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Sherpa Nangpala Hooded Jacket review

13th February 2015 | 178 views | 0 comments

We recently reviewed the Salewa Fusion Hybrid -8 sleeping bag, which was the first product we’d seen that used Primaloft’s innovative Down Blend insulation, and this month we take a look at another product – this time the Sherpa Nangpala Hooded Jacket – that uses the same technology.

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Fjallraven launch G-Loft Supreme insulation

27th October 2014 | 129 views | 0 comments

Scandinavian outdoor clothing expert Fjällräven has launched a new type of synthetic insulation they’re calling G-Loft Supreme. Developed in conjunction with Austrian insulation experts Goldeck Textil, G-Loft Supreme according to Fjällräven “offers the exceptional warmth-to-weight ratio of down, combined with the wet-weather functionality of synthetic insulation.”

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Paramo Men’s Pasco review

4th June 2013 | 23 views | 0 comments

The Pasco was introduced this winter and uses Nikwax’s full-weight Analogy fabric. This is constructed from a sandwich of wind and waterproof face fabric combined with a furry inner ‘pump’ layer which helps transmit moisture away from the skin.

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Marmot Speedri review

18th May 2013 | 8 views | 0 comments

Manufacturers’ own waterproof/breathable fabrics can sometimes seem a bit unsexy compared with the latest Gore-Tex, eVent or Polartec offering, but Marmot’s Membrain FusionDri as featured on the new Speedri jacket is one to get excited about.