NEW FOR 2014 – THE BHUTAN EMPLOYS MEINDL’S INNOVATIVE MEMORY FOAM SYSTEM (MFS). THE FOAM IN THE UPPER CHANGES SHAPE TO EXACTLY MATCH THE SHAPE OF THE FOOT. A PERFECT FIT, STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BOX!
LIGHTWEIGHT HILL WALKING BOOT 33% MORE BREATHABLE THAN A STANDARD GORE-TEX BOOT. VELOUR LEATHER AND MESH UPPER. GORE-TEX WATERPROOF AND BREATHABLE LINING. MEINDL MULTIGRIP 3 SOLE BY VIBRAM WITH EVA SHOCK ABSORBER
VELOUR LEATHER AND MESH UPPER WITH WATERPROOF AND BREATHABLE GORE-TEX LINING. MEINDL CONTAGRIP TRAIL SOLE UNIT FOR OPTIMUM GRIP AND PROTECTION. CUPPED HEEL STABILISER AND TOE PROTECTOR.
OUR STATE OF THE ART ORIGINAL WIDEPAC, WITH A WIDE OPENING THAT MAKES FILLING AND DRYING OF THE RESERVOIR EASIER THAN ANY OTHER. AVAILABLE IN 1.5, 2 AND 3 LITRE SIZES
WITH THE COMBINATION OF THE EXCEPTIONAL A.R.T GRIP2 (TM) RUBBER OUTSOLE, MOULDED EVA MIDSOLE AND A.R.T GRIP1 (TM) RUBBER INSERTS ON THE FOOTBED, THIS SANDAL ENSURES YOU ARE STEPPING ON COMFORT. THREE LAYER PADDING ON THE STRAPS KEEPS YOUR FOOT DRY AND COOL. CUPRON ENHANCED.
VIM - SLIM AND ERGONOMIC DESIGN, THIS IS THE PACK YOU NEED TO CARRY WATER AND CARGO. SIDE POCKETS AND A ZIPPERED COMPARTMENT PROVIDE ROOM FOR YOUR ESSENTIALS
For over twenty years now, Bramwell International have been importing some of the finest outdoor equipment to the UK and Ireland.
Bramwell International (BI) established by Grant & Alastair Bramwell on 6th April
Bramwell International start distributing Meindl and Superfit children’s shoes in the UK
Bramwell International start distributing Noel children’s shoes from France and Kohla trekking poles from Austria .They also start distributing Ultimate hats from America
Meindl introduce the Burma boot to the range which becomes a UK classic
Bramwell International take over the distribution of Meindl in Ireland which quickly becomes an important market
Nick Bramwell joins Bramwell International
Bramwell International start distributing Source sandals and hydration
Meindl start producing the Magic range of approach shoes and mids
Bramwell International start distributing the Meindl hunting range of boots
Bramwell International move to new offices which have great views out to the mountains of the Lake District at the height of the foot and mouth outbreak
Heather Palmer joins Bramwell International from Field & Trek
Hilda Carse also joins the company this year.
Grant Bramwell retires from Bramwell International and the business is now run by his two sons Alastair and Nick
Jan Speight joins Bramwell International
Bramwell International start distributing the Meindl forestry range of boots
Amanda Bainbridge joins as Northern representative
Mike Rummery joins as Southern representative
Adele Barrow joins Bramwell International
Bramwell International stop the distribution of Noel and Superfit children’s shoes to focus on the outdoor sector
Meindl develop the Comfort Fit range of boots and shoes which establishes them as leader in footwear and comfort.
Alastair Bramwell takes 4 months out of the business to drive through Africa, from Alexandra to Cape Town, with his family
Catherine Willison joins Bramwell International
Marina Carmichael joins Bramwell International
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Recently, I was lucky enough to climb Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m) with a team of students and two staff from Ellon Academy (north of Aberdeen). Our team was one of three from the school, yet only my team attained 100% success.
Were my team all ’super fit’? ….No. One student had serious doubts about her ability and had been ‘flagged’ as one to watch, due to a lack of fitness. Another was similarly overweight and didn’t overly like trekking (by her own admission). As we know, altitude sickness potentially affects everyone, regardless of fitness. None of us knew 100% that we would summit, before we started – we’re always at the mercy of the mountain.Read in full