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Best Heavy Duty Cold Weather Softshell Trousers

Best Heavy Duty Cold Weather Softshell Trousers

Mountain Equipment's Ibex Mountain Pants Preface This review makes a modular case for winter legwear and references two related components. We recommend looking at the following reviews for a more [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Hooded Jacket

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Hooded Jacket

Mountain Equipment's Echo Hooded Jacket Preface This review has been updated to include the results of the recent Winter Kit Test findings where the jacket was paired with the light Rab Momentum [...] Read more

Best Trekking Trouser Belt

Best Trekking Trouser Belt

Edelrid's Turley Belt Preface Though we're predominantly looking at the Turley belt, this review is as much a piece about a specific type of belt (or accurately a type of buckle) and below we've [...] Read more

Best Ultralight (~100g) Hooded Wind Jacket

Best Ultralight (~100g) Hooded Wind Jacket

Mizuno's Lightweight Hoody Wind Jacket (Kato 2.0) Preface As always, we're looking at the Mizuno Hoody Wind Jacket from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Trousers

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Trousers

Rab's Vertex Pants Preface As always, we're looking at the Rab Vertex Pants from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Waist 33", Inner Leg: 30", Height: 5ft [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Jacket

Best Lightweight (Under 400g) Softshell Jacket

Mountain Hardwear's Super Chockstone Jacket Preface As always, we're looking at the Super Chockstone from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", [...] Read more

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Hooded Pull-on

Best Lightweight (Under 300g) Softshell Hooded Pull-on

Rab's Boreas / Borealis Pull-on Preface Rab updated their highly rated Boreas Pull-on hoodie in 2017 and renamed it the Borealis Pull-on. Unlike many upgrades in recent times (that have proven to [...] Read more


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