‘Alpkit may be new to waterproofs, but they’re learning fast and the Balance is a near flawless lightweight all-rounder’
Outdoors Magic: Sub-300g weight, very breathable, good hood and thorough all-round design and build quality.
Outdoors Tragic: Nothing really.
Outdoors Grabbit? Alpkit are newcomers to waterproofs, but they’ve created a cracking lightweight walking and all-round outdoors jacket here with a great cut and flawless function. And the price is super competitive for what you get.
Lightweight women’s-specific waterproof jacket / 3-layer waterproof fabric with PU membrane / Hydrostatic head: 25,000 mm / MVTR: 35,000 g/sqm/24hrs / adjustable hood with stiffened and wired peak / 2 waist-belt friendly, map-sized hand pockets with part-mesh venting lining / YKK Aquaguard water resistant zips / internal storm flap and chin guard / cuff shaped over the back of hand / minimal visible stitching / bonded hem construction / fully adjustable hem
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