If you’re looking for a good, lightweight, multi-purpose, fully-featured and warm down jacket at a reasonable cost, this one deserves your consideration.
A very attractive multi-purpose down jacket suited for a wide variety of outdoor activities... does that include backpacking?
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010: New Fabric Technologies Are the Driving Force For Many New Products
Columbia Thermal Reflective, Pertex Quantum GL, Polartec Power Shield Pro, Polartec Yarn applications, and a case against wool for hiking socks.
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010: Day 4 – OR Winds Down in the Final Day – But the Good Stuff Keeps Coming!
We present our final lightweight gear finds and summarize the trends we noticed at this Outdoor Retailer.
Lightweight gear – no problem. Innovation – yes. Things we would like to see – lots of 'em.
Another productive day turns up another batch of truly innovative and lightweight gear.
OR never ceases to amaze – always something new, something different, and something bizarre! The gear just keeps getting better and lighter.
SPOT and DeLorme introduce the DeLorme PN-60w with SPOT Communicator, and ACR announces the SarLink View. Both allow text messaging via satellite from remote locations, which goes beyond just chatting, enabling you to provide important information to people on the outside.
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2010: Introduction and Tribute to Small Ultralight Gear Companies not Exhibiting at OR
Summer OR is underway! We begin our coverage with new products from small companies who specialize in ultralight backpacking gear, including some new names.
This is one of the more impressive jackets in our ultralight down jacket roundup, but it has a few shortcomings and uncertainties.