Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket - Men's


Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket - Men's

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Not one to be fooled by bluebird skies when you set out, you throw in your shell, a hat, and emergency chocolate for the last windy, shaded belay high on the route. This jacket is super-light and compressible, and small enough to be stuffed and clipped to your harness. It offers high levels of wind and water protection with excellent breathability.

  • Made of soft 2.5-layer waterproof-breathable Pertex Shield fabric with fully taped seams. The laminated construction has waterproof hydrophilic membrane that promotes vapour release.
  • Adjustable hood fits over a helmet and won't impede vision.
  • 1 zippered chest pocket, 1 internal pocket that doubles as a stuff sack and has a biner loop.
  • Water-resistant zippers. Front zip has an internal storm flap.
  • Elastic cuffs.
  • Drawcord hem can be pulled close to keep our wind.
  • OR standard fit.
  • Back length is 79cm.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Travel
Type Waterproof-breathable
Technology Pertex Shield +
Construction 2.5-layer
Face fabric Nylon

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
  • 1 external chest
  • 1 internal zippered

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Length Below hip
Durable water repellency

Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.

Hood Adjustable
Additional feature(s)
  • Wind flap behind zipper
  • Stuffs in own pocket
Made in China