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Discussion Forum - Gear ! - Lightweight packaway fleeces

Author: Mark Garratt
Posted: Sat 2nd Aug 2014, 18:24
Joined: 2016
Local Group: Heart of England
Thanks I'll have a look now
Author: Dr. John Batham
Posted: Thu 31st Jul 2014, 14:10
Joined: 2007
Local Group: East Yorkshire
Rohan do a good lightweight - on sale now too at 40% off until Sunday I think.
Author: Neil Bromley
Posted: Sun 20th Jul 2014, 22:11
Joined: 2002
Local Group: Heart of England
Look at Arcteryx Delta. Expensive but very light as a mid-layer and a very good base layer in wet or cold conditions. Changed into one in the 100 when a merino top got saturated and it was much warmer, dryer and better-wicking. Very similar in construction (and same price) as Paramo Grid Technic, sold as a base layer but just as good as an ultralight mid layer. Either fits easily into Osprey 11litre bag, so they compress to a very small size. Both last for years and survive multiple washes (and don't get nibbled by moths, unlike merino alternatives)!
Author: Mark Garratt
Posted: Wed 16th Jul 2014, 22:30
Joined: 2016
Local Group: Heart of England
Just wondering if anybody has come across a lightweight packaway fleece like the packaway jackets that can be tucked away in a small rucksack . It's for use on long challenge events if needed later in the day



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