Trail Running Essentials

Trail Running Essentials


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Athletes: BD Athlete Joe Grant
Location: Swiss Alps
Photographer: Dan Patitucci

Layers & Gloves


  • €130.00
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    From high alpine monsoons on mountain missions to trail explorations, the Fine Line shell has you covered. Featuring our BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable/windproof solution, the FineLine is a durable, lightweight stretch shell built for mountain adventures.

  • €130.00
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    From high alpine monsoons on mountain missions to rainy trail explorations, the FineLine Stretch Rain Shell has you covered. Featuring our BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable/windproof solution, the FineLine is a durable, lightweight stretch shell built for mountain adventures.

  • €160.00
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    The ultimate fast and light protective layer, the Deploy Wind Shell is the world’s lightest wind shell at 48 grams and built to withstand harsh winds on your mountain adventures.

  • €130.00
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    Built for mountain adventures, the Distance Wind Shell is an essential protective layer with added weather resistance. Featuring the Green Theme International’s revolutionary Breathable Water Protection Technology—an all-new environmentally friendly PFC-free DWR that is superior in performance and durability to any other DWR solution—the Distance Wind Shell packs down and stows into its chest pocket with a carabiner clip loop, so you can attach it to your harness during fast and light missions that require emergency protection if the weather breaks.


  • €130.00
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    Built for mountain adventures, the Distance Wind Shell is an essential protective layer with added weather resistance. Featuring the Green Theme Technology revolutionary Breathable Water Protection—an all-new environmentally friendly PFC-free DWR that is superior in performance and durability to any other DWR solution—the Distance Wind Shell packs down and stows into its chest pocket with a carabiner clip loop, so you can attach it to your harness during fast and light missions that require emergency protection if the weather breaks.


  • €230.00
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    Employing the benefits of our First Light insulation with panels of blended merino wool in key areas, the First Light Hybrid Hoody combines a range of field-proven materials into a incredibly breathable and versatile midlayer.

  • €230.00
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    Employing the benefits of our First Light insulation with panels of blended merino wool in key areas, the First Light Hybrid Hoody combines a range of field-proven materials into a incredibly breathable and versatile midlayer.

  • €50.00
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    High steps and stems are no match for the Solitude Shorts, which are designed with a gusseted construction for freedom of movement, quick-dry, moisture-wicking fabric for hot days at the crag and four-way stretch for comfort during big days in mountains.


  • €50.00
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    With an active profile and moisture-wicking fabric for high-output days from the mountains to the gym, the Solitude Shorts are go-to shorts for any adventure.

  • €150.00
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    Essential core warmth that combines the benefits of our First Light insulation with key panels of merino-blend fabric, the First Light Hybrid Vest provides crucial and incredibly breathable midlayer performance.

  • €150.00
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    Essential core warmth that combines the benefits of our First Light insulation with key panels of merino-blend fabric, the First Light Hybrid Vest provides crucial and incredibly breathable midlayer performance.

  • €20.00
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    A grippy, stretchy and weather-resistant glove ideal for mountain racing, ultra-running and other high-output pursuits, the Mont Blanc offers the protection you need without slowing you down.

  • €25.00
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    Stretchy, breathable and highly weather-resistant, the LightWeight Softshell gloves are perfect for spring ski touring, running, hiking and other active yet chilly pursuits.

  • €40.00
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    Stretchy, breathable and highly weather-resistant, the MidWeight Softshell gloves are perfect for spring ski tours, fall runs, high-altitude hikes and other active, chilly pursuits.

Trekking Poles


  • €140.00
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    Our lightest Z-Pole built for mountain athletes and weight conscious adventurers, the Distance Carbon Z is now stronger with improved joint support and more durable, making it the ultimate in folding-pole performance.


  • €130.00
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    Our women's specific Z-Pole combines soft-to-the-touch contact points with the compactibility of a 3-section Z-Pole and the adjustability of FlickLock®, making the Distance FLZ is an excellent choice for long hikes, steep approaches, stream crossings or for supporting your tarp shelter. Now with improved joint support and our new SlideLock technology, the Women's Distance FLZ is a three-season pole built for the mountains.

  • €130.00
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    Combining the compactibility of a 3-section Z-Pole with the adjustability of FlickLock®, the Distance FLZ is an excellent choice for long hikes, steep approaches, stream crossings—or for supporting your tarp shelter. Now with improved joint support and our new SlideLock technology, the Distance FLZ is a three-season pole built for the mountains.

  • €110.00
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    Designed for everyday use by trail runners and day hikers, the Distance Z is our most affordable Z-Pole. Now improved with our SlideLock technology and increased joint support, the Distance Z provides reliable three-season support for mountain adventures.


  • €160.00
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    Combining ultralight carbon construction with Z-Pole technology and FlickLock® adjustability, the Distance Carbon FLZ is now stiffer and more durable, making it the ultimate pole in adjustable, folding performance

Headlamps, Packs & Gaiters

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    €40.00
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    Ultralight and designed to integrate with a running shoe, the Distance Gaiter is built to keep you high and dry on mountain runs.
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    €140.00
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    Built for the fast and light mountain adventurer, the Distance pack transcends barriers with its hybrid design that includes vest-inspired suspension for running, and a unique feature set that allows you to carry the appropriate gear while navigating intricate mountain terrain.

  • €40.00
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    Whether you’re bagging the Grand Teton in a quick car-to-car push, heading into the mountains for a scramble up your favorite ridge, or simply looking for a no-frills day pack for a few days of travel, the Trail Blitz carries everything you need while remaining light and fast. Featuring our signature Blitz-style main opening for quick and easy access to your gear, this pack also comes with two integrated Z-Pole sleeves, so you can stash your trekking poles when the trail ends and the climbing begins.
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    €160.00
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    When moving fast through varying mountain terrain, the Distance 15 Pack has your back. Built to incorporate the best technology of both running vests and alpine packs, the Distance 15 includes vest-inspired suspension for running, and our time-tested alpine pack design for carrying a variety of tools for mountain adventures.
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    €80.00
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    Designed for everyday pre-dawn/post-sunset use, the USB-rechargeable Sprinter, now with 200 lumens of power, is ready for any trail in any weather.