4 Sustainability Wins at Women’s Awards

The winners of this summer’s Women’s Gear Award #she is outdoors have been presented at Globetrotter – check out the four products that put both women and sustainability at the forefront of their design.

A unique day for globetrotters, adventurers and everyone who wants to become one: On August 20, Globetrotter and #she is outdoors offered a varied program of workshops and lectures on the topics of women and outdoor sports in the Berlin Globetrotter store. Award co-founder Jana Erb personally took the opportunity to guide the attendees through the exhibition of the winning products of the world’s first Women’s Gear Award #she is outdoors.

Here are Suston’s favorites among the winning products:

Credit: KontraPixel | Jana Erb

SUSTAINABILITY WINNER:

SCHÖFFEL | CIRC PANTS LOOOP

Jury Statement:  Elegant, uncomplicated, and functional, the CIRC PANTS LOOOP encapsulate the essence of circularity. The jury were  incredibly impressed with these mono-material pants consisting of 100% recycled and recyclable polyester that conserve valuable re sources and can be recycled back into product at the end of life.

Easily the sustainability winner, these pants continue to deliver on many fronts, offering high performance and fit with no compromise.  High quality materials provide durability while performance attributes include PFC-free water repellence, lightweight and breathability all at an affordable price point.

 

Credit: Miriam Mayer

WINNER APPAREL:

NORRØNA | FALKETIND AERO60 HOOD 

Jury Statement: Norrøna’s FALKETIND AERO60 HOOD is THE multipurpose it-piece! Besides the minimal weight: The jury likes the skin  comfort, a good balance of breathability and heat retention. Additionally: At this point in time, it’s the best mix of durability and sustainability bundled up in an incredibly lightweight 130g windshell.

With this hooded jacket she is outdoors all set with a shell that works in many weather conditions. In combination with her 1st/2nd layer  favorite, FALKETIND AERO60 HOOD is a truly reliable 365 days companion.

Due to the silhouette, the well shaped hood and the perfect fit, the jacket covers many activities. To the wider audience products like  this are usually completely underestimated, that will hopefully now change.

 

Credit: Miriam Mayer

WINNER OUTDOOR PROFESSIONALS:

MAMMUT | AENERGY TR BOA MID WOMEN

Jury Statement: The Mammut AENERGY TR BOA MID WOMEN high performance trail running shoe convinced the jury with well en gineered high tech features and the innovative attachment of the BOA Fit closure system, which despite its lightweight construction  (310g) offers the female foot very good support at the relevant points.

The Vibram Megagrip Litebase sole ensures grip on difficult  terrain. Responsible engineering of 100% recycled polyester with PFC-free DWR meet the sustainability approaches.

 

Credit: Miriam Mayer

STYLE AWARD APPAREL:

ORTOVOX | CASALE PANTS 

The Jury’s secretly favorite item, thanks to its perfect match of style, convenience and sustainable material combination. With its refreshing design and colorful accents, the CASALE PANTS stands out directly. The comfortable, long-lasting climbing  pants are made for alpine tours. With fluo inserts and a casual fit, the pants set an impressive statement, whether you’re high up on  the rock face, bouldering or strolling through the streets.

The casual corduroy fabric with organic cotton and sustainably grown hemp  is especially comfortable, while a small proportion of elastane and its functional details like shaped knee area ensures full freedom of  movement.

 

About Globetrotter

In September 1979 Globetrotter opened the first “special shop” for expeditions, survival and trekking in Hamburg. Since then, Globetrotter has grown into one of the largest European outdoor retailers with a carefully selected range of travel and outdoor equipment. Today, the company name stands for competent advice and quality equipment in the field of outdoor and travel needs.

About #she is outdoors

#she is outdoors was founded in February 2021 by Jana Erb and Miriam Mayer. The award is the first of its kind because it tests products with a focus on the target group of women. #she is outdoors wants to point out the importance of a specific development. At the same time, products are highlighted that are perfectly tailored to the users and shine in use on expeditions, for adventurers, sportswomen, girl scouts, outdoor enthusiasts and all other nature lovers. In the summer, the award was given to ten products in different categories for the third time.

 

Lead Image: #she is outdoors

Jonathan Eidse
jonathan.eidse@norragency.com


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