Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 42
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 19,186, Level: 42
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 664
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyadict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    577
    Points
    19,186
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 3

    North Face or Columbia

    Looking for a good wind and rain proof jacket. Which one do you prefer?



  2. #2
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    I have a North Face rain jacket that I really love, but if I had to replace it, I'd probably go with Marmot; it's basically the same stuff but 20% cheaper.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 97,473, Level: 97
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 1,577
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    5,882
    Points
    97,473
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 28

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Quote Originally Posted by cyadict View Post
    Looking for a good wind and rain proof jacket. Which one do you prefer?
    Marmot or mountain hardwear. Third choice patagonia. All these are better made although I can't speak for what is in style.


    ALL IN
    www.cyclonejerseys.com
    Always buying historically relevant ISU gear

  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 313,855, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,542
    Points
    313,855
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 116
    Given: 21

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Carhartt



  5. #5
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    Marmot or mountain hardwear. Third choice patagonia. All these are better made although I can't speak for what is in style.
    I've heard mixed reviews about their rain jackets. A friend wore one fishing during the rain and the water seeped right through the jacket.



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 37,041, Level: 59
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 809
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    farminclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    1,442
    Points
    37,041
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 58
    Given: 4

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    I like Columbia. It's quite a bit cheaper, and I can't tell a difference in quality, but I'm no expert either.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 69,140, Level: 81
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 610
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Jordanj6502's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    3,671
    Points
    69,140
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 19

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    How warm? Or just wind and rain proof?



  8. #8
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    Marmot or mountain hardwear. Third choice patagonia. All these are better made although I can't speak for what is in style.
    People out here are killing for something I've never heard of called Helly Hansen. Literally, killing: Helly Hansen jacket craze sparks violence - The Washington Post



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 107,946, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    ruxCYtable's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    3,952
    Points
    107,946
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 149

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Quote Originally Posted by farminclone View Post
    I like Columbia. It's quite a bit cheaper, and I can't tell a difference in quality, but I'm no expert either.
    Second this. If you have a Theisens near you they have deals on Columbia right now. Cheaper than North Face and every bit as good, IMO.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 167,021, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,753
    Points
    167,021
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 155
    Given: 193

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    My last coat was a Colombia and this one is a North Face. I feel my North Face is a warmer coat, but I am not quite comparing apples to apples.

    If it matters, Colombia sells coats in "Tall" sizes, but my North Face is quite long even though it is not a "Tall" size



  11. #11
    Rookie
    Points: 9,137, Level: 28
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 213
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    534
    Points
    9,137
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 13

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    I have a North Face APEX, which is waterproof and does an amazing job of keeping me warm/dry when it's raining or snowing out. North Faces are expensive but they're worth the money IMO.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 211,506, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 57.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    13,862
    Points
    211,506
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 773
    Given: 43

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    What sorority are you northfacers in?



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 392,360, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    57,296
    Points
    392,360
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 333
    Given: 265

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    N* F***, North Face.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 280,642, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    11,927
    Points
    280,642
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 410
    Given: 723

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    Quote Originally Posted by cyadict View Post
    Looking for a good wind and rain proof jacket. Which one do you prefer?
    Are you going to risk dying if you get wet? If not, I'd save the money and go with Columbia. GoLite online is another good one to look at. That's where I go for gear when I need it now.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 37,009, Level: 59
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 841
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    iacyguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Dirty Dodge
    Posts
    1,962
    Points
    37,009
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 31

    Re: North Face or Columbia

    chicks dig north face



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM