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REVIEW: The North Face Summit L6 Down Belay Parka

The North Face Summit L6 Down Belay Parka

It's way more jacket than most of us need, but if you're after a duvet for somewhere seriously cold then the Down Belay Parka would be a decent choice, says Dan Bailey


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GROUP TEST: Lightweight Down Jackets

Group Test Lightweight Down Jackets

Whether you're climbing, camping or walking - or even just out in town - a light and packable down jacket is a versatile layer year-round. We compare 10 options.

Sneak Preview: Montane Icarus and Phoenix Jacket

On 3rd October Montane held a launch for their key products for Autumn/Winter '17 - the Icarus and Phoenix - at the Wylam Brewery in Newcastle. The day also acted as a launch for Primaloft, who were celebrating one of the very first launches...

Montane Quattro Fusion Jacket

Dan Bailey's curiosity is piqued by a left-field hybrid of down and fleece. It won't be for everyone, he says, but in its niche the Quattro Fusion performs well.

Berghaus Ramche 2.0 Down Jacket

With its tailored fit, waterproof high fill power down and ultralight fabric, the Ramche 2.0 gives you tons of warmth for not much...

Women's Diode Hooded Jacket

Bridget Collier reviews the Outdoor Research Women's Diode Hooded Jacket... "I got raised eyebrows from my nearest and...

Fenrir Women's Down Jacket

Fenrir means 'he who dwells in the marshes' in old Norse... Although marshes aren't the first environment I'd associate...

Rab Electron Down Jacket

Rab have been synonymous with down products ever since they were founded back in the 1980s, here's how one of their latest products - the...


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PRODUCT NEWS: Montane Anti-freeze Jacket

Montane Anti-freeze Jacket

New for this winter, the Anti-freeze is a versatile cold condition mid-layer and belay jacket. Light yet robust, packable yet warm, with easy to use technical features it is ideal for all manner of winter outdoor activities.

Mammut Broad Peak Pro Hooded Down Jacket

Reliable in the mountains: the Broad Peak Pro IN Hooded Jacket Men is an insulating jacket that offers you complete weather protection. Water rolls off the jacket thanks to the Pertex® Quantum material. Its down and feather filling keeps you...

Rab: Update your insulation in time for winter

Rab are world leaders of insulation - we have spent decades perfecting the performance of our products. Harnessing years of experience in the mountains, this winter the innovation continues as we carry out an extensive revision to both our...

New season down jackets

For this winter season we've been plumping up and reworking our down range of insulated jacket. Spawning and evolving from our very...

Montane Starlight Pull-On

Named after Montane Athlete Tom Ballard's now legendary 'Starlight and Storm' Expedition. A collaborative effort between Tom and...

The North Face Summit L6 Belay Down Parka

Staying warm and dry during belays can make the difference between success and failure. Designed for long, cold...

10 Years On - Meet the new Microlight.

The Rab Microlight Jacket first entered our lives over a decade ago. Since its creation we've refined this iconic...


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