Patagonia’s M10 jacket was for many years a very popular choice with ultra-light backpackers. A quality hard-shell with one of the lowest weight on the market. When Patagonia decided to re-release a new version for Spring 2013, we all got exited. Read our impressions after 4 months of testing.
The Patagonia brand always claimed that they were using ethically sourced wool from Argentina. A claim vastly relayed by the press and specialized blogs –including us when we were introducing the brand’s new Merino baselayers-. We are, indeed, talking about sustainably sourced wool from the south of Argentina. But the allegations of animal cruelty, clearly… Continue reading Patagonia, a responsibly sourced wool?
Patagonia Alpine Houdini review, a minimalist emergency jacket for bad weather made by environmental champion Patagonia
Insulation is probably where most brands try to innovate year after year. The battle to get the warmest most resistant and compressible material will never end. Patagonia have taken a different route than most and developed their own insulation fill. It’s called the FullRange.
Patagonia wants to make apparel manufacturing greener by investing in disruptive technologies that could cut the water off the chain.
Earlier this year we got the chance to get our hands, along with a M10, on a Patagonia Torrentshell jacket. The Stretch is the pricier sister of the three Torrentshell hardshells.
We are reviewing Patagonia’s Mixed Guide Hoody and Pants, two pieces of hybrid gear specially developed for mountain sports like back country skiing, alpine and ice climbing. What happens when you mix top softshell fabric with hardshell waterproof membrane? Let’s find out.
Caught on the trail by a sudden downpour. It happens. For some it’s the apex of their run. Rain splashing on your face, mud everywhere, and the scents of the forest waking up all at once. If this is your gig you’ll also want to be prepared. Let’s see if Patagonia’s latest trail specific hardshell… Continue reading Gear review: Patagonia Light Flyer jacket, light trail running hardshell
For an apparel company to start producing food you might think something strange happened. But Patagonia’s gear is not like any other brand and it looks like their food is going to follow the same path.
Patagonia Merino 1 Silkweight review. We’re all big fans of Merino wool here at Gear Exposure and we were very exited when Patagonia announced that their Merino 1 Silkweight range was making a comeback.
In their newly released Spring-Summer 2012 collection, Patagonia have announced the resurrection of a once great line of merino products: the Merino 1 Silkweight.
In the landscape of outdoor brands some are standing out by promoting sustainability in their product development. Patagonia is one of those brands always trying to push consumers to make better choices, minimise their impact on the planet to enjoy it more. Along with eBay, they have announced a new initiative last week: The Common… Continue reading Join Patagonia and eBay on The Common Threads Initiative.