Polartec Announces the 2014 Apex Award Winners!
Behold! The 2014 Polartec Apex Award Winners have been announced! From the far reaches of the globe, the Apex Award seek to award designers who use Polartec technologies to produce inspiring fabrics.
2014 Polartec Challenge Winners!
We are extremely pleased to announce the recipients of its 23rd annual Polartec® Challenge Grant, an international grant program encouraging the spirit and practice of human-powered outdoor adventure. Four separate adventures will receive funding and support from Polartec in 2014: … Continue reading →
Introducing Polartec Power Wool
We are very excited to introduce Polartec® Power Wool™, a new fabric collection that optimizes the natural performance of wool with synthetic fibers in patented constructions that only Polartec can deliver. Designed as a next-to-skin fabric to keep you dry … Continue reading →
Polartec Challenge Winners – Zander Martin and Bria Schurke
Home Today’s tasks seem simple: cleaning, editing photos, rinsing tent stakes of flakes of Siberian soil. The complicated immediacies of wilderness travel have been left behind. Three days ago, I was in Moscow, wandering across Red Square after a ten-hour … Continue reading →
What’s Your Everest Climb with Soldiers to Summits
Soldiers to Summits and No Barriers kicked off their What’s Your Everest fundraising events in Colorado last weekend. Polartec is a proud sponsor and was on hand for an inspiring journey up the 14,065 ft peak of Mount Bierstadt. The … Continue reading →
Polartec Challenge Team Visits Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Antarctica: The Frozen Frontier Queen Maud Land: the adventure starts in sun-soaked South Africa, in late spring. On the evening of November 11, 2012, a little after dinner hours, a group of men steadily forms in the back corner of … Continue reading →
Biking and Paddling Across Asia-Polartec Challenge Style
“I found out I was being awarded the Grant in Zonguldak. It is a grim, coal-stained port on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, and I was in a shabby concrete room overlooking the slate sea, searching desperately for a … Continue reading →
Polartec Scufoneda – In Pictures
(All photos courtesy of www.matteozanga.it)
Trip Report — Rimo III
Trip report compiled by: Malcolm Bass We arrived in Delhi on the 11th of August, having flown with all our kit as excess hold baggage. This meant that we could avoid the joys of Indian customs: on past trips we … Continue reading →
Piolets d’Or and Polartec
The nominees for the 2013 Piolets d’Or (Golden Ice Axe) have been announced and Polartec® is hugely honored to have sponsored and outfitted 2 of the 6 expeditions nominated for this prestigious award. Since its inception in 1991, this … Continue reading →