Great Escape Outfitters

How does a waterproof jacket work?
February 03, 2016

How does a waterproof jacket work?

It's got decades worth of technology packed into every inch, it's resistant to one of Earth’s most terrifying elements, and—here’s the kicker—you’re wearing it. Most people don't think twice about the raincoat hanging in their closet, but if you step back and really analyze it, you’ll be amazed at just how much knowledge it takes to create one of these things (and keep it from feeling like a sauna on the inside). We're going to give you the inside scoop on how a waterproof jacket can be just that...waterproof!

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What do those down numbers mean?
November 24, 2015

What do those down numbers mean?

Have you ever looked at a down jacket that looks as big as a house and saw a 500 fill power rating next to a thin down sweater that said 900 fill and wondered how that could be possible? Well we're here to explain that for you

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