Polartec has announced the winners of its annual APEX awards, which are put out separately for Europe and North America. In Europe the lucky winners are: Peak Performance (Black Light Mid Semi Pants, Gunsight T-neck and Mid Zip Long Sleeve baselayers), Norrøna (Lofoten Warm2 High Loft jacket), Garm (NFM Combat Clothing System), Mammut (Eiswand, Schneefeld and Gipfelgrat jackets), Odlo (Via Calma), Isbjörn of Sweden (Wind Pro jacket), Astore (Tracy jacket), Ternua (Kilbeg pant), Rab (Stretch Neo jackets and pants), Vaude (Alpamayo jacket) and Montane (Sabretooth gloves). In North America, the awards went to: The North Face (Jammu jacket), Patagonia (Level 9 Combat shirt, Northwall jacket and pant), Westcomb (Apoc jacket), Marmot (Zion jacket) and some others.