Rain jackets

Are you looking for a rain jacket for upcoming outdoor adventures? In addition to the appropriate size and colour, there are other criteria that you should consider.

The water column

When buying a raincoat or a tent, you should always keep an eye on the label. Here you can find information about the so-called “water column”.

How a membrane works

The Gore-Tex membrane is one of the best-known membranes in outdoor clothing. It is now used in raincoats, trousers and hiking boots. According to manufacturers, the products are windproof, waterproof and breathable.

The German​ Alpine Club​ (DAV)

The German Alpine club is the largest mountaineering club in the world.
It has 354 independent sections with a total of 1,131,658 members. In addition to the core activities of the association (mountain sports, mountaineering and alpinism), the protection of nature is an important focus.