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Shell Game: Wind and Rain Jacket Breathability Tests vs. Trail Performance
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I sent several top wind and rain shells to the lab to measure breathability and then took them on the trail for real-world testing.

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Women’s OR ActiveIce Spectrum Sun Hoodie, size small
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Womens ActiveIce Spectrum Sun Hoodie, size small. UPF 50+ Unworn, tags attached. MSRP 88.95 Color: lavender Heather Shipping included to continental USA

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Outdoor Research Echo Hoody Mens XL New w/ Tags-Price REDUCED!
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New with tags Men’s Outdoor Research Echo Sun Hoody, XL, Cascade Blue. From smoke free, pet free homes. Shirt is perfect, just too large for me. Shipping to lower 48 …

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OR Outdoor Research Men’s Ferrosi Hoodie – Size L – LIKE NEW – 14.65oz
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https://www.outdoorresearch.com/products/mens-ferrosi-hoodie-287617 Size Large – 14.65oz It’s the Dark Lake / Naval Blue colorway. Was purchased for me as a gift but it’s too big. Tried it on once, then ordered…

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Outdoor Research Helium Mens L
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Mens Size L Outdoor Research Helium UL rain jacket. New with tags! Color: coyote borwn

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Outdoor Research Helium Mens M (new w tags)
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OR Helium UL rain jacket new with tags. Size: men’s M Color: Lichen (earthy green color)

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WTT or FS: Outdoor Research Flurry Sensor Gloves, Men’s Medium
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Excellent condition Outdoor Research Flurry Sensor Gloves, men’s medium. No rips, holes, or abrasions, and none of the grippy stuff on the fingers is worn at all. WTT for size…

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FS: Branded OR Outdoor Research Ferrosi Jacket Men’s Large
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Very lightly used in excellent condition. But it does have a small color matched logo stitched on the chest for Alta Cycling Group that doesn’t stand out. Men’s large, two…

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Outdoor Research Deadbolt Hoodie / Men’s Small / Brown
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Outdoor Research Deadbolt Hoodie / Men’s Small / Brown This is a discontinued style by OR, but it is practically brand new.  I’ve worn it less than a dozen times…

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Episode 96 | Building Resilience for Backcountry Adversity
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Listen Summary In episode 96 of the Backpacking Light podcast we’re going to learn how to build resilience in the backcountry. In this Episode: What’s New at Backpacking Light? Thriving…

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OR Helium II Rain Jacket- Women’s Small- LIKE NEW
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Like new black Helium II rain jacket, women’s small. Worn very few times, none for extended periods of time. Simply too small for me, otherwise it’s a great light rain…

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SOLD Men’s OR Ferrosi 7” Shorts
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2 pairs. Bought in 2023; never worn. Size XXL. Ideal for someone with a larger waist. I couldn’t get the belt tight enough. And B*fkcountry wouldn’t take them back. Price…

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SOLD Outdoor Research Helium Rain Jacket
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Update- Windbreaker has been sold; only the rain jacket is available. (Green one) Men’s XXL Price includes USPS Priority Mail to conus

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By The Numbers Fabric Air Permeability and MVTR are Closely Related, Just Not How You Might Expect
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This work explores the relationship between air permeability and MVTR in fabrics that do not include a waterproof membrane.

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Outdoor Research Flurry Sensor Glove Review (Updated)
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The Outdoor Research Flurry Sensor Glove (2.5 oz / 71 g, $40) is the warmest glove I’ve found that I can use effectively with a smartphone.

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By The Numbers – How Much Wind Penetrates Your Air Permeable Outer Layer at Hiking and Running Speeds?
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Stephen Seeber helps us answer the question, “do air-permeable garments allow a noticeable amount of ventilation while hiking or running?”

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Outdoor Research Foray II Jacket. Large, $90
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OR Foray II rain jacket/shell. Size Large. Excellent condition, no tears or wears. $90. pics are of item.

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Outdoor Research Foray Rain Pant, L/Reg, $85
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Outdoor Research Foray Rain Pant, Large/Reg.  Worn a. Few times but too long. Excellent condition. $85, includes shipping. Pics are of item. Serious purchasers only.

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LIKE NEW OR Jacket Clear Out- Helium Rain, Helium Wind, Ferrosi $150 for all three
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Three Outdoor Research jackets, all in like new condition, all XXL. Helium Rain- green $60 Helium Wind Hoodie- black $60 Ferrosi Hoodie- blue/blue $60 All three for $150. Prices include…

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OR Zealot Rain Jacket and Celestial Rain Pants – Gore-tex Paclite
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Outdoor Research Gore-tex Paclite rain jacket and pants circa around 2007 or so. I’m the original owner. OR Zealot jacket, blue, 8.2oz, (L): $75 OR Celestial pants, black, 7.6oz, (M):…

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