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Everest 5 Denier Fabric?
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Chris Lucas
(ChemE) - F

Locale: SC
Everest 5 Denier Fabric? on 12/23/2010 02:09:35 MST Print View

Has anyone ever checked out this seemingly crazy fabric?
Everest Ultra Light Weight 5

Their website lists the 10 denier version as 22g/m² which (if accurate) is 0.65 oz/yd². They also have a press release regarding a 5 denier version which is not listed on their website. I've emailed Everest for details and will update this thread with what I learn. Seems to me that this material could be lighter than M50 and perhaps significantly so. I've also emailed Paul about it to see if he has had a chance to evaluate the fabric.

Press Release
10 denier on Everest's site

Edited by ChemE on 12/23/2010 02:11:40 MST.

Steven Evans
(Steve_Evans) - MLife

Locale: Canada
Re: Everest 5 Denier Fabric? on 12/23/2010 12:06:13 MST Print View

This was brought up on the forums a while back and I sent them an e-mail for more info but never heard back. I think Tim Marshall contacted them aswell requesting a sample, but I don't know if he had any luck. If you do get in contact, let us know. M50 seems to be plenty strong (more so than I had thought) so something lighter is definitely possible.

Tim Marshall
(MarshLaw303) - MLife

Locale: Minnesota
Re: Re: Everest 5 Denier Fabric? on 12/26/2010 17:07:51 MST Print View

they never got back to me and i never pushed it. i am lazy.


Chris Lucas
(ChemE) - F

Locale: SC
Me Too on 12/26/2010 17:54:43 MST Print View

Yeah, they must be blowing smoke because they never got back to me either.