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How outdoor clothing adverts used to look

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‘Men are better than women’ claims outdoor ad in 1959

In an ever changing world it’s sometimes very easy to long for the good old days, or how things used to be. Every now and then there’s something that makes you whince a little, and this ad for Drummond sweaters makes us think that sometimes things change for the better..

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What should Santa REALLY be wearing?

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The velvet suit is nice, but is it right for all the conditions Santa might face?

For a man that lives in the North Pole (or Lapland, depending on your story), Santa never seems to feel the cold. When he’s making his rounds on Christmas eve, he’ll be crossing through all manners of weather – so we’ve decided to offer the big man some advice to make the trip a little more comfortable. Read more

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90 Years of Everest Expeditions

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The evolution of expedition kit and Everest

When you look back over the last 100 years it’s a rich history of human physical achievement. Whether it be endurance, speed, strength, agility, records have been forged and smashed countless times over. This year marks 90 years since the first British expedition to the world’s tallest mountain. Read more

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Mountain Equipment Clothing New Range 2011

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Brand Focus: Mountain Equipment

In 2011 Mountain Equipment celebrate 50 years of excellence. Since 1961 the brand has aimed to equip exhibitions while taking on the world’s harshest conditions. An integral part in many ascents of the highest peaks in the world. The choice of many professional mountaineers and mountain guides for expeditions over the Himalaya’s or trip’s to the Poles. Read more

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