Outdoors Gear For Autumnal Adventures

Let us speak honestly about the British summer this year. In true it’s been a complete bust, a mix of grey skies and mizzle all bar the two week of beautiful sunshine we got around June time. But, let this not ruin your adventures. Look to the future and focus on the beauty that is the autumnal adventures to come. A palette of crisp browns, oranges, reds all mixed together with that last taste of the sun on long chilly weekend strolls. Its a time to celebrate, not mourn. Think of the pies with gravy, red wine and hot chocolate with toasted marshmallows. Celebrate all the outdoors has to offer this autumn and do it in style with our list of essential gear to satisfy your cravings.

Klättermusen Brage 2.0 Shell Jacket

What’s more autumnal than mountain-wear? Klättermusen, the world’s most refined mountaineering equipment, launches its AW21 range and it’s everything you’d expect and is a collection designed to reflect the passion of the Klättermusen customer. The brands work indoors, evolving their fabrics and product, is a reflection of their passion for the outdoors and time spent exploring in the cold and snowy winters of northern Sweden. The result is a collection focused on keeping Klättermusen customers warm and dry. The range is designed around key activities including expedition, alpine climbing, skiing and snowboarding, hiking and trekking. These activities and their terrain dictate design and function to ensure safety. The Brage 2.0 jacket is a backcountry ski-touring and alpine skiing stretchy and flexible shell jacket, so you know its going to be warm as hell. It’s been refined to be an as durable, versatile, and sustainable 3-layer jacket as possible. Made from the brands proprietary Oculus® 100% post-consumer recycled polyamide the weave of the fabric is stretchy and flexible. The jacket is reinforced with Duracoat™ for extra durability and is also equipped with a detachable and adjustable powder skirt. £590.00, Available Klattermusen.com

Finisterre Knitted Wool Jumper

Premium wool jumpers begin and end with Finisterre’s new AW21 collection and they’re perfect for autumn. The men’s jumpers in the collection include classic roll-necks, cable knits, fisherman’s jumpers and sweatshirts, with many of the designs knitted from ethically-sourced Merino Wool and pure British wool, so you know its going to be good stuff. Inspired by centuries of practical British fashion – such as the jumpers specially made to keep fisherman warm when out at bitter sea – Finisterre’s knitwear range really does prioritise performance and durability and keeps you looking great while you walk along British beaches, in gale force winds. Just to “blow away the cobwebs”. £85.00, Available Finisterre.com

Patagonia Insulated Flannel Shirt

Would it be autumn without an insulated flannel shirt? We think not. Patagonia then is probably your best bet when it comes to robust, functional flannel shackets. The outdoors brand need no introduction and no explanation as to why them. The shirt is made with 100% heavyweight organic cotton and makes a great overshirt for when the temperature drops, but it’s not cold enough for a full blown coat. The mix of navy, browns and beiges will keep you right on point for that autumnal colour palette as well. Paired with some dark navy or black jeans, a simple tee and those workman chelsea boots you love, you’ll look and feel the part of the outdoor adventurer. £160.00, Available Eu.patagonia.com

Loro Piana Slim Fit Stretch Jeans

Mix up your denim colours this autumn. Made from premium denim that has a hint of stretch and a soft handle, these Loro Piana’s jeans are comfortable from the first wear and hard-wearing when needed. The dark-brown wash and slim cut make them smarter than the average pair, but also don’t be scared of getting them dirty on those muddy walks. Say no to boring denim this autumn and embrace the brown. £485.00, Available Mrporter.com

Nike ACG Air NASU 2

Nike’s ACG Air Nasu 2 combines modern styling with trek-ready comfort in a great all-round sneaker. An updated version of the original silhouette, it features a hard-wearing ripstop upper with reinforcements at the toe and heel to help battle uneven surfaces and rocky terrain. To ensure a comfortable fit, an EVA midsole and Air cushioning work together at the sole. All in all this is a great option for those of you that don’t like traditional walking boots or chunky boots. £109.95, Available Nike.com

The North Face Baby Carrier

Dad’s those long walks through the woods just got a little easier – and more stylish – say goodbye to ugly baby carriers. It’s a far cry from the bulky, homely alternatives currently on the market, the carrier — which drops on September 24 as part of The North Face Japan’s dedicated maternity line — is ideal for parents who want to keep their kids and their street cred safe. Inspired by mountaineering backpacks, the carrier is a sturdy, lightweight unit that can be neatly stashed inside a drawstring pouch. Worn on the chest or back, it’s essentially a harness that allows hands-free transport of children ages one to three years old. Available September 24th, Visit Thenorthface.co.uk

Jack Wolfskin Vertigo Fleece Hat

Jack Wolfskin have, and always will be one of our favourite outdoor brands. This fleece hat by the outdoor specialists is made from 200-weight fleece that is highly versatile, providing the right level of insulation for a wide range of temperatures. Whether you’re out in the countryside or going about your daily business, this hat will keep your head warm. Don’t overthink it, go simple. £18.00, Available Jack-wolfskin.co.uk

Norse Projects Pertex Quilted Scarf

How technical can you get with a scarf? Well according to Norse Projects, pretty technical. The Snap Quilt Scarf is part of the Pertex Quantum pack released for AW21, the piece is constructed using Pertex® Quantum, a technical fabric that uses a tightly woven structure to provide a light and soft windproof fabric that allows for perfect insulation. This construction is designed to trap still air and improve the efficiency of insulation. Made from textile that is 50% recycled and finished with a PFC free DWR finish that sheds light rain and snow to provide additional protection. This multifunctional scarf is designed to be wrapped around the neck, or fastened down the front with snaps for that extra layer of comfort and is finished with handy pockets on each end.£130.00, Available Norseprojects.com


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