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GoLite Sale

Postby CO Native » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:49 am

I mentioned it in another post, but thought I'd make it a little more visible.

GoLite is having a clearance sale. Almost everything they sell is 50 to 70 percent off right now on their website.

For example you can pick up a light weight waterproof/breathable shell for $80.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby lordhelmut » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:55 am

CO Native wrote:I mentioned it in another post, but thought I'd make it a little more visible.

GoLite is having a clearance sale. Almost everything they sell is 50 to 70 percent off right now on their website.

For example you can pick up a light weight waterproof/breathable shell for $80.


Those 80$ shells (The Malpais) have 1 small black color left. Won't have a new order till next spring. Looks like a solid summer rain shell nonetheless for what you get.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby dsunwall » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:05 am

I picked one up a couple of months ago for $80, I was told it was the the lightest shell available, other than a Frog tog or Dri Ducks. Packed it a few times but have never used it in rain. I think 50% off or more has been standard for go lite for a year or more. Good price though for a quality jacket.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby nfire » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:07 am

i got this shell a couple months back too. its great... but the zipper is a pain in the butt.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby TallGrass » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:54 am

This is not a sale. Their "Clearance Closet" is perpetual and how they move stale inventory. Notice how not all sizes/colors are available?

Side note, if you need a lightweight (1.9lb, 50F) sleeping bag, Woot has some today two for $20. Some use them alternatively as a bag liner, toss in the car for emergencies, or for kids/sleepovers.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby ajkagy » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:51 pm

TallGrass wrote:This is not a sale. Their "Clearance Closet" is perpetual and how they move stale inventory. Notice how not all sizes/colors are available?

Side note, if you need a lightweight (1.9lb, 50F) sleeping bag, Woot has some today two for $20. Some use them alternatively as a bag liner, toss in the car for emergencies, or for kids/sleepovers.


nice price on that. I've got the mtn hardware 32 degree bag which is 1lb 7oz and it's super nice. Would make a great summer car camping bag or a desert/warm weather bag
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby tylermacguire » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:33 pm

Anyone have any experience with the Ashdown Pro Shell 3-Layer Jacket?? I'm curious if it will hold up as a ski shell or if it is more of a rain jacket that can handle the occasional flurries.

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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby rchacon » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:58 pm

I have the Ashdown shell. It's great, and I don't think there is a better value out there for a Gore-tex Pro shell. I know there's a lot of debate out there regarding whether Gore-tex Pro or eVent is better, but the price of the Ashdown shell made my decision easy. It's the most "breathable" waterproof shell I've ever had, but it will get more clammy than a softshell.

As much as I love the jacket, I would absolutely not use it for skiing. Ski jackets really, in my opinion, need to be dedicated. I wouldn't wear a ski jacket without a powder skirt. I also like more durable, and not necessarily lighter, materials in a ski jacket. Ski edges beat up any jacket's shoulders, and if you ski trees, it's pretty easy to snag a less durable jacket.

The Ashdown will work as well as any lightweight non-ski jacket, but I think it's the wrong tool for the job.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby tylermacguire » Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:55 am

Much appreciated. Thanks for the info.
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Re: GoLite Sale

Postby SpringsHiker » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:30 pm

For exactly the same price as their website, today at the GoLite Outlet store in Dillon I bought the M's Currant Mountain Paclite 2-Layer GoreTex Jacket for $99 and the M's Quest 50L Pack for $89. I really needed an excellent, light, waterproof jacket so I couldn't pass it up. I don't really need another 50L pack as I have a very good Alps pack, but I could not get over the features of the GoLite pack and the low weight. It took a little work getting the wife to buy-in but she did. It's my first time buying their stuff but I am anxious to get out in the wilderness with them both.
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