‘Paramo’s alternative fabric technology works really well in deep winter conditions, but the Ventura’s odd cut is a potential issue’
Outdoors Magic: Soft feel, good breathability, extra warmth in cold conditions, pit-zips add venting options, helmet hood.
Outdoors Tragic: Odd cut, heavy, not everyone liked combined pocket/pit-zip, too warm for some.
Outdoors Grabbit? Paramo wearers embrace its alternative technology, but the combination of an oddly unbalanced cut, quirky pockets and increased weight and warmth limit the Ventura’s appeal. Great in really cold conditions though.
Women’s-specific high mountain jacket / Nikwax Analogy Waterproof fabric / arm vents / stretch panels in shoulders, sleeves and sides / helmet-friendly hood design / chest pocket / internal zipped pocket / internal storm-flap with venting press-stud arrangement / locking zip-pulls throughout / harness-friendly design
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