Our women's waterproof jacket, the Balance, has been put through its paces by renowned reviewer Sian Lewis for iNews magazine, and it has truly stood out as a top-tier option for women who are serious about their hill walking adventures.
- Waterproof Ratings: Living up to its robust claim, the Balance jacket offers a superior waterproof rating of 20,000mm. This places it in the upper echelon of weather-resistant gear, ensuring that wearers remain dry even in torrential downpours.
- Breathability and Comfort: Lewis emphasized the jacket's breathability. This feature is crucial, especially when worn during prolonged rainy conditions, as it ensures that moisture from perspiration is efficiently wicked away. She highlighted the comfort factor, noting that it remains pleasant even when worn the entire day in wet conditions.
- Fit and Mobility: A noteworthy mention was made about the jacket's cut. It's tailored in such a way that it moves harmoniously with the wearer, eliminating any restrictive feel. This design aspect makes it ideal for active hill walkers who need unrestricted movement.
- Weight: For those who prioritize minimal weight in their hiking gear, the Balance jacket delivers. Weighing in at under 300g, it won't add unnecessary weight to one's backpack or feel heavy when worn.
- Hood Design: A well-designed hood is crucial for withstanding gusty weather conditions. Lewis pointed out that the Balance jacket's hood is not only well-fitted but also remains secure even when faced with strong winds.
In conclusion, the Alpkit Balance women's waterproof jacket has received a glowing recommendation from Sian Lewis. With its excellent waterproof rating, lightweight design, and emphasis on comfort and mobility, it stands out as a top choice for those who are serious about their outdoor adventures.
Find out why the Balance is a top pick in Sians review 10 best women’s waterproof jackets for outdoor activities.