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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:57 AM mt

Compact and packable at a cost



The packability of the duffel is it's main attraction. It is super compact making it easy to find a corner for it in your main travel bags. It is also very roomy once fully opened and it will hold a lot stuff, but it also feels a bit on the thin side; an understandable trade-off. Will not be using it much as a main bag, but will certainly take it with when I know I'll be bringing back a lot of souvenirs while on vacation.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:57 AM mt

Too bulky; not made for curvy bodies



Gave this to my girlfriend and she said it felt too bulky and not flattering. In her words "felt and looked like a maternity shirt"

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:56 AM mt

Adequate smallish gym bag



Great for when your taking basically a change of clothes, a towel and some toiletries to the gym. It's pretty much what you'd expect out of gym bag when that's all you'll be using it for. I like the fact that it is this size precisely because it isn't bulky or difficult to carry. Will fit even the tightest of gym lockers, taking that concern away when you're visiting a new gym and are not quite sure how much room you'll get for your stuff.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:56 AM mt

Nice Jacket



thin, not a lot of insulation lots of stretch, pretty amazing jacket for the price. i'm about 185 lbs of athletic build and it is hard to find jackets that fit well around the shoulders/chest without pinching my arm pits, this one fits great in a size large and isn't silly loose (a challenge for me)

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:55 AM mt

Fantastic upgrade from Drives



After 30 days on the snow the snow with the Drives, I wanted something more. I really enjoy the drives, and they never let me down, but the hanger 1.0 left something to be desired in terms of fit for size 13 boots. The O-Drive is worth the price for the upgrade. The new hanger base is much more comfortable and I no longer have toe or heel lift like I used to. I've gone from groomers to 24 inch dump days in the O-Drives, and I've been impressed with the responsiveness they have. If you're interested in dropping big lines and utilizing smaller motor muscles instead of muscling the board around these are the bindings for you. I really would recommend these as a dedicated free ride binding.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:55 AM mt

Exactly what i was looking for



Excellent fitting jacket that won't get in the way during backcountry skiing and should breath amazing, which should be a life saver as someone that runs super hot. I don't think vents do much of anything so the lack of them doesn't bother me in the slightest and is honestly just one less place to fail. i bought a medium and a large just in case but as others noted i should not have doubted the fit chart, it was dead on. ended up with a large and i'm an athletic build 6' 185lb guy.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:54 AM mt

Look No Further



Look No Further

If you look through my other board reviews I'll tell you upfront I'm a NS fan. This winter though, I got to spend a few days on the Ultracraft, hovercraft, Yes OPTIMISTIC, and the upcoming Jones Lone Wolf. I decided on the swift over all of them with one exception noted below. In fact, if you are comparing between the chairman, the swift and the 25 here is the summary. Last years-go-to board, the chairman, is a great board, but compared to the swift & the 25 it can't hold a candlestick to either. The 25 is a one quiver all around board and is fantastic to ride. I recommend it if you can't get a dedicated powder board. Now onto the swift. The swift is Fun with a capital F. It's fast, not as fast as the ultra, but it is smoother in the chop & groomers than the ultra & the optimistic. I ride my swift on groomer days as well as big pow days, because I love the surf style ride. It doesn't like to jump, it does like to charge with no forgiveness and ride lines most boards would vibrate the teeth out of your skull from. This board can be a one quiver board if you are okay with losing the versatility of an all mountain ride. You aren't going to wash out in the turns or be held back at all. It will grab and hold a nipple chaffing carve until your legs give out, and then point down the chutes so you can ride it out with confidence. This is simply my favorite board to ride day in and day out in the PNW. There is one exception which I mentioned below. The Jones Lone Wolf coming out next year will be a serious contender. It is absolutely NOT a one quiver board. It can't hold an edge in hard pack well, it is not stabile at speed in a straight line on a groomer, but what it does do is ride powder better than my voile swallow tail, or the swift, it jumps off anything in sight with pleasure, and it will be added to my quiver when it is released. Just wanted to add it to the powder hounds radar.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:54 AM mt

Keeps me warm fishing



I have both the navy blue and the sandstone. Both keep me warm while fishing. I've been out in temperatures below 0 and they haven't let me down

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:54 AM mt

Awesome Jacket



I love my jacket. I've taken it ice fishing in temperatures below 0 and never been cold. I just went on a shoeshowing trip and it was amazing. Love the jacket, the warmth, and the comfort.

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 @ 08:54:53 AM mt

Broken zipper after couple of months



The zipper was broken under normal used after a couple of months. My son tried to zip his jacket and the zipper just came off. He is only six years old. So he is not be strong enough to damage the zipper. Poor workmanship. Backcountry would not honor the warranty and sent direct to North Face. Not good customer service! Won't buy from them again.

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