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Eclipse Inferno Jacket

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Light, warm, highly breathable, good fit—a good piece of gear! This jacket is, for me, a revolution in fleece technology. The small fleece panels makes the jacket breathe extremely well, and keeps you warm at the same time. The fit is a little long, and the high collar fits tight, so that no warmth is lost. The jacket has a weird feature though; the front full zip is not centered, but slightly to the right side of the torso. That means that it looks nice and eccentric when closed, but a little… Full review

Mountain Equipment Crux LS Crew

rated 5 of 5 stars The Mountain Equipment Crux LS Crew tee is an excellent synthetic (polyester) baselayer suitable for year round use. It features Polygiene anti-microbial technology which works reasonably well to limit odour. The main selling point for me is the excellent construction and durability which has impressed me over the past two years. From Mountain Equipment:  A close fitting tee that efficiently wicks moisture away from the skin and dries quickly on the move. Built in Polygiene anti-microbial technology… Full review

Eclipse Hooded Zip Tee

rated 4 of 5 stars Great grid fleece mid layer or cold weather base layer for active use. Of the grid layer fleeces Patagonia's R1 is the one you see the most mentioned. Mountain Equipment's Eclipse Hooded Zip Tee is I think a slightly thinner improved version with some nice details.  Fit: The fit allows for a bit wider shoulders and a slim, athletic body. Of course it fits non-athletic bodies as well, just size up. What I mean is that when I get an R1, I feel more restricted in the shoulders with a medium, but… Full review

Annapurna Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had this jacket (more a 'coat' than a jacket) for a long time. I don't get to wear it often as it's so warm, and hence it's still in great condition. The hood is great, you can feel how much loft is around your head, and the whole thing encases your body due to the elasticated differential cut. There are lighter pieces of gear, but if warmth is my main priority, then this is the insulation I will take. Great piece of gear. Full review

Changabang Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars After having a few problems with my old shell, I decided to bite the bullet and buy a more serious jacket, after speaking to a few different people I finally settled on the Changabang, I have a few other peices of kit from ME and I've been more than happy with their performance. Unfortunately the company that supplies Mountain Equipment in NZ don't usually stock the jacket, so it had to be done on a special order and I had to wait a few months for it to arrive. Once the jacket finally arrived I… Full review

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Mountain Equipment Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Outdoor Retailer Gear Show Highlights
Here are a few packs, sleeping bags, and other gear highlights we spotted from Lowe Alpine, Mountain Equipment, Gregory, Backpacker's Pantry, Jetboil, The North Face, and more. Read more
August 6, 2012

Past views from the Outdoor Retailer show floor
Today we head to Outdoor Retailer's All Mountain Demo day. While we're outside in the snow, here's a sample of what the indoor OR scene looks like from the floor, with pictures from last summer's show. Read more
January 18, 2012

Outdoor Retailer: Tent, Pack, and Bag Lines Expand
While tents keep lightening up, not all manufacturers are giving up space or vying to be lightest of the light. Also, brands debut new tent, sleeping bag, and tent lines from stateside and the U.K. Read more
August 2, 2011

OutDoor Gold Awards for Gear Design Innovation
Eleven outdoor products — including an Edelrid kids climbing harness, custom Hanwag hiking shoes, a Therm-a-Rest sleeping pad, a Valandre down jacket, and a Mountain Hardwear shell — were honored recently at the OutDoor Show with Gold Awards for outstanding innovation and design achievement. Read more
July 18, 2011


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