After 65 years of collaborating with outdoor apparel and equipment manufacturers, Peter Whittaker and his…
Move over merino, it appears yak wool is taking over as the new all-natural baselayer fabric of choice. Kora Outdoors was the first to launch yak wool apparel last year and now New Zealand upstart Peak to Plateau aims to join the charge.
Back in high school and college, we used to wrap ace bandages around our chest before soccer games to eliminate painful bounce over hours of running. This wasn’t exactly comfortable but it worked. The Būband looks to achieve the same goal but in a much more elegant and comfortable way.
No, this is not a Halloween prank. Spider web fabric is a real thing. Brands such as The North Face and Patagonia have invested in this spider silk fabric that is tougher than both nylon and Kevlar and feels great against the skin.
We all know the feeling. You get home late at night, you’re tired, and you…
Earlier this winter, Kora sent me one of their Azog Hooded Jackets to test out. An extremely versatile midlayer, it has served me well for skiing, hiking and ice climbing the past few months.