The Skardu Gore-Tex Jacket from Mountain Equipment is a light-weight and fully featured hard shell. It packs small for when you don't need it and will protect you from the elements when you need it too.
Mountain Equipment says:
A lightweight, comfortable and fully featured GORE-TEX shell for fast changing mountain conditions.
Using GORE-TEX PACLITE PLUS fabric throughout this lightweight shell offers impressive protection, comfort and breathability. With our proven Mountain HC Hood, streamlined Active fit and a robus YKK Aquaguard zip this ia a minimalist shell that packs small but is much more than a back-up plan.
Mountain Equipment's Skardu Gore-Tex Jacket is a packable and light-weight hard shell. It won't let you down when you need it and its light enough to carry just in case. The 2.5 layer construction provides durability and a degree of comfort next to the skin.
Features wise you the 2 large chest front pockets are high enough to be used with a harness or waist belt and have water resistant zips. The hood is helmet compatible and easily adjusted to size. The cut isn't too long, only just below the waist. You adjust the fit with are 2 hem draw cords and velcro adjustments on the cuffs.
Mountain Equipment is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation meaning they are committed to giving factory workers safe, dignified and properly paid employment.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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