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Recent Outdoor Clothing Product Reviews
Outdoor Research Clairvoyant Jacket
Overall, I LOVE this coat! It's a soft, attractive, great layer piece. But the coat has a design issue that can work against its purpose, which I will explain below. An all-woman design team created this hybrid design — the coat has some really great features. This piece also strikes a nice middle ground of being tough enough to go play in, but it is attractive enough to be worn to the office. Per OR’s website:Designed specifically for women, by women, the Clairvoyant Jacket uses the same incredibly… Full review
Peak Oil Jacket
Take an old material and proofing method and apply it in a modern design — this is the Peak Oil Jacket. Canvas proofed with bees wax and linseed oil, kangaroo leather details and built with minimal seams to an open source pattern. This is a unique jacket suitable for a wide range of applications. First things first, I have worn this jacket everyday since it arrived. I love it! I wear it around the house, out to the washing line, putting the rubbish out. Any excuse to wear it. I really look forward… Full review
Darn Tough Merino Micro Crew Sock Cushion
The difference between fresh caught shrimp from the ocean and popcorn shrimp at a fast food joint. I recently got turned on to Darn Tough socks and I have zero hesitation in saying I will never buy another brand again. Putting these on for the first time was as if the master sock artist, Leonardo DaSockio, had painted them on my feet. Not only was there absolutely zero bunching on the trail, but my feet stayed dry (very unusual for me), they provided the perfect amount of cushion and I didn't need… Full review
Patagonia Men's Nano Puff Jacket
A must-have jacket. Super light and pack-able, yet keeps you warm in winter. I walk every day to work. I usually wear this on a chilly and snowing day with a shell outside. Never feel any cold. Full review
Marmot Women's PreCip Full Zip Pant
I own these and love them. They do the job well of keeping the rain out. I'm not over the top hard on any of my gear, but I've sat on everything from mud to rocks and not one problem with these pants. It's kind of odd how you cool down so quickly after you put these on. No sticking to you when you're sweaty. I do think they run small in size. I'm 5'2" and a size 8 and had to get a large. Which was shocking considering I can wear kids clothes. I'm short so they are a little long, but that's nothing… Full review
The North Face Boys' Surgent Full Zip Hoodie
Warm and versatile for general use. My son is really enjoying this hoodie. Hiking on a cool mountainside, it kept him warm head to waste. Repelled drizzling rain. Soft feeling. Stylish too. He likes that the outside pockets do not have zippers. No zippers could be a problem but the jacket has inside pockets on each side for storing things more safely and saving the outside pockets for hands. As the day warmed up, it was eventually too hot, and tied nicely around the waste. Great price too! All-around… Full review
Arc'teryx Men's Squamish Hoody
The single best all round piece I have ever purchased. It comes with me everywhere I go. I have had this piece for a year now and it comes with me on nearly every trip I do. I run it and appreciate its weather resistance in cooler rainy conditions. The water beads off so well. And yet running I have no problems with it as it breathes so well you hardly notice it. I climb with it a love that it's so packable it sits right on my harness with no bother, folds out when I need to cut the bite of a windy… Full review