SONIC BOOMThis savvy 17-ouncer still looked fresh after an hour of running it through sticks and stones in the Santa Fe National Forest. The Omegas welded Gore WindStopper panels put up quite a fight when I tested the jacket's hydrophobia by sliding down a snowy embankmenton my back. Verdict? There was leakage, sure, but it took a stunt, not rain, to soak this thing.Bonus: The stow hood is made of waterproof storm-shell fabric.Bummer: Needs more give in the arms and shoulders.
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