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Outdoor Research Foray Jacket

Outdoor Research Foray Jacket on Mt Isolation

My winter shell is the Outdoor Research Foray Jacket because I prefer wearing jackets with pit zips, especially if they are made out of a breathable fabric like Gore-Tex, Polartec Neoshell or eVent. Outdoor Research is one of the few companies that puts pit zips on jackets made out of breathable fabrics …

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Patagonia Torrentshell Rain Jacket Review

The Patagonia Torrenshell Jacket on a very wet day at the Black Angel river crossing on the Wild River

The Patagonia Torrentshell Rain Jacket is an affordable and fully featured rain jacket with an excellent hood and pit zip ventilation. While nearly twice the weight of minimalist lightweight rain jackets like the OR Helium II, it’s warmer and much more durable, making it good for rough and tumble activities like …

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