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Mit der richtigen Ausrüstung wird der Outdoorurlaub viel angenehmer, Bild: everst / shutterstock

Sustainable outdoor equipment

Sports holidaymakers and hikers spend a large part of their holiday in the great outdoors. That is why this group of tourists attaches particular importance to sustainability and environmental protection. The Vorarlberg-based manufacturer Alpin Loacker attaches particular importance to high quality and environmentally friendly production in its production. Below we would like to introduce you to a selection of the products:

Men’s Outdoor Clothing

The men’s product range consists of:

  • Men’s Merino Underwear (Boxer Shorts, Long Underpants, Socks)
  • Shirts
  • Hoodys
  • Jackets
  • Hats & Headbands
  • West
  • Hiking pants
  • Walking shoes
  • Glasses

The men’s underwear is made from the popular merino wool. Merino wool has many positive properties that are especially advantageous in the sports sector:

  • Due to the special fineness compared to conventional new wool, it does not scratch
  • Natural wool smells less quickly than synthetic materials
  • Wool textiles provide particularly good protection against the cold

A great advantage for nature is that sheep’s wool textiles can later be processed into rice wool.

Hiking poles

Hiking poles support the joints – especially when descending from the mountain. This saves a lot of energy to move safely in nature. Who would want to do without their trekking poles when hiking? You should pay particular attention to the correct adjustment of the hiking poles. So the hiking poles should always be adapted to the terrain. The pole should be set a little longer on the descent and shorter on the ascent. In general, however, it should be adjusted so that the hand can grip the handle well when the arm is at right angles to the floor. The forearm is parallel to the floor and bent at the elbow.

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Alpin Loacker offers foldable touring poles, aluminum telescopic and carbon telescopic hiking poles in its online shop. These are made of lightweight aircraft-grade aluminum or super lightweight 3K carbon.

Sleeping bags

Sleeping Bag Outdoor
With the right sleeping bag, you can recover at night and be fit for the next day, Image: everst / shutterstock

Whether in summer or winter: Without suitable down sleeping bags, the night becomes torture and so does the next day in the mountains. Especially recommended for year-round hikers is the Down Pro 3 Seasons Down Sleeping Bag. With a weight of just 860 grams, it is easy to transport. If you prefer to travel in summer, you can save another 400 grams of weight with a summer sleeping bag.


Grödel are the ideal upgrade for your hiking boots when hiking or trekking in icy or slippery terrain. The shoe offers good grip on both flat and hilly surfaces. With 18 nails per Grödel, the risk of falling is greatly reduced and mountain hiking in autumn, winter and spring becomes a real pleasure again. These shoe hangers are also suitable for running in ice and snow.

The features at a glance:

  • Winter hiking, trekking
  • elastic silicone – secure hold on (almost) any shoe
  • Durable stainless steel
  • 18 spikes per Grödel
  • light: 415g per pair

Outdoor Clothing for Women

The Merino Thermo clothing is particularly suitable for jogging, skiing, climbing, hiking and mountaineering. The women’s range is similarly extensive to that of men’s outdoor clothing:

  • Shirts
  • Women’s Merino Underwear
  • Warmers
  • Insulating jackets
  • Headbands and caps
  • Walking shoes
  • Coneflower
  • Softshell Jackets