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Why do I get wet inside my rain jacket?

Why do I get wet inside my rain jacket?

The leading causes of wetness inside your rain jacket are condensation and perspiration. Condensation occurs water vapor encounters a colder surface and changes from a gaseous form into a liquid one. When the air is humid it has a lot of water vapor in it. If the external surface of …

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Sealskinz Waterproof All-Weather Ultra-Grip Knitted Gloves Review

SealSkins Waerproof All Weather Ultra-Grip Knitted Gloves

Sealskinz Waterproof All Weather Ultra-Grip Knitted Gloves are waterproof/breathable knitted gloves with a silicone grip that are great for keeping your hands dry while snowshoeing or hiking in the rain in three-season conditions. Specs at a Glance Palm material: Nylon with gripper print Fabric: 96.5% nylon, 3.5% elastane Lining fabric: …

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The New Sleeping Pad R-Value Standard Has Arrived

New Sleeping Pad R-Value has Arrived

The New Year has arrived and the new ASTM FF3340 Sleeping Pad R-Value Standard is being rolled out in fits and starts by manufacturers and retailers. This new standard will make it possible for you to compare sleeping pads across models and manufacturers because it defines a common methodology for …

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10 Best Backpacking Water Filters of 2020

10 Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purification Systems

What are the best water filter and water purification treatment systems used by backpackers? That really depends on your preferences, the quality of the water you need to filter or purify, and the number of people you need to treat water for. For example, squeeze-style water filters, UV purification, and …

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Osprey Daylite Plus Backpack Review

Osprey Daylite Plus Backpack Review

The Osprey Daylite Plus is a 20-liter multisport daypack that’s great for hiking, cycling, travel or campus. It has lots of interior and exterior pockets, including a laptop sleeve, to keep you organized but it’s light enough that it won’t slow you down. The Daylite Plus is 50% larger in …

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