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Clothing buyer Amy has selected her favourite new season pieces for spring and summer. Take your pick from quick drying vests and lightweight waterproofs, to climbing trousers, t-shirts and crease resistant shorts, perfect for all your spring and summer activities.

1. Mountain Equipment Equinox Vest

“The Equinox Vest is a technical top great for summer activities, the fabric is soft and comfortable against the skin, with dart stitch detailing and a feminine cut. It wicks really well but also looks great with a pair of jeans.”

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2. Rab Spark Jacket

“This lightweight jacket made from Pertex Shield is perfect for pulling out of your pack when you get caught in a summer shower. It’s a bright technical jacket perfect for pretty much any spring and summer activities.”

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3. Jack Wolfskin Tongari Nanuk Hoodie

“This is a nice change from your standard mid layer a.k.a the chunky brown or black fleece. The heathered look fabric with leather pulls and rope draw cords make this a great looking top, ideal for beach walks or summer evenings.”

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4. The North Face Storm Shadow Jacket

“An intelligent technical mid layer, the micro grid fabric makes this a versatile layering piece that wicks moisture and traps heat. It’s packable and can be worn from the beginning of your trek to the mountain top.”

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5. Royal Robbins Back Country Short

“These shorts make a great addition to your travel wardrobe, they do it all. They’re quick drying, crease resistant and breathable, available in a bright cherry red, new for this season. Wear during the day or dress them up in the evening.”

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6. Montane Terra Ridge Pant

“A slim fitting technical pair of trousers for the serious walker, scrambler or mountaineer. The stretch fabric allows for easy movement without restriction, whilst the re-inforced knees and ankles give extra abrasion resistance.”

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Expertly Picked By

Amy Williams, Clothing Buyer

Our clothing buyer Amy has worked for Cotswold Outdoor for 4 years and originally worked in our Brecon store. She loves to travel and some of her favourite destinations are the Philippines, India and Bali and she’s heading to Hong Kong and Malaysia this year. Amy is also a keen skier all over Europe and loves working in the outdoor industry and seeing the new innovative technologies coming to market.