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Micro Puff $99 or Thermawrap $75?
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Paul Sturrock
(Byblow) - F
Micro Puff $99 or Thermawrap $75? on 02/11/2008 12:14:25 MST Print View

Help! Which is the better deal? The Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover for $99 or the MontBell U.L. Thermawrap Action Jacket for $75? I'd rather have a Cocoon UL 60 pullover, but I can't afford one.

Andrew King
(drewboy) - F

Locale: Arizona
Thermawrap vs MIcropuff on 02/11/2008 13:01:43 MST Print View

The Thermawrap is my most used piece of insulated gear, very lightweight and layers well with my other clothing. I would start with the Thermawrap unless you plan to spend a lot of time in colder weather, say <30 degrees. Then the greater warmth/weight ratio of the Micropuff might prove more valuable to you. It depends on your needs, they are both really fine jackets.

Paul Sturrock
(Byblow) - F
re: Micro Puff vs. Thermawrap on 02/11/2008 13:59:29 MST Print View

Andrew, I would use it almost entirely from late spring to early fall, mostly in the Rockies and Tetons. I want it to pull double duty supplementing a synthetic quilt, e.g., a BPL UL 180 Quilt or Fanatic Fringe Ultralight 30 Deg Quilt.

Kathleen B
(rosierabbit) - M

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Thermawrap v MicroPuff on 02/11/2008 14:13:47 MST Print View

Fit might be another factor to look at. The Thermawrap parka is cut a little tighter in the hips than the MicroPuff parka. I don't know if the fit is the same in their vest lines.

Dave Lame
(dmjjpy) - F
Where ya finding them at that price?? on 02/11/2008 15:20:00 MST Print View

Those are good prices.

Gail Lusk
(AlohaTink) - F

Locale: In the Middle of No Where!
Well they just sold out on 02/11/2008 15:46:05 MST Print View

They just sold out at the US Parks :( for the $99 ones

but they do have the newest ones only in the XL in green and XL in Spark on sale for $109 till Feb 12 only!

Edited by AlohaTink on 02/11/2008 16:01:15 MST.

Steve O
(HechoEnDetroit) - F

Locale: South Kak
Patagonia Sale on 02/11/2008 18:54:25 MST Print View

FYI you can get the micropuff direct from patagonia for 82$ + shipping. Promo codes might be available if you take the time to google for them

Edited by HechoEnDetroit on 02/11/2008 18:55:04 MST.

Brett Peugh
(bpeugh) - F - M

Locale: Midwest
Thermawrap action on 02/12/2008 09:08:51 MST Print View

Where is the $75 one at?

nathan frisch
(nathanfrisch) - F

Locale: Southern Appalacians
thermawrap action on 02/12/2008 11:52:29 MST Print View