Outdoor Research Helium Hybrid Jacket - Men's



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Built for fast and light ascents, this weather-resistant windshell is equally at home on a rapid Rockies alpine assault as it is on a long-distance trail run or a few laps at the Nordic Centre. Waterproof Pertex Shield+ on the shoulders and hood provides protection from the elements, while stretch nylon in the body provides comfort and breathability for aerobic pursuits.

  • Hood and shoulders are made of nylon Pertex Shield + for waterproof-breathable protection.
  • Ripstop nylon body is highly breathable and water and wind resistant
  • Zippered chest pocket doubles as a stuff sack for easy packable stowage.
  • Fully adjustable hood with Halo hood articulation for improved vision and fit over a helmet.
  • Internal front zip storm flap keeps out draughts.
  • Elastic cuffs.
  • Drawcord hem for adjustability.
  • Key clip keeps essentials secure.
  • Close fit for mobility during high output activities.

Tech specs

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Type Wind shell
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 critically taped seams
Pockets 1 external chest

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.

Windproof panels
Length Hip-length
Additional feature(s) Wind flap behind zipper
Made in China