Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket Review
It goes without saying that serious hikers, bikers climbers and even skiers too demand the very best from all their outdoor equipment. Yet it can be difficult to find a top-quality mid-layer jacket at a reasonable price. That’s right where the Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket comes into the picture. Winner of the 2014 Outside  [...]
Montane Aero eVent Pullover Jacket
The Montane Aero eVent Pullover Jacket was designed for hiking and trail running but truly can go on just about any mountain adventure including splitboarding and hunting. I’m willing to bet you have heard of Gore-Tex, but how about eVent, don’t be fooled that Gore is the only name in the waterproof outerwear laminate world  [...]
Showers Pass Refuge Jacket Review
You don’t have to be a big name brand to make a great product. Often, it is the lesser-known brands out there that build the finest gear. Though Showers Pass hasn’t quite reached Patagonia status, they make a phenomenal product! Out of all the hardshell jackets I’ve tested over the years from up and coming  [...]
Patagonia Storm Racer Jacket Review
Is there anything Patagonia can’t do? When it comes to their Storm Racer Jacket, it certainly doesn’t seem like it. An incredibly lightweight, breathable, and durable jacket, it’s designed specifically with trail running in mind. In fact, the Patagonia Storm Racer Jacket meets all the requirements for the UTMB and other major ultra trail races.  [...]
Oakley Aircraft 3L Jacket Review
Very similar to the snow world,,,in the surf world some of the best spots require quite a bit of effort to get to. Walking for miles, in windy, often rainy, and very uncomfortable situations. In an effort to conserve as much energy as possible for the reward at your destination, packing as light as possible  [...]
Dakine Caliber Fishing Jacket Review
This years Dakine Caliber Jacket is lightweight offering a perfect fit that’s not too baggy or loose. One of the features I loved the most was the limited amount “things” to get line snagged on. I tested this Dakine jacket while guiding and fishing on my off time here in the Tetons along the legendary  [...]
The North Face Verto Jacket Review
The North Face Verto Jacket is part of the Summit Series collection designed for mountain enthusiast that are routinely getting after it. Weighing only 3.5 ounces, the Verto Jacket from The North Face goes everywhere with me in the backcountry as it can easily be packed down to the size of an energy bar and  [...]
Stio Men’s CFS Jacket Review
The new Stio CFS Jacket is the most functional piece of outerwear I have ever worn, and I have lots of gear! Originally designed to be used by waterman in the high country, Stio’s CFS Jacket works just as well on the river as it does on the trail. Stio CFS Jacket Tech Stio’s CFS  [...]