Category Archives: backcountry

Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Hoody – Recycled Down and Shell Puffy

Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Hoody

Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Hoody – Recycled Down and Shell Puffy Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Hoody Overview The Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Hoody is not a typical down jacket.  It is made from 100% recycled polyester AND recycled down.  It packs into its own pocket and provides good warmth to weight ratio.  The fit is standard Patagonia (kind of boxy) and the torso length is good.

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Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Coverage Team

Engearment crew at Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Coverage Team 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019 is less than a week away.  Meet the writers and photographers of Engearment.com that will be covering the big event! The Outdoor Retailer Snow Show is on its second year of awesomeness here in Denver, Colorado.  We have benefited greatly from the show moving from Utah to Colorado

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Decathlon Wed’ze Skimo 20 Ski Touring Backpack – Affordable and Versatile

Decathlon Wed'ze Skimo 20 Ski Touring Backpack

What a great little ski touring pack! Decathlon has crammed tons of features into a budget-friendly pack. Whether touring in the local uphill race at your favorite resort or backcountry ski mountaineering lines the Decathlon Wed’ze is a very capable pack.  Decathlon has loaded the Wed’ze pack with pretty much everything you can think of. Let’s start with ski carry, this

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Patagonia Provisions – Making a Inspiring Difference 1 Meal at a Time

Patagonia Provisions Review

Patagonia Provisions – Making a Difference 1 Meal at a Time Patagonia is known for doing great work to make reliable gear that is good on the environment as it is for it.  Patagonia Provisions is Patagonia’s take on creating sustainable food for outdoor adventures. Wait – Patagonia makes food?! Everyone I talked too about Patagonia Provisions was shocked when

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Patagonia Descensionist Jacket and Pant – Backcountry Touring Covered

Patagonia Descensionist Jacket and Pant review by Sean Sewell of Engearment.com

Patagonia Descensionist Jacket and Pant – Backcountry Touring Covered Patagonia Descensionist Jacket and Pant are made for the backcountry.  Made of a quite, yet waterproof material that is perfect for touring in. Somehow, Patagonia made the Decensionist gear lightweight, stretchy, breathable and stylish.  I have put the Descensionist jacket through a year-long testing process.  The pants have been on a

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