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5.0 oz Climashield XP and 3.7 oz Climashield Combat Continuous Filament Insulations Now In Stock
We're making it easier than ever to make synthetic insulated gear with the best selection of basis weights and insulation styles available anywhere. New and exclusive at Thru-Hiker are a 5.0 oz basis weight of Climashield XP and a 3.7 oz basis weight of Climashield Combat. A single layer of 5.0 osy XP has a total CLO value of 4.1, making it a great choice for a 20° quilt or bag. The 3.7 oz Berry Compliant Combat has a total CLO of 2.9, placing it at 32°.

Prequilted Primaloft One In Stock for Immediate Shipping
With a CLO value of 0.84/oz, Primaloft One is the top dog when it comes to thermal resistance per unit weight. This doesn't come easy, though, as it has to be carefully stabilized which can be a challenge for the gear maker. With Thru-Hiker's Primaloft One, all the hard work of stabilization has been done for you; it's prequilted between two layers of scrim and ready to go!

Momentum90 0.9 oz Downproof Ultralite Fabric Available in 6 Colors
Thru-Hiker is pleased to announce the availability of our exclusive and highly regarded ultralite fabric, Momentum90, in six colors: Grey, Red, Khaki, Purple, Aegean Blue, and Black.

Maxima Jacket Kit
Commercial cold weather jackets usually have a single layer of insulation, disguised in the specs as "1.8oz/60g". That's fine for fair weather hiking, but it just doesn't cut it when you're staring a prolonged stretch of 30 degree rain in the face. AYCE's Maxima lets you customize the insulation, plus it's packed with cold-stopping features: fully baffled zipper with Dacron no-snag strip, SnowStopper shock cord waist, and insulated cuff, collar & handwarmer pockets.

Minima Vest Kit
The Minima's streamlined construction and highly detailed instructions make it an ideal first synthetic insulated apparel kit. Plus it'll be a go-to piece you'll reach for both on the trail and for everyday around town use. Bulk up your loft under a shell, boost the rating of your sleeping bag, or ward off the cold on windy or chilly days- you name it. Check it out!

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