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First Ascent Jackets Headline in Media Reviews
Posted on December 30, 2009

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First Ascent Jackets Headline in Media Reviews

Women’s First Ascent Frontpoint Jacket
Reviewed by Active Gear Review

“The First Ascent Frontpoint Jacket is a great all mountain jacket that combines soft and hard shell technology to provide an excellent barrier that can handle the harsh winter elements. The jacket has a nice feminine streamlined fit while also accommodating extra layers, such as a First Ascent Downlight® Sweater. We felt that the Frontpoint Jacket, despite weighting a mere 15.2 oz, can serve as an excellent outer shell for winter pursuits or a great spring/fall companion for high intensity activities in questionable weather. Overall, another nice piece from Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent line!”

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Eddie Bauer Attempts to Go More Hardcore With First Ascent Gear
Reviewed by Michael Benanav, Asylum Adventure Correspondent

“The BC-100 jacket is simple, lightweight and, at $129, the least expensive jacket in their men’s outerwear lineup. Despite looking like the designer chose the color immediately after seeing a performance of Blue Man Group, the build of the jacket is subtle and tight. Seams, zippers, Velcro — all are pro-grade — without being the least bit flashy. The small touches, such as the angle of the cuff-closure tabs and placement of the pockets, were clearly thought out by someone who knows what it’s like to actually wear one of these things in real life.”

Author: - Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
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  1. Basecampblogger

    Maybe, it is time to make this gear available on the other side of the Atlantics?… I have to say that all layers look really impressive and the rationale behind them solid and convincing. Placed a huge order and now I am bracing myself for a duty tax… Will let you know about my first impressions pronto!


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