Tag Archive - Gore-Tex

Fulcrum Boots by Wolverine: Tried and Tested

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Tried for product performance by Seattle Backpackers Magazine.com again this winter, Wolverine Boots’ Fulcrum Hiking Boots “fit like a glove” after a break-in period, said the author who recently re-tested Fulcrum hiking boots and commented in a review in January of this year.  Waterproof and with an Individual Comfort System inside the sole, these sturdy hikers were talus-filled, mountain-tested about 250 miles, a “go-to” hiking boot that can weather fall, winter, and spring…and also last many more seasons with extreme comfort. Continue Reading…

The “How To” on Staying Warm in Cold Weather

Layer To Stay Warm By Staying Dry

Winter winds will soon be blowing and hazards associated with exposure to cold come with the season. Without proper protection, people who work outside during winter, as well as those whose interior work environments expose them to cold, face serious health risks such as frostbite, hypothermia, and even death. Fortunately, risks associated with exposure to cold can be reduced substantially with the proper work attire, and today we offer information and resources to help you prepare now for protection against unnecessary risk. Continue Reading…

Preparing for Winter: Personal Protective Clothing Keeps You Safe

Choose the right cold weather gear

For those of us who work outdoors in the winter, like construction workers, utility workers, road crews, commercial fishermen, police officers, firefighters and military members just to name a few, specialized weather-appropriate clothing and accessories are a necessity.

In addition to health risks like hypothermia and frostbite that are caused by exposure to cold weather, there are other issues that cold weather presents in the outdoor workplace. Extreme cold can also decrease efficiency and increase the likelihood of work-related accidents and injuries. This is because your brain and body are both slowed by the cold. The dexterity of your fingers is reduced when they’re cold. Ever try to type after a snowball fight? Difficult. The same principles apply to working in the extreme cold. Continue Reading…

Danner Tektite Work Boots: A Big Step in Innovation

Danner Boots Develops Tektite Hiking Boots

Walk into a store and head to the work boot section, and the experience is all the same. A wall of black and brown that all look and sound the same. Magnum-this, Steel-that… it can be overwhelming. So can the price.

Danner decided to do something about that. So it came up with a new work boot for 2012 that is truly different and innovative. The Danner Tektite work boots are a versatile indoor/outdoor work boot with the goal of standing out from the same old, same old.

“The work boot wall at any retailer is a sea of black and brown; there is a need for a new, innovative product like the Tektite that stands out from the competition and entices consumers,” says Hans Albing, product line manager for Danner Footwear. Continue Reading…

Gore-Tex Waterproof Technology Solves the Old Age Question

Gore-Tex Fabric Is Guaranteed To Keep You Dry

Stay Dry With Gore-Tex Waterproof Liners

It’s a question that has mystified civilizations for centuries. Different tactics were tried. First, hedges. After that, fences. Then came walls. They even built a great big one, we’re told. The classic conundrum: How do you keep want you want in, and keep what you don’t want out?  Continue Reading…

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