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Camp Nanotech

Camp Nanotech

Camp Nanotech Wil Rickards Ski Mountaineering Tools that sit at the junction of durability and featherlight. There is gear that I love which needs writing about, even if it has been around a while. Camp’s Nanotech range falls into this category. To create some understanding, let’s start with a short exercise. One that will hopefully cause you to ponder and

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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 DAS Light Hoody – Best Belay Jacket for Moderately Cold Temps

Patagonia DAS Light Hoody Hood Engearment

Patagonia DAS Light Hoody – Best Belay Jacket for Moderately Cold Temps Drew Thayer Patagonia DAS Light Hoody is the “Micro Puff for climbers”: a minimalist, wind-proof belay jacket designed for rock climbing in moderately cold conditions. Patagonia DAS Light Hoody Review This is the jacket that I wanted the Micro Puff to be for climbing. I started bringing my

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Kuhl Destroyr Pants Review – Great Lightweight Stretchy Pants

Kuhl Destroyr Pants

Kuhl Destroyr Pants – Great Lightweight Stretchy Pants The Kuhl Destroyr Pants $129 are a great 4 season softshell pant for active people. We go over the Kuhl Destroyr vs Klash and other features of these stretchy pants. Kuhl Destroyr Pants Review I have been using Kuhl brand pants and shorts for years.  We have detailed reviews up on the

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