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FS: Montbell Versalite XL
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Clearing closet of impulse buys in 2021- Each only used a few times. Paypal. Prices include shipping $160 Montbell Versalite XL Blue 7.5oz Excellent condition. Used as windshirt on few…

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Base Layers, Wicking, and Backpacking (Member Q&A)
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Learn how to choose a base layer for backpacking, base layer material performance differences, and how base layers impact moisture transfer in the broader context of a clothing system.

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Timmermade Alpha 60 Hoodie L
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Timmermade Alpha Direct 4004 hoodie. Size large, 60 gsm, sand color. 5.3oz on my scale. This is basically the same material as the Senchi hoodies. Very light, very breathable, yet…

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Arc’teryx Cerium SL Jacket 2XL Down Jacket
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Wore this jacket only a couple times it’s too large for me. The second time I wore it I tore a little hole under the armpit which was professionally repaired. …

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WTB Rain Pants XL
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I’m looking for a pair of sub-9 oz lightly-used rain pants, at a reasonable price.  Please PM.

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Western Mountaineering Meltdown jacket size Medium with bonus items
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Used a handful times, excellent condition. Awesome winter jacket, very warm and well made. I will also include: a new without tag TNF rain jacket as seen in pic. Don’t…

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UGQ Zeppelin Underqulit
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0 degree. 850 down. 30oz. 77” length. Black outer/blue inner. PM for pictures.

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My Trail Mens UL Wind Shirt (Size XXL)
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*The GREEN Jacket has been sold. Purchased New – Never Worn – Freshly Laundered 4.4 oz on my scales $17 each or $30 for both shipped CONUS PayPal F&F for…

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Gore R7 Trail hooded rain jacket-Men’s Medium, for sale
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Gore R7 Trail Shake-Dry hooded rain jacket in a medium size.  Only worn about 3 times, it just does not fit me at 42″ chest and 34″ waist and 155…

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Do moisture-wicking fabrics work?
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Moisture-wicking fabrics (base layers and underwear) are designed to move sweat away from the skin. In this study, we test if Polartec and other base layer fabrics meet manufacturer claims.

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