WINTER ESSENTIALS

When heading out in the Winter, it's important to be warm and comfortable giving you peace of mind to enjoy your surroundings. It's essential to pack enough warmth to make it through any unexpected circumstances as the situation can change instantly.
Here are some items we suggest will keep you safe and warm in the hills.

When heading out in the Winter, it's important to be warm and comfortable giving you peace of mind to enjoy your surroundings. It's essential to pack enough warmth to make it through any unexpected circumstances as the situation can change instantly.
Here are some items we suggest will keep you safe and warm in the hills.


Lewis Insulated Jacket


Our Lewis Insulated Jacket is ideal for days when the temperature plummets. Its TECLOFT synthetic insulation is designed to retain heat even when wet, and dry out quickly so you stay warm on your adventures.

TRAVEL READY – Tipping the scales at only 350g, the Lewis is exceptionally warm, lightweight and highly compressible for stuffing in your bag when not needed.

KEEP WARM – Elasticated cuffs and a draw cord hood with adjustable height keep the wind out and the heat in.

STAY SAFE – An elasticated security key cord inside one pocket mean your valuables stay safe.

EASY CARE – You can chuck the jacket in the washing machine on a normal 30⁰ wash.


Snow + Ice Grippers


Stop yourself from slipping on icy surfaces when walking around town. Fasten grippers to your shoes for grip in icy ground conditions. They can provide multi-directional traction and a grip on snow, making it safer when walking in the snow. The grippers use the special ground-gripping steel studs offer excellent traction on ice and snow.

• Non-slip metal studs offer excellent traction

• Stays flexible to -40'C

• Easy to get on and off

Isle of Tiree Walking Pole


When the going gets rough, a walking pole can really make the difference between stretching out the miles and having to leave the hill earlier than planned. Made of durable aluminium with a Tungsten tip and twist-lock height adjustment, our Tiree walking pole is ideal to have on hand for reliable support.

COMFORTABLE – They are easy to hold, with an ergonomic moulded grip and an adjustable wrist strap to keep them secure all day.

ADJUSTABLE – The poles have a twist-lock and can be fixed at any height between 62cm and 135cm.


Starav Trousers


During long days hiking in the hills, you need trousers that don’t constrain your movements and allow you to be as active in your explorations as you want to be. The Starav Trousers are designed with a Lycra lining and flexible cut to give you an excellent range of movement, accommodating for comfortable ambling or vigorous climbing. And you don’t need to worry about scrapes and cuts, as they use extra tough fabric to give your legs added protection.

STAY FRESH – These trousers are very breathable and quick drying, meaning that you’ll stay comfortable throughout your hike, even if it involves fording rivers and getting caught in the rain.

DURABLE – The Staravs are strong and durable, thanks to their tightly woven XTP fabric.

FLEXIBLE – For rough scrambling, these trousers have a tailored cut and Lycra lining, giving them great stretch when you are wearing them – a soft feel waistband enhances your comfort.


Hirta Hybrid Mid Layer


The Hirta Hybrid is a versatile jacket or mid-layer designed in an active fit,perfect for stop-start adventures. With a grid fleece providing outstanding warmth and breathability, and the lightweight shell fabric adding windproofing and durability, this garment is truly the best of both worlds.

Contrasting windproof shell hood, arms and lower hem panels

Discreet thumb holes

Adjustable drawcord hem

Munro Jacket


The Munro Jacket's three-layer PROT3X membrane is both fully waterproof and highly breathable. A host of features make this jacket ideal for the mountainside, from the YKK waterproof central zip to the elevated pockets for easy access, even when wearing a climbing harness or hip belt.

Hood Full adjustable peaked

Pockets 2 waterproof zipped side and under arm pockets + inner zipped pocket

Seams Taped

Season 4 Season, outer layer

Waterproof HH20000mm

Zips YKK CF waterproof

Breathability 15000g per m²

Ventilation Waterproof under arm zips


Mountain Gloves


Shell: 100% polyester, Lining: polyester fleece

Ben Nevis 85


If you are ready to take on a new adventure and push your limits, our Ben Nevis Rucksack can be counted on to help you every step of the way. The Ben Nevis is a staple of our brand, having existed for almost 30 years – though this latest design is almost unrecognisable from our early versions. This bag can weather any challenge, with tough Ripstop fabric and sturdy Duraflex buckles protecting your gear from wind, rain, sharp mountain rocks and anything else the wilds can throw at you.

TOUGH CONSTRUCTION – Made of hard-wearing 450D Ripstop nylon and XTP side panels, our Ben Nevis can take some serious abuse while keeping your gear secure inside with Duraflex buckles.

STAY DRY – The bag’s fabric will hold up well in a shower, but if you get caught in a proper downpour then the integrated rain cover will keep your bag so dry that you might feel jealous.

SUPPORTED – A fully adjustable Tri-Active back system, sternum strap, load stabilisation strap and padded hip belt evenly distribute the weight of your rucksack to avoid strain on your back.


Photo: Shutterstock.com/ Richard Whitcombe

2-3 Emergency Survival Shelter


The Emergency Survival Shelter is designed to be used as a shelter when the weather deteriorates and the storm rolls in, or for planned stops in foul weather. Made from lightweight, windproof and waterproof AB-TEX fabric which helps helps keep the weather out.

High-vis bright orange colour

Integrated draw cord - helps keep the weather out

Breathing hole with draw cord

Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh kit lists

Packs into small attached stuff sack


BAMBOO BASE LAYER


We’ve designed our base layers to be close fitting so they work perfectly as part of a layering system for cold climates, and the ultra-soft material and flatlock seams reduce the risk of chafing. The material is durable and holds its shape easily, and bamboo doesn’t irritate skin as wool fabrics can, which makes it an excellent choice if you have sensitive skin.

Thinsulate Ski Hat


A classic knitted ski hat to have with you for when the temperature drops. Lined with Thinsulate™ to give you maximum protection from the cold and wind, this warm beanie will make sure winter temperatures and sudden snowfalls won’t stop your outdoor fun.

Explorer Merino Wool SockS


With our highest Merino Wool content and additional cushioning, the Explorer sock is perfect for pursuits amid the snow and ice. The Merino Wool, blended with Cordura offers excellent insulation and durability with additional all ankle and arch support for any terrain.