Bargain Alert - outdoor gear deals worth a look

Discussion in 'Shopping' started by el manana, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Any idea of how many times you've worn it with a pack and the longest days exposure to hard rain? Cheers
  2. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

    Nearly always got a day pack on of some description, don't remember it fully wetting out and was my go to daily rain jacket for ages and ages. Have you found one in orange or something? :wink:
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  3. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

  4. tallest of pauls

    tallest of pauls Ultralighter

    I've seen this 'model' in a number of shots for montane. He certainly likes a tight fitting top. Either that or he's in denial about his true sizing.
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  5. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

    They are a very athletic cut, luckily I am too. It's not a straight down the middle same width like patagonia or the like.
  6. tallest of pauls

    tallest of pauls Ultralighter

  7. Henry

    Henry Trail Blazer

    I find a good corset works wonders.


    But I end up looking like the number 8
  8. liamarchie

    liamarchie Ultralighter

    reviews arent filling me with confidence for that atomic, seems to have breathability issues? price is definitely right though at £69, and love montane stuff usually
  9. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

    It’s got pit zips, but to be fair it's not as good as some. What price range do you mean then?
  10. Diddi

    Diddi Thru Hiker

  11. liamarchie

    liamarchie Ultralighter

    Price range was fine, looking up to £100 really as i dont actually need i just want something new...

    Main criteria is breath-ability as i tend to move a lot quicker than most and can build up a lot of heat
  12. Taz38

    Taz38 Thru Hiker

    I tried on the montane atomic jacket but didn't like the fit (the female model looks good in it but she's got the beanpole figure I had before I had my second child). The trousers however are great, much used and a little abused in the last two years or so. No issues with breathability.
  13. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

    https://www.outdoorkit.co.uk/produc...MI7_vmocyR4QIVBZ3VCh2XXg7xEAkYASABEgKAjvD_BwE
    Pick a size and colour. Got one of these too and reckon it breathes a bit more.
    Mine maybe a downpour plus. In a field in North Wales at the moment so can't check
  14. stormin'

    stormin' Section Hiker

  15. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

  16. stormin'

    stormin' Section Hiker

    Bargain by price, the last one I bought is 5 years ago, is still ok but losing a bit of shape. £30 for a merino midlayer with a hood is a bargain in my book.
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  17. Fred Wanderer

    Fred Wanderer Backpacker

    Life Systems EX4 Spray - Permethrin based fabric spray (Tick repellant)
    On sale at Life Systems website £7.99 + Free delivery
    And 10% off for signing up to news letter / first purchase
    So = £7.19 delivered
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  18. HillBelly

    HillBelly Trail Blazer

    He's a gear tart... last seen wearing the opposition garb too, Mountain Equipment Jackets to be exact. How exactly does one become an outdoor gear model? Is it just having a beard.
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  19. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

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  20. Baldy

    Baldy Section Hiker

    'Layer'
    Socks from Tkmaxx
    £4.99 for a pack of 3

    Nice length, stretchy and very comfortable.
  21. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    50% off nikwax at go outdoors for two weeks....
    Git-r-dun :thumbsup:
  22. Jmws

    Jmws Trail Blazer

    Rab borealis jacket currently £57 at Go outdoors with April discount.
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  23. tallest of pauls

    tallest of pauls Ultralighter

    Alpkit on Sports Pursuit. 1/3 off.
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  24. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

    That's bizarre, reckon they just need to get rid of old stock???
  25. tallest of pauls

    tallest of pauls Ultralighter

    Maybe, needed a cheap windshirt- now have one.
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