Gone are the days when quality outdoor gear meant bright colors and garish patterns. Klattermusen offers jackets, trousers and accessories made from organic, recycled materials with great design values. The company was founded in 1984 by climber and biologist Peter Askulv, and is based in Are, a town in northern Sweden.
The harsh climate means Askulv and his team need top-quality gear in order to carry out everyday tasks, driving innovation at the company. Klattermusen is committed to sustainability and uses 100 percent organic cotton, recycled and recyclable materials.
Sweden has become synonymous with great design and Klattermusen is no different. The company found its way onto the shelves of retailers associated more with fashion than outdoor activities thanks to its strong design values, and the Einride 2.0 jacket is a great example. It costs €450 from the Klattermusen website and is available in five different colors.
Although the brand has since become popular in fashionable circles that was never Askulv’s intention. Klattermusen actually means “climbing mouse” in Swedish, a deliberately uncool name designed to deter people from buying the clothes just for a brand name. Of course, that ploy only works with Swedish speakers, and the quality of the garments means the brand has exploded in popularity despite the name.
When traveling, your luggage is your lifeline. Not only does it contain your clothes and other personal items, but the bag itself may have cost you a pretty penny. At the rate of lost and mishandled luggage by airlines in the United States, it would be wise to take a few precautions to protect your bag before travel. Here are a few ways to protect not only your possessions, but also your vacation from being ruined.
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How much time do you spend on social media, and do you really unplug when you’re on vacation? Surveys show people spend an average of two hours and 22 minutes per day on social networking and messaging platforms. And that figure doesn’t account for additional screen time on email, videos and working while on vacation. Instead of letting precious travel time slip by, commit to unplug from social media on your next vacation, and savor the moment. Here are some ideas to get a handle on your social media consumption and still have a pleasant trip without white knuckling it through screen time withdraw.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.