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Shocking Blue | Valandre | Down Sleeping bags

Valandre Shocking Blue - Down sleeping bagShocking Blue | Valandre | Down Sleeping bags

Shocking Blue | Down Sleeping bags | Description :

Valandre Shocking Blue 800 Sleeping Bag (Fall 2010) The Valandre Shocking Blue Sleeping Bag is electric. No, it’s not an electric sleeping bag – the Valandre Shocking Blue bag is better than an electric blanket. This subzero Valandre sleeping bag was named for its technology and innovative design. 91 custom cut fabric panels layer the Valandre Shocking Blue from your head to your toes, making sure that not even your forehead feels cold on a frigid night. Valandre loads up the down in the foot compartments to keep your footsies toasty. The Valandre Tubular Bell construction will keep you warm in the roughest condidtions out there. Totally tubular. FEATURES of the Shocking Blue 800 Sleeping Bag by Valandre Cut of the hood keeps a constant level of insulation over all sides of the head, even on the forehead Draft collar seals the bodies heat into the bag with its revolutionary closure system that comfortably hugs the neck Valandre’s Tubular Bell construction allows the inner and outer fabric to maximize the fat French grey goose down 91 custom cut fabric panels and baffles Down is expanded by your body heat and inflates the compartment and the bag will begin to lift off of your body Foot section presents a trapezoidal form allowing the feet to naturally fall away from each other Increased down load in the foot compartments make even the coldest night more bearable

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Mirage | Valandre | Sleeping bags

 Valandre Mirage 3/4 - Down sleeping bag

Mirage | Valandre | Sleeping bags

Valandre | Down Sleeping bags | Description :

The Valandre Mirage Sleeping Bag combines a full differential cut, pre-cut anatomically formed baffles and ultra-light Asahi-Kasei Impact 66 Ripstop Polyamide fabric gives you a bag that will almost keep its loft even without down. But although that would work wonders for the pack size, we’ve added 12oz. of 850+ French Goose Down just to keep you comfy. Built on the principles of the best-selling Shocking Blue and the La Fayette, the Mirage goes ultra-light using Asahi Kasei Impact 66 Ripstop Polyamid 37g/m squared throughout the bag, employing a ONE THIRD length (13.5in) left zipper and leaving out the draft collar. While the temperature rating should eliminate the need for a draft collar, the zipper is positioned between the shoulder and neck, where the need for insulation is less. Also the Valandre Mirage is cut wide to accommodate layering if needed. Consider using this bag in conjuction with the Kiruna Jacket.

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Looping | Valandre | Outerwear


Looping | Valandre | Outerwear

Valandre | Down Outerwear | Description :

The Women’s Looping Vest by Valandre is the go-to accessory for any adventure girl. Wear the Valandre Looping vest while running errands, some light trail trekking or just by the campfire. This Valandre down vest is built upon sound technology and design derived from all Valandre’s superior products. This sleeveless Valandre vest of wonder is engineered for easy movement and rotation near the shoulders and torso. A fully zipping, high collar keeps your pretty little face all warm and cozy in the Valandre Looping vest.

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Guess who supplied the High Altitude down equipment, who allowed Mrs Oh Eun Sun ( South-Korea), to become the first woman to complete her 14th 8000’s April 27th 2010, and guess who supplied the second: Mrs Edurne Pasaban (Spain) May 24th 2010, and guess who supplied Mrs Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner (Austria) on her 13th 8000 this year? Professionals make no mistakes, so why should you?

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Elisabeth Revol | Dry touffing, dry motting… & dry tooling.

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Elisabeth Revol | Dry touffing, dry motting… & dry tooling.

Après avoir délaissé mon clavier pendant plus de 2 mois… j’arrive enfin à lâcher mes piolets pour vous donner quelques news… l’acide lactique et la lactate étant trop présent dans mes avant bras pour taper sur les touches !!!

La saison de glace a été (j’utilise le passé, car le réchauffement de ces derniers jours est en train de de démolir nombres de joyaux….) tout simplement magnifique. Tout étant formé, les t° largement négative (voir un peu trop même…), et la neige bien présente (là aussi voir un peu trop…).

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