Friday, 02 May 2014 13:50

Mammut Plano Hoody Tested and Reviewed

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Mammut state that this jacket is ideal for backpacking, winter hiking/snowshoeing and travel and suitable for Classical Alpinism, basecamp use and for mountain hiking. Working as a Mountaineering Instructor, I wanted a softshell jacket that would look good but also work well. I chose the Plano hoody because of its…
Friday, 02 May 2014 13:41

Montane Prism jacket Reviewed

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There's so many good features in the Montane Prism it's hard to know where to start. As down fans we've always felt synthetic insulation is a necessary evil rather than a positive choice, but if ever a product was going to change this perception it's the Prism. Updated from the…
Friday, 02 May 2014 13:30

Sherpa Adventure Gear Khumbuche Reviewed

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Tested and reviewed by Kirstin Everett - Nov/Dec 2012 in the Lake District The Sherpa jacket looks an impressive piece of kit and it doesn't diasppoint. Designed by Sherpas, who let's face it, know a thing or three about harsh conditions, it has a look that just says 'Expedition'. There…
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:12

Keela Zenita Pro Jacket

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The Keela Zenita Pro jacket sits in the softshell department, which makes it ideal for cold but mostly dry conditions. This makes it a good outer layer in dry weather or a mid-layer for wet conditions. Keela say: “Using our redeveloped AirXtream fabric with fleece backing the Zenita is lightweight,…
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