Inside the outdoor industry

FIELD TEST: Goal Zero Venture 70

Battery life, it seems, is the ongoing issue of the digital age. Where phones, tablets and other portable devices excel in technological advancements at an almost daily rate, battery life can be the achilles heel of many of these products.

Garmont Toubkal GTX

Garmont's new Toubkal GTX  has been designed for skilled backpackers, and the firm says the boots are indestructible thanks to a special material, Lenzi Putek.

Helly Hansen Aegir Ocean Smock

Helly Hansen's new Ægir Ocean Smock proved its worth with Team MAPFRE in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race keeping the sailors dry and warm in treacherous conditions while crossing the Southern Ocean.