The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations and favourite items.
Scarpa - Ribelle RRP £390
An ISPO product of the year. This alpine boot is a mega mix of technologies, that has been developed with Ueli Steck and is heavily influenced by running technologies.
Aku - Badia RRP £170
An urban/mountain shoe which is made from recycled PVA and has a chrome free outer.
Osprey - Transporter RRP £100 - £150
A burly expedition duffle for that big trip...
Osprey - Talon and Tempest RRP £90
Compact and comfy day packs
Leki - Touring Pole Attachment RRP £99
Adjustable for direct contact with the snow. Works with most ski bindings on the market.
Lowe Alpine - Descent RRP £120
A ski/mountaineering pack that you'll barely notice is on your back!
Climbing Technology - City Rope Bag RRP £35
Shopping bag style rope bag with a long tarp that becomes a shute to bundle the rope back into the bag.
Scarpa - Chimera RRP £125
Based on the Drago, but better at edging and has laces for extra support
Arc'teryx - Procline Carbon Support Ski Boot RRP £N/A
Specifically for women - So you don't have to change boots from ski touring to climbing.
Deuter - Guide 35 RRP £130
A update to the ever popular guide range.
Blue Ice - White Tiger RRP £80, £90, £140
A range of packs to suit all ski/mountaineering needs.
Mammut - Barryvox S RRP £330
The latest in a long line of transceivers from Mammut.
Lowe Alpine - Ascent Superlight RRP £100
This pack was designed in conjunction with Lowe Alpine ambassador Andy Cave.