ISPO Award 2016 Category Asian Products

Asian Products
Product of the Year
Kailas
„EDGE” Climbing Backpack 35L
PRODUCT OF THE YEAR in the segment ASIAN PRODUCTS: Kailas — “EDGE” Climbing Backpack 35L
Kailas
„EDGE” Climbing Backpack 35L

Kailas — „EDGE” Climbing Backpack 35L

Kailas has developed this lightweight 35 liter rucksack for extreme climbers. The SAS carrying system makes it possible to vary the weight. Without the hip strap, aluminum plate and top bag, the ‘Edge’ weighs only 700 grams. This innovative rucksack is also the perfect companion for hiking tours.

www.kailasgears.com

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Gold Winners
Kailas
“Tabary” Ultra-light Harness
Kailas – “Tabary” Ultra-light Harness
Kailas
“Tabary” Ultra-light Harness

Kailas – “Tabary” Ultra-light Harness

Category: Outdoor Equipment

Breathable, maximum light weight and compactness, up to 30KN pull but only 195g, providing limitless freedom and mobility, specially made for sport and high end climbing. Reinforced Dyneema strands in waist belt and leg loops, offering optimal load distribution and excellent comfort. Smooth stitching eliminates chafe and pressure points.  “Quick Buckle” ensures easier and faster waist belt adjustment.

Jurystatement: 

Designed for climbers who give everything. The high-performance Dyneema cord is well organized in the waist belt, and the leg loop offers maximum comfort when you are hanging in the crag.

www.kailasgears.com

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Far Eastern New Century
FENC DynaFeed
Far Eastern New Century – FENC DynaFeed
Far Eastern New Century
FENC DynaFeed

Far Eastern New Century – FENC DynaFeed

Category: Base Layer

DynaFeed utilizes the FERMI platform as a seamless interface between the textile world and the Internet. FERMI is an ultrathin, conductive polymer coating that detects the voltage of a heartbeat and body movement to optimize athletic performance. FERMI also makes innately obsolete conventional heavy metal-based systems unnecessary, which not only restrict body movement and design freedom but also pollute our environment.

Jurystatement: 

A great new component that does not inhibit the functionality of the fabric while collecting and transporting vital information.

www.fenc.com/index_en.aspx

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Kailas
'Invader' Smart Skiing Jacket
Kailas – 'Invader' Smart Skiing Jacket
Kailas
'Invader' Smart Skiing Jacket

Kailas – 'Invader' Smart Skiing Jacket

Category: Outer Layer 3L

Purpose-built for mountaineering and skiing. 360° stretch, 3L high-performance, waterproof and durable with magnificent contact color for visibility. New sensor system is integrated into the mobile app for safety in snowy and foggy weather. Lights will be on accordingly as a reminder when you swing over the set value during skiing.

Jurystatement: 

First of all, it’s a nicely designed jacket for skiing and mountaineering made of durable, elastic, high-performance material. With the new sensor system integrated in the mobile app, it adds a lot of comfort and safety when the skier is stuck in the dark or lost in snowy and foggy conditions by illuminating areas on the back and the arm and even emitting an SOS signal.

http://www.kailasgears.com

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Fenix
CL25R
Fenix – CL25R
Fenix
CL25R

Fenix – CL25R

Category: Lighting&Energy

The Fenix CL25R deserves the reputation of little penguin, adopts innovative and cold-resistant structure design. As the compatibility of one 18650 Li-ion battery and two cold-resistant CR123A Lithium battery, it is capable of confronting the low temperature of -35℃, even to -40℃. The combination of white&red light plus professional optical diffuser tip, lights up large areas up to 25 meters with maximum 350 lumen output& 600h of illumination.

Jurystatement: 

Smart idea to place the battery on the inside. It is smaller and easily works at very low temperatures (-35°C). Fenix really has the know-how to deal with extreme conditions.

www.fenixlight.com

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NORTHLAND
The Hales Luminous Trailrunning Shoes
NORTHLAND – The Hales Luminous Trailrunning Shoes
NORTHLAND
The Hales Luminous Trailrunning Shoes

NORTHLAND – The Hales Luminous Trailrunning Shoes

Category: Running Shoes

Running on the road or trail at night is safer with a visible, aerodynamic, light and durable running shoe. This shoe is super comfortable and comes with VIBRAM® soles for traction in rain or on mud. Highly reflective mesh and luminous outsoles are used to increase the visibility in low light. 

Jurystatement: 

Light, comfortable, good cushioning and grip on rocky terrian, that's what the Northland light shoe offers you to move fast and further with ease.

www.northland-pro.com.cn

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Actionfox
Hat with anti fog glasses
Actionfox - Hat with anti fog glasses
Actionfox
Hat with anti fog glasses

Actionfox - Hat with anti fog glasses

Category: Apparel Accessories

The knitted one-size-fits-all hat with integrated goggle is easy to carry and easy to use. It is also great for people wearing prescription glasses. The patented product has polarized lenses and is very durable.              

Jurystatement: 

A unique combination of functions – why has not it been around before?

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Toread
TIEF WATERPROOF MEN’S HIKING SHOES
Toread –  TIEF WATERPROOF MEN’S HIKING SHOES
Toread
TIEF WATERPROOF MEN’S HIKING SHOES

Toread –  TIEF WATERPROOF MEN’S HIKING SHOES

Category: Hiking&Trekking Shoes

Low-cut shoes for outdoor professional with Toread's proprietary TIEF PRO waterproof technology.

Jurystatement: 

Warm, stable, waterproof, and comfortable shoes with Toread’s self-drying TIEF PRO technology and a special sole material and design: This shoe is perfect for really rugged terrain and bad weather.

www.toread.com.cn

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NORTHLAND
Bag with exhaust valve
NORTHLAND – Waterproof Bag with exhaust valve
NORTHLAND
Bag with exhaust valve

NORTHLAND – Bag with exhaust valve

Category: Bags&Backpacks

This product uses a smart exhaust valve controlled by rotation. You can evacuate residual air from the bag by turning the valve. Without water, the bag is easily compressible, saving valuable space in your backpack. Close the exhaust valve to ensure air and water cannot enter the bag.        

Jurystatement: 

Practical and easy to use. Sometimes great solutions can be found in small detail.

www.northland-pro.com.cn/

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FIRE-MAPLE
BORE teaware
FIRE-MAPLE – BORE teaware
FIRE-MAPLE
BORE teaware

FIRE-MAPLE – BORE teaware

Category: Cookers

Evolving from the traditional Chinese teapot, BORE, the titanium teaware, was developed specifically for the Asian market. It includes a teapot, a percolator, two cups, and a linen bag. All the main parts of the teaware are made of lightweight and healthy titanium. All components can be stored inside the teapot for easy transport.     

Jurystatement: 

This is a perfect product combining modern materials and manufacture technologies with traditional Chinese culture elements. It's a modern take on ancient tradition, enhancing the quality of outdoor activities.

www.fire-maple.com

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BALLOP
AQUA-LANDER
BALLOP – AQUA-LANDER
BALLOP
AQUA-LANDER

BALLOP – AQUA-LANDER

Category: Barefoot Shoes

AQUA-LANDER is a true original thanks to the hydrodynamic fin on the toe of the shoe. The fin does not have a negative impact on normal walking and movement, and it reduces the resistance in water. The design of the sole was inspired by octopus suction cups and increases the traction on land.

Jurystatement: 

Practical, reliable, and unique barefoot shoes.

www.ballop.co.kr

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BLACKYAK
HYBRID INSULATION JACKET
BLACKYAK – HYBRID INSULATION JACKET
BLACKYAK
HYBRID INSULATION JACKET

BLACKYAK – HYBRID INSULATION JACKET

Category: Outer Layer 2L

This Product was developed together with our athletes who requested a compact insulation jacket with a large scope of use. Through the smart distribution of different Insulation materials (Goose Down, Primaloft Gold & Polartec Alpha) a compact but warmer jacket to comparable products has been created that can ideally be used for training at lower altitude,  

Jurystatement: 

The perfect down jacket design with active controllable heating system. The machine-washable heating element, the soft touch, and Bluetooth bring protective winter clothing design to a new level. Electronic wearable technologies, integrated in functional garment allow us to monitor the body's physiological response in real time. Mankind will benefit from this kind of development, and outdoor activities will become more scientific, comfortable, and smart.

global.blackyak.com



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BLACKYAK
ACTIVE FLEX PANTS LIGHT
BLACKYAK – ACTIVE FLEX PANTS LIGHT
BLACKYAK
ACTIVE FLEX PANTS LIGHT

BLACKYAK – ACTIVE FLEX PANTS LIGHT

Category: Outer Layer 1L

The Active Flex Pant Light has been developed as an essential item for mountaineering and ski touring in moderately cold conditions. It is elasticated, extremely breathable, and offers maximum freedom of movement and comfort thanks its mapped construction. The seams were produced using ultrasonic welding technology, making them lay flat to avoid chafing and irritation while maintaining maximum flexibility. 

Jurystatement: 

The perfect combination of looks, fit, and function. Thanks to the hybrid material and ergonomic cut, these pants are ideal for ice climbing, alpine activities, and ski touring.

global.blackyak.com

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BLACKYAK
B5XP5 JACKET
BLACKYAK – B5XP5 JACKET
BLACKYAK
B5XP5 JACKET

BLACKYAK – B5XP5 JACKET

Category: Lifestyle and Fashion

B5XP5 is a smart garment by BLACKYAK. It has a special heating system named "Yak On-H". It's designed for people who desire extra heat when it's cold outside. The user can control the temperature of the apparel automatically via a control device or a smartphone app. Integrated into the jacket is a heating yarn, but it's still washable and safe from electromagnetic waves.

Jurystatement: 

Perfect down jacket design with actively controllable heating system. The machine-washable heating element, a smooth hand feel and Bluetooth technology bring winter clothing to a new level.

www.blackyak.com

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BLACKYAK
COMBAT SHIRT
BLACKYAK – COMBAT SHIRT
BLACKYAK
COMBAT SHIRT

BLACKYAK – COMBAT SHIRT

Category: Mid Layer

The Combat Shirt is a hybrid thermal midlayer, developed for use during intense activities, training, and expeditions. It was designed with an extremely permeable, flexible back panel. It also features large front Flex Mesh Expander Pockets offering enough space for all essential items. 

Jurystatement: 

The body-mapping design concept with zoned functional fabric as well as the special ventilation channels are responsible for a comfortable and exciting wearing experience.

global.blackyak.com

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Winners
Toread
TIEF-DRY BASELAYER
Toread – TIEF-DRY BASELAYER
Toread
TIEF-DRY BASELAYER

Toread – TIEF-DRY BASELAYER

Category: Base Layer

In outdoor sports, people usually sweat a lot. To offer more comfort, the brand uses a two-layer structure material with polyester on the outside and polypropylene on the inside. The moisture is transported to the outside, rapidly transferred by the 3D honeycomb structure. Polypropylene surfaces like fleece feel like wool. The entire weight is 180g . Wear the baselayer to keep the body's temperature in balance . The material dries fast and offers great wearing comfort.                                         

www.toread.com.cn

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BLACKYAK
LIGHT WINDBREAKER VEST
BLACKYAK – LIGHT WINDBREAKER VEST
BLACKYAK
LIGHT WINDBREAKER VEST

BLACKYAK – LIGHT WINDBREAKER VEST

Category: Outer Layer 2L

The extremely breathable Light Windbreaker Vest is a product for ascent and training, featuring water proof fabric and 3D mesh across the shoulder part. This adds reinforcement and maximum comfort while carrying a backpack. The vest is exclusively made using Cordura fabrics. The WB vest features large front „Flex Mesh Expander Pockets“, allowing quick & easy access.

global.blackyak.com

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GREEN HERMIT
CAVALRY 1000 sport waist belt
GREEN HERMIT – CAVALRY 1000 sport waist belt
GREEN HERMIT
CAVALRY 1000 sport waist belt

GREEN HERMIT – CAVALRY 1000 sport waist belt

Category: Performance Accessories

CAVALRY 1000 is aiming to enhance runners' capacity and provide them with extended space for carrying two 500-ml water bottles and other necessary stuff. Cordura fabric is added to the product, which is also holding uniquely-shaped bottles and dismountable bags. The brand's design and workmanship make the products stand out in the business, enhancing the runner's performance. 

www.green-hermit.com

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361-SPIRE
361-KgM2
361-SPIRE, 361-KgM2
361-SPIRE
361-KgM2

361-SPIRE, 361-KgM2

Category: Running Shoes

361 Degrees' flagship for today's runner seeking the ultimate in cushioning. Breathable air mesh with strategically positioned welds provide a secure fit and feel. The three-layer QDP System utilizes coated QU!KFOAM with an interlinked construction to maximize softness and maintain response. Ergonomically designed platform featuring enhanced forefoot cushioning with durable, lightweight traction and flexibility.          

www.361sport.com

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KingCamp
Bamboo folding table
KingCamp – Bamboo folding table
KingCamp
Bamboo folding table

KingCamp – Bamboo folding table

Category: Tents&Recreation

The table is designed to solve the problem that folding tables are difficult to carry or store. Because normal tables can only be folded in half, they are inconvenient to carry to a picnic or a party, mainly because they take up too much space. This table can be folded in quarters, the height is adjustable, and the table top is made of smooth and heavy-duty bamboo. A truly significant improvement.      

www.kingcamp.com.cn

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NEXTORCH
UL360
NEXTORCH – UL360
NEXTORCH
UL360

NEXTORCH – UL360

Category: Lighting&Energy

The UL360 is a 360-degree camping pocket lantern. The light source is designed to swivel 360 degrees to light up any direction you want. Powered by one AA battery, the max output is 70 lumens, and it illuminates an area of up to 5sqm. The UL360 is about the size of a thumb and weighs only 63g with battery.                        

www.nextorch.com

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NORTHLAND
Men's Ultralight Hiking Shoes
NORTHLAND – Men's Ultralight Hiking Shoes
NORTHLAND
Men's Ultralight Hiking Shoes

NORTHLAND – Men's Ultralight Hiking Shoes

Category: Hiking&Trekking Shoes

This waterproof, ultralight hiking shoe is designed for hikers who want to move light and fast on the trails. Meanwhile, a seamless technique is used to reduce friction and enhance the comfort. The best-in-class VIBRAM® outsole delivers superior grip and durability. The weight of one shoe is 326g, based on a men's 41. 

www.northland-pro.com.cn

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NEXTOOL
Knisfor
NEXTOOL – Knisfor
NEXTOOL
Knisfor

NEXTOOL – Knisfor

Category: Outdoor Accessories

Knisfor is a knife-fork-spoon combo cutlery. The compact design makes it easy to pack and carry. Fork and knife/spoon can be separated, which greatly improves the outdoor dining experience. The sharp and sturdy knife is also a good backup for any cutting job in the outdoors. Knisfor is the best choice for backpackers and outdoor dining or BBQs at home.

www.nextorch.com

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KingCamp
Ajustable high back chair
KingCamp – Ajustable high back chair
KingCamp
Ajustable high back chair

KingCamp – Ajustable high back chair

Category: Tents&Recreation

First, its back can be adjusted by 15°, so you can sit in it like in a normal chair, but also like in a recliner. Second, the backrest is long enough for the entire back, and you can turn the carrying bag into the pillowcase to have a comfortable pillow. Third, it is made of aircraft aluminum 7075, very lightweight and also small when folded.        

www.kingcamp.com.cn

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NEXTOOL
TaoTool
NEXTOOL – TaoTool
NEXTOOL
TaoTool

NEXTOOL – TaoTool

Category: Outdoor Accessories

TaoTool is designed to safely and easily open things. It can cut thicker packages without worrying about damaging the products inside. It can be used as a rope cutter and folding knife when you need any support. The key-sized multi-tool that easily attaches to an existing key ring fits great in a pocket and can easily be kept anywhere.  

www.nextorch.com

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Keith
Titanium Pressure Cooker
Keith – Titanium Pressure Cooker
Keith
Titanium Pressure Cooker

Keith – Titanium Pressure Cooker

Category: Cookers

This ultra-light and strong stove is a technologically advanced solution for cooking at high altitudes with low air pressure and oxygen. It’s made of titanium and can also be used as a cup. Use the external cup and lid to stir-fry or make soup. Combine the external and internal cups with the lid to steam rice and/or make soup at the same time. It’s convenient, efficient and energy saving. 

www.keith-ti.com

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Toread
TiEF GUARD
Toread – TiEF GUARD
Toread
TiEF GUARD

Toread – TiEF GUARD

Category: Lifestyle and Fashion

The TIEF GUARD triple-protection and self-cleaning fabric is stain-resistant, waterproof, oilproof, and imitates the natural self-cleaning features of lotus leaves. Numerous papillary spots on the surface of the leaves can prevent the infiltration of stains and acts as a natural self-cleaning function. The liner is an ultra-light down jacket with insulation properties, and it can be used as a neck pillow.   

www.toread.com.cn

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Toread
Light energy ski
Toread – Light energy ski
Toread
Light energy ski

Toread – Light energy ski 

Category: Outer Layer 1L

Abrasion-resistant and waterproof fabric with nano far-infrared material, thermal and antibacterial, changing microcirculation. It is made with Toread's TIEF WARM bionic hollow heating fiber, absorbing sunlight and converting luminous energy into heat. A sandwich net-structured material is used in the liner to keep the body dry. The hood is helmet-compatible for all-around protection, not affecting the vision. The elbows are treated for abrasion resistance and an extended product life.               

www.toread.com.cn/

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Fenix
HL10 2016 Edition
Fenix – HL10 2016 Edition
Fenix
HL10 2016 Edition

Fenix – HL10 2016 Edition

Category: Lighting&Energy

Fenix HL10 2016, the super lightweight headlamp, amazes with the innovative secondary optical patent design of LED that features spotlighting and floodlighting modulation. The angle of illumination can be modulated thanks to the elastic plastic support. Even more surprising: the 2.76-inch and 1.6-ounce waterproof lamp can stand upright like a mini flashlight when removed from the plastic case.    

www.fenixlight.com

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Kailas
“Leopard” Ultra-light Compression Shirt
Kailas – “Leopard” Ultra-light Compression Shirt
Kailas
“Leopard” Ultra-light Compression Shirt

Kailas – “Leopard” Ultra-light Compression Shirt

Category: Compression Wear

Ultra-light and waterproof, with different elasticity in a one-piece fabric, offering extreme comfort and compression without restriction. Limited stitching and dimensional cut create a second-skin fit and streamlined feel; digital printing and fusion technology; compression on different parts helps stabilize waist, hip, pelvis and knee joints for greater running performance as well as minimum energy waste and swelling.        

www.kailasgears.com

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KAILAS
“Ice Blade” Soft-shell Ice Climbing Jacket
KAILAS – “Ice Blade” Soft-shell Ice Climbing Jacket
KAILAS
“Ice Blade” Soft-shell Ice Climbing Jacket

KAILAS – “Ice Blade” Soft-shell Ice Climbing Jacket

Category: Outer Layer 3L

Simple but functional soft shell for ice climbing, made of breathable, waterproof 360° stretch denim for limitless freedom of movement. The 3D cutting and seamless construction provide extreme comfort. The helmet-compatible hood protects you from wind, rain, and snow while climbing. It comes with a chest pocket with waterproof zip and horseshoe-shaped cuffs for greater mobility and compatibility with ice climbing gloves.

www.kailasgears.com

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