Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Waterproof/Breathability - CONFUSED/EXPLAINED
View Single Post
post #37 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2010, 01:00 AM
J.Schaef
Senior Member
 
J.Schaef's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Snohomish WA
Posts: 430
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim View Post
I'm wondering about the Columbia brand of jackets and pants, they don't list waterproof or breathe-ability numbers, how can we judge these to compare with others?
This is just copied and pasted off Sierratradingpost.

Examples of Waterproof/Breathability Ratings for Major Manufacturers

Columbia Sportswear Omni-Tech® (Adults) 10,000/10,000
Columbia Sportswear Omni-Tech® (Kids) 5,000/5,000
Event Event 30,000/22,000
Gore-Tex® PacLite® 28,000/15,000
Gore-Tex® Pro-Shell 2-Layer 28,000/25,000
Gore-Tex® Pro-Shell 3-Layer 28,000/25,000
Lowe Alpine Triplepoint® 3-Layer 20,000/20,000
Marmot MemBrain® 20,000/25,000
Marmot PreCip® 15,000/12,000
Marmot PreCip Plus® 25,000/15,000
Mountain Hardwear Conduit 20,000/20,000
Sierra Designs Hurricane 8,000/2,000
Sierra Designs Microlight 600 N/A

13/14 days
60/75

14/15 days
let's not talk about it
J.Schaef is offline  
 
 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome