For a second year in a row I was due to attend the Australian Outdoor Retailer Show in Melbourne only to have it cancelled by COVID. I still managed to catch up with a number of suppliers and manufacturers and in this podcast episode we find out about some new and exciting equipment releases as well as how Australian outdoor industry is going.
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Osprey packs are well known world wide and they produce a range of well thought out packs that will suit almost every hiker, no matter what sort of outdoor activity that you do. Gill and I own a number of packs with the majority being Osprey. We have used and reviewed Osprey packs for a number of years and over the coming few months we will be releasing additional reviews
Osprey Aether Plus 60 litre Pack
Osprey Ariel Plus 60 Litre Pack
Osprey Talon Pro 20 litres
Osprey Hikelite Pack 26litre
Wilderness Wear is an Australian company that designs and self-manufactures premium outdoor clothing at internationally recognised standards, supporting a discerning, worldwide community dedicated to outdoor activities, pursuits and adventures. Their big claim to fame is that they are 200% Australian being Australian owned and Australian made.
We are big fans of Wilderness Wear and have reviewed many of their products. In addition Gill and I use many of their products on our hikes.
Mens MerinoFusion 190 Switch Hoodie
Wilderness Wear produce a huge range of socks with a colour and style for everyone.
Sea to Summit is an example of an Australian Company that punches above its weight providing a large range of well known accessories around the world. Over the past few years they have released a number of great products that haven’t been easily available previously on the Australian market. You’ll find Sea to Summit products in pretty much every outdoor store in Australia and theres a good reason for that; they know what they are doing.
Sea To Summit Cool Grip X-Mug. The ribbing on the outside of the mug make it more comfortable to hold when the drinks really hot
Sea to Summit Telos TR2 Ultralight Backpacking Tent
Sea to Summit Alto TR1 Ultralight Backpacking Tent
Sea to Summit Glow GW1 Quilt
ONE PLANET is an independent, Australian-owned company dedicated to local manufacturing. All gear is designed and developed in their Melbourne factory. One Planets range of gear includes packs, sleeping bags, apparel, footwear and tents for the outdoor adventure and travel markets.
One Planet Canopy Pack – 50litre size
One Planet Extrovert Pack – 55litre size
One Planet Tussock Pack – 60litre size
One Planet BFG (Big Friendly Giant) Pack – 105 litre size
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