Helium Jacket


Helium Jacket
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Helium Jacket
Manufacturer Outdoor Research
Page By Dow Williams
Page Type Apr 3, 2011 / Apr 3, 2011
Object ID 7614
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Product Description

When a sudden storm pops up and the temp drops 10 degrees in 15 minutes, don't call Search and Rescue; reach in your pack and grab the feather-weight Outdoor Research Men’s Helium Jacket. The waterproof-breathable Helium weighs less than seven ounces and stuffs into its own pocket so you can forget you have it with you until the weather notices how little you're wearing.

•Single-pull hood drawcord so you can adjust coverage without dropping your ice-axe
•Zippered Napoleon pocket keeps valuable items protected and handy
•Elastic cuffs keep the ugliness out without added bulk or hassle


Material:2.5 Layer 20d Pertex Shield DS ripstop fabric? Fit:standard Pockets:1 napoleon Seams:fully taped Hood:yes Weight:6.8 oz Recommended Use:tricking nature? Manufacturer Warranty:lifeti



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Dow Williams - Apr 3, 2011 10:11 am - Voted 5/5

best in class...
OR beat every one by ounces and functionality in three levels of shell jackets...the desert weight, climbing weight and alpine weight. This is their desert 6.8 ounces!!! Unbelievable how they got a taped jacket this light. OR jackets fit big. At 5'11", I wear smalls.

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