Category Archives for Jackets

Arc’teryx vs Patagonia Jacket: The Top Six Softshell Jackets

These days, the number of outdoor brands out there producing top-performing softshell jackets runs into the dozens. At the very pinnacle of this pantheon of high-performance product-makers are two brands

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The Best Midlayer Options for Hiking

An old Swedish proverb advises us that there is no bad weather, only bad clothing. Given that those in the land of Abba and Absolut are no strangers to some of the unfriendliest weather conditions our

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The Best Men’s Fleece Jackets for Outdoor Adventures

Even though going out on an adventure when it is freezing outside doesn’t sound very enticing, doing so can be an exhilarating experience. While going to a tropical place during winters and basking in

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The Columbia Lake 22 Down Jacket Review: Yay or Nay? Find Out Here!

For a long day out and about in the cold, a good insulated jacket can make all the difference between staying warm and being miserable. Down jackets provide an excellent insulated layer without adding

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Marmot vs North Face Jacket Lines Compared – Which is Best?

While out in the cold weather, a warm jacket can make all the difference between a comfortable and enjoyable experience, or a cold, clammy and miserable one. Whether out on a walking tour in the city,

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Goose vs. Duck Down – What’s the Difference?

Down is commonly used in outdoor gear, specifically jackets and sleeping bags. While some manufacturers use goose down, others use duck down, sparking the question: what’s the difference? In this article,

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Canada Goose vs The North Face – Which Winter Jacket is Better?

When it comes to outdoor winter activities, the one area you absolutely do not want to cut costs is apparel and footwear. The clothes and boots you choose to wear should be purchased based on their usability

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The 7 Best Packable Down Jackets for 2018

So you’ve found yourself perusing the jacket section, gearing up for a cold weather adventure embark upon. To start the search informed, there are two types of jackets that will keep you warm and cozy

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The Best 3-in-1 Jackets for the Outdoors in 2018

The 3-in-1 jacket is a must-have for anyone who loves to get outside during the winter, but who needs to stay protected from rain and snow, wind, and bitter cold. With so many on the market, though, it’s

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My Patagonia DAS Parka Review: Is This for You?

It’s easy not to think about cold and wetness when you’re cruising up the side of a mountain (or whatever your winter wonderland of choice happens to be), your heart is pumping, and your body is radiating

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