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NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2 Tent Review

NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2 Person Tent Review

The NEMO Mayfly OSMO 2-Person Tent is a semi-freestanding, lightweight backpacking tent with a heavy-duty floor. Sized for two, it’s also suitable for solo hikers who want to bring their dog or camp on rough surfaces without bringing a separate footprint. The …

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Why do Waterproof/Breathable Rain Jackets Wet Out?

Why do waterproof breathable rain jackets wet out?

The biggest dirty little secret in the outdoor industry is that waterproof/breathable rain jackets won’t keep you dry and will wet out. It doesn’t matter if you buy a high-end $450 Arcteryx Gore-tex Parka or wear your bathrobe, they’ll both Wet Out …

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Marmot Precip ECO Rain Jacket Review

The Marmot Precip ECO is a lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket made with recycled nylon ripstop with a PFC-free DWR coating. Weighing 10 oz, the Precip is inexpensive but fully featured and suitable for year-round hiking and backpacking. It has a fully adjustable …

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