Mammut has decided to immediately recall and replace all first generation Snowpulse airbag cartridges (Inflation System 1.0) due to a defective pressure gauge. Cartridges from the current 2011/12 winter season as well as all Mammut airbag products are not affected.
Meet Tamerlin, authors of one of the most helpful gear reviews for January. He and Patman are our first community members awarded this new monthly recognition, and both win a Trailspace goodie pack. Congratulations!
Meet Patman, authors of one of the most helpful gear reviews for January. He and Tamerlin are our first community members awarded this new monthly recognition, and both win a Trailspace goodie pack. Congratulations!
The Outdoor Retailer trade show ended last month, but here's a final post on the show itself highlighting outdoor gear, outdoorsy people, and random sights. Stay tuned for backcountry gear news and information all year round on Trailspace.
When Crescent Moon launches its carbon fiber Black Kilo snowshoe next winter, not only will it be the lightest on the market at 2.2 pounds per pair, it could herald a new direction in snowshoe design, says Jake Thamm, company president and co-founder.
Beginning this month, Trailspace will recognize the most helpful review of the month. The author of the gear review rated the most helpful by the community over the previous 30 days will win a selection of Trailspace goodies.
Cold-weather running can pose a challenge in minimalist footwear. The insulated, water-resistant FiveFingers Lontra is Vibram's answer to "running in wet, yucky conditions."
Black Diamond took its professional-level Icon — a waterproof headlamp with impressive 200-lumen output — and for winter use moved the battery pack from behind the head and into a separate compartment for the Icon-Polar.
Down is getting some techy attention for fall 2012. To deal with its major drawback — susceptibility to moisture — Brooks-Range is offering water-resistant DownTek insulation. Plus, an expanding Cirro synthetics series.