After more than 50 days of testing, the Marmot Alpha Pro continues to impress. If you’re in the market for a more breathable insulating layer, or you’re curious what makes Polartec’s Alpha insulation special, check out our long-term review.
You may have encountered a rock or two by this point in the season, and base repairs are part of the game. Here’s our step-by-step guide to simple base repairs. (We also threw in a short primer on polymer chemistry, you know, just for good measure.)
Gore-Tex Pro or Polartec Neoshell? It’s the biggest question in technical outerwear. So we reviewed two jackets from Mountain Equipment, the Centurion (Neoshell) and the Tupilak (Gore Pro). Same jacket, different fabrics, real answers.