Here you can browse our flagship brands that we are particularly pleased to partner with. You'll notice that most of them fall into one of two seemingly opposite categories: Either they've been around for decades—established masters in the outdoor world neighborhood—or they've just started up recently: the "kids" who have taken us by storm. But they all have one thing in common: they represent the qualities that get us excited: innovation, integrity, stand-out excellence and reliability. In some cases, these companies have been partnered with Trek & Travel since its inception; others have become favourites because of their cutting-edge technological know-how and solid reputation.
A - G -- 2nd Skin & 3 Peaks to GSI & Gu
The manufacturers of 2nd Skin, Spenco, have been in business since 1967, producing top-quality footwear accessories and premier first aid products. Their 2nd Skin blister-prevention and ...
When it comes to hats and gloves for school camps, 3 peaks are our go-to brand: warm, durable and won't break the bank.
360 degrees is a subsidiary brand from Sea to Summit, representing cheap and cheerful designs of high-volume products.
Everyone should try these revolutionary packs from New Zealand. Their countless innovations include: load balancing pockets, independent stabilisers and custom-fitted waterproof dri-liners. ...
ACR have one mission: to save your life! Through the design of high-tech beacons and rescue devices they hope to do just that for hikers, sailors, hunters and adventureres of all stripes.
Arc'teryx is a premium outdoor brand and one of the most cutting-edge, leading designers and manafacturers. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada), we love Arc'teryx for its ...
Known for their treatment and care products, Atsko has been around since 1933, refining and improving their products. Although they were originally formed to develop new markets for Sno-Seal ...
Back Country Cuisine
Kara and Brent Crossan took over Back Country Cuisine in 1998 from the Alliance Freezing Company, which had pioneered the freeze-dry process for military and commercial food production. ...
The cold-weather specialists from Canada, they know how to keep you warm.
From its growth out of Choinard Equipment in 1957, where Yvon Choinard sold his first hand-made pitons out of the back of his car, to its present status—that of a international, ...
All the books we have (never run out of batteries!)
Ireland wouldn't be green enough to be called "The Emerald Isle" without a lot of rain, and that kind of weather develops a special kind of people—who make a special kind ...
How can we possible describe Buff—or say how much we like it! It's the most versatile garment you'll ever own. Originating in Spain, the Buff is a multi-functional garment ...
Bushman has been waging war with mozzies and midges and everything in between since 1990 and, battle for battle, they come out on top.
Camelbak is the original hands-free hydration company, and they've gone from a fantastic beginning to—well, to where they are now: still at the leading edge of hydration. In ...
The Cancer Council is a community-funded charity dedicated to fighting against The Big C and for that we applaud them. Part of their income results from the sale of their products so we ...
Chacos are the bespoke sandal of the outdoor world; carefully and particularly formed to give you incredible support and total foot comfort. Their footbeds were designed with the assistance ...
The US's most-loved energy food. Gives you the oomph to go that extra mile. Made in the USA.
The Canadian purveyor of a vast range of really useful camping items.
Pioneering the development of insect-repellent clothing was one of Craghoppers' finest hours, and during their almost 50 years the UK company has had many fine hours. Their ...
Originally an eyewear retainer manufacturer, and now 'belting' out a range of trouser-holder-uppers, Croakies keep us happy with their inimitable and colourful designs.
When Deuter was founded in 1898, they were supplying the Bavarian Royal Mail with mail sacks and postbags. Now, over a hundred years later, they have developed into one of the world's ...
Born in Arizona in 2004, Dirty Girl Gaiters are dedicated to one thing - gaiters. Specifically the funkiest, sexiest gaiters in the world.
Eagle Creek are the ultimate travel brand, now rightly famous for the ultra-light packing cells and storage solutions.
Earth Sea Sky
When Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of Everest in 1953, they were kept warm at nights in sleeping bags made by Arthur Ellis and Co. the original family business behind ...
Elemental by Kovea
It's a little know fact that Korea is one of the major world forces in mountaineering; wherever big mountains are conquered, Koreans are there. It is this pedigree that led to ...
Freshly prepared in New Zealand and loved by their sizeable outdoor community, Em's Power Cookies and Bars are co-sponsors of Speight's Coast to Coast. Food for energy.
With the shrinkage of the globe today almost everywhere has become accessible, and so safety concerns are more than ever one of the most important aspects for the world traveller. Luckily, ...
Did you know Aston Martin made umbrellas? Well, no they don't. But euroSCHIRM do, and they make Aston Martin umbrellas, which means they are awesome.
Are you tired of browsing the technical travel clothing aisle and being confonted with a style void? That's what the founders of ExOfficio decided in 1987 when they vowed to design a ...
Exped has been making quality outdoor gear since 1997, but they really caught the world's attention in 2002 when they came out with the DownMat—a watershed moment that ...
Fenix are the next big thing in lighting, producing excellent quality flashlights that are durable and waterproof.
These guys began with a desire to fix tears in bouncy castles and have since developed amazing adhesive patches that can fix anything!
Originally conceived by Basketball referee Ron Foxcroft in 1987 out of frustration with his cork pea whistle's unreliability, the Fox 40 Classic whistle is now standard throughout the ...
Ever since trekkers started ditching--or supplementing--maps in favour of electronic navigation, Garmin has been leading the way (no pun intended!) Having supplied navigation to aircraft and ...
Our Go-to brand for all those little accessories and travel tidbits that are forgotten until the last minute, but are somehow impossible to do without: travel adaptors, earplugs, washing ...
Goal Zero are the new name in portable solar chargers - the next generation of power, durability and flexibility as endorsed by climbing luminary Alex Hunnold.
GoFreshWater Australia is a privately owned Australian company focused on providing reliable, affordable, lightweight, portable water filter and purification devices for use in all ...
Outdoor gear can be expensive to buy, and like a high-end sports car it needs to be maintained properly to maximise its potential life. An unwashed, unproofed jacket will not breath as it ...
GSI Outdoors started in 1985 in San Diego with a few pieces of enamel tableware and has grown into a worldwide leader of cookware and utensils with uniquely-recognisable designs and patented ...
The world's best known sports nutrition, from energy gels to rehydration and recovery salts.
H - M -- Hampton & Happy Camper to MPI Grabber & MSR
Hampton make tent pegs, among other quality metal items, and are based in my erstwhile hometown of Stirchley, Birmingham, UK. :o)
All Australian and fridge-free, Happy Camper make delicious camping meals that just need heating up in the packet. Mmm.
Heatmax, part of a larger company called Kobayashi, pretty much specialise in air-activated heat pads. Made in the USA since 1988.
Helly Hansen uses the technology it has built up since 1887 to create clothing that is the benchmark in synthetic thermal wear. Used by top athletes around the world as well as the greatest ...
In 1992 Tom Hennessey decided to redesign an old army hammock he'd been using and over the next six years he vastly improved on every previous hammock design by incorporating many ...
Hiker's Wool - beautifully soft fleece that wicks away toe moisture and helps prevent ...
Hoka One One
Maximalist footwear - it's the new minimalist footwear and Hoka One One are at the cutting edge. It's time to fly!
Human Gear specialise in carrying systems for travellers, specifically liquids and pills. Their award-winning silicone Toobs and Tubbs will revolutionise your carry-on baggage.
The young pretender in the hydration market covers all the usual bases and introduces some new twists too.
In 1994, Icebreaker revolutionized the outdoor world by bringing back base layers and clothing made from wool instead of synthetics. But it wasn't the scratchy wool from your ...
Problem: How can your toes possibly feel unique and appreciated when they're all stuck in one sock together? Solution: Injinji toe socks. They may be like nothing you've ever worn ...
Jetboil typifies qualities which Trek & Travel prizes above all others: fearless innovation, practicality, and superior design! Ever since they launched in 2001, Jetboil has been ...
Julbo has been turning out high-quality eyewear since 1888, and that level of experience shows! Their top quality, reliable eye protection is used by elite athletes as well as mainstream ...
Born in the snowy wastes of Arizona (!), Kahtoola's mission is to manufacture the most advanced snow & ice walking products in the world.
Katadyn's history is rooted in over 80 years of innovation and discovery, and surrounded by a nostalgic air of test tubes and bunsen burners. In the 1930's, Professor Alexander ...
If there's one word that comes to mind with Keen, it's comfortable. Sacrificing nothing in the way of stability, cushioning, and snugness, they offer miles of comfort. ...
It's been only 8 years since the first Klean Kanteen durable stainless steel water bottle was released in Chico, California, but in that time the company has grown into one of the ...
Born in the heart of the Italian Alps making boots for lumberjacks, La Sportiva is now achieved global dominance in hiking boots, mountaineering boots, rock shoes and trail running shoes.
The definitive and original multi-tool. Leatherman makes knife and tool combinations of unsurpassed quality and back them up with extraordinary customer service and support. Using only the ...
In the days when flashlights used incandescent bulbs, one company was king. But now that all decent torches use LEDs (light emitting diodes) to produce light, a new brand has worked its way ...
Leki is another centenarian company who are continually pushing the boundaries of technology and design. The undisputed leaders in walking pole technology, their poles are top ...
This UK brand produce all sorts of excellent and useful bit n bobs for keeping you safe in the outdoors.
Light My Fire
If you had to go on looks alone, you'd probably guess that Light My Fire is a Swedish company—and you'd be right: typically sleek Scandinavian designs take the form of ...
Loaders Outback Australia
Outback Australia brand is produced by Loaders Manufacturers & Traders, an Aussie copany that has been supplying value-for-money camping gear since 1948.
Quite simply, the original and still the best guidebooks on (& about) earth!
All the way from the UK comes this brand courtesy of Greg Lowe, brother of legendary climber Jeff, encompassing a full range of packs and clothing. Great products with a world-wide ...
Mac in a Sac
For lightweight and breathable waterproof jackets & trosers, look no further than Mac in a Sac!
McNett are to outdoor gear what doctors are to patients - if it's fixable, they'll fix it. Rebel against our consumerist, disposable society by getting the most out of your gear and ...
In 1981, Backpacker Magazine named Merrell boots "The most comfortable and functional boots in North America", and 31 years and thousands of miles later, it's still a ...
Australian-owned Mont produces extremely warm thermal wear--from inner layers to fleeces and jackets. In fact, their stand-out, down Icicle Jacket is the warmest that we have—and the ...
Acquired by Grabber Performance Group in 2008, MPI were the designers of the original Space Blanket in 1964 for NASAs Apollo space missions, and that design is still going strong today.
There is no question about who the leading experts in outdoor gear are: with a name synonymous with quality, years of experience, multiple-award-winning technology and a excellent in-house ...
N - R -- Nalgene & Nathan Sports to Rainbird & Roman Camping
Nalgene actually started out as laboratory equipment company, but in the true spirit of innovation which we so much admire, lab rats in the 70's started taking some of the bottles out of ...
Creating specialist running gear from high visibility vests to packs and bottles, Pennsylvania's Nathan Sports are dedicated to helping you run longer and stronger, hence their nickname ...
Nick Brown, a Kentish lad, was dissatisfied with the products available for waterproofing his hiking boots, and so he invented his own non-softening wax to do the job - Nick's wax! In ...
Ocean Signal are the creators of the world's smallest current Personal Locator Beacon, the rescueME PLB1, After 40 years experience in marine communications systems
Australian made, tough-as-nails packs and tents from One Planet are as innovative as they are unique. The packs use a propriatry Waterloc© canvas fabric which offers unparalleled ...
A remarkable ongoing family business, three generations of the Opinel clan have been manufacturing these simple folding knives in Chambery, France since 1890, resulting in sales of over 210 ...
Optimus has been manafacturing top-level stoves since 1899—that's more than a century of expertise! Open air life is often a struggle to master the environment and weather, and ...
Ortlieb is German for 'waterproof'. Well, that's not quite true, but it has been The Name in waterproof packs, bags and other receptacles for over 30 years. All ...
Originally an importer of quality outdoor equipment like Tatonka and Coghlans, this Australian team is now manufacturing its own travel accessories.
Outdoor Research started in 1980, when the need for a better gaiter was brought to founder Ron Gregg's attention: his climbing partner on Denali was suffering from severe frostbite, in ...
Originally a workwear item, their Sox-Savers were re-invented and refined by us as ideal trekking gaiters.
Packtowl are here for one reason only, and it's not their spelling. It's their ridiculously-light chammy style travel towels.
The definitive in secure luggage and luggage accessories, Pacsafe sets the standard in smart, well-designed travel gear. Utilizing the best in anti-theft technology, their bags, locks and ...
A one-man Australian team, Myles makes hammocks out of parachutes, and he's damn good at it!
Peacock have been making their world-famous hand warmers since 1923, and are still going strong.
As a benchmark brand, particularly in the climbing world, Petzl also supplies top quality gear to the hiker and traveller in the form of headlamps and crampons. Petzl is one of the leaders ...
Part of Cascade Designs portfolio of brands in Seattle, the Platypus original flexible hydration bottle has been around since 1996. Still made in the USA, the brand continues to push the ...
With a charging solution for every conceivable wilderness situation, Powertraveller are the world leaders in portable power. Whatever your device, there's a 'monkey' waiting to ...
prAna has been bringing their ethos of change and sustainability to the world since 1992, and proving along the way that functionality, eco-friendliness, and environmentalism by no means ...
US Lighting brand Princeton Tec are one of the global leaders in their field, and we just love their head torches.
Rainbird have been protecting Aussie trekkers and travellers for over 25 years with their range of durable nylon rainwear. Known for their sturdy, practical and packable shells, they are the ...
A true Australian company, Roman camping has been producing outdoor equipment for over 50 years, and now provides a full range of gear from tents to sleeping bags to packs to furniture to ...
S - Z -- Salomon & Scarpa to Wilderness Equipment & Wilderness Wear
The world's best trail-running shoes are Trek & Travel's items of choice from Salomon—although the business also produces world-renowned clothing, ski and snowboard ...
Of all the footwear request we get, some of the most frequent are for Scarpa. Fortunately, we have them! More than 70 years ago in Italy, Scarpa started making footwear built on the rich ...
Sea To Summit
Sea To Summit is an appropriate name for a company which offers equipment that can quite literally accompany you all of that way. Founded by Tim Macartney-Snape and Roland Tyson in Australia ...
Experts in waterproof accessories, Sealskinz make the best darn socks and gloves this side of Atlantis.
One for the ladies: the original female urination device, for fields, festivals and dirty toilets everywhere.
Made in California, Sierra Lace has only one thing on its collective mind - boot laces. That's why they make the best.
1933 - a watershed year for navigation. A team of Swedish orienteers invent the liquid-filled compass and found the company which will become Silva - undeniably the world's leading name ...
DEET may be the most-feared repellent ingredient from the point of view of mosquitos, bush flies, ants, sand flies, ticks, and midges, but its power is not limited to insects. DEET products ...
Out of the picturesque ski town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, come a revolution in sock technology. By far the leading sock brand in the USA, and now a rising star in the merino base layer ...
In Japan they do things properly, and that includes designing and manufacturing outdoor equipment. Relatively unknown in Australia but huge in their native land, Snow Peak produce a ...
Striving to design the most beautiful and efficient stoves in the world, this Japanese company are managng to do just that.
SPIbelt = Small Personal Item belt. A nifty idea that works well for runners and travellers.
SPOT Inc is a subsidiary of Globalstar Inc, the Low Earth Orbit satellite network, hence they are in the perfect position to make use of the Globalstar 32-strong constellation for their ...
There are knives, and then there are Spyderco knives. All the way from Colorado, these could be the best knives in the world.
St. John Ambulance
When you're dealing with first aid, why not go to the experts? St. John Ambulance have been in the business for over 130 years!
In 1999, the outdoor and travel worlds were revolutionized by the introduction of the SteriPEN: an ultra-lightweight, incredibly fast water purifier. Up until then, the only way to deal with ...
Hailing from the UK, where storms are not uncommon, this brand know exactly what they're talkin about - waterproofing.
Starting in the mid 70's, Superfeet actually grew out of one of the world's leading orthotic labs, Northwest Podiatric Laboratory. Having a medical rather than a commercial ...
As with all of our favourite brands, Suunto was started by a keen outdoorsman, Tuomas Vohlonen, who was frustrated by the inaccuracy of traditional compasses. His development of a steadier, ...
They may have the native American name for a Bison but Tatonka are Swiss, and the Swiss know a lot about outdoor gear. Trust them; we have been for 20 years.
From the Peak District in the UK, Terra Nova may be named for Captain Scott's ill-fated Antarctica expedition but their equipment would have gone the distance.
The sandal brand that needs no introduction...
The first thermarest was designed and made by two out-of-work Boeing employees using a piece of open-cell foam, air-resistant fabric, and an old sandwich maker to melt them together! ...
Comfortable, reliable and understated, yet with secret depths (or in this case, pockets) and just plain nice—it'll come as no surprise that Tilley hats are Canadian! Alex Tilley ...
The classic outdoor laces for shoes, boots or mids. Over 30 years experience by this Austrian company has resulted in the best abrasion-resistant, lightweight nylon laces.
There is only one name in storm-proof alcohol stoves - the original Swedish Trangia, often imitated but never bettered in over 80 years. This is the ultimate travelling stove, a lightweight, ...
Ultralon are specialists in foams of all types, but for our purposes their closed cell foam makes excellent sleeping pads.
Relatively new to Australia, UltrAspire design top-shelf running packs with many innovative features. Naturally, many ultralight running packs can be used by the broad-minded hiker to save ...
In 1965, an American, William D. Sweasy, started making high-quality boots and shoes for the outdoor craze that was beginning to sweep the nation. Vasque started to garner a large and loyal ...
Victor Sports produce a wide range of medical and rehabilitation supplies.
If there is one piece of gear which epitomizes the outdoors for most people, it is probably a Swiss Army knife. Although they've been in business since 1884, it was after World War II, ...
In the 1970's, Wilderness Equipment started making gear with fantastic testing conditions—they used it themselves and found out immediately if it didn't work right! Then they ...
An Australian institution in the manufacture of entry-level camping apparel.