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Old 08-31-2013, 07:08 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by KushRide View Post
Is 10k/5k good enough? does breathability matter as much as waterproofing?
Could be fine for cold and dry conditions. Both are important.

If conditions are warmer and or wetter then a higher degree of both will be much more comfortable.

Personally I just go with goretex, it's very waterproof and very breathable. My wife tried a cheaper alternative once and after a week dumped it and went back to goretex.
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