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VAUDE Larice LesSeam Jacket and Vest
100 years ago the first skiers could be found barreling down the slopes in grandma's knitted wool sweater. Today, knitwear is a machine-made, high-tech product. In the VAUDE Larice LesSeam Jacket, Comfort Mapping and the sophisticated, seamless circular knitting process brings more flexibility to your tour and is the first choice for performance-minded ski tourers. The jacket – and the matching vest – also scores high with warm PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation Eco padding on the chest for extra warmth when carving down slopes.
German Engineering & Innovation: Trail Spacer 18 Multispeed Backpack with 3D Knit Construction
At the ISPO, the outdoor specialist VAUDE will be presenting a larger version of its innovative Trail Spacer backpack. The lightweight pack for hyperactive athletes offers maximum comfort, perfect support and even more room for speed with its 3D knitted back and 18 liters of volume. And best of all, the backpack will be hitting the market as early as spring 2019.
OSRAM LED-ready Lighting for VAUDE backpacks and accessories
Fiat Lux – Let there be light! With OSRAM LED-ready Lighting, VAUDE provides genuine enlightenment for modern lifestyles. In cooperation with the long-established German lighting pioneer OSRAM, a pioneering illumination system was developed for the industry that ensures greater active visibility and safety for a modern (outdoor) lifestyle. It can be used in several VAUDE backpacks and bags and is the perfect complement to StVO-compliant bicycle lights or headlamps.
Ceplex Green: The world’s first recycled membrane made from post-consumer waste
Closing the loop. For the first time, a water and windproof polyester membrane made of post-consumer recycled materials, such as used PET bottles, is being applied in VAUDE clothing. The Ceplex Green membrane in the current version of the Miskanti Softshell Jacket has opened up a new chapter in sustainable weather protection.
Shuksan and Miskanti Fleece Jacket: Less microplastics thanks to biodegradable fleece
In its Winter 19/20 collection, VAUDE is presenting two new products made from the world's first fleece fabric with biodegradable fiber on the napped inner surface. With the Miskanti fleece for hikers and the sportier Shuksan fleece, an ecological textile innovation has gone into series production, offering a solution to the problem of microplastics that are shed during the washing process – a good 40 years after the introduction of fleece fabrics in the outdoor market.

Down apparel with recycled down

Down apparel with recycled down
In 2019, VAUDE is taking a lifecycle approach to down clothing as well and is opening a new chapter: For the first time GRS-certified recycled down is being used in VAUDE apparel – and this goes for all its down jackets. In the latest version of the VAUDE Kabru Hooded Jacket, the shell is even made of recycled polyamide, making it the first fully recycled down jacket. Heat recovery also works with textiles.
Back Bowl 22 and 30, Freeride and Touring Backpacks
"Back Bowl" calls to mind deep powdery snow, pristine slopes and the fascination of freeriding – just what the Back Bowl 22 and the Back Bowl 30 were designed for. These two freeride backpacks not only offer excellent performance in powder, but also impress with carefully designed details, such as a practical opening at the back.
Mineo Line: Gear for urban explorers
With its Mineo line, VAUDE is launching a fashionable apparel series whose urban, stylish looks strike a cord with the most discerning. Not only does it score high in the urban jungle, but the recycled materials and environmentally-friendly production takes a stand for sustainability as well.
Children's animal-shaped backpacks and bags
The five new VAUDE children's backpacks from the Green Rebel series offer beastly fun for everyday life. The quintet consists of three backpacks and two shoulder bags for kindergarten-age children. The five friends have one thing in common: a stylish design from the animal kingdom. And as befits true environmental scouts, they are made from highly sustainable materials such as recycled PET, organic cotton and hemp.
Snow Cup Series: Winter apparel for children
The VAUDE Kids Snow Cup series provides more fun in the snow! Six different products – from snow overalls to mittens – ensure best possible comfort and reliable function for your pint-sized progeny in the cold, winter season.
Innovative & Functional Biking Apparel: LesSeam circular-knit jerseys and tights
In the autumn/winter season, VAUDE is expanding its range of products already presented in the 2019 Summer Collection and is increasingly focusing on seam-reduced knitting technology for performance-oriented cyclists. These products are manufactured using a circular-knit process and they not only offer outstanding wearing comfort, but also conserve resources and are eco-friendly thanks to extremely low waste and the use of recycled materials.

Trailpack: Modular Bike Backpack

Trailpack: Modular Bike Backpack
The VAUDE Trailpack combines the best of both worlds: a comfortable suspension system with a removable, waterproof packsack. And it can be used for a wide range of activities: The Trailpack earns high points when it comes to bike packing, everyday cycling and other outdoor adventures.

VAUDE Winter Bike Apparel

VAUDE Winter Bike Apparel
If you want to ride your bike throughout the winter, you’ve got to take some precautions. With the Winter Collection 2019 VAUDE is presenting the perfect gear for year-round biking.
New additions to the Green Shape Core Collection Summer 2019
The Green Shape Core Collection — the heart of VAUDE's sustainable product development — is entering its second round in summer 2019. VAUDE began a new chapter in eco-friendly outdoor apparel with its thoroughly sustainable collection featuring innovative and exclusive developments in materials. This award-winning, versatile collection covers a broad range of outdoor activities and has been so successful that it is being expanded for the summer 2019 season. The new summer styles with high performance materials are designed for a variety of bike activities while the multiuse concept continues to play a central role.
Made in Germany: Waterproof multifunctional backpack Proof 28
With the Proof 28, VAUDE has developed a multifunctional Bike & Hike & City backpack for all of life’s outdoor occasions. The pack sports a clean silhouette and it’s a true multi-talent: waterproof, robust, user-friendly, versatile to carry – and last but not least – Made in Germany with climate-neutral manufacturing in the VAUDE factory near Lake Constance.
Footwear: Approach Shoe MTN Dibona Tech
Rock, rubble, muddy paths or a forest road? Whatever comes your way – the new Approach MTN Dibona Tech from VAUDE is a solid, reliable companion for the mountains. Thanks to certified Terracare® leather and many recycled materials, this new approach shoe also convinces with a high degree of environmental performance.
Croz Alpin series — a new approach with stylish good looks
The freshly revised Croz series from VAUDE features bold new colors. An alpine-oriented line of apparel, the Croz series offers a high-performance ensemble for ambitious mountaineers with a technical 3-layer jacket, windbreaker, hybrid softshell and robust alpine pants. A few features that will help you know you’ve made the right choice: small pack size, low weight, eye-catching designs, an athletic fit and thoroughly eco-friendly production. After all, the entire VAUDE Apparel Collection features 100 % PFC-free membranes and water-repellent finishes. In addition, all models in the Mountain Collection have earned the VAUDE Green Shape label which stands for environmentally friendly and socially fair production.
Skomer & company for pure and natural outdoor adventures
For many women, hiking is a simply something to enjoy; it’s not about "higher, faster, further" but about rest and relaxation. Hiking means taking time out from the hectic hustle and bustle that we have to face every day. Nature offers a chance to unwind and ‘log off’ for a while. Whether alone or with family and friends – good spirits are more important than how many kilometers you cover or checking off summits reached. If you’re the type that likes to stop and enjoy the flowers – especially in the midst of good company, you know that performance isn’t the whole story when it comes to your outdoor apparel. Sustainability and style are also important. That is why VAUDE has developed a hiking series for women that is specifically designed to meet these needs.
Trekking tents: A classic for 30 years — the Mark tent is redesigned
30 years ago VAUDE presented its first Mark tent with the patented wrap-around construction. Since that time, thousands of campers and trekkers have called it their home away from home. For the summer of 2019, the outdoor specialist from Lake Constance has once again revised its category of 4-season tents. Lightweight materials and a modern design, full weather protection, outstanding wind stability and an easy set up make this latest generation of Mark tents a veritable fortress for outdoor adventures — any season of the year.
Down sleeping bags on the up and up
With the Mawees mummy sleeping bag and the versatile Kamor rectangular bag, VAUDE is placing a strong emphasis on sustainability. Both sleeping bags are made from 100 % recycled down.
Family: Child-friendly outdoor gear from head to toe
With a new children's shoe quintet, the sleeping bag duo Alpli 400 SYN and Kobel 500 SYN as well as kidswear for the great outdoors, VAUDE is ensuring that children too can follow the path of nature with a playful spirit and with high quality gear.
Apparel and backpacks designed for e-biking
With the eBracket bike backpack, the eMoab shirt and the eMoab shorts, VAUDE is launching a newly designed clothing trio that has been specifically developed for the needs of e-biking.
LesSeam: Sustainably produced bike apparel
With the LesSeam Shirt and the SQlab LesSeam Shorts, VAUDE is introducing an innovative bike duo that redefines the classic layer theory for functional clothing. The seam-reduced cycling shirt fits like a second skin, the shorts feature a comfortable SQlab chamois.
Flat pedal Shoe Series AM Moab: A new level in Bike & Hike
For the summer season 2019 VAUDE has completely revised the Moab line of All Mountain footwear introduced three years ago. With a newly developed outsole and a specially designed rubber compound from SUPtraction, the updated Moab series takes Bike & Hike to a whole new level. Four different flat pedal models in mid cut and low cut versions offer the perfect footwear to meet your individual needs for trail and park.
Aqua Light Series: Light and waterproof bicycle bags
With the new Aqua Light series for summer 2019, VAUDE has designed the perfect panniers for weight-optimized bike travel and bikepacking. Robust, perfectly waterproof with HF welded seams, climate-neutral and environmentally friendly manufacturing, and last but not least, Made in Germany.
The successful "Made in Germany" Bag Collection is going into the next round
Europe's sustainable outdoor outfitter VAUDE is launching new models in its "Made in Germany Collection" for the summer of 2019. In addition to city backpacks and a city bag, the company is introducing a small shoulder bag that can be quickly and easily combined with the Wolfegg backpack. The bags are completely PVC-free and are produced with climate-neutral manufacturing at the company headquarters in Tettnang near Lake Constance. In addition to their modern design and robust, waterproof workmanship, they also impress with innovative textile materials and smart details.
New Islands Trolleys Rotuma and Tuvana: Designed for adventure, good for the environment
Off to the islands! For spring 2019, the new trolleys from the house of VAUDE are ready for adventure. In a new design and bright colors, these innovative, sustainable bags feature so many practical highlights that you’ll just have to have one for your next (island) journey.
Green Shape Core Collection - the future of sustainable outdoor gear
At the heart of the new VAUDE Winter Collection 2018/19 is its Green Shape Core Collection: an authentically sustainable selection of gear for a wide variety of outdoor activities. VAUDE has developed innovative materials that are high performing and environmentally friendly, while at the same time offer solutions for global environmental challenges such as microplastics pollution. With them, VAUDE is presenting the most sustainable products in the industry, underscoring its pioneering position and demonstrating what the future holds for sustainably innovative outdoor gear.
Lignum series - Hemp bags with a personal touch
This spring VAUDE will premiere bags in the new Packs ’n Bags Collection made from the renewable raw materials hemp and organic cotton - two long lost friends that are trending hot when it comes to durability and a strong eco-balance. As a third eco element, buckles made from biobased plastic made from castor oil have been added. VAUDE has used these materials to design six new chic and functional everyday companions for urban trendsetters who value individuality, naturalness and an ethical, sustainable lifestyle.
Backpack Trail Spacer 8 - Knit that fits
The southern German outdoor specialist VAUDE is once again demonstrating innovative strength in the field of backpack technology with the lightweight Trail Spacer 8. For the first time, an innovative 3D-knit construction has been used for the back. A globally unparalleled manufacturing process was developed in cooperation with the textile university of Albstadt-Sigmaringen that offers a compact fit for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking or trail running.

Green fleece for clean water

Green fleece for clean water
At the ISPO in Munich, VAUDE will be launching for the first time products made of a fleece fabric that feature a biodegradable, softly napped inner lining. As a pioneer in the field of sustainability, VAUDE has developed this fabric in collaboration with the Italian fabric supplier Pontetorto and will be the world’s first manufacturer to introduce it – in its Winter 18/19 Collection. The Miskanti Fleece Jacket, a high-stretch fleece for mountain sports, along with several models of the limited “Green Shape Core Collection” are all made with TENCEL® fleece. A good 40 years after the introduction of fleece fabrics to the outdoor market, VAUDE is now for the first time offering a solution to the problem of the shedding of microfibers during the washing process.
Insulated warmth for cold winter weather
VAUDE is introducing PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation Natural Blend — a new, soft hybrid insulation made from plant fibers — for an eco-friendly yet stylish addition to its collection. The products that feature this innovative layer are not only good looking on the outside; their inner qualities are also first-rate. This trailblazing insulation is making an exclusive debut in the VAUDE Winter Collection 2018/19.

Vorwärts ins Backcountry

Vorwärts ins Backcountry
Für die Wintersaison 2018/19 hat VAUDE die Bekleidung für abfahrtsorientierte Skitourengeher grundlegend überarbeitet und nochmals erweitert. Den Schutz vor den Elementen und eine technisch aufwendige Konstruktion zeigt die Back Bowl Serie in einem lässigen und sehr geländegängigen Ski-Outfit. Alle Modelle tragen das VAUDE Green Shape Label für eine umweltfreundliche und sozial faire Herstellung. Die Membran und die wasserabweisende DWR-Ausrüstung ist bei der gesamten Bekleidungskollektion von VAUDE 100 % PFC-frei.

Adaptable and warm all year round

Adaptable and warm all year round
VAUDE‘S All Year Moab Outfit - consisting of a hybrid jacket, long-sleeved jersey and zip-off pants - ensures year round mountain biking adventurous fun. The VAUDE trio comes in a stylish design and with lots of high performance features.
Warm parka for cold weather cyclists
VAUDE has designed the ideal companion for all winter cyclist fashionistas, its Cyclist Padded Parka. The Primaloft® insulation provides warmth even in icy temps, while high vis reflective elements ensure greater safety while riding on the road.
Fast protection for bad weather crusades
The VAUDE Cyclist Cape is always on call when it's cold outside or the weather shifts from one moment to the next. It’s windproof and warm, and reliably blocks out rain - with two practical kangaroo pockets, it has everything a rain poncho really needs.

Weather protection for the road

Weather protection for the road
Weather forecast looking unpredictable? No worries, with the Bike Chaps you’re always prepared! VAUDE offers its special bike rain pants in two practical versions.
Skarvan Trekking Backpacks: Heavy duty backpacks for wilderness trekking
The Scottish Highlands, the Kerry Way in Ireland or the expansive Fjäll region of Scandinavia provide plenty of space for solitude and long-distance wilderness tours. You can hike here for days without seeing a cabin or other trace of civilization along the way, so you’ll have to take everything you’ll need with you and, of course, a pack that can hold it all – such as the Skarvan backpack from VAUDE.
Skarvan Trekking Series: ready to trek, from head to toe
Four seasons in one day – that’s what they say about the weather in Ireland. And if you’re heading out for more than one, you’d better be well equipped for this meteorological extravaganza. The Skarvan Series from VAUDE is an entire apparel concept that will have you prepared for every change in the weather so you can stay focused on experiencing impressive natural spectacles.
VAUDE Outdoor Gear in Green Shape: Eco Alpine Lifestyle
On the path of sustainability – with this motto, the mountain sports and cycling outfitter VAUDE, wishes to encourage athletes to take care of their environment. Those who wish to pursue a path of sustainability while enjoying the great outdoors can find many ways to reduce their ecological footprints while doing so. VAUDE provides gear with its own in-house Green Shape Label that does just this, proving just how sustainable functional apparel can be. Starting this Spring/Summer 2018 season, almost the entire VAUDE Apparel collection bears the Green Shape Label and the textile fabrics used for it are completely PFC-free, meaning that no harmful fluorocarbon compounds were used in the manufacturing.
Footwear: Skarvan trekking shoes
With the completely redesigned Summer 2018 Shoe Collection, the outdoor specialist VAUDE is both taking a big step forward while also reducing the environmental footprint of its products. With a uniform design language, sustainable materials and innovative technologies such as a seamless knit upper construction, the VAUDE Shoe Collection knows where it’s going: forward to nature!
Sleeping pads: extremely comfortable new models
Even outdoors, the proverb holds true: as you make your bed, so must you lie on it. For its newest insulation pads, VAUDE has used not only a highly technical 3D design, but has also set new standards in terms of comfort for camping, trekking and mountain adventures.
Sleeping bags: flexible, high performance synthetic fill sleeping bags
With the Säntis and Gamplüt, VAUDE is launching two innovative and highly flexible synthetic fill bags for the Summer Season 2018. The Säntis offers unparalleled freedom of movement with high-stretch zones while the Gamplüt sets new standards in versatility. Thanks to eco-friendly production meeting the Green Shape standards, a healthy night’s sleep is guaranteed.
VAUDE Rain Overalls for Mountain Bikers
The Moab Rain Suit is the youngest offspring in the Moab product series, specifically tailored to mountain biker needs. If you loved full-body overalls as a kid, you will love the adult version today.
VAUDE Bracket Touring Backpack Series
Bracket – the newest bike backpack line VAUDE has developed for enduro and touring bikers. An ergonomically constructed back panel ensures enhanced pack stability with high freedom of movement. A wide hipbelt provides extra stability and works as a compression strap as well. All five models bear the VAUDE Green Shape Label, which labels them as eco-friendly, functional products made from sustainable materials.
Lightweight Insulation Jacket for Mountain Bikers
VAUDE presents the ultimate hybrid jacket for mountain bikers: the Moab Hybrid Jacket. A jacket that demonstrates its inherent strengths in all conditions, but especially when touring in temperatures that fluctuate considerably. Ultralight and highly packable, you can always take it along to ensure best warmth and wind protection.
VAUDE Bike Gear in Green Shape
On the path of sustainability – with this motto, the mountain sports and cycling outfitter VAUDE, wishes to encourage athletes to take care of their environment. Those who wish to pursue a path of sustainability while enjoying the great outdoors can find many ways to reduce their ecological footprints while doing so. VAUDE provides gear with its own in-house Green Shape Label that does just this, proving just how sustainable functional apparel can be. Starting this Spring/Summer 2018 season, the entire VAUDE Bike Apparel collection bears the Green Shape Label and all apparel fabrics are PFC-free.

VAUDE Bike Shoes

VAUDE Bike Shoes
On its way to becoming a full-range outdoor supplier, VAUDE takes the next giant step. In addition to bicycle apparel and bag solutions, VAUDE began in 2010 with bicycle shoes, focusing in the first few years on mountain bikers, bike travelers and everyday cyclists as target groups. For the Spring/Summer 2018 season, the range of VAUDE Bike Shoes has been completely reworked. VAUDE presents 17 new models, including road bike shoes for the first time.
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