Having just got back from a wet and windy weekend’s wild camping in the Peak District – it dawned on me how good eVent fabric really is.
It astounds me why we don’t see more of this material from outdoors manufacturers. Granted, there’s lots of factors involved (of which I shall not go into on this post) – but the big selling point of eVent is the breathability.
Rain is kept at bay but your ‘sweat’ breathes out through the fabirc.
It’s worth noting that eVent does require more cleaning than Gore-Tex, for example – just to ensure it performs as it should and thus not fool the user into thinking there’s a leak. Nine times out of ten there isn’t – it’s just your sweat building up on the inside and so the fabric needs a good clean.
Some readers will be familiar with the merits of this ‘waterproof’ wonder – and others won’t.
If ever there was a perfect example of why companies such as Rab use eVent – here you go: