GEAR REVIEW: G-Form Kneepads and Extreme Sleeve Laptop Case

GEAR REVIEW: G-Form Kneepads and Extreme Sleeve Laptop Case

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Words and photos by Sean Zimmerman-Wall

Venturing around the world, it is commonplace for us to encounter inhospitable environments. Protecting our bodies and our electronics from the elements is critical to our success and longevity, and we don’t trust them to just anyone. Enter G-Form. Innovation remains at the forefront of their corporate philosophy and they continue to deliver solutions for the myriad challenges we often face.

Justin skiing with G-Form Kneepad
Justin Lozier ski guiding in Patagonia with his trusty G-From kneepads

The Reactive Protection Technology (RPT) found in every item, utilizes state-of-the-art Poron XRD foam and a proprietary blend of materials to offer unsurpassed protection. Their Kneepad provides total coverage for this vital joint and the pad remains supple during activity. However, upon impact, the RPT kicks in and absorbs the energy. The ergonomically designed pads move with you and are stitched to a washable compression fabric. Simply slide the pads on directly over the skin, or over a base layer, and forget about it. You can rest assured that these won’t slip around like hard-shell pads, and they never loose their impact resistance, even after repeated abuse. From the slopes of Snowbird, to the peaks of Patagonia, we trust these pads to keep us injury free.

G-Form Extreme Sleeve Laptop Case
The author's computer is protected by the G-Form Extreme Sleeve laptop case

While traveling from location to location, our electronics have to endure quite the beating. Having access to the Extreme Sleeve Laptop Case gives us added piece of mind that our equipment will be protected. It incorporates the same RPT materials as the kneepad, and keeps our laptops safe and secure. The form-fitting sleeve stands up to damaging impacts that could crack the screen or damage the casing. We feel confident chucking our computers into a pack before a long haul, and know that they will come out ok upon arrival.

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About Author

<p>Professional Outdoor Guide, specializing in backcountry skiing, heliskiing</p> <p>Stomping grounds: Wasatch Range, Andes Mountains</p>