With a robust softshell fabric that combines a weather-resisting face with a snug furry inside, the Krypton works as either a midlayer or an outer. It's a good do-it-all top for year-round hillwalking, says Dan Bailey, though a few climbing-friendly tweaks would have made it more versatile still.
It looks super furry inside! Is it sort of like a Buffalo (although obviously without the outer pertex)? If that's high loft fleece I could imagine that it would be a really warm piece, particularly once under a shell?
And are the snowy photos fresh - from the last week? Looks so nice. I'm still umming and ahhing over coming up for a couple of days as it's half term holidays - although the weather hasn't been great so far. Fingers crossed it might cool down enough at the weekend to make a quick visit worth it!
Yeah kind of, though maybe a bit more furry and a bit less like pile, if that makes sense.
Most of the pics are the week before last in the NW, a brief cold snap (I had to de-ice the car for the first time this season). There was a dusting of snow again last week but temps have been up and down since then (mainly up). It's apparently cooling down towards the weekend. Worth a long drive? I wouldn't like to say
News Fourth Ascent of Lexicon E11 7a by Mat Wright
Mat Wright has made the fourth ascent of Neil Gresham's Lexicon E11 7a at Pavey Ark. The route shares the start of Impact Day E8 6c up to a break, before taking a direct line up an overhanging headwall on small crimps with marginal footholds.