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Recent Outdoor Clothing Product Reviews

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Black Diamond HeavyWeight WoolTech Liner

These glove liners provide good hand dexterity in cool weather (sub 40°F), while also work as a liner under a heavier glove or mitten in colder weather (approx. 28°F). Quality goatskin palms give greater feel & durability, allowing the wearer to focus on the chore ‘at-hand’. The Black Diamond HeavyWeight WoolTech Liner glove is ideal for people looking for versatility, without looking flashy or breaking the bank. These gloves are ideal as a liner in all cold weather outdoor activities,… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Vest

A versatile insulator. From cutting the chill on a spring day to augmenting core warmth on really cold ones, this soft, comfortable fleece does the job. Don't expect it to stop any wind, as even a mild breeze runs right through this, unless you wear it under a shell. Brand new, it sheds until you wash or tumble dry it, and durability/pilling could be a longer-term issue. OVERVIEW I had been eyeing the Retro Pile Jacket when I received this as a gift. Mine is size XL and weighs 14.4 ounces on an… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Black Diamond Men's Solution 150 Merino Base 3/4

Black Diamond's Solution 150 Merino Base 3/4 is a lightweight, polyester-reinforced merino wool base layer. Cool enough to wear under light shell clothing for high intensity activity at around-freezing temperatures without overheating, but easily layered over for use in colder conditions or at lower intensity. Stretch fabric gives a comfortable fit even on a slim frame and dries a little faster than 100 percent merino. 3/4 length works with high plastic cuff ski boots. (Preliminary review based… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Black Diamond Men's Solution 150 Merino Base Crew

Black Diamond's Solution 150 Merino Base Crew is a lightweight, polyester-reinforced merino wool base layer. Cool enough to wear under light shell clothing for high intensity activity at around-freezing temperatures without overheating, but easily layered over for use in colder conditions or at lower intensity. Stretch fabric gives a comfortable fit even on a slim frame and dries a little faster than 100 percent merino. (Preliminary review based on the first month of use) Black Diamond’s Solution… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Gore Women's H5 Gore-Tex Active Hooded Jacket

The Gore H5 Gore-Tex Active Hooded Jacket is a lightweight, functional and very comfortable waterproof shell designed for "fast hiking." It served perfectly as my one and only windbreaker/rain jacket for five months on the trail, through a variety of harsh conditions. I wore it primarily for warmth but also to keep dry during many prolonged rainstorms. It fits well under a backpack and still repels water after extended wear-and-tear. It's the most durable and reliable lightweight rain jacket that… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
Toad&Co Swifty Trail Skirt

Men's or women's lightweight, comfortable walking skirt. The Swifty Trail Skirt is an excellent man's or woman's walking, hiking, and backpacking skirt. Size large weighs 136g (4-3/4 oz). Length on 17-1/2" front, and 18" back. I like the front hand pockets, which securely hold an iPhone 10sMax. While it lacks a drawstring, to snug it for a man's hips, an elastic belt can hold it in place by folding the waistband over the belt. The skirt's material is light, soft, and dries quickly.  Design allows… Full review

rated 2.5 of 5 stars
Mountain Hardwear Men's StretchDown DS Hooded Jacket

I don't recommend this jacket for hiking or backpacking. Warm jacket, heavy, and bulky without hood cinch. I prefer my winter hiking gear/clothing to have some color, jackets and mid layers to be on the bright side. This jacket stands out and looks good but it is not practical for hiking/camping in the mountains. It is just way too bulky. It is very warm with very deep pockets for your hands and cell phone. I thought about trying it above treeline but with no cinch cord for the hood, it would blow… Full review