When our adventure began, there were just 12 of us. It was 1981.

Back then the outdoors was about intrepid explorers, but we just wanted to open our front door and have fun. And we wanted everyone else out there with us too.

So we made great products that people could afford, clothing to get them outside and enjoying the fresh air without worrying what it would cost. That’s still what counts for us.

And we’re still doing it. Still thinking of new ways to help people, still inspired by the great outdoors and still hanging by the front door when you need us.

And it’s still what counts for the ramblers, amblers, hikers and bikers. campers andgardeners and daily commuters, dog walkers, show jumpers and multi-tasking mums, picnickers, backpackers, kids playing ball and dads at the footie, urban roamers and beachcombers and puddle-loving children and everyone else we’ve helped start their own adventure.

There were 12 of us.

Now there are millions.

For every Adventure.


Deuter is one of the leading backpack brands worldwide. Founded in 1898 it has been pioneering premium outdoor equipment for over 115 years. The German brand repeatedly revolutionized the market with innovations such as the first ventilated back system.

Deuter means ventilation… With five back systems perfectly suited for a specific purpose, Deuter guarantees optimum ventilation. In 1984 Deuter introduced the Aircomfort backsystem, which has revolutionized the hiking pack market.

Deuter guarantees comfort… Each and every backpack model is perfectly equipped and optimized for maximum comfort and functionality. Thus providing the most enjoyable experience for the demanding outdoor user.

Deuter backpacks fit… To ensure a comfortable fit, the range of products in each category is developed to best fit the majority of users. We take the fit very seriously hence the growing SL range for women and smaller torsos, as well as the Vari-Quick harness system to dial in that perfect fit.

Deuter pushes the envelope… Our consumer can be assured that we are setting the bar in product innovation and technology. Our child carriers meet and exceed the German consumer safety standards, set by the TUV Germany. We were the first to introduce 3-sided ventilation, as well as the first to integrate a back protection shield into active sports packs. We are specialists in what we do, committed to using the latest in materials and techniques. We concentrate on being one step ahead of our competition.


Bridgedale Outdoor Ltd is the global market leader in the manufacture of technical socks for:Walking/ Hiking, Mountaineering, Running, Skiing, and Everyday.

We set out to design and manufacture the most comfortable socks on the market; using the latest machinery, the most progressive designs and the most advanced yarn technology. Our unique Fusion Technology combines natural fibres with technical fibres ensuring Bridgedale socks are the most comfortable you will ever wear!


Innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at SCARPA, which today remains a family owned company with its headquarters and performance footwear manufacturing facilities in the same regions of northern Italy where it got its start in 1938.

Founded in Asolo, in the Montebelluna region, an area long known for its quality, handcrafted footwear, SCARPA's initial mission was to bring together all the best shoemakers in the Asolo area toward the goal of producing the best footwear anywhere. SCARPA stands for Società Calzaturiera Asolana Riunita Pedemontana Anonima, which means Associated Shoe Manufacturing Company of the Asolo Mountain Area.

That pioneering spirit has continued at SCARPA. The company has many firsts to its name, including being the first to build a Gore-Tex boot.

Now, the next generation of Parisottos is continuing that pursuit of innovative mountain footwear. Sandro, Piero, Davide, Cristina and Andrea Parisotto continue to lead the company to produce the finest footwear for hiking and trekking, mountaineering, climbing and skiing.

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