The big deal with this one? No sticker shock on a piece that can match the performance of jackets almost twice as pricey. A stylin' hoodie with taped seams, the Mithril weighs in at 22 ounces, and though I doubted OR's claim that its stretchy Ventia fabric was waterproof, I couldn't break the seal. Even when I thought rain had surely penetrated, I stayed chalk-dry inside.Bonus:
With its crazy-comfy fleece lining, this jacket all but asks to be worn without a shirt.Bummer:
The clunky cuffs could be refined by going all-elastic.