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Jack Wolfskin JWP Hybrid Jacket – Comfortable and Warm for Winter

Jack Wolfskin JWP Hybrid Jacket

Jack Wolfskin JWP Hybrid Jacket – Comfortable and Warm for Winter The Jack Wolfskin JWP Hybrid Jacket is a really nice midweight down jacket for stop-and-go activities. I used it for splitboarding in single-degree temps, playing with our dogs in the snow, and training people at our gym in the outside. Jack Wolfskin JWP Hybrid Jacket Again, Jack Wolfkin impressed

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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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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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