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  Patagonia Micro Puff Pants Review By the Everest GearGal


Weighting just 14oz the Patagonia Micro Puff Pants eliminate any excuses for being caught unprepared when an adventure goes bad. They are windproof, water repellent, compressible and will keep you warm and cozy throughout a long unexpected night on the trail or on a ledge.

The lightweight shell fabric is manufactured using 1oz 20x20 denier mini-ripstop nylon; it is durable with reinforced knees and seat (1.8oz, 40x40 denier dobby-weave). The shell is windproof and water-repellent due to the Deluge® DWR finish. It won’t keep you dry during a down poor but the Polarguard Delta high-loft insulation will retain it’s warmth even when wet. However, it is best to have a base layer underneath, as the nylon will get clammy if next to the skin.

The Polarguard high-loft insulation is soft and compressible, it is like wrapping your legs in a summer weight sleeping bag. Other features include fully separating, two-way side zips, articulate knees and cuffs and a zipper fly. The waistband is elastic with gripper elastic in the back accompanied by hook and loop adjustment tabs.

This is a great lightweight and easy to store, insulating layer. The Micro Puff pant fits into any backcountry expedition, from backpacking, climbing, riding to a warm-up layer at base camp. We also recommend the Micro Puff Pullover by Patagonia, all the same great features in a jacket.  

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Millet One Sport Everest Boot  has made some minor changes by adding more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High altitude / Mountaineering in extremely cold conditions / Isothermal to -75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads. Avg. Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz Sizes: 5 - 14 DESCRIPTION Boot with semi-rigid shell and built-in Gore-Tex® gaiter reinforced by aramid threads, and removable inner slipper Automatic crampon attachment Non-compressive fastening Double zip, so easier to put on Microcellular midsole to increase insulation Removable inner slipper in aluminized alveolate Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 






 

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