If weight is your primary concern, this is the jacket

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Colin from Oregon on Tuesday, July 5, 2016
This is NOT an every day wear waterproof jacket. It is a specialized piece of gear specifically for people for whom every gram of extra weight counts. As part of my backpacking kit, this jacket is a perfect outer layer for keeping dry while keeping my pack weight down. It is not a durable, thick, full-feature jacket; it's extremely light and made for a very specific need.

Cut is a bit odd with long arms and a "poof" in the stomach area. Both of these are actually helpful features as the arms are great for covering your hands (last thing you want is short arms on a rain jacket!) and the poof helps the jacket move better as a layer when you have your backpack waist belt on. Sizing is maybe a tiny bit on the big size. I'm 6'1, 180 with 43" chest and 32 waist. I'm normally a L but sometimes a M in jackets. Ordered a Large and can see this could be a situation where a medium would work but as I normally backpack in cold conditions I prefer to leave room for layering.

For its intended purpose, a solid 5 star jacket. For any other use than for activities like hiking and bikepacking I'd give it 2 stars.
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