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Products made with eVent fabrics receive outstanding reviews from around the world. Here's a look at our latest news.

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Powder Magazine | 2018 Apparel Guide

The three-layer eVent membrane kept the posse dry and breathing easy, while the Primaloft insulation was enough to keep us warm in the morning without overheating after lunch.

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Strafe Featured in 2018 Powder Apparel Guide

Men’s Health | 24 Gift Ideas for the Guy Who Loves the Outdoors

The Kameng uses an eVent membrane that has millions of micropores that help disperse moisture buildup inside the boot and also keeps out any inclement weather.

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Mishmi Takin Kameng Boot in Men's Health

Backcountry Magazine | Gear Guide

Making durable pants is Flylow's thing. The Compound is no different with tough, waterproof eVent DVexpedition fabric and Cordura cuffs that are built to last.


Textile Insight | High-Tech Heritage

Our partner Brooks Brothers is featured in Textile Insight, highlighting the company's integration of eVent waterproof technology into it's classic outerwear collection.

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High-Tech Heritage from Brooks Brothers

Our Favorite Lightweight Pack Brand Just Released Its First Jacket

Hyperlite Mountain Gear, a Maine-based company that has made many of our lists of best backpacking gear, has just released its first piece of clothing.

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Best Hardshell Jackets of 2017

Mishmi Takin Virunga and FA Design Subsonic are among Gear Institute's Best Hardshells of 2017

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The Best Running Shoes of 2017

The Hydroventure is lightweight for a trail shoe. The tread isn’t too aggressive, making it a great city-to-trail hybrid. Those looking for one pair to go everywhere should check these out.

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Field & Stream Recognizes Grundens Dark and Stormy in Best Fishing Gear of 2017

This breathable rain gear is a combination of advanced materials and technology that stays true to Grundens’ decades of experience protecting fishermen from the elements.

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July 2017

This Small Oregon Brand Is Taking Innovation to the Next Level

Based in Portland, Oregon, NW Alpine has applied Dyneema to a durable, ultralight rain jacket called the Eyebright... The Dyneema is combined with an eVent waterproof breathable membrane for a high-performance jacket that will outlive any of your other hard shells.

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January 2017

POWDER Previews New Flylow Lab Coat & Compound Pant

With the Direct Venting Membrane sandwiched between a DWR-treated face fabric and a softer backer fabric, the Lab Coat becomes waterproof, wind-resistant, and fully breathable.

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Outside Previews Giordana’s A+V Extreme Winter Jacket

Highly breathable, thanks to the eVent DVAlpine exterior, this jacket looks like the ultimate cold-weather piece.

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July 2016

Outside Features Mountain Laurel’s FKT Soul Bivy

The FKT Soul is a minimalist's dream: a blend of eVent and Cuben Fiber for a fully breathable bivy that comes in under ten ounces.

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October 2016

Active Junky Highlights the REI Rhyolite Jacket

Built on the eVent fabric platform, 12 oz. REI Rhyolite focuses 3 layers on moving perspiration up and out.

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May 2016

Outside Highlights Clothing Arts’ Cubed Travel Jacket™

Made from eVent fabric, the Cubed is just waterproof and breathable, but it has an understated look that blends in on a New York City sidewalk.

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April 2016

GearJunkie Puts REI’s Rhyolite Jacket to the Test

eVent's DValpine™ fabric gets high marks for its ability to transfer moisture and defend against rain and wind.

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GearJunkie Puts REI's Rhyolite Jacket to the Test
April 2016

National Geographic 2016 Gear of the Year

eVent DVdryLT makes Hydroventure the lightest and most breathable trail shoe.

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National Geographic 2016 Gear of the Year
March 2016

REI Rhyolite is Backpacker’s “Best Value” Pick for Shells

Rhyolite's three-layer eVent DValpine™ fabric (eVent's burliest membrane) delivers top-shelf comfort.

REI Rhyolite is Backpacker's
March 2016

Backpacker’s Feature Footwear is the North Peak Mid Event Boot from Ahnu

The eVent waterproofing kept feet dry during a 19-mile hike through mud and creek crossings.

Backpacker's Feature Footwear is the North Peak Mid Event Boot from Ahnu
February 2016

Outside’s 2016 Picks for Running

Topo Hydroventure features new eVent DVdryLT technology.

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Outside’s 2016 Picks for Running
September 2015

Rab Muztag Wins Alpinist Mountain Standards Award

Despite the onslaught of moisture, I stayed dry in the Muztag shell.

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Rab Muztag Wins Alpinist Mountain Standards Award
September 2015

Serious Alpinists need the Rab Latok Alpine Jacket says Climbing Magazine

The eVent 3L fabric keeps the wet elements out while breathing to release heat and sweat vapor.

"Feels like a tank in bad weather but breathes like a convertible"

Serious Alpinists need the Rab Latok Alpine Jacket says Climbing Magazine
June 2015

Northwave adds eVent fabric to new Arctic Winter Jacket

The Arctic Jacket uses eVent’s newest material called DVstretch, which can stretch up to 35% then return to its original shape without compromising its barrier to wind and water.

"The microscopic pores that let air pass while trapping pollutants worked quite well at letting sweat vapor escape in one direction while keeping larger water droplets from coming in."

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Northwave adds eVent fabric to new Arctic Winter Jacket
April 2015

Innovation in Textiles: eVent in the Professional Marketplace

eVent extends its brand strength to the professional marketplace.

"Workers who are exposed to long days of bad weather and who are generating a lot of body heat will stay more comfortable in workwear made with an air permeable membrane."

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eVent in the professional marketplace
April 2015

Men’s Journal Reviews the Rab Muztag Jacket

Rab's Muztag Jacket gets its gossamer weight from the new DVStorm™ fabric.

"The lightweight Muztag (12 oz.) features the new eVent® DVStorm™. A lighter, more breathable take on the brand's waterproof membrane."

Men's Journal Reviews the Rab Muztag Jacket
February 2015

Active Junky Reviews Rab’s Muztag Jacket

The Rab Muztag features the lightest and most breathable eVent waterproof fabric to-date, DVstorm™.

"Rab uses DVstorm to push waterproof and breathable performance well beyond current, commercially-available tech."

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Active Junky Reviews Rab's Muztag Jacket
January 2015

Men’s Journal Reviews Hincapie’s Edge eVent Jacket

The lightweight eVent fabric blocks the wind and rain, but lets out enough moisture to keep you from overheating.

January 2015

eVent Fabrics at SIA Snow Show.

SIA Snow Show Daily Interviews eVent's Chad Kelly: "Retailers have the opportunity to elevate technology stories and set themselves apart."

eVent Fabrics at SIA Snow Show
January 2015

Hoka One One Tor Ultra Awarded Best in Show.

Hoka One One uses eVent waterproof membrane paired with leather and nylon mesh for the upper.

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Hoka One One - Best in Show
October 2014

road.cc Reviews the Showers Pass eVent Cap – “Simply brilliant!”

“If you’re determined to ride in the rain, the Showers Pass eVent cap will keep your head completely dry. It’s breathable enough to avoid overheating and is useful even on rides when it doesn’t rain much, but you might get the occasional shower.”

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road.cc: Showers Pass Cap
October 2014

Sherpa’s Womens Lakpa Rita Jacket “Best Buy” – Mountain Pro

“Made with three-layer eVent, a highly breathable fabric that benefits from washing, with reinforced areas over the forearms and shoulders.”

Sherpa’s Lakpa Rita Jacket
September 2014

Interbike 2014: Chad Kelly explains how eVent excels for cycling apparel.

“We’re the one technology that allows [body heat] vapor to leave the jacket in vapor form.”

September 2014

Interbike Daily: DVstretch™ – a different kind of tech

“DVstretch incorporates eVent fabrics’ Direct Venting™ technology so membranes are air permeable letting heat and body moisture pass through easily.”

Interbike Daily: DVstretch™
July 2014

Textile Insight: CLARCOR Investment focuses on growth for eVent fabrics

“Already, the expectation of growth that came with [CLARCOR] ownership is being realized as eVent fabrics has resources to support new product innovations, expand production capabilities and initiate a brand marketing makeover.”

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Westcomb’s Focus LT Hoody inducted into Backpacker’s Hall of Fame

Westcomb’s Focus LT Hoody is designed using eVent DVlite fabric resulting in an ultralight, waterproof shell.

“The eVent DVlite fabric saves weight and preserves breathability with a printed ‘screen’ to protect the membrane instead of a liner.”

Westcomb in Backpacker’s Hall of Fame
April 2014
November 2013

BikeRadar Reviews the Castelli Pocket Liner Jacket

The highly waterproof and breathable eVent material has 'plissé stretch zones'.

The level of waterproofing is fantastic. The eVent material shrugs off heavy rain very well.

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