Tag: Montbell

Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket Review

The World’s Lightest Down Jacket When it comes to lightweight down jackets, they don’t come much lighter than the Montbell Plasma 1000 Down Jacket weighing in at a miserly 130 grams (medium size). In fact, according to this Reddit user’s data sheet...

11 Japanese Outdoor Brands Worth Knowing

Japanese Cottage and Mainstream Outdoor Brands With an annual mountaineering market in the ballpark ¥186 billion you would think large numbers homegrown manufacturers are cashing in. The reality is there are very few Japanese outdoor product...

Montbell Expedition Pack 70 Review

Go Lightweight without Sacrificing Durability For an outdoor apparel company as large as Montbell there are surprisingly few hiking backpack reviews. This is a shame as Montbell packs are very reasonably priced, lightweight and well-constructed. I...

Montbell U.L. Trekking Umbrella Review

Ultra lightweight Hiking Umbrella from Montbell The use of trekking umbrellas out on the trail is has garnered a fair bit of debate in recent years with some folk who swear by them and others who consider them completely unnecessary. I probably fall...

Montbell Warm Up Sheet Review

A lightweight mesh sleeping bag liner After purchasing my lovely new Nanga sleeping bag last year I decided the best way to keep it in pristine condition was to pair it with an inner sheet. Sleeping bag liners are an ideal way to add a little extra...

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