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Nikwax News

Announcements direct from Nikwax

Jul 2017

thumbUltraviolet (UV) light and dirt are the two most important sources of damage for tents. UV light attacks the fabric, reducing its...

Jul 2017

thumbThe UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with...

Feb 2017

thumbIn 2017, Nikwax marks its first 40 years in the outdoor industry. Established in 1977 by Nick Brown, the first Nikwax commercial...

Feb 2017

thumbAt ISPO 2017 the world's leading outdoor brands showcased new product. We will be bringing you updates on the latest clothing and...

Jan 2017

thumbEver gone out wearing your favourite down jacket, got caught in the rain and ended up feeling wet and cold? Maybe you thought...

Dec 2016

thumbLove your down jacket but wish you could wear it in the rain?  Well thanks to Nikwax and it's revolutionary, environmentally...

Dec 2016

thumbThe Resolution is a unique fully waterproof box-wall down jacket, offering unrivalled levels of warmth and weather protection.

Nov 2016

thumbNew for winter 2016, the Berghaus Extrem Micro Down is versatile and lightweight jacket for extended adventures in the...

Oct 2016

thumbWinter 2016 sees Nikwax and Berghaus, two of the longest established British Outdoor brands, joining forces on the new Berghaus...

Aug 2016

thumbMarketing Communications Manager Nikwax, a leading international manufacturer of waterproofing products for clothing, footwear...

Nikwax Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Sep 2017

thumbFirst sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's...

Sep 2017

thumbIt's not the lightest in its class, but with hydrophobic down and some unusual design features, the Questar HD is a great...

Apr 2016

thumbTech Wash cleans waterproof fabrics and TX Direct restores their DWR finish. Basefresh promises to banish base layer odour...

Dec 2015

thumbStuck for a few last minute stocking fillers for the climber in your life? Here's a few quick ideas for small gifts that could...


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