• 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 […]
  • Anevay launch their newest stove: The Frontier Plus

    By SGB outdoor on 28/08/2015
    Anevay have announced the launch of their newest stove, the Frontier Plus, to be launched via Kickstarter on Tuesday 2nd September. The bigger brother to their cult favourite Frontier Stove, the Frontier Plus will have a larger flue, a glass window in the door, and a secondary air control on the door. It will still be as portable and compact as […]
  • Easy Camp lighting drives away the dark

    By SGB outdoor on 12/08/2015
    Early morning starts, late night relaxation, night time maintenance and comfort calls, a desire to extend the camping experience into the shoulder months… all situations can be met with the flick of a switch when using a battery-powered Easy Camp lantern and torch from its latest range of smart, fun and practical lighting products. And to aid choice they now […]
  • Introducing Outwell Etna & Fuji Heaters

    By SGB outdoor on 06/08/2015
    Chilly mornings and evenings are things of the past when campers take advantage of an Outwell Patio Heater. Equally at home in a tent, awning, extension or in the garden, the two 230V heaters provide instant warmth through the use of halogen elements that offer safe, odour-free heat while casting a gentle orange glow to drive away the gloom. Both […]
  • Original Mountain Marathon event location revealed

    By SGB outdoor on 30/07/2015
    There’s only a few weeks to go until 2000+ competitors head into the mountains for the 48th edition of the Original Mountain Marathon. The OMM is a test of endurance, navigation and mountain skills. Teams of 2 choose the difficulty of their course and over 2 days visit a series of checkpoints spread out over 400sqkm of Scottish wilderness. Held in […]
  • Introducing Therm-a-Rests New Summer Sleeping Bags

    By SGB outdoor on 27/07/2015
    Therm-a-Rest has announced for 2016, the brand-new Ventana and Dorado HD—versatile summer bags that easily transition from traditional sleeping bag to two-person quilt. The Ventana bag with ThermaCapture seams and eraLofthollow fiber fill is the ideal choice for two people car camping, offering comfort and fair weather performance. The full-perimeter cinch cord secures the opening while the rectangular shape provides […]
  • Therm-a-Rest Quadra Chair Offers Unprecedented Stability and Comfort

    By SGB outdoor on 16/07/2015
    Therm-a-Rest ups the weekend warrior ante with the release of a top of the line chair. The Quadra Chair is more than just sharp looks—it features big chair comfort in a small compact case sized to fit in the smallest of vehicles or bags. The patent-pending Quadra Chair joins Therm-a-Rest’s three-legged predecessor, the Treo Chair, as its burly, four-legged counterpart. […]
  • MSR Updates Its Bivy and Wing Collection

    By SGB outdoor on 14/07/2015
    MSR (Mountain Safety Research) knows first-hand that weight, pack ability and ventilation are priorities for thru-hikers, ounce-counters and minimalist backpackers. For 2016, MSR re-introduces its bivy and Wing collection, eliminating surplus weight while keeping exceptional ventilation and coverage its highest priorities. MSR’s Wing collection helps elevate the group camping experience by creating sheltered communal areas for sleeping, cooking or waiting […]