Rated5out of5byNatural ExplorerfromAmazing jacket with right layering.I had bought this jacket for a backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. Good thing I did, as I found myself in a downpour for a good part of it! This jacket was perfect with the right layers underneath. It fit just right, but can obviously be a bit on the tighter side in the bust/shoulder if you're wearing a hoodie or thick layers for city wear. If you're backpacking and using light, thin layers like a long sleeve polyester capilene to keep you warm in cooler temperatures, this is perfect. It kept me dry the entire time.
The h2No does it's job! There are so many adjustments to make the fit just right for you and pit zips for ventilation on those hikes that keep your heart rate up. I 100% recommend this jacket. I'm aware they came out with an updated line by now, which I'm not as familiar with, but this one is definitely a great choice.
Date published: 2013-03-25
Rated5out of5byJWEfromExactly what I neededWanted a light weight jacket that could easily fit in my daypack or on my carry on when traveling. This one is perfect!
Date published: 2013-01-02
Rated4out of5byI Luv SobranesfromTight through chestI love the construction of this jacket, and I've even used it to sit on while taking small breaks on rocky trails, and it survived just fine.
I just have one complaint. I bought the largest size and it just barely zips up past my chest. Now, I am very heavy chested and have been my entire life, and no amount of excersize or dieting seems to change that (I walk 5-8 miles a day.) Some people think this is a blessing, but it is a curse when trying to buy technical gear for a world aimed at flat chested people.
If you are a C cup or below, or even a D cup, you should be fine. For those of us who are bigger than a DD, make sure you try it on in the store or you might be dissappointed. It barely zips on me, but it *does* fit. I'd just like another inch or half inch of room so I could layer it with something.
Date published: 2012-11-28
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