Rim Jacket


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Rim Jacket
Manufacturer Marmot
Page By Pawkala
Page Type Jan 1, 2006 / Jan 1, 2006
Object ID 1558
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Featuring built-in stretch, welded seams and high-tech fabric, Precip Rim is made for aerobic sports and situations where breathability is crucial.

-PreCip Plus™ is a microporous polyurethane coating impregnated with silicon dioxide particles for waterproof, breathable protection

-This barrier lets small water-vapor molecules (sweat) out to keep you dry from the inside, while keeping the rain out from the outside

-All seams are micro-stitched, taped and over-coated (welded) offering complete protection from the elements

-Technical silhouette is shaped for thermal efficiency to keep you warmer; stretch anatomical articulation provides a very comfortable fit

-Full-visibility, zip stash storm hood features Cranium Cord adjustment for a great fit

-Double-pull PitZips™ extend into body of jacket, offering excellent ventilation control

-Driclime® lined collar and chin guard for comfort

-Reflective tape on collar and hood help boost your visibility to others

-Features two zippered hand pockets and sleeve stash pocket

-Compressible enough to stuff into a small pack pocket to travel with you anywhere--to the mountains, to the city or overseas

-Elastic drawcord hem


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Pawkala - Jan 5, 2006 12:03 am - Voted 5/5

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I am very impressed with this jacket. It is all I use for all my mountaineering, wet weather backpacking and running in the rain. It has done very well to keep me dry and even more impressingly it breathes very well. I am someone who sweats alot and this jacket has kept me very comfortable. It is also light weight and compactable. The zip pits are very long and the zippers have held up well. The hood is also large enough for a climbing helmet. My only complaint is that the "additional welding" to some of the seams (which are more for looks than anything) has come loose in friction spots such as the front pocket zippers and the arm pits. It does not affect the proformance though and I have just cut it off and glued the ends down. Great product for the price. Best jacket I have used...

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