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The Best Insulated Jacket for Men Review
 The Best Insulated Jacket for Men Review
What is the best synthetic insulated jacket? To find out, we took nine of the highest performing synthetic insulated jackets and compared and contrasted them after extensive side-by-side testing. We e...


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Best Insulated Jacket

Dec 03, 2016; 12:00pm
Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody
 Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody
This is a top-of-the line hybrid jacket. As usual, Arc’teryx has designed a jacket that is comfortable, has great mobility, and is loaded with features. The Atom LT has accumulated a die hard followin...


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Dec 03, 2016; 12:00pm
Arc'teryx Atom SL Hood
 Arc'teryx Atom SL Hood
Weighing in at a mere 8.6 oz, this is the lightest jacket in our review. While this featherweight won't keep you warm sitting on a lift or huddling at a belay, our testers found it to be the perfect l...


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Dec 03, 2016; 12:00pm
Rab Xenon X Hoodie
 Rab Xenon X Hoodie
“Perfection is attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when when there is no longer anything to take away.” So goes the saying and so goes our four time Editors' Choice award-winner,...


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Dec 02, 2016; 10:02pm
Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket
 Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket
The Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket is the most versatile piece we had the pleasure of reviewing. It’s light, features breathable stretch panels, and packs away quickly into its own pocket. It ...


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Dec 02, 2016; 9:55pm
The North Face ThermoBall Hoody
 The North Face ThermoBall Hoody
The North Face Thermoball Hoody uses a unique insulator designed to mimic down. Instead of using continuous yarn filaments, little clusters of insulation trap air around and between each other to reta...


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Dec 02, 2016; 9:51pm
Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody
 Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody
The Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody is a popular lightly insulated jacket and a time-tested classic. It is simple, layers well, and packs into its own pocket; however, many of its newer competitors are a bi...


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Dec 02, 2016; 9:42pm
Patagonia DAS Parka
 Patagonia DAS Parka
The Patagonia DAS “dead air space” Parka is the most bomb proof jacket we reviewed, and easily our Top Pick for Warmth. We believe it is the best insulator for the nastiest conditions. When it’s not q...


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Dec 02, 2016; 9:40pm
Outdoor Research Uberlayer
 Outdoor Research Uberlayer
The Outdoor Research Uberlayer is a well constructed, highly breathable jacket that, along with the Nano Air, is changing how we think about layering systems. The Polartec Alpha insulation helps regul...


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Dec 02, 2016; 9:37pm
Pelican ProGear Elite 65qt
 Pelican ProGear Elite 65qt
The Pelican ProGear Elite looks the part of a high-end cooler more than any other model we tested. Its commanding exterior looks more like something the scientists of Jurassic Park would store dinosau...


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Dec 02, 2016; 7:10pm
Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody
 Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody
After two years on the market, the Nano-Air continue to be one of our favorite jackets for alpine climbing, cold weather running, and ski touring. No other jacket feels as soft and comfortable against...


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Dec 02, 2016; 6:15pm
The Best Day Backpack Review
 The Best Day Backpack Review
What is the best daypack available? Whether you’re an avid hiker, a climber, or a student, you probably have a need for a daypack for one or more of your activities. We put 10 top-of-the-line contende...


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Best Daypack

Dec 02, 2016; 3:46pm
REI Flash 18
 REI Flash 18
If you’re looking for a lightweight pack that can accompany you on just about any mission you can dream up, AND you’re on a budget, then look no further. For just under $40, the REI Flash 18 receives ...


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Dec 02, 2016; 3:45pm
Osprey Daylite
 Osprey Daylite
The Osprey Daylite is a popular small daypack to carry your essentials wherever your adventure takes you. Our reviewers used it while trekking through the tropical mountains of southern Haiti and appr...


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Dec 02, 2016; 3:32pm
Arc'teryx Cierzo 18
 Arc'teryx Cierzo 18
The Arc’teryx Cierzo is a simple pack designed with climbing in mind. Many climbers will prefer its specialized features over other packs in this review. The rope strap was one of our favorite feature...


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Dec 02, 2016; 3:27pm
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