Red Ultralite Fabric Now Available Red Ultralite Fabric Now Available

Apex BASE is proud to announce the arrival of Red Ultralite fabric.  In the early days of the Ultralite white and gray were the only offerings.  We added black to the list a few years later.  Now we have Red Ultralite in stock, but supply is limited.  Our studies have shown that this fabric, combined with our tried-and-true BASE Jumper specific canopy designs, is suitable for both slider-up and slider-off jumping. Our Ultralite fabric meets or exceeds traditional 0-3 (F-111) standards in all strength tests. Details: ..


The new Remove-A-Slider aka RAS makes the transformation between a slider up configuration to a no slider configuration much easier and does not require opening or removing the connector links.  The grommets found on a typical slider have been replaced by custom built stainless steel slotted rings. The slider can now be easily removed from the slotted ring.  Before packing for a slider off jump- the slotted ring is secured to the respective riser eliminating the need to open and remove the connector link from the riser to take the sli..

Hanwag Boot Care

- Brush off dirt. - Keep your shoes away from diesel, petrol, paraffin, as well as   from manure. - Regularly apply impregnation   sprays (also on brand-new footwear). - Dry leather needs moisturizing.   Use special wax (no oil or   fat). Massage thin coat of   wax into the dry leather. Good boots are not cheap. However, with the right care and maintenance, they will perform at their best – for years to come… 1. Cleaning First, remove insoles and, in case of crusty dirt, also shoe–laces. Outer..

Ultralite Canopy Information

  By: Apex BASE ULTRALITE fabric NOW available in BLACK Apex BASE is expanding the canopy line to include Lite and Ultralite canopies. We are excited to announce the release of the FLiK UltraLite and FOX UltraLite canopies. By using special Ultralite fabric, which has come into use in the BASE industry over the past few years, we are able to reduce the pack volume and weight significantly. You are still getting the same great flight characteristics that you know and love from the FLiK or FOX, with up to a 28% reduction in pack v..

Vtec Frequently Asked Questions

By: Apex BASE Vtec FAQ What is Vtec? Vtec stands for Vent Technology - bottom surface vents that allow air to enter the airfoil, immediately after line stretch, resulting in a quicker pressurization of the airfoil. How many cells get Vtec? The standard setup is to vent 4 of the 7 cells (on cells 2, 3, 5, and 6). But Apex offers Variable Vtec. This allows the customer to fine tune the Vtec to include 1 to all 7 cells if desired. Odd number Vtec will include venting the center cell. Even numbered options will exclude the center cell ..

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