Hannah has been out in Idaho at the Impact Sun Valley media event to check out a bunch of brands and products. Here, she finds out a bit more about the Showers Pass brand and products.
I’ve had the pleasure of testing and reviewing a number of Showers Pass items before, but it’s the first time I’ve actually met anyone from the brand. Started by two brothers Kyle and Fraser, they’re a transatlantic venture, with Fraser being based in the UK while Kyle and the rest of the Showers Pass crew endure the wet lands of Portland, Oregon. Jeremy, the marketing manager, talks me through their range of products and some of the stories behind them.
Dry and Bright (Not the weather forecast)
The damp climes of their home base are revealed in the fact that they produce a strong range of waterproof items. I’ve previously reviewed the IMBA waterproof jacket and Crosspoint waterproof gloves, and in fact I’m wearing my jacket when I meet Jeremy – Idaho in June proving to be a little showery. My jacket is much less orange than it was when I first got it, and I’m offered a new IMBA one – which I decline, since it’s still waterproof and nothing stays bright and new with me for long.
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Hannah’s travel and accommodation was provided by CrankTank/Impact Sun Valley.