Inside the outdoor industry

Fire with Thistle and Heather

August is the season for collecting thistles seed heads to use as an excellent tinder for firemaking. The flowers die back and the seed heads burst out in warm weather then disburse in the wind.

New SH/FT from Columbia

Columbia Sportswear is launching the SH/FT Collection – a new footwear line inspired by today’s rapid urbanisation and the growing movement to "seek balance outdoors".