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MSR's Hubba Hubba NX Tent Is Solid, but I Hate the Zippers

MSR’s Hubba Hubba NX Tent Is Solid, but I Hate the Zippers

I’ve found that Mountain Safety Research (MSR) tends to arrive at an impressive iteration of a product and then stick with it. Most outdoor gear companies tend to gradually ruin their best products with incessant cost-cutting and penny-pinching, but they should take a page from MSR’s book. That said, when you refresh your products, it’s …

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The Best Rain Jackets to Help You Brave the Elements

The Best Rain Jackets to Help You Brave the Elements

★ GoodAlternative: I still love the North Face’s Lightriser (men’s sizing, women’s sizing). North Face’s Futurelight fabric was developed from nanospinning techniques originally used in water-filtration systems and smartphone electronics casings, and it’s both waterproof and PFC-free. Best Rain Jacket for Biking As much time as I spend in the rain, I never get quite …

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