Outdoor material – an overview
We have compiled the most important materials, such as wool, Gore-Tex & co right here. Among the individual icons are links to all products found in the Bergzeit Shop with these special material properties. More detailed material information can also be found in the Bergzeit Journal. You'll find in-depth articles regarding these special materials and their features, characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.
The following overview lists all of the special materials and their features that can be found in the Bergzeit Shop:
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GORE-TEX® Gloves + Gore 2in 1 Technology: Two different compartments let you choose between warmth and feel.
GORE-TEX® Gloves + Gore active Technology: Optimized for improved breathability – for added comfort in a variety of different intensive activities.
GORE-TEX® Gloves + Gore grip Technology: Outstanding agility and tactility for a secure grip on ski poles and a lot of sensitivity to grip zippers, sunglasses, bags, etc.
The warmest GORE-TEX® gloves on the market are optimized in order to keep hands warmer longer.
Dermizax is a waterproof, breathable membrane from Japanese textile specialists Toray. The membrane is exceptionally durable and very suitable for intense outdoor activities.
The polyurethane membrane by Mountain Equipment combines several characteristics: it is waterproof, breathable and durable - and has a small pack size.
drirelease is a fast-drying combination of synthetic and natural fibers,Especially comfortable to wear as a base layer.
Dri feels like cotton but comprised of plastic fibers. The stretch material dries four times faster than cotton, does not pillt and neutralises odours.
The DRYtech membrane by Mammut is waterproof breathable and durable. It can be processed in 2, 2.5 or 3 layers as well as in stretch fabrics.
DryVent® is a material from the brand The North Face. It is a very breathable and waterproof polyurethane coating and not a membrane.
DWR means „durable water repellent“. Functional materials are highly durable having gone through a waterproofing process.
eVent is a waterproof, windproof and breathable membrane from the BHA Group. eVent is one of the most breathable membranes on the current market.
Flex is a one-, two- or three-layer processed stretch fabric by Norrona. It is wind and water repellent, and has a good breathability.
The legendary G1000 by Fjällräven its justified reputation as the father of functional textiles. The material can be re-waterproofed with Greenland Wax.
With Gore Tex Active focuses on high breathability and light weight. This membrane is ideal for extensive physical exertion, such as the ski touring.
Gore Tex Pro is designed for high demands on the mountain; the membrane differs with its technical design, is robust and provides an enhanced breathability.
W.L. Gore, a market leader for over 30 years, develops and produces high-quality functional materials. GORE-TEX® membranes are durably waterproof in even the toughest conditions.
The H2No® membrane by Patagonia is rugged, waterproof, windproof and breathable. The material is tested in its laboratories of athletes outside.
The HiPe® membrane was developed by Peak Performance as reliable, breathable, waterproof and windproof membrane. Tested by Athletes!
Membrain is a robust membrane from the brand Marmot. It is highly breathable and has a minimum water column of 10,000 mm.
Merino wool is a high-quality natural fibre with numerous benefits. The fibre keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter and does not itch or stink.
The functional wonder Merino Wool is 100% pleasurable: this seal guarantees that no other fibers, for example synthetic have been used.
Pertex, British manufacturer, represents more than 30 years of various breathable lightweight and durable membranes.
Polartec has represented quality since 1991 and continues to provide functional fabrics like Alpha, Power Stretch, Fleece, NeoShell and more to outdoor enthusiasts.
Polygiene® is a special textile finish that prevents odours. Built-in silver chloride elements prevent bacterial growth occuring in the fabric.
Powertex is a membrane by Salewa. It is breathable, abrasion resistant, waterproof and windproof. Nevertheless, the soft surface gives a comfortable fit.
PrimaLoft® is the leading alternative to down. Whether used in jackets, sleeping bags, clothing or the like, the insulation fibre delivers superior warmth without bulk as well as breathability.
Proof is Haglöfs in-house waterproof, breathable and windproof membrane. Made from recycled polyester, it can be completely recycled.
QuadFusion from Haglöfs is one of the most powerful synthetic insulation materials. It half consists of recycled polyester and bluesign® certified.
Repreve is a high-quality polyester fibre, which is made from recycled PET plastic bottles. The origin of the materials has been certified.
The Swiss manufacturer Schoeller has represented close to 150 years of high-quality textiles. Today the company has a number of innovative textile technologies in the range.
GORE-TEX® Surround™ is a breathable, wind and waterproof membrane lining that is used for both outdoor and leisure shoes - it keeps feet dry and provides a comfortable foot climate
Swisswool is an insulating material from Swiss wool. The wool comes from Swiss sheep farmers and traded at a fair price.
The Sympatex® membrane is windproof, breathable and with a water column of 45,000 mm very waterproof. Moreover the material is 100% recyclable.
Venturi is the in-house membrane by Schöffel. It is breathable, windproof and waterproof. Nevertheless, it gives a very soft feel.
Vibram rubber outsoles have provided traction for over 75 years. The Italian company has long been the go-to outsole choice for running, trekking, climbing and leisure shoes.
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