The best all purpose shell ever
Verified Buyer Reviewed by Super guide from Charlottesville , Va on Tuesday, August 21, 2012
This is probably my 30th or so shell , over 40 years and instantly my favorite...just a little heavier than other choices for backpacking , but just a little when the coverage area is considered . The tight sealing cuffs allow me to paddle a canoe all day with no drip coming down my wrists . Meticulous construction . Great looking . A shell that in any really tough situation would be what you want on ! I will use this for cold weather backpacking and any extended trip in remote areas that survival can be an issue . I have an extended wilderness trip in a month , and bought a second one for my wife !
- Best Uses: Extended paddle trips, Protection to the max
- Cons: Not ultra lite
- Pros: Adequate hood, Amazing cuffs, Beyond total coverage, Dialed in design, East access pockets that, Paclite fabric