Bare X-Mission Evolution - Honest Review & Test 2024

By Julius
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Bare X-Mission Evolution review
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Of course, we also read other opinions online but in the end, nothing beats real world experience. So we took the time for a thorough Bare X-Mission Evolution test and review! Below you find everything you need to know, including features, specs and what we like, and don't like about it.

Our Rating

4.9 / 5.0

What We Like

  • Highest quality
  • Looks smooth
  • Very flexible
  • Super durable and good for cave diving
  • Always custom built
  • Extremely lightweight

Reasons to Avoid

  • Price (of course)
  • Red version comes at an extra charge (why?!)

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First Impression

In a hurry and looking for the gist of things? Here is our review in short. Keep reading for the entire version.

The Bare X-Mission Evolution is an absolute monster of a drysuit and arguably one of the best drysuits for recreational and technical divers ever made.

When you first put on the Bare X-Mission Evolution you feel like wearing a fancy tuxedo or tailored suit rather than a piece of diving equipment. It’s ultra-comfortable, looks like out of a James Bond movie, and is super flexible.

Bare is known for quality and even their lower-priced options are great. The Evolution is among the best drysuits ever made and a delight to dive.

Specs & Features

TypeNylon RipStop Trilaminate Drysuit
Weight3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)
MaterialsSuit: Nylon RipStop Trilaminate 350 gr/sqm (main) & 420
gr/sqm (high abrasion areas: lower sleeves, butt, crotch)
Available Colorsblack / red
Zipper typePlastic
Zip locationFront
Boot typeSoft boot or vulcanized boot
Wrist sealLatex, silicone, or neoprene
Glove type
Neck seal2MM nylon/smoothskin
Hood includedYes
P-ValveVarious options
Custom sizingMade to measure available
Other FeaturesDesigned for cave diving


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About the author

Hey! I'm Julius, professional scuba instructor, diver, outdoor lover, entrepreneur and CEO and founder of Social Diving. I write about scuba diving (including tech, cave, sidemount, and freediving), travel, and love what I do. If you have any questions, send me a message. :-)

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