Words and Pics: Rich Norman

In the past, I’d never considered buying a Crye softshell as I didn’t consider it to be their area of expertise. For companies like Outdoor Research, Arc’teryx, The North Face, Patagonia and Marmot, the softshell is their bread and butter. So what hope would an interloper like Crye have of aceing the top tier offerings of these giants of the outdoor world? The chances seemed slim.

Do you want to know more?

I have written a full-on Reptile House review, over on my friend Dan’s new blog ATRG:


Go check it out.

You can also read more of my Crye reviews using the links below:

Plate Carriers:

JPC 2.0


G3 Combat Pants

G3 Combat Shirt

Smart Pouch Suite:

5.56/7.62/BITR Pouch

152/Bottle Pouch

GP Pouch

Frag Pouch

Other Pouches:

Horizontal M4 Single Mag Pouch

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