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Skarvan Biobased Pants – Trekking pants made of biobased polyamide PA 6.10
VAUDE is taking a major step into the post-fossil age with its new Skarvan Biobased Pants made of biobased polyamide PA 6.10. The yarn used consists of 62 % castor oil and was developed together with the polymer specialist Evonik. In addition to the ecological advantages of renewable raw materials, this new fabric features impressive functional properties such as faster drying times and high elasticity. Biobased at its best!
Elope Jacket – Functional hiking jacket made with recycled materials
VAUDE has set itself ambitious targets and intends to significantly increase the proportion of recycled materials in its outdoor product range. The proportion of VAUDE products with a minimum content of 50 % renewable, biobased or recycled raw materials is to increase from the current level of just under 45 % (Summer 20 collection) to 90 % by 2024. The Elope Jacket is setting a good example. This functional jacket is largely made with recycled materials, which conserves valuable resources in production. The wind and waterproof 2-layer construction is the first choice for eco-aware hikers.
AntiMos apparel with ecological mosquito repellent and UV protection
Summertime is mosquito time. All sorts of sprays, creams and candles have been developed to combat the little pests – but it takes the right clothing to make mosquito repellent absolute. VAUDE's AntiMos apparel with natural geraniol ensures that mosquitoes and other biting insects don't stand a chance while also providing effective protection against sunburn.
Urban weather protection: Women's Mineo 2L Jacket and Men's Mineo 2,5L Parka
Summer time is not only sun time, but also thunderstorm time. If you don't think ahead, you run the risk of getting soaked. VAUDE is bringing weather protection to the big city with its Urban Life Collection. The
Mineo 2L jacket can be packed down small – and provides the best possible protection from a cloudburst. Modern design paired with outdoor functionality – that fits into any bag.
UBN Redmont 2.0 – eco sneakers with bio cotton and organic leather
The new VAUDE sneakers UBN Redmont 2.0 feature natural materials – bio cotton, organic leather and natural rubber, and they're truly astonishing in terms of sustainable shoe production. To top it off, they're also made in Europe. The "urban conscious" target group and any sports-loving metropolitans will find a trendy companion for their adventures in the urban jungle. They're certainly the greenest shoes VAUDE has ever made.
Wizard Rucksack with Aeroflex Control
If you want maximum flexibility and functionality in your backpack, the VAUDE Wizard is the choice for you. It's as versatile as life itself. This technical hiking pack is flexible enough to even meet day-to-day demands, with an Aeroflex Control suspension system that easily transitions from a snug-contact back to full ventilation.
The Trail Spacer 28 backpack made from biobased polyamide
The Trail Spacer 28 backpack has been tailored – or rather, knitted – for active mountaineers! Not only does it offer plenty of room for gear, it also scores points with excellent ventilation and an extremely comfortable 3D-knitted Spacerknit suspension system. In addition, it's partially made from biobased polyamide. It's an absolute carryall for nature lovers everywhere – and it won’t let anything come between you and your next micro-adventure!
Children's backpacks Skovi, Puck, Hylax & more with recycled materials
Kids have their own ideas and requirements when it comes to outdoor gear. Especially when it comes to backpacks, kids want to have it just as good as their parents. This is exactly where the new VAUDE children's backpacks Skovi, Puck, Hylax, Ayla and Minnie score. Each has a design that's not only inspiring with its cheerful colors, but is also tailor made for children and above all, features eco-friendly production. Starting with the Summer 2021 Season, all VAUDE children's backpacks will be made of recycled materials.
New travel accessories made from 100 % recycled materials
People on the move need support: to keep them organized throughout the day, when showering, sorting gear, for the careful storage of travel documents and, last but not least, to keep their money safe. This is exactly where the new travel accessories from VAUDE come into play. From money belts to wash bags, these personal aids bring order to everyday travel and make the daily routine easier for globetrotters. Thanks to 100 % recycled materials, the ecological footprint of these travel companions is also something you'll love.
Back Bowl 3L Jacket III + Pants: Eco-friendly Powder-Duo
VAUDE's Back Bowl series is aimed at downhill skiers who want to earn their powder runs by fair means – a motto that applies to true nature lovers as well as to their apparel. Now in its third generation, this 3-layer freeriding duo with optimized cut and features is perfectly designed for outstanding performance and even more fun on your deep snow adventures thanks to the pristine eco conscience it’ll give you!
Sesvenna Pro Jacket: Athletically-inclined climate activist
Some people like a challenge — especially when it comes to getting up a mountain with skis. High performance clothing is needed to keep you from overheating on ski tours and that’s where VAUDE's Sesvenna Pro jacket comes into play. It combines a sophisticated, motion-friendly construction with sustainable manufacturing. The outdoor specialist uses an ingenious material mix that is windproof and insulating, alternating breathable and flexible knit zones. The result is an outstanding microclimate and superbly comfortable fit for all kinds of adventures in the snow.
Women’s Elope Fleece Jacket: Green Fleece for Clean Water
Wood to wear? Yes, it’s possible! For its Winter Collection 20/21, the outdoor specialist VAUDE is once again offering textiles made from biodegradable fleece fabrics with wood cellulose. The chic Women's Elope Fleece Jacket for hiking and trekking contains 62 % recycled polyester in addition to its wood cellulose fiber. It’s the perfect choice for hiking with a clean conscience and when all you want to leave behind is a good impression. A small contribution toward fighting the growing problem of plastic waste in our environment.
Capacida Hybrid Jacket: Ascending Young Talent
Parents who love winter sports also love to share their passion with their children. But until now, finding adequate performance ski touring apparel for them has often been a real challenge. The outdoor, family specialist VAUDE also cares about the next aspiring generation of outdoor enthusiasts. With the Capacida Hybrid Jacket, the Kids Livigno Halfzip Sweater and Performance Pants we’ve got a trio for your first family ski tours – and for experiencing the thrill of the mountains by fair means.
Men’s Manukau Padded Jacket: Natural and sustainable urban style
Effortlessly cool city styling paired with environmental integrity – that’s the VAUDE Manukau Padded Jacket. There’s a huge amount of ecological spirit in this classic trucker jacket. A blend of hemp and recycled polyester was used in the outer material while recycled polyester from used bottles was included in the insulation. In addition, the jacket’s classic design and polished wax finish are sure to draw attention.
Fleece made from wood cellulose, reducing microplastics
With the development of the first biodegradable fleece fabric, VAUDE opened a new chapter in sustainable functional clothing in 2018. For the Summer Season 2020, the range of these ecological fleece models made from wood cellulose will now be extended to all apparel lines.
Skomer hiking gear for women: sustainable, fashionable and functional
For many women, hiking isn’t simply something to enjoy; it’s not about "higher, faster, further" but about rest and relaxation. Finding the right gear and apparel is about more than pure functionality. Sustainability and modern styles are also important when it comes to holistic hiking. For women who care about style as much as they care about the planet, the following applies: always leave behind a good impression, but don’t leave a trace! That's why VAUDE has developed a hiking series for women that includes production methods with a small ecological footprint.
Jura and Brenta backpacks with new Aeroflex 3D suspension
In the new Brenta and Jura hiking backpacks, VAUDE’s enhanced Aeroflex 3D suspension raises the bar to lofty levels when it comes to carrying your load comfortably. It wasn’t just the suspension that was refined; optics and functionality were focused on as well.
Magus 20: A pack for all occasions
Why buy three different backpacks for hiking, traveling and everyday life? The Magus 20 from VAUDE is designed to meet all your needs. Outfitted with the innovative, rear-ventilated Aeroflex 3D suspension system, this versatile backpack sets a new standard for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. Thanks to the use of recycled materials, the manufacturing process has a small footprint. So go ahead – onwards to nature!
Meglis Eco 700 SYN Sleeping Bag
VAUDE’s new sleeping bag, the Meglis Eco SYN 700, covers a whole range of innovations. Thanks to its ingenious spiral patterning, it is not only very economical in terms of fabric consumption, it is also exceptionally comfortable to sleep in and features highly efficient heat retention thanks to its special stretch construction. In addition, the bag’s fill consists of 30 % kapok, a plant-based down, and the shell and lining are made from 100 % recycled polyamide. No matter how you look at it, the Meglis exhibits genuine climate-protection virtues. The Meglis Eco 700 SYN was choosen Gold Winner at Outstanding Outdoor Awards at the fair OutDoor by ISPO 2019.
Ultralight tent with seam bonded outer fly (Lizard Seamless tent)
The Lizard Seamless tent demonstrates VAUDE's penchant for perfection in tent development. The unique, sophisticated silicone adhesive technology makes the flysheet absolutely waterproof, doubles the tear strength of the seams and creates a sleek, clean design. The Lizard Seamless 1-2 P was choosen Gold Winner at Outstanding Outdoor Awards at the fair OutDoor by ISPO 2019.
Family: "Green Rebels" Functional & Environmentally Friendly Kids’ Apparel
Under the motto "Green Rebels", VAUDE is launching a small green revolution in Kids’ Apparel for the Summer Season 2020. All models have the Green Shape label which includes a high proportion of recycled materials and, for the first time, a biodegradable fleece made from wood cellulose and GOTS-certified cotton. After all, protecting the planet doesn't just start on Fridays with "Friday4future" protests; if you start early enough, it’ll become a part of their worldview.
Nature has been the best teacher for thousands of years – it’s an inexhaustible source of inspiration. That's why children should experience and discover their own realm – with all their senses and as thoroughly as possible – whatever the weather, of course. After all, people protect what they love!
HKG Core Mid STX  - Hiking Boots with a small eco footprint
The summer hiking season is fast approaching and new challenges in the mountains are just waiting to be discovered. A pair of comfortable, lightweight, waterproof and environmentally friendly hiking boots is what’s called for. The VAUDE HKG Core Mid STX combines all these attributes and offers hikers the best possible off-road support.

Drive Trunk camping tents

Drive Trunk camping tents
Maximum flexibility and comfortable travelling – that's what all campers want. Modern camping is all about being able to pitch your tent wherever you want it to be. The Drive Trunk tents, which are connected to the rear hatch of your car, meet these requirements precisely, giving flexible campers a mobile home away from home.
Press Contact Headquarters
Mountain Sports & Packs´n Bags Benedikt Tröster Tel: (07542) 5306-130 »Benedikt.Troester@vaude.com
Bike Sports Anna Rechtern Tel: (07542) 5306-727 »Anna.Rechtern@vaude.com