GoLite Phantom Rain Jacket REVIEW

The GoLite Phantom Rain Jacket weighs less than 12 oz yet provides full weather protection and good breathability with Gore-Tex Pac-Lite III fabric. This is a full-featured shell providing parka-length coverage, pit zips, and generous pocket space.

Outdoor Retailer News
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2004 Outdoor Retailer Announces Plans to Remain in Salt Lake Through 2009 – Show Floor Space to Increase 40% – Outdoor Industry Association Dilutes Wilderness Protection...
(Archived) – BearVault BV100 Review
About this Archived Gear Review This product reviewed in this article has been discontinued and replaced by the BV500. See our latest BearVault 500 (BV500) Review for updated info about...
Waterproof Breathable Fabric Technologies: A Comprehensive Primer and State of the Market Technology Review
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McMurdo FastFind Personal Locator Beacon First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)
McMurdo claims that they manufacture the smallest and lightest personal locator beacon (PLB). The McMurdo Fastfind personal locator beacon weighs 9 oz (255 g) and measures 6 x 3 x...
Jetboil Stove (Personal Cooking System) First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)
Overview of the Jetboil Stove Tucked in the back corner of the industry’s largest trade show is a closet booth rented by a tiny company with big aspirations to revolutionize...
OR News – Day 2 Dispatch: January 31 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)
Daily Feature: JetBoil Stove (Personal Cooking System) A 14 ounce self contained canister stove system that employs an integrated heat exchanging unit to squeeze 12 liters of boiled water out...
ACR Electronics TerraFix 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

Smaller and lighter, the ACR TerraFix 406 will garner more attention for its decreased weight and size.

OR News – Day 1 Dispatch: January 30 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004) – PUBLIC VERSION

New products announced today at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

Suunto X9 GPS Watch First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

A complete navigation solution in a wrist sized package.

OR News – Day 1 Dispatch: January 30 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004) – MEMBERS’ VERSION

New products announced today at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, with product photos and specifications.

Ground Zephur Jacket (Outdoor Retailer 2004 Winter Market First Looks Review)
Arc’Teryx launched the Powershield craze with the Gamma MX product line, GoLite lightened Powershield with their Kinetic Jacket, and a new company with an ambitious apparel line has finally made...
NEOS Trekker Overshoes (Outdoor Retailer 2004 Winter Market First Looks Review)
NEOS introduces its Trekker Overshoe, designed to slide over running shoes or lightweight boots to provide completely waterproof protection with a treaded sole in a high-gaiter design. We’ve been hard...
OR News – Backcountry Base Camp Dispatch: January 29 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

New products: MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes, Ground Zephur Jacket, and Neos Trekker Overshoes

MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes
MSR launches a revolutionary new snowshoe design in the high-end MSR Lightning Ascent series. The MSR Lightning Ascent will be available in both men’s and women’s specific shapes (and colors),...
OR News Pre-Show Dispatch – First Looks at New Products for Fall 2004 (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

Featuring new products from Essential Gear, Princeton Tec, ACR Electronics, Suunto, Smartwool, Marmot, GoLite, and Bemis.

GoLite Delirium Backpack First Looks (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2004)

The GoLite Delirium is an internal frame backcountry ski and winter mountaineering pack that excels at organizing the tools of the winter traveler: skis, snowshoes, ice tools, crampons, you name it - there's a place to put 'em.

Pertex Equilibrium: Fabric Technology and Performance Overview

Technical, construction, and performance information about Pertex Equilibrium.

LED Headlamp REVIEW SUMMARY 2003: Petzl, Princeton Tec, Black Diamond, and Photon

A comprehensive review of sub-6-ounce LED headlamps from Princeton Tec, Black Diamond, Petzl, and Photon.

Black Diamond Zenix Headlamp Review
Summary of Specifications The Black Diamond Zenix weights 4.54 oz (129 g) with 3xAAA batteries. It is a 3-LED headlamp with two modes that alternate between a central, “hyperbright” LED...

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