A lightweight softshell that provides excellent wind and weather protection in a comfortable, stretchy package.
Mountain Equipment says:
A lightweight and exceptionally breathable mountain softshell perfect for classic alpine ridges and distant peaks.
With the benefit of an integrated Mountain Hood for additional weather protection, the stretch double weave EXOLITE 125 fabric of the Echo affords total mobility and unhindered breathability for long days in the mountains whilst repelling wind and moisture.
Mountain Equipment's Echo Hooded Jacket is a perfect all year round layer that provides good weather protection, you could wear this as an outer layer in most conditions and as a layering piece in wet or very cold weather. The added stretch in the fabric is good and makes this a very comfortable jacket to wear. The pockets are configured to what would suit the majority of people.
The only downside to this jacket is that it comes in at a slightly higher price than other similar jackets on the market.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear