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Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
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If I can add another difference.
The seams in foul weather are welded to prevent leaks. Some ski wear might be welded, but I trust my foulies much more. I spend about 6 months a year in a ski jacket.
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As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)