GoLite Wizard - Jackets: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
GoLite Wizard - Jackets: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens

FULLY LOADED FEATHERWEIGHTEven at a pound and some change, this bombproof feature fest is still worthy of the Lite name. Its three-layer Alchemy3 fabric repels mountaintop precip, while flexible side panels breathe and move with you. Dig the see-through watch window (no more unbundling to check your progress) and the insulating stretch cuffs that do double duty as mittens. Heating up? Ratchet open the two-way pit zips.

Bonus: Push the Wizard into the shoulder season with the integrated balaclava on the back panel.

Bummer: The chest-mounted MP3 pouch is handy—but with no clear panel on the pocket, it's not so easy to change playlists.

Filed To: Men's, Hard Shell

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