Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket for Women Review

In fall 2021 I was contacted by the German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin with an offer to test some garments from their Pack & Go! collection. I received the Jack Wolfskin JWP rain jacket and JWP down jacket (reviewed here) in the end of October, and have been wearing one or both of the two…

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Jack Wolfskin JWP Rain Jacket - impressive water resistance from the get go

Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck Review

At the end of summer 2021, I received the Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck and since then I’ve been regularly wearing it for hiking and running. The Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck is a warm base layer. It is made of a brushed polyester fabric to provide good warmth to weight ratio. I asked to test it…

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Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck: From the side

Jack Wolfskin JWP Down Jacket for Women – Review

For a long long time I have been missing having a lightweight down jacket for hiking, which would offer more warmth than a fleece jacket as well as some basic weather protection. My wait was finally over when I received a down jacket from Jack Wolfskin for testing in return for an unbiased review in…

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Jack Wolfskin JWP Down Jacket

Patagonia Baby Capilene Pants Review

In late August we received the Patagonia Baby Capilene pants to test on our two-year old daughter MK in return for an unbiased review. She has used them for both everyday life and hiking with us throughout fall with no complaints. Although she doesn’t have a big vocabulary yet, she is perfectly capable of expressing…

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Patagonia Baby Capilene Pants - cover

Houdini Daybreak Softshell Jacket Review

In late May I received the Houdini Daybreak jacket for testing in exchange for an unbiased review. Since then, I’ve been wearing it regularly for hiking, mountaineering, everyday use and even cycling. The Houdini Daybreak is a lightweight softshell jacket which is designed for outdoor activities in windy conditions and/or light rain. When I unpacked…

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Houdini Daybreak Softshell Jacket: Thin and extremely breathable fabric

Ombraz Classic Sunglasses Review

In late spring we were contacted by the American startup Ombraz, which after a successful IndieGoGo campaign launched their line of high-quality sunglasses without sidearms! I was immediately intrigued by the concept and agreed to test one of their styles in return for an unbiased review. I received the sunglasses two months ago and has…

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Ombraz Classic Sunglasses - from the side

Thorlos Hiking Socks Review – LTH, KX and Extreme Cold

In late spring I received three pairs of Thorlos hiking socks for testing. Thorlos is a family-owned American performance socks company. Their socks are designed to reduce foot aches and pain with strategically placed padding. They have a huge selection of hiking socks which differ by insulation, level of cushioning and length. I received the…

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Thorlos Hiking Socks Review

Houdini Desoli Merino Base Layer for Women – Review

In late spring we got in touch with the Swedish outdoor brand Houdini which is known for its high-quality products, manufactured in a sustainable manner. We agreed to test and review the Desoli Merino base layer for women and the Daybreak soft shell jacket for men (will be reviewed by Blaz soon). For the past…

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Houdini DeSoli Base Layer for Women

Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent Review

A couple of months ago, we got in touch with the British outdoor company Tentsile. Tentsile specializes in hammocks and hammock tents. They have a huge selection of these products, from minimalistic one-person hammocks to hammock tents that fit no less than six persons. When we were offered to test their one-person UNA hammock tent,…

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Tentsile UNA Hammock Tent: The bug net opens on both sides and in the middle