate

    By SGB outdoor on 02/03/2016
    Komperdell has launched an innovative system for adjusting the length of a walking pole.  The Stiletto can be adjusted  easily and quickly via a button on the handle. This  new adjusting concept changes the height without the use of standard twist-lock or power lock systems used on other hiking poles which can be time-consuming and in some situations dangerous. Because […]
  • New air systems from Outwell

    By SGB outdoor on 15/01/2016
    The inflatable tent, like the Outwell Harrier 6SATC (pictured right) has certainly made an impact in recent years on those seeking to lighten campsite chores by taking the strain out of pitching – and this really appeals to those people who are new to camping. But the choice of different air systems is not so easy for campers to negotiate. […]
  • MSR Winter Stoves: The Most Advanced Cold-Weather Stoves on the Planet

    By SGB outdoor on 13/01/2016
    MSR  created its first expedition stove, the Model 9 in 1973, designed to efficiently melt snow so mountaineers could have fast, reliable access to water, helping to prevent cerebral and pulmonary edema. In the 40 years since, the Model 9 has evolved into the XGK-EX, the world’s most prolific expedition stove. MSR has continued to engineer the most advanced range […]
  • Therm-a-Rest Offers Full Sleep Systems for 4-Season Campers

    By SGB outdoor on 11/01/2016
    Good sleep equals a better, safer day outside. The body works overtime in cold, winter conditions, and staying warm while sleeping is essential to conserving crucial energy adventurers need during the day. Therm-a-Rest has been keeping campers warm and comfortable at night since 1971, from the summit of Mt. Rainier to the icy reaches of the North and South Pole. […]
  • KEEN and Respect the Mountains embark on new adventure as UIAA acquires mountain preservation campaign

    By SGB outdoor on 21/10/2015
    The UIAA, the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation, is delighted to announce the extension of its activities in mountain preservation through the recent addition of the Respect the Mountains campaign. Over the past decade, Respect the Mountains has acted as a guardian of the mountain world raising awareness through the practice of seven cardinal rules: book smart; travel wise; support […]