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A Quest for Adventure

A Quest for Adventure

In honour of our new Quest tent, designed for two people on a mission, we asked some of our team to tell us why they love camping

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Make a difference

Make a difference

Driven by a love of the outdoors? Help protect your local waterways at our next conservation event. Plastic, debris and rubbish are spilling into our beaches and river systems. It’s threatening our wildlife and damaging our precious ecosystems. But the good folks at Sustainable Coastlines are…

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Summit Club Adventures
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Replacing a lost card

Replacing a lost card

If you have lost your Summit Club card, please email ...

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Give your gear a new life with a new owner

Give your gear a new life with a new owner

Trade in your well-travelled clothing at one of our stores to give your gear a second chance at adventure and keep it out of the landfill. We will donate your items to your local Red Cross shop, the proceeds of which will help the Red Cross — one of our community partners — continue their invaluable…

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How to choose a jacket

How to choose a jacket

If you could only take one jacket on your next adventure, which would you choose?

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How to be a responsible traveller

How to be a responsible traveller

Leave a positive impact wherever you go.

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How to Prepare for a Himalayan Trek

How to Prepare for a Himalayan Trek

Trekking through the Himalayas is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Stay safe with the right gear.

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How to travel on a budget

How to travel on a budget

But still come home with a wealth of amazing memories.

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What to pack for a Vietnam Adventure

What to pack for a Vietnam Adventure

Rich in history and new experiences, Vietnam is a heady mix of eclectic architecture, colourful scenery and tantalising smells. And with a little planning, you’ll be ready to take on everything it has to offer.

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GORE-TEX®: a long history, an exciting future

GORE-TEX®: a long history, an exciting future

Want a sneak peek of the latest in waterproof innovation? Explore our history and future with Gore.

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How to wash a down sleeping bag

How to wash a down sleeping bag

The most effective way to care for your Kathmandu Down Sleeping Bag is by keeping it clean. You can reduce the need to wash it by using a sleeping bag liner, spot cleaning marks on the outside with a damp cloth, and by using a sleeping mat.

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How to wash a synthetic sleeping bag

How to wash a synthetic sleeping bag

Kathmandu's sleeping bags are durable and easy to care for. You can reduce the need to wash your sleeping bag by using a sleeping bag liner, spot cleaning marks on the outside with a damp cloth, and by using a sleeping mat.

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What you need for a long-distance walk

What you need for a long-distance walk

A long-distance walk is as demanding as it is rewarding. As you train, you’ll condition your body, fortify your mind … and develop a strong opinion on socks. The right kind of gear can help you avoid injury and stay as comfortable as possible — and help you reach the finish line.

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Behind the Design: Creating a Technical Fleece

Behind the Design: Creating a Technical Fleece

It took 6 different prototypes, a mountaineering trip to Ecuador, and the expertise of a Polar explorer to develop our latest mid-layer. Explorer, Environmental Scientist & Gear Tester, Tim Jarvis, explains the challenges behind alpine layering and the thought process behind our new technical…

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6 awesome places to pitch a tent

6 awesome places to pitch a tent

…is good for your soul, and there’s no better way to appreciate the world we live in than a night camping under the stars. But it's just not for home. Camping is something you can do on your travels — there's a lot of amazing and unique destinations around the world where you can pitch your tent.…

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How to choose a down jacket

How to choose a down jacket

…It provides exceptional warmth and is incredibly lightweight and breathable. It can also be compressed down to a compact size, making it great for travel. Down jackets are designed in a wide range of styles for many different activities. Here are three key factors to consider when purchasing the…

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Materials for a resilient textile industry

Materials for a resilient textile industry

…limited. Textile production also has socio–economic impacts on the people and communities where they are sourced and processed. To be truly sustainable, the textile industry needs to move to a circular model that rebuilds the earth’s natural capital and recognises how all these things are connected.

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10 epic places to run a marathon

10 epic places to run a marathon

…looking to combine the thrill of long-distance running with your love of travel on a* run-cation*, challenge yourself in extreme conditions, or achieve superstar status and join the Seven Continent Club (running a marathon on each continent), consider running your next marathon in one of these…

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A look down the supply chain

A look down the supply chain

…800 fill power goose down. He visited farms, slaughterhouses, agents and processors to better understand the real–life challenges they face. I took a train from Shanghai to Lu’an, Anhui, China to visit our white geese farms, where the 800 fill power white goose down used in the XT Ultralight Down…

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How to wash a down jacket

How to wash a down jacket

Kathmandu's down jackets provide exceptional warmth and can last for decades when properly cared for. Here's our guide to handwashing, machine washing, drying and caring for your down jacket.

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