Monthly Archives: February 2016

Salomon XA Running Cap

Salomon caps – casual headwear for any occasion

Easy always go caps! In everyday life, travel, rock climbing or hiking, if so fashion accessory or functionally, caps are included. Caps are comfortable, versatile, protect the face from aggressive sunlight and look really cool. So, it has its reason why caps have become the most popular head coverings over the years. With fashionable Cape, you can fully and completely the outdoor dive into adventure, or enjoy just plain everyday!

Caps for every occasion

Caps are there for every conceivable activity. For what caps it decides at the end comes naturally on the own taste. However, there are there quite a few differences. But don’t worry, the matching caps are quickly found!

If the Weatherman keeps his well-deserved hibernation and the thermometer would just stop rising, caps, which are specially designed for low temperatures are recommended. Lined caps keep warm keep head even at low temperatures. Along with a cozy ear protection are well equipped on cold days. Cool caps in the so-called trucker design are something for hot days.

The back of this cap is made of breathable mesh material. So the head in sweaty sports from overheating is protected and your face gets donated through the screen at the same time pleasant shade. Plate caps keep the header area completely free and are also a good sun protection. Also, sweat is absorbed similar like a headband. There’s also caps made of functional materials for use in wind and weather. Waterproof and windproof fabrics keep the head while always beautiful dry.

Caps as a lifestyle accessory

Fashion caps, you can show flag for a sporty casual lifestyle in daily life. Whether in a funky and cool design or rather retro, caps always class and casual loose look! For those who like more classical, falls back on golf. These caps are usually made of cotton material and have a cool and casual style.

But no matter what caps it favors, one is always clear: they look just great! Caps are loose, light head coverings with a wonderfully comfortable wearing comfort. Through the numerous models that have failed to classic really everything to offer, you can look at any time. Class!

Avalanche Equipment Grand Junction

Ortovox avalanche equipment kit safe on winter tour with avalanche sets

Glistening snow, endless powder – paradise for skiers, freeriders and snowboarders looks. Would there be not the ever-present threat of avalanches which tarnish the unadulterated joy of winter athletes. With a high-quality avalanche equipment set, consisting of reliable components, the threat is that, in the case of the case you can afford but effective help. Continue reading

How Tight Should Rock Climbing Shoes Be

Climbing shoes

The feet are the most important points of contact between of the climber with the rock. A secure position and good friction is crucial for success in a route or a Boulder. Because climbing is not equal to climbing, there’s climbing shoes (often called “Velcro er finches” in the Switzerland) for different disciplines, different rock types and various wall angles. Continue reading

Hiking Baby Backpack Carrier Reviews

Kraxen – with the offspring together discover the mountains

On the road with the young, fresh air and enjoy the mountains. With a child backpack are unforgettable excursions with small children easily mastered and a great experience for the whole family. A high quality, well equipped children backpack from manufacturers such as VAUDE or Osprey here offers the necessary comfort, which is required for ambitious activities. Continue reading

Bouldering Techniques for Indoor Rock Climbing

Bouldering – technique, strength and life

Bouldering is climbing without a rope and belt on jumping height. Object of desire are often free-standing boulders (English “Boulder”) found in the famous areas such as Fontainebleau or the rocklands. The Boulder, so the short routes on the block up in technically demanding and require much sense of movement, strength and creativity. Continue reading

Merino Wool Long Underwear

The best for under it: warm Merino underwear

Whether in mountaineering or hiking, warm underwear Merino is the perfect base layer under the Oudoorjacke and the trousers. Merino Wool underwear keeps warm, is ultra thin, breathable, elastic, easy to clean, and geruchsresitent, so the right choice for functional underwear for the outdoor sports. Continue reading

Bike Anchor Hammer Chain & Lock

Hard but for sure – chain lock the values bike secure with the matching bike lock

lot of Bicycle accessories revolves around the issue of security. But hardly an accessory is more important than a decent lock us on the beloved road bike or mountain bike. But not only the wheel itself, but also other valuables such as luggage bags or the helmet with the right bike lock their theft protection.

When buying a bike lock, there is to observe a lot. In addition to various closure systems and different Securelevels, especially different types of locks are available. If you have to choose between u-lock, spiral cable lock, cable lock, chain lock and folding lock, some instructions can do no harm. These are the following.

What should be considered when purchasing a bicycle locks?

First of all, you should consider how important that is a security level of the bicycle lock. Should it be only a compact Castle to take or quenching for the old town bicycle? But a professional, hardly knackbares bike lock for the new MTB or expensive road bike? Or simply an uncomplicated solution for protecting theft of luggage and accessories?

This question goes hand in hand with the choice of the appropriate type of bike lock. Cable locks and spiral cable locks are usually lightweight, economical and compact variations that can easily attach to the frame with a bracket or find place also in the backpack. They deter and are secure on tour or for accessories such as bags and helmet. Also offer this bicycle locks by the flexible wire rope that is coated with plastic, versatile mounting options of solid objects and do not scratch the frame.

The cable lock is convenient and requires little storage space similar to flexible and also chain locks are equipped with a casing. This variant bike lock is however considerably heavier and more durable than rope models. Without bracket and how processed cable locks to the Seatpost can.

If you want to make any compromises when it comes to security, you should access to the robust folding or u-lock. This rather heavy and large variants are very stable and are attached by mounting in the frame triangle. They offer only a conditional RADIUS for mounting on poles or fences and are not always outside padded.

Therefore, the stop point of the wheel should be well chosen and crash the bike lock does not violate the valuable framework. For this, we get the locks with the highest level of security. More points should be considered when buying are corrosion protection as well as type of closure. Plastic does not rust, but breaks easily. Key, you must preserve, keep number codes. What you preferred here is ultimately a matter of taste.

Best Clothes for Trail Running

Shirts for trail running and jogging shirts – indispensable when jogging and trail running

Featured running clothing is just as important as the proper running shoes. It does not matter whether a cosy round after work, or a crunchy trail in the mountains is on the agenda. With a suitable shirt runners properly strenuous units feel more comfortable in your skin. For trail running and jogging, there are special shirts, where some points are taken into account.

For a reliable dry feel when running

An ambitious runners completed his stint, year-round, in heat and cold necessary in winter with skiing gloves. For that he needs a running shirt suitable for the weather conditions next to a running jacket and a pair of running trousers. Shirts belong in the area of technical clothing. Therefore, there is long-sleeved and short-sleeved shirts, which in turn are designed either as a base layer or as a middle layer.

For all models is the function in the foreground, the breathability and the moisture are of vital importance. To avoid that unpleasant cools the body by evaporative cooling, sweat is absorbed immediately and glides away from the skin. For this specialized manufacturers such as Pearl Izumi and adidas put on modern functional materials with compression and a body-hugging cut. The runner stays mobile and dry on the skin.

For you to cool not – long-sleeved shirt Funktionsshirts – for each runner the right choice

the most shirts consist of synthetic fabrics. These fibers are lightweight, fast-drying and have many advantages on the track. The shirt is not wet and heavy on the skin. Many models of Salomon and Dynafit have ventilation inserts. This ensures a reliable, cooling air circulation. Most modern fabric offer UV protection, which is important in mountain runs, or in the summer.

If you like of course prefer it jogging, to the high-quality Merino shirts icebreaker not coming around. So that a running Jersey is not unpleasant, there are special anti-microbial treatments that will counteract the unpleasant odours by welding-neutralizing bacteria from forming. Comfort plays an important role. Finally, the shirt should not restrict and abrasions are uncomfortable on long trails. Optimized cuts solve this problem brands with abrasion-free flat seams and running sports. Through different material compositions – the stretch plays a role here – the fit is optimized in addition of shirts.