First Impressions of the OutDoor Show 2011

Posted on 15 Juli 2011

It was a long and hard day yesterday and here now some impressions of the day.

Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XTherm for winter hiking with a R_value of round about 5.7

Terra Noa Voyager Ultra 2

Montane Prism Pant with Primaloft Eco 40 and a weight of 290g in size L (available in late summer)

Montane Minimus Pants with a 25000MVTR and a weight of 125g in size L

Montane Slipstream GL Smock weighs 80g in size M

The lightest crampons I could find at the show.

Meeting with Kari from Kupilka


4 responses to First Impressions of the OutDoor Show 2011

  • fhnr sagt:

    Die Montane-Sachen sehen interessant aus,
    und die xTherm natürlich auch!

    Thanks for sharing!

  • I’m interested in what RAB has coming if they’re exhibiting and you get a chance to stop by.

  • NeoAir sagt:

    I wish I could have made it to the show. I’ve been using the regular NeoAir all Summer and wanted to check out the new XTherm now that the weather is getting cooler. Last winter I had to lug around a closed cell foam pad in addition to the NeoAir to add a little warmth. Thanks for sharing the photos!

  • […] These pants are perhaps a little too minimalist for a trip like this, but it does depend on the amount of wet weather experienced. I wore them for 3 days when there was wind driven rain all day and at other times as wind protection. Overall, they were fine, though in extended rain periods they do wet through resulting in wet and possibly cold legs. However, once it stops raining they dry quickly and allow your body heat to dry you pants underneath. Probably on another trip such as this I would choose one of the following Rab Drillium trousers, GoLite Tumalo pants or the new Montane Minimus pants. […]

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