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ActiveGearReview.com has one of the most extensive programs on testing and reviewing women’s performance apparel. We have serious product testers that demand performance but still put a lot of emphasis on fit and fashion. We test women’s apparel for hiking, running, yoga, skiing, snowshoeing, and more. Be sure to check out the reviews to see what our lady testers have to say!

Patagonia & Polygiene Team Up: Women’s Nine Trails Shirt and Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck

  Patagonia Women’s Short Sleeved Nine Trails Shirt The Patagonia Short Sleeved Nine Trails Shirt feels like your old favorite t-shirt from high school. Fortunately, the Patagonia Nine Trails Shirt isn’t made from cotton, doesn’t take 20 years to break in, and doesn’t feature a silly school mascot. The Patagonia Nine Trails Shirt is soft, breathable, and wicking on day ...

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Outdoor Research Tantrum Hooded Jacket Review

OR Tantrum Hooded Jacket

The Outdoor Research Tantrum Hooded Jacket arrived to my house about 30 days ago and I’d say I’ve used it for 30 days straight. The Tantrum Hooded Jacket has been my favorite piece of new gear and one I don’t leave the house without. The jacket itself is super lightweight, weighing 4.4 oz. Despite its’ weight, the jacket keeps you ...

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Revo Bearing Sunglasses Review

After staring into sun glare on a trout stream for eight hours, an angler will realize the importance of quality eyewear. Revo Bearing Sunglasses with their high performance Green Water lens are comfortable and easy to wear for the long haul. Over the past month I’ve had the chance to field test these sunglasses with the Greenwater Lens in situations ...

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The North Face Better Than Naked Long Haul Skirt Review

Better Than Naked Long Haul Skirt

Initial Impressions Many elite athletes toe the line in running skirts, including Rory Bosio, back to back winner of UTMB. She won last years’ race in TNF Eat My Dust Skirt. This season, the folks at The North Face have updated the Better Than Naked Long Haul Skirt. The skirt has quickly worn and won its’ way to my running ...

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prAna Paisley Jacket Review

prAna Paisley Jacket

Initial Impressions The prAna Paisley Jacket is a technical fleece layer that is ideal for the spring season. Wear it to yoga, out to walk to dog, or out on a cool run. The prAna Paisley Jacket features 3D Melange fleece, which feels quite different from your standard fleece. It isn’t fuzzy, as its’ name would suggest, but rather a ...

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Stio Basis Stretch Merino Crew Baselayer

stio basis merino red

Any outdoor enthusiast knows that the key to keeping the chill out starts with a high-quality baselayer. The Stio Basis Stretch Merino crew absolutely falls into this category. This baselayer has been unbelievably comfortable and warm and has earned its keep as my go-to baselayer this winter. Stio Basis Stretch Merino Crew Materials The Basis Stretch merino crew top is ...

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Oakley Zulu BioZone Jacket Review

Oakley Zulu BioZone Jacket

The Oakley Zulu BioZone jacket is one of those jackets you buy for snowboarding but end up wearing everywhere. As part of Oakley’s BioZone™ line it has fleece of varying weight at critical areas of the jacket to promote moisture management and protection from the elements where you need it the most. It’s also pretty stylish with a great color in my ...

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Patagonia Capilene 4 Pro Review

Patagonia has incorporated the best fabrics into one amazing base-layer combination. The Women’s Capilene® 4 Pro Zip-Neck and Pro Boot Bottoms feature not only Capilene® 4, they also include R1 fleece and Polygiene. Don’t let the tech speak scare you away, these base-layers are soft, comfortable, and super cute. Patagonia Capilene® 4 Pro Zip-Neck Fabric For starters, Capilene® is a polyester wicking fiber ...

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