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Congratulations, Matt, Rab Jackets Winner

Congratulations to Matt Hummer of Pennsylvania, Trailspace’s winner of two heat, sustainable Rab insulated jackets—a Microlight Alpine Down Jacket and a Xenair Insulated Jacket ($480 complete worth).

Matt’s assessment of his “tremendous gentle, heat, stretchy” Out of doors Analysis Baritone Quarter Zip was randomly chosen from all outside gear critiques submitted by Trailspace members November 22 to December 20. 


Meet Matt

Matt and his spouse on their honeymoon in 2016, on a four-day journey via Olympic Nationwide Park.

When he heard he gained Matt mentioned “That’s superior. That is the very best electronic mail I’ve gotten shortly and really beneficiant!” Additionally beneficiant, Matt opted to share the prize along with his spouse, giving her the Microlight.

We requested Matt to introduce himself to the Trailspace neighborhood:

My dad launched me to the outside at a reasonably younger age, however at the moment the thought behind backpacking was to “be ready”…with 4 spare units of clothes, the total kitchen, a number of books to stave off boredom, and leather-based mid-calf mountaineering boots…For an in a single day.

I spent extra time studying how you can “backpack” once I joined the Marines and after nearly a decade of service and “pressured nature walks”, I spotted if I used to be ever going to benefit from the outdoor to their fullest, I needed to get critical about my gear decisions. I spent loads of time researching how you can trim weight and I’ve tried my finest to undertake the ultralight ethos.

Shifting across the nation each few years within the navy gave my spouse and I loads of alternatives to place that analysis to the take a look at visiting the completely different nationwide parks across the nation and I couldn’t ask for a greater buddy to journey with. I’ve just lately began posting on Trailspace and some different gear assessment websites to offer again to the neighborhood that’s helped me a lot with my tools decisions and it’s been a really rewarding expertise!

Going ahead, we have now a number of larger journeys deliberate to the North Cascades and the Rockies and I can’t wait to check a number of extra items—the Rab jackets included!

Thanks for giving again and sharing your outside critiques with us, Matt! We hope you and your spouse get pleasure from your Rab jackets in your 2022 adventures.


Rab Insulation Package deal

Because of the parents at Rab, Matt gained:

Because of everybody who shares trustworthy, impartial gear critiques on Trailspace. Each assessment you share helps people of all expertise ranges and backgrounds entry the outside safely and comfortably. 



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