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The North Face Apex Flex

Brand and Model The North Face Apex Flex Pros Premium waterproofing and windproofing Cons Heavy for a rain jacket Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor 1The North Face Apex Flex Overview The North Face Apex Flex GTX is a softshell rain jacket that offers a great wind protection with a little extra warmth. Even tough it’s much heavier than others rain jackets; The Apex Flex is great for light hikes offering excellent water resistance. The design behind The NF Apex Flex is based on 3-layer Gore-Tex which provides a high water resistance along with a great breathability. Below we break…

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Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants

Brand and Model Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pros Very light and mobile Cons Too breathable in winter Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor 1Overview Finding the perfect hiking pant for your hikes adventures may be an exercise in frustration. However, The Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants are the best for typical hiking adventures, according to many outdoor gear testers. This pair of hiking pants features a comfortable articulated knees for free movement on the trail and offers a quality wind protection. In this review, we’ll dig into the features and performances of this pant, so keep reading to know more. 2Materials The…

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REI Co-op Drypoint GTX

Brand and Model REI Co-op Drypoint GTX Pros Low weight, excellent breathability and great fit Cons Lack of pit zips Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor REI Co-op Drypoint GTX Overview The REI Co-op Drypoint GTX is a lightweight rain jacket with solid weather; it is useable for hour-long day hike or week-long backpacking trip. Besides, the stretchy fabric gives you an excellent freedom of movement while hiking or doing outdoor activities. The REI Co-op Drypoint GTX includes all the necessary and important main features: It is waterproof, breathable and comfortable with smart pocket placement and others cool features. In…

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Sealskinz All Season Gloves

The Sealskinz All Season Gloves continues to be one of the best hiking gloves on the market as it’s waterproof, windproof and breathable along with palm leather for better grip and dexterity. Besides, the Sealskinz is suitable for moderate conditions and ideal for year round activity use whether you wear it all day or not. Moreover, the All Season Gloves provide you the touch screen compatibility feature, allowing the use of digital devices without removing gloves which is greatly reduces the times needed to remove theme. 1Comfort Even tough it is a little rigid due to the waterproof membrane inside,…

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Marmot Minimalist Review

Brand and Model Marmot Minimalist Rain Jacket Pros Very functional jacket, Comfortable, Excellent design Cons Little heavy Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor Marmot Minimalist Overview Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining price along with performance to keep it position among the best rain shells in the market. The Minimalist is made with certified Gore-Tex waterproofing Technology featuring a wind-blocking membrane and weight-minimizing Paclite technology for more comfort in rainy outdoor adventure. In brief summary, the Minimalist is affordable and very functional for backcountry use regardless it’s pricier than some other jackets in the same family like the…

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Outdoor Research Alti Gloves Review

Outdoor Research Alti is mountaineering gloves built to be worn in the most extreme weather condition or at high elevation as you need to be able to clamp and manipulate tools and ropes. Besides this gloves are waterproof and breathable with articulated fingers for excellent grip on ropes and tools. 1Comfort The Alti gloves are strangely comfortable to wear due to it fabric; 90% Nylon and the remainder is Spandex making the glove slightly. In addition, the leather palm provides a very good grip on tools. 2Warmth The Alti gloves were made for warmth as they became liner gloves insulated…

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Marmot PreCip Review

Brand and Model Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket Pros Excellent Price, Great breathability, Functional hood Cons Cheap Velcro Best Uses Day Hiking, General Outdoor Marmot PreCip Overview The Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket is a basic model very popular due to its low price and its excellent performances like waterproofing, breathability, adjustment capabilities and lightweight construction, so the PreCip is a great choice for hiking. Below we break down the Marmot PreCip performances, let’s take a closer look. Waterproof Knowing that is nothing truly 100% waterproof , the Marmot PreCip is DWR water-repellent coating built with a 2.5-layer NanoPro waterproof and breathable…

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