Monthly Archives: August 2010

Timberlands joins boycott of Alberta oilsands fuels

Outdoor clothing company Timberlands has joined a growing number of US-based companies that are intending to boycott fuel produced from oilsands in Alberta in Canada. The Athabasca oil sands (also known as the Athabasca tar sands) are large deposits of … Continue reading

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FirstLight Snowboards

This small Australian outfit started with making surfboards and is now branching out into snow gear. I like their focus on back country and attempts to use lower impact materials in both their summer and winter gear. They also will … Continue reading

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Outdoor gear from abandoned tents – WiTHiNTENT

This UK-based initiative is great, they make recycled gear from some of the useable junk left behind from the massive summer festivals held over there: “On the back of the 2009 festival season I became aware of the environmental issue … Continue reading

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winter gear options

I have been finding it hard to get much up on this site of late, with work, other projects and winter getting in the way. Hopefully this will start to change in coming months. In the meantime, I thought the … Continue reading

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Gondwana Clothing

“The Gondwana philosophy is simple: we design gear for people who lead active lives. Inspired by our very own unique Australian landscape, we’ve built that same rugged spirit into our clothing. From humble beginnings over 20 years ago, our brand … Continue reading

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