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Patagonia Storm 10 Rain Jacket: a minimalist rain jacket that punches way above its weight class.

Patagonia Storm 10 - Engearment

Patagonia Storm 10 Rain Jacket: a minimalist rain jacket that punches way above its weight class. Drew Thayer I’ve owned, borrowed, and tested a lot of raincoats over the years, and there always seemed to be a tradeoff between lightweight and waterproofness at about 10 ounces. Jackets above this weight tend to be 3-layer construction and offer bomber protection in

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Patagonia Houdini vs Houdini Air vs Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell vs Black Diamond Alpine Start

Patagonia Houdini vs Houdini Air vs Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell vs Black Diamond Alpine Start

Patagonia Houdini vs Houdini Air vs Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell vs Black Diamond Alpine Start Patagonia Houdini vs Houdini Air vs Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell vs Black Diamond Alpine Start You asked for it, so here it is! The comparison of several 4oz windbreaker style jackets from Patagonia, Mountain Hardwear, and Black Diamond. Each one of these is a great

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Kuhl Renegade Shorts Review – 10″ Version – The Best Hiking Shorts

Kuhl Renegade Shorts

Kuhl Renegade Shorts Review – 10″ Version – The Best Hiking Shorts   The Kuhl Renegade Shorts 10″ version is among the best hiking and everyday shorts I have used. From the stretch UPF50 material to the functional pocket layout, these shorts have been awesome. I have used the previous generations of the Kuhl Renegade shorts (you can read that

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