A huge misunderstanding about breathability in waterproof jackets is that high breathability will keep you…
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Designed and ready for shipping in under 90 days, the new Shift Hoody from Westcomb is set to be the lightest jacket on the market made from Polartec NeoShell. Uncompromising breathability with wind and rain protection, the Shift will make the ultimate backcountry shell or fast and light alpine jacket.
On our Yosemite backpacking trip last summer, Columbia gave us the new Compounder Shell to throw in our packs in case of adverse weather conditions. I have been wearing this shell jacket for almost 8 months now, finding it a great companion for hiking, backpacking, or even rock climbing, as the wind picks up or a cold rain starts to fall.