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Revelation Jacket

 
Revelation Jacket

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Revelation Jacket

Manufacturer: Go Lite

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Page By: Alan Ellis

Created/Edited: Apr 1, 2005 / Jan 20, 2007

Object ID: 1288

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For multi-sport adventures such as climbing, biking, and paddling in foul weather. Featuring breathable, waterproof Alchemy™ technology and function-driven features like waterproof ergonomic stretch panels, a Hide-Away™ hood, watertight zips, extended sleeves and a shortened torso. The Revelation will keep you dry and comfortable no matter what nature throws at you!



Features:Extended arm length and shortened torso. Taped seams Two-way full front zip with double storm flap and sonic cut Velcro® closures. Two-way watertight pit zips. Two chest pockets with watertight welded zippers and mesh pocket bags for core venting. Dual action insulated adjustable jumbo hood fits over most helmets. Stand up collar. Hem draw cords. Elasticized Velcro® cuffs.

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Alan EllisUntitled Review

Voted 4/5

Feathers are heavier than this jacket. The medium which I bought only weights 10 oz! It is completely waterproof and very durable. The extended sleeves are great when doing technical climbing because when you extend your arms over your head, the sleeves do not ride up your arms. Also, the short torso cut is excellent for a climbing harness. The jacket has a relaxed fit so my fleece fits well under it.

Cons: Although GoLite says that the hood is cut for a climbing helmet, my BD Half Dome does not fit very well under it. Also, the jacket is very tight around my neck when I zip it all the way up (and I have a pencil neck).

This jacket would be excellent for summer alpine uses, but I would be wary using it in winter. I have yet to experience this jacket in severe mountain weather, so I will update my review after this summer season. Also, shop around, I bought mine for almost half of the suggested retail price.
Posted Apr 1, 2005 9:42 am

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