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.