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dke4101348 wrote a review of on April 12, 2011

2 5

This is the second Super Hero that I have owned. The first one was from 2004 and was awesome. It was breathable, water resistant and stretchy. Did I mention it was breathable. My new Super Hero is not very breathable. I use it primarily as a ski touring jacket and had to stop wearing it in public because of it's ability to hold onto odors. The Windstopper fabric does not breathe well in this coat. I eventually went to a local seamstress and had her sew in twelve inch pit zips and things have improved because of having the additional ventilation. The hood fits over a helmet, but I don't like the zip-off aspect of it. The collar is bulky because of this feature. I am 6'2 195 pounds and Large fits well. Extra large was way to big, I had to exchange to a large. This jacket sheds water like a hard shell, and breathes like a plastic bag without proper ventilation.

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dke4101348 wrote a review of on January 11, 2011

2 5

I bought these for backcountry skiing as a liner for leather work gloves.
These are warm, wicking, and don't smell bad. However they are falling apart. Within the first week the seams were starting to blow out. Then I noticed that the fabric on my right thumb was disintegrating. They are a great glove if you are going to wear them as a liner and not do anything with them when they aren't covered by another glove. I would not recommend them.

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dke4101348 wrote an answer about on January 7, 2011

I have last years in 189 mounted with dynafits and they are a great backcountry ski. They charge through everything. The only downfall is the twin tip. It is hard not to step all over your tails when making steep switcback turns, but this is a bomber ski and really fun to tour with.

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dke4101348 wrote an answer about on January 7, 2011

I have a few different years of the Seth pro model ski cause they keep getting bigger and I really like how they ski. I would say that the Fujas is probably your best best for an all around forgiving ski that still has enough width and early rise to float through powder with shape under foot.
The Fujas is closer to the 09-10 Seth ski with smaller dimensions throughout. Still very fun to ski in all terrain. I would say that the Fujas would be an ideal one quiver ski. Whereas the newest Seth is a bit squirrely on groomers and hard pack if you aren't moving at a good speed with a wider more athletic stance.
All of the skis from K2's line are awesome, bomber skis that take a beating and are fun to ski.

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dke4101348 wrote a review of on December 31, 2010

4 5

The Stoic Merino Crew is a sweet base layer. It is very warm and breathable. Because it is made of Merino Wool it does not stink after more than a week wearing it. The biggest problem is washing and drying it. The washing instructions from Stoic say to wash frequently with special wool wash, which is expensive. I have used powdered detergent and then not dried it, which has worked thus far. I am very happy with this base-layer and bought another one for my mom.

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