ISPO 2016 - What's New? Final Report
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. This is the final report from ISPO 2016.
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. There were some exciting new products on offer in the mountain clothing range with improvements and innovation aplenty.
Below are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their favourite new items.
Berghaus top end shell for winter 2016.
The second generation of Berghaus' most technical mountaineering jacket.
The Montane GoreTex Family of Jackets. Available Autumn/Winter 2016
The Hi-Q Lux Family - A full stretch synthetic hybrid for Alpine Climbing. Available Now.
Available Autumn/Winter 2016.
Featuring OR's new 3D fit. Autumn/Winter 2016.
Polartec run us through their layering system
A climbing shell for Autumn/Winter 2016.
Launching the new Gore Thermium fabric. Available Winter 2016.
Back to the future with the retro Asylum Jacket from Rab. Autumn/Winter 2016
The quintessense of Rab's down expertise. Available Autumn/Winter 2016.
Available Autumn/Winter 2016.
Featuring a new wool blend development from Polartec. Available Autumn/Winter 2016.
The new version of the original 1998 jacket. Available Autumn/Winter 2016.
New for 2016, based on our class leading Vanir salopette, Vanir LT (Lowered Torso) is a fully featured, men’s winter mountaineering pant constructed from proven Polartec® NeoShell®.
With articulated and reinforced knees, two sets of swappable zip-out gaiters sized for ski and climbing boots, harness-friendly ¾ length water repellent side zips and full-sized Kevlar™ instep protectors, the Vanir LT climbing pant is already the choice of mountain rescue teams working in the harshest conditions, as well as international mountain guides and ski mountaineers. It delivers true breathability, stretch and robustness in a lightweight, versatile and fully waterproof package. Available Now.
A hybrid, hooded, lightweight, 850 Fill Power hydrophobic micro-down jacket for use as a mid or outer layer in cold and damp conditions, featuring performance updates for 2016. Stuffed with 850 Fill Power grey goose down, with a premium 93/7 down/feather ratio for more warmth and less weight.
Our water-repellent down, applied via nano-technology by our US based partner, stays dry 10x longer than untreated down meaning you stay warmer for longer. Unlike other versions, our water resistance does not wash out and is free of harmful fluorocarbons. A lightweight, robust rip-stop face fabric allows the down to achieve full loft and its Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish resists rain. Potential wet-out zones at the cuffs, hem and collar are reinforced with 120g of synthetic insulation meaning even less fear of moisture. Highly versatile, the Fenrir hydrophobic down jacket is at home in the vertical as it is in everyday use. Available Now