Mountain Hardwear Ampato Jacket

Specs

Weight 1 lb 4 oz / 555 g
Center Back Length 30 in / 76 cm
Body Fabric 2L Dobby

Reviews

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The Ampato Jacket is a versatile hardshell using Mountain…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $100

Summary

The Ampato Jacket is a versatile hardshell using Mountain Hardwear's Dry.Q Elite technology. It's waterproof and durable and holds up well climbing and backpacking.

Pros

  • Waterproof breathable
  • Durable
  • Large hood
  • Lots of pockets
  • Fabric: The Ampato jacket is a 2-layer shell using Mountain Hardwear's high end Dry.Q Elite technology. The fabric is waterproof and breathable and also durable. I've worn this pack while climbing a dihedral and there was no wear from putting my shoulder and back against the rock as I shimmied my way up the climb. One thing to note, a 3-layer fabric is more durable and more breathable than a 2-layer fabric, but this jacket still performs very well. 
  • True hardshell: This is not just a rain jacket. The Ampato Jacket is very durable and i have no concerns of ripping the fabric when climbing or hiking. Also, note that this jacket is not an ultra light-jacket weighing in at 1 lb 2 oz vs under a pound for an ultra-light. 
  • Fit: This jacket has a standard fit. I normally like slimmer fitting apparel but for a shell, I like having room to fit a fleece or down jacket underneath 
  • Pockets: Hand pockets, chest pocket and interior zip security pocket 
  • Hood: Large helmet compatible adjustable hood
  • Pit zips
  • Velcro cuff and two bottom-hem adjusters
  • Price: The Ampato Jacket is reasonably priced at $250. For those not looking to shell out (heh heh) 400 dollars for a 3-layer jacket, this is a good option. 

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G00SE MODERATOR

NICE picture. Thanks for sharing your review of this jacket.


4 months ago
Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Nice picture!


4 months ago
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Very light, breathable, good for not so severe use.

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

Very light, breathable, good for not so severe use.

Good for ordinary outdoor using, net inside is like common sports suit.

The total weigh is very small.