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The North Face Avalanche Airbag Pack

Imagine being caught in an avalanche with only a shovel to free you from hundreds of pounds of snow - the odds do not look very good. The North Face hopes to change that through the integration of its new product, called Avalanche Airbag Safety System (ABS). The ABS Patrol 24 Pack is worn on your back and inflates to protect you if hit by a large amount of snow, such as airbags in vehicles. The request for the development of this product came from professional snowboarder and team member of The North Face, Xavier Le Rue, who was trapped in an avalanche, four years ago. After facing death, Le Rue demanded that the ABS system was built in his backpack. Watch the video
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ZIIIRO MERCURY

We take a look at the latest addition to the Ziiiro family, the Ziiiro Mercury. As all Ziiro watches the Mercury is also minimalist in design and features an unconventional dial composed of overlapping discs, one for indicating hours, one for indicating minutes. Check out some more details and photos after the jump. Photography: blessthisstuff...
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CLAE HAMILTON

One of our favorite shoe brands Clae have just presented their new Autum/Winter Collection for 2012. Our pick is the sleek "Hamilton shoe", a clean style with an overall great look. The shoe features a low profile sole, rich pull up leathers with tonal stitching, metal eyelets and soft collar lining details. It is available in three styles, black grizzly, grizzly bark, and oxblood ruby. source You can also purchase them online from Clae´s Amazon store here...
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MERRELL BAREFOOT TRAIL RUNNING SHOES

These belong to the new line called Merrell Barefoot, designed to give the feeling of walking barefoot but with the protection of a great grip vibram sole. The shoes fit like a glove, they are ultra-lightweight and protect your feet from rocks and roots. These shoes are definetly Merrell´s answer to the very popular Vibram five fingers. via Gear Patrol...
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