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wind – and water-resistant, very warm for its weight, highly compressible and can be worn as insulation or outerwear in cold climates. weather-resistant enough to wear as an insulated shell in a wet snowstorm, trim enough to pull on for chilly rock pitches (and still see your footholds), and warm enough for light belay parka duty on quick alpine dashes. it’s advertised as a man’s garment but the styling works as a his/hers.
producer: patagonia price: $150 USD
a longboard and shortboard rolled into one hour-glass shaped board.
for the last five years, thomas meyerhoffer has been tinkering with a new design for surfboards. the hourglass shape melds the stability of a longboard with the quickness of a shortboard. the ride is a little easier on the novice or recreational surfer.
outside of surfing, meyerhoffer has developed product for apple, porsche, and sony ericsson.
price: $825 USD