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Berghaus jacket

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tom26, 15 Feb 2006.

  1. tom26

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    I'm considering purchasing one of their RG1 jackets but not sure on where I could buy it from don't know any stores where I live that sell them can anyone recommend any websites? and also if I was buying from a website generally I'm a medium but am I going to find they have small sizes or anything or are they normal?
     
  2. Curio

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  3. Big Spender

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    DEAR GOD DONT GET ONE!!!!!!!


    all i see up here is all the neds/chavs wearing these thinking they look "hard" when there really a bunch of skinny runts. thats my 2 cents anyway! :)
     
  4. Curio

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    I was going to say, unfortunately Berghaus are one of the most "lifted" items of clothing around. Maybe look at The North Face instead? They're a similar quality and I don't think the chavs have discovered them yet?
     
  5. chipperhead

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    I can definately recommend a North Face Jacket.
    Just got myself an alpine triclimate in all black, awesome.
     
  6. shifty_uk

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    Berghaus has Chav/Ned written all over it.

    I agree that another option like North Face would be best, and perhaps cheaper aswell.
     
  7. vygec

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    sorry i disagree, i just bought the berghaus big chill jacket, mind you...cost a bit. Dont see how its 'chavy', in fact its quite a smart looking jacket, and keeps me bloody warm, regardless of the weather.
     
  8. Sanzy

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    my nana and grandad where berghaus .... so it cant be that chavy
     
  9. Basher

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    Unfortunately chavs in increasing numbers are turning to Berghaus, like some others have said TNF is great kit, is you really want to splash out arc' teryx do some awesome kit
     
  10. xb8browney

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    Yep especially in Newcastle, Also taken over K-Swiss now :(
     
  11. Dave M

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    Alpine and the north face are berghauses budget brands aren't they?

    An alpine jacket will do you very well, no need to spend extra on a berghaus branded one - just make sure it's gortex and you'll be fine.

    I wouldn't ever say don't wear it just because some idiot in liverpool does - your not gonna see them half way up a welsh mountain are you?

    I wouldn't wear anything so expensive day to day as you don't need to be that water proof and they cost so much. So if you don't intend on walking out in the wilds just get something cheap.
     
  12. Basher

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    Alpine is yeah but TNF is most certainly not. TNF IMO make better jackets than berghaus, better designed, more handy features and nicer to wear too.
     
  13. KaHn

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    Yeah North Face are very good winter gear, as is Mountain (think thats it). Also if your looking for a very warm coat look at Canadian Goose, they do all the artic expidition clothing.

    KaHn
     
  14. Basher

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    You thinking of Mountain Harware or Mountain Equipment?
     
  15. Spacky

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    Basher if you can email me, I can talk to you abit about coats there and brands and their fabrics etc.
     
  16. Spacky

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    Mountain Equipment make good jackets I have a synthetic down jacket of theirs. Mountain hardware are good to, there dual layering system is good and you can get a decent waterproof and insultator jacket in one for about £120.

    Gortex is the branded breathable material, Gortex XCR is even more pricey but even better. I own a Torrion Sprayway XCR jacket, suits me for trekking and hiking. Depends also on how many seasons you want to use it for as well and also where you want to go with it. Used that Torrion coat in Finland and Estonia and also here for walking mountains and hills at night. Most companies use Gortex or their owned branded breathable fabric.
     
  17. KaHn

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    Mountian Equipment i think

    KaHn
     
  18. FunkyT

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    For a waterproof + insulator jacket (3-way jacket) you'll need to pay about £200 if you buy Berghaus, Mountain Hardwear or TNF.
     
  19. Shifter_Hull

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    Berghaus great jackets
     
  20. daz

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    Canada Goose > *

    As featured on The Day After Tomorrow and apparently used by the US in Antarctica etc. [​IMG]
     
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