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Rab Electron

The Electron has all the ingredients you might ask for in a high-end insulated jacket. It’s stuffed with 190g of 800 loft hydrophobic goose down. The Pertex Endurance outer fabric...
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Suunto Traverse

Unlike Garmin’s Fenix 3, Suunto’s Traverse does not try to be all things to all people. Rather than a myriad of settings depending on the user’s activity – multisport, hiking,...
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Stanley Growler

COLD BEER in the backcountry is something you can expect to find in the luxury accommodation of the European Alps, but New Zealand? Not so much. Stanley’s 1.9-litre Growler might solve...
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Petzl Actik

The Actik is Petzl’s latest offering. The light is a hybrid and can run on AAA batteries or be used with a ‘Core’ lithium ion battery ($59, sold separately). It...
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Protecting Paradise

Protecting Paradise  1080 and the fight to save New Zealand’s wildlife By Dave Hansford $34.99, Potton & Burton It’s interesting that books, or films, even peer-reviewed scientific papers, that promote...
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