Excellent for the price

Reviewed by Paul from Seattle, WA on Sunday, March 16, 2014
I needed a waterproof shell for an upcoming trip to Scotland. It had to be lightweight, packable, well made and at least nominally stylish. This jacket truly filled the bill in all aspects. It appears to be exceptionally well made and the 2-tone options look very good.

As soon as she saw it, my wife ordered one for herself. My partner at work is just waiting for it to go on sale again, at which point he's going to order one for himself.

Only 2 points to note: The jacket runs a bit small. Almost all my jackets are size medium and the lighter-weight ones allow me to layer. This one would have been too snug, even with a sweater underneath. I'd advise anyone in doubt to go 1 size larger.

Second point (and this may go away once the jacket is more broken in), the hood doesn't roll up tightly, so the collar is rather bulky unless the hood is down. I like the strap-and-loop securing system, but it's not placed exactly right if you want to roll the hood up tightly.

No regrets whatsoever on buying this, though. And Sierra was, as usual, terrific when I needed to exchange the medium I originally ordered for a large.
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