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I'd say the Relex looks like the best option. I have a Peak XV and love it - in part for its durability. I also have a BR Alpini Hoody, my take is that it is a step up from the MB in warmth,...

In GEAR » Versatile Down Parka for COLD weather...
November 22, 10:24am

... because they have a better product then anything in the US? lol

In GEAR » Nunatak Kobuk Jacket and its Ilk
November 06, 6:39am

I really like it, very thin shell, noticeably warmer then the MB but not hugely so. Hood could use a rear tieback as it only adjust around the face, but fits well w/ a helmet. It packs down to ...

In GEAR » Nunatak Kobuk Jacket and its Ilk
November 05, 8:14pm

The Frountpoint is about 2lb - which is what my FA Peak XV is, it also fits better then anything else I've tried. The MEC Reflex is about the same warmth and is 1.5lb but you give up some sh...

In GEAR » Nunatak Kobuk Jacket and its Ilk
November 05, 4:30pm

Having had a FF Volant and Helious, and seen the MEC Reflex I'd say get the FA Peak XV @2lb its very light and feels much more durable then the MEC. Also, both the MEC and the FA are much bett...

In GEAR » Nunatak Kobuk Jacket and its Ilk
November 05, 10:38am

I'm willing to believe the OP - I was very underwhelmed with the Yellow Neoair's claim of R2.5

In GEAR » Warmer alternative to neo air all season
November 02, 4:43pm

FS: MB Alpine Light Parka

In Gear Swap » FS: MB Alpine Light Parka
November 02, 1:00pm

its a wash, the only thing unlinned softshells like the anorak do is block some/most wind and keep snow off of you in winter. Nylon is lighter and depending on the fabric may be more/less windproo...

In GEAR » Soft shells vs. cotton anoraks in dry cold conditions
November 02, 11:07am

PM on Duffle and Smartwool shirt

In Gear Swap » Screamin Deals On Closet Clean!!
October 17, 7:28am

LI have a 60L Serratus pack, superlight for a big pack. With the extenshion it should be good for your needs

In Gear Swap » WTB: "Not So Light" Pack -- Large Pack for 2 Week Trip
October 14, 5:28pm

All Reader Reviews by nanook ofthenorth

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GoLite Phantom Jacket
Truly great jacket, light and fully featured. Very well vented. Only nitpick is that my BD Halfdome helmet 'barely' fits under the hood. If the hood was helmet compatible it would be my fav...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 14, 10:06pm