The reports have just come in of five skiers dying in an avalanche in Austria. This is just the latest news on this front from what looks like another bad season. The incident took place in the Wattental valley, Tirol, and reports indicate that those involved had ignored warnings. The Guardian paper reported that: The experienced […]
And, with the new catalogues coming in thick, Patagonia has just put out theirs. Seems the only new clothing they’re introducing this fall is a line of jackets made from a mix of hemp and recycled polyester.
The Hi-Wire jackets are definitely on the fashion-end rather than the technical-end of the scale. That said, they look pretty good, and hemp is a very comfortable material. They’ve also got such great green credentials you’re bound to impress a couple of bunny-huggers. Hell, you may even become one yourself.