If you like your holidays to have a little more challenge, excitement and adventure to them by climbing the toughest peaks, traversing an arctic wilderness or trekking through the deepest jungles then you’re going to need outdoor gear that will not only protect you from the elements, but feel as comfortable as casual wear and be lightweight enough not to restrict your movements. As there is an extensive range of choice from many brands it can be tricky knowing where to start, so here are the Top 3 Outdoor Gear brands who know a thing or two about keeping you warm in the coldest reaches –
For the last two decades Montane has gone from a long traveller designing his own range of outdoor gear for friends and follow travellers to an innovator of technologies specifically designed to help people explore the hardest to reach places on Earth. The Montane clothing collection of jackets and pants make use of technologies like eVent which maintains water resistance and wind protection while keeping the wearer cool and dry through moisture wicking, or the incredible lightweight DryActiv 3000 that allows for freedom of movement while keeping you protected down to a temperature of -40 degrees. For extra protection against sharp rocks and foliage Pertex Rip-stop and blends of Tactel and Cordura are used for incredible durability and resistance. Montane clothing is so effective they have even outfitted a number of expeditions in the Antarctic.
The North Face
Aptly named after the hardest part of any mountain to climb or scale, The North Face has been allowing mountaineers, climbers and expeditions to explore the world in the most unforgiving conditions since 1966. The outdoor gear made by The North Face has you covered from clothing with exceptional technologies like the highly sought after Triclimate system that utilises HyVent and Heatseeker