Outdoor Research Helium HD Jacket

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The 9.1 oz. Pertex(R) Shield+(TM) Helium HD Jacket is completely waterproof and breathable and super compressible, and has all the features you need for backcountry and alpine adventure.

- REI refers to the men's version

Outdoor Research Men's Alpine Jackets Helium HD Jacket - Men's-Black/Hydro-Small 2429440129006. 1 ounce Pertex Shield+ Outdoor Research Helium HD Jacket is completely waterproof and breathable super compressible and provides all the features that serious backpackers and alpine climbers demand. These include zippered hand pockets a wire-brimmed hood pit zips a key clip and our proprietary Halo Hood which preserves peripheral vision while sealing out nasty weather.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

The Outdoor Research Men's Helium HD Jacket provides sanctuary from driving rain when you're hiking, backpacking, and alpine climbing. This ultra-light shell weighs a mere 9. 1 ounces while providing waterproof and breathable protection from the elements with its Pertex Shield + fabric and fully taped seams. Extremely packable, this shell is highly compressible for stashing into a backpack or carry-on bag. Underarm vents dump heat when you're climbing full-bore up a technical trail. The adjustable hood has a Halo wire brim that allows excellent peripheral vision. Zippered hand pockets and a Napoleon pocket secure daily accessories and snacks while you're trekking and climbing.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

The Outdoor Research Men's Helium HD Jacket is a lightweight rain shell for backpackers and climbers that require more Features in wet weather. The Helium HD Uses Pertex Shield+, a 2.5 layer, 100% nylon, 30D ripstop fabric that cuts down the weight while remaining 100% waterproof. Whether you?re blocking a hard rain or whipping wind, the jacket stands up to it with water-resistant zippers and a fully adjustable Halo Hood. The Helium II is stripped down, where the Helium HD adds pit zips, zippered hand pockets, and Velcro cuffs. The large still only weighs in at just slightly over nine ounces and still packs down super small, saving weight and space in your pack. Features of the Outdoor Research Men's Helium HD Jacket Waterproof Breathable Fully Seam Taped Lightweight Water-Resistant Full Center-Front Zipper Adjustable Wire-Brimmed Hood Halo Hood Articulation for Improved Vision Zippered Napoleon Pocket Doubles as a Stuff Sack Two Zippered Hand Pockets Pit Zips Hook / Loop Cuff Closures Drawcord Hem

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Weighing just 9.1 ounces, the super-compressible Helium HD jacket is completely waterproof and breathable, providing all the features that serious backpackers and alpine climbers demand.This product will be shipped directly from Outdoor Research and will leave their warehouse in 2-3 business days. Eligible for UPS ground shipping only. Pertex Shield waterproof breathable technology; 2.5 layer construction. Fully seam taped. 100% nylon shell fabric; extremely lightweight 30 denier ripstop. Adjustable wire-brimmed hood. Halo hood closure preserves peripheral vision while sealing out nasty weather. Water-resistant full center-front zipper. Zippered napoleon pocket. Drawcord hem. Two zippered hand pockets. Pit zips. Elastic cuffs.

- EMS refers to the men's version