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Wouldn't be hard to spend $199 at Marmot
Yes. The Isotherm hoody or jacket is the Polartec Alpha insulation. Probably the best bet if you are looking for a synthetic puffy. Other Marmot stuff that is awesome: The Thermo Hoody and Th...

In GEAR » Help me . . .
October 21, 1:03am

H52
Why did I get an H52? I've been using 4 Sevens Quark XML AA flashlights for a while and have been very impressed by their performance. I have a pile of eneloops and good charger options. The...

In GEAR » Zebralight
October 17, 11:20am

Overheating
At 30 degrees while hiking with just a Cap 2 or Cap 4 baselayer top, the Marmot DriClime would be borderline too hot. I would probably go with an unlined windshirt/hoodie while moving, if I got chi...

In GEAR » Rab Strata or Marmot DriClime for 30 degree temps?
October 15, 12:49pm

Stride vest
I've not used the Marmot Stride vest buy I have the DriClime hoody (same fabric). I would say that between the thin wicking layer and the wind blocking of the outer windshell layer, it ends up ...

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 12, 11:52am

Many options
The Power Stretch gloves are my go-to glove for around town. Perfect warmth for the car or for hiking on cool dry days. They breath very well so not much overheating or wet hands. If it's we...

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 12, 2:35am

Wear them all the time
The Power Stretch gloves are my go-to glove for around town. Perfect warmth for the car or for hiking on cool dry days. They breath very well so not much overheating or wet hands. If it's we...

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 12, 2:35am

Polyester
Why not just put the Tenacious Tape on the outside polyester side? That will stick really well and keep any water from penetrating the tear. It will probably stick to the Cuben side, too, in cas...

In GEAR » Will Tenacious Tape repair Cuben?
October 11, 10:28pm

Power Stretch Fleece gloves
>> I'll pick warmth over dexterity any day. That's the whole point of Power Stretch fleece gloves. You can leave them on and maintain some warmth, certainly compared to bare hands....

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 11, 7:28pm

I don't understand the product
I don't really see the value of fleece mitts. Why not just get a pair of Power Stretch Fleece gloves? Just as warm, stretchy so they fit tight. Fingered glove so you have dexterity for hiking a...

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 11, 12:08pm

Tape
The repair patches that Thermarest supplies and that are included with Marmot tents all seem to be identical to Tenacious Tape. Available in clear, black nylon, dark brown nylon, dark blue nylon, s...

In GEAR » repairing ripped down bag
October 08, 8:58am

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Marmot Essence
I picked up a 2011 model Essence rain jacket on the clearance rack at TJ Maxx for a price that was literally irresistable. Grabbing it and taking it as fast as I could to the checkout line felt like s...

In Clothing - Raingear
February 03, 8:32pm