Every year Australian Hiker touches base with suppliers, importers and manufacturers of hiking equipment to find out what new and exciting products are on the market and well as to see how the industry is trending. In this years episode the pandemic is supposedly over but we are still doing these interviews virtually as we catch up with 4 of these suppliers.
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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 there’s a good reason for that; they know what they are doing.
BigRiver DryBag 13L Blue. Note the heavier grade bottom on this bag
Sea to Summit Lightweight DryBag 13L Blue
Sea to Summit Hydraulic Pro Backpack. not many for long hauls but great for waterbed activities where keeping your gear dry is crucial
Campers Pantry is an Australian company providing meals to outdoor enthusiasts off all kinds. They produce some very tasty meals and are well worth considering for your hiking adventures.
Campers Pantry new packaging – July 2022. Vacuum sealed which makes this a tiny package reducing bulk in your pack
The North Face has been a supplier of outdoor equipment since 1966 so it must be doing something right! Just about every outdoor store in Australia carries part of their extensive range and many not outdoor enthusiasts will know the brand.
The Northface Mens VECTIV Exploris Shoe. This shoe has a ‘rocker’ action. This describes the curved sole of the shoe which creates a rocking action as you walk which I find very comfortable
Mens Futurelight Dryzzle Rain Jacket
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 Eja 48 litre Pack – women pack
Osprey Exos 48 litre Pack – Mens Pack
Osprey Sportlite 20 Unisex Pack
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