Category Archives: Outerwear

Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Jacket – The Trusted Rain Jacket Gets an Upgrade

Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Jacket review

Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Jacket – The Trusted Rain Jacket Gets an Upgrade The Patagonia Torrentshell has been a tried and true rain jacket for several years.  New, for February 2020, the jacket gets upgraded to a 3L membrane! The Torrentshell 3L $149. Classic Rain Shell Patagonia has been making the Torrentshell for a long time.  They say it “never gets

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Mountain Hardwear Phantom Hoody – Waterproofed Down With Pertex Diamond Fuse

Mountain Hardwear Phantom Hoody

Mountain Hardwear Phantom Hoody – Waterproofed Down With Pertex Diamond Fuse The new Mountain Hardwear Phantom Hoody features RDS 800 fill waterproofed down and Pertex Diamond Fuse fabric for durability.  What that means for you, is a lightweight down jacket that can take some beating! RDS – Responsibly Down Standard RDS is becoming more and more popular and I am

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Mountain Hardwear Kor PreShell Jacket – Your New Must Have

Mountain Hardwear Kor Preshell

Mountain Hardwear Kor PreShell Jacket – Your New Must-Have The Mountain Hardwear Kor PreShell Jacket is unlike anything you have ever seen (or felt).  It is an ultralight, highly breathable and extremely versatile jacket.   Ultralight and Packable I tested a size XL Kor PreShell and it weighed in at 4.9 ounces.  Yes, you read correctly.  Not only is it light, but it

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RAB Kinetic Jacket – Great Ski Touring Jacket

Rab Kinetic Proflex Jacket Review

RAB Kinetic Jacket – Great Ski Touring Jacket The RAB Kinetic Jacket is an excellent jacket for ski touring, climbing, hiking, and more.  Proflex Fabric Stretches The Proflex fabric technology Rab is using is incredible. A high performance, flexible membrane with a waterproof measure of 10,000mm and an exceptional breathability level in excess of 35,000cc/sqm/24hrs. How the Rab Kinetic Jacket

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Checking Out Some Late Winter Gear Deals

Checking Out Some Late Winter Gear Deals 6

We think you like sales as much as we do. Why not take advantage of both this incredible snow we’ve been receiving and also end-of-season sales by getting some great gear that you won’t have to wait until next winter to wear? For Nordic skiers, snowshoers and runners, we like the Bjorn Daehlie Spectrum 3.0 jacket and the Bjorn Daehlie

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Patagonia Micro Puff Storm Jacket – Packable Synthetic, Waterproof Warmth

Patagonia Micro Puff Storm Jacket Engearment

Patagonia Micro Puff Storm Jacket – Packable Synthetic, Waterproof Warmth The Micro Puff came onto the scene in 2017 and blew our minds.  Patagonia took that jacket and added a waterproof shell to it. Enter the Micro Puff Storm Jacket.  Here to keep you warm in the harshest of conditions. PlumaFill Power PlumaFill is Patagonia’s answer to a down alternative.

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