Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Hooded Jacket
Here's what other sites are saying:
OR loves their armpit zips as much as the next active rainshell-wearer, but with the Helium Hybrid Hooded Jacket, they decided to try something new for the trail: breathable soft-shell Ferrosi fabric where rain doesnt fallunder the arms. It blocks moisture like their award-winning Helium Jacket up top, and breathes like their athlete-favorite Ferrosi Jacket underneath. Go forth and enjoy dry shoulders and armpits.
- Summit Hut refers to the men's version
Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Hooded Jacket - Mens Black/Charcoal Small.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Continue your hike in the rain wrapped in waterproof, breathable fabric. The water-resistant pits of the men's Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Hooded jacket allow you to vent perspiration and stay dry.
- REI refers to the men's version
Features of the Outdoor Research Men's Helium Hybrid Hooded Jacket Adjustable wire-brimmed hood Ykk aquaguard zipper chest pocket Zip hand pockets Left-hand pocket doubles as stuff sack Internal and external front stormflaps Carabiner loop Key clip Single-separating front zipper Low-pro binding cuffs Fabric Details Pertex shield 2.5 L, 100% Nylon, 30D ripstop body 86% Nylon, 14% Spandex 90D stretch woven ripstop panels
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
It's a known fact that Mother Nature really doesn't care whether or not you have big plans to summit a long-time objective. And while you can beg and plead with her all you want, she won't listen. Thankfully, you packed along the Outdoor Research Men's Helium Hybrid Hooded Jacket. You may be wondering what exactly makes the Helium Hybrid any different than the Helium Jacket. Well, the answer lay in the pits--the armpits, that is. The designers at Outdoor Research combined the quick-drying and weather-resistant construction of the Helium with the stretchy design of the Ferrosi to create a jacket that's windproof, water-resistant, and fitted with passive ventilation for unimpeded mobility. And thanks to its lightweight design, the Helium Hybrid easily packs down into the left hand pocket, so you can chuck it in your bag when the sun comes out to play. After all, Mother Nature is mostly forgiving.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version