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October 2018

Fastpacking 101 packing guide | Montane 09/10/2018
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JENNY TOUGH FASTPACKING: PACKING GUIDE

In fastpacking, the less you carry the further you travel and the faster you get there. Jenny Tough is an expert in packing JUST enough. Here she shares her standard packing list with Montane… HOME     THE BASICS     SYSTEMS     PACKING GUIDE FASTPACKING ICELAND Fastpacking is all about finding the balance between efficiency and utility.  It is important to ensure your kit remains lightweight without compromising safety, but also remember a modicum of comfort – used sparingly and strategically – will help you perform. As mentioned previously, I tend... Read More

ATOMIC JACKET BEST VALUE TRAIL MAGAZINE | Montane 08/10/2018
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METEOR JACKET: WINS ‘BEST VALUE’ IN TRAIL MAGAZINE REVIEW

The Montane Meteor Waterproof Jacket wins ‘best value’ award in Trail Magazine’s November 2018 waterproof shell test. The Meteor more than held its own against jackets over double its price in the November issue of TRAIL Magazines Waterproof Jacket ‘Big Test’. Tester Graham Thompson was impressed by its extensive feature set and efficient design: ‘This light jacket packs down so small, you’ll hardly notice it in your rucksack…there is lots to like here.’ Breathability and maneuverability were also significant factors in the Atomic receiving the award.  Its mesh lined, harness... Read More