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Black Diamond Access Down Hoody – Hands Down the Best

Black Diamond Access Down Hoody

Black Diamond Access Down Hoody Kate Agathon Hands down (no pun intended) my very favorite piece this winter is the Black Diamond Access Down Hoody.    Purchased last month mostly because I was attracted to a particular color (Vermillion), I have not worn any of my other down jackets since.    The 700-fill Black Diamond Access Down Hoody underwent a

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Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 – New HyperDry Down

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 Engearment

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 – New HyperDry Down The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer 2 ($325) is an update to the extremely popular Ghost Whisperer jacket.  Now featuring a water-resistant down, called HyperDry, and ridiculously light construction.  Using Mountain Hardwear’s own 10D Whisper Ripstop material to save weight and is made of 100% recycled fabrics.  Wow, that is a lot

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Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience!

Niwax Tips & Tricks for Engearment

Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience! Nikwax tips and tricks. How to use Nikwax to clean your favorite outdoor gear. From jackets and bibs to down and wool, boots, and gloves. Nikwax has it covered. The Engearment Team has relied on Nikwax to clean our gear and restore DWR to our favorite ski and snowboard clothes.  We

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Patagonia Macro Puff Quilt – Incredibly Light and Packable Quilt

Patagonia Macro Puff Quilt

Patagonia Macro Puff Quilt – Incredibly Light and Packable Quilt The Patagonia Macro Puff Quilt ($250) features PlumaFill synthetic insulation that acts a lot like down, yet performs when wet. This quilt is very light and packable. Queen sized packable quilt The Macro Puff quilt is actually a little larger than a queen size mattress – 83″ x 69″, whereas

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