Late winter in Greenville, SC may just be the perfect place for the Cotopaxi Paray Lightweight Jacket. This jacket has it’s sweet spot in the mid 40’s and that’s about the average temperature around these parts this time of year. I’ve worn the jacket hiking, camping, running, working out, and around town on an almost every day basis. Click here to read my final thoughts on this versatile jacket.
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I’ve been using the Cotopaxi Paray jacket for a couple months now and I love it. It’s my go-to easy layer that I can trust to protect me from the elements. Check out my first update by clicking here.
Fall and Winter seasons are challenging for me as a runner and hiker. I am always looking for the perfect insulation piece that will keep me warm during strenuous activities but not leave me sweating profusely. Salewa thinks they have solved this dilemma with the Salewa Pedroc Polartec Alpha Jacket featuring Polartec Alpha insulation. Read on for my initial thoughts and be sure to follow me as I put the jacket to the test over the next couple of months.
A lightweight jacket that with from a company that sets itself apart with “Gear for Good”, the Cotopaxi Men’s Paray Lightweight checks a lot of the boxes at first look. Click here to see my initial review and thoughts on the jacket.
I have held out on purchasing any kind of down or insulated jacket. To be honest, I can be pretty rough on my clothing (ask my wife) and an expensive down jacket with hair-thin walls doesn’t exactly bring durability or longevity to mind. Also, South Carolina weather doesn’t really scream puffy-down-jacket either. However, in anticipation of some upcoming winter backpacking trips, I did my research and landed on what I think was the perfect choice considering all of my misgivings. Click here to read my owner review of the REI Revelcloud Jacket.
by: Dave D’Abate
The Rab Latok Alpine jacket is a lightweight three-layer hardshell that utilizes the eVent waterproof membrane from GE. eVent waterproofing technologies have been seen for a while in footwear and other apparel. The Rab Latok Alpine jacket includes fully-taped seams in conjunction with a durable water repellant finish to seal out the elements.