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Men's Helium HD Jacket

#242944

Lightweight And Feature Packed
$199.00
FIT: Standard fit
COLOR hot sauce
SIZE: XL Only 1 left!
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The 9 ounce Pertex® Shield+ Helium HD is completely waterproof and breathable, offers all the smart features of our Helium II and adds critical extra features that serious backpackers and alpine climbers demand.
Fabric :
Pertex® Shield+
2.5L
100% nylon
30D ripstop
Center Back Length :
29 1/2” / 75 cm
Weight :
9oz / 254g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Waterproof
Breathable
Fully Seam-Taped
Laminated Construction
Windproof
Lightweight
Design Features :
Helmet Compatible Wire-Brimmed Halo-Hood
YKK® AquaGuard® Zippers
Pit Zips
Zip Chest Pocket
Zip Hand Pockets
Zip Chest Pocket Doubles as Stuff Sack
Carabiner Loop
Key Clip
Functional Details :
Single-Separating Front Zipper
Pocket Placement Above Harness
Hook/Loop Cuff Closures
Elastic Drawcord Hem

RATING AND REVIEWS

Fantastic rain gear!

5

Wore this Jacket for a number or rainy days in the Rockies last week, kept me very dry ...even when I was exploring a waterfall! It has all the features I could want in a rain jacket (pit zips, velcro cuffs, hood cords, etc.) but so much lighter than anything I've had before. It's packability also made it easy to stash in the top lid of my pack so it was handy for layering throughout the day. I'm a big guy, so it wasn't as roomy as other jackets, but it layered well for me (over a mid weight fleece and down jacket), and worked very nicely when wearing my pack all day.

Canada

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Lightweight and waterproof as promised

5

I have used this jacket around the city and in one downpour while backpacking. It is so light and thin that without anything under it, it feels like I might be wet since it sits so close to the skin. It has however kept me completely dry on every occasion. I haven't used it extensively enough to comment on its breath ability, but I am hoping that with the put zips it will dump heat fast enough to double as a wind jacket in high elevation conditions.

Denver, CO

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Wish it was available in Women's sizes too!

5

This jacket is not available in Women's sizes for some reason? I am sure it is true to size for men but the SMALL is closer to a women's medium. Athletic women also come in size S and XS! The sleeve length is too long for the average woman. I like my rain jackets to be roomie so i did not mind the extra girth in the chest area and i really liked the extra length in the back to cover my derriere...so water does not drip down my pants while wearing a pack. I would suggest making this jacket in a unisex S and XS please!!

Golden BC Canada

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Perfectly packable

5

Perfectly lightweight and packable. Love the pit zips. Came out a little larger than I expected. I expected to have some room since it's a rain jacket that needs to go over stuff, but even still, seemed a hair large. I'm 5'9" and 175 lbs, and it felt a bit large in every dimension.

overseas

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Why isn't this product offered in a unisex SMALL!!

5

This wonderful jacket this is NOT available for women, thusly i had to order a Mens SMALL in order to get all the features that i need in a rain jacket. It would be great if this jacket was available in a unisex XS or S. Rainjackets do not need to fit perfectly...in fact a little on the big side is a good thing since it usually needs to fit over other layers. I normally wear a women's size 6 or size SMALL...i am sure the jacket fits true to size for men, which means sleeves that are way too long for me! However, the extra length and girth is a bonus for rainwear.

Golden, BC Canada

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Prefect except for strange fit

4

I use this for international travel. I love how light and small it is when packed. Can easily throw this into my day pack and forget it's there. The fit, however, is the only apparent downside. I got both a medium and small to test. I was swimming in the medium and the sleeves we're half a hand length longer than my hands. The small does fit better but still doesn't do SE very well. Otherwise solid rain protection.

Utah

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Lightweight - Versitle

5

Great all around light waterproof protection. Good for hiking, stuffing in back-pocket for cycling, or just to take chill off on cool camp evening

Roanoke Rapids NC

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Love this jacket. Would only make some minor tweaks in fit.

4

I really wanted to like the Helium II but it was just too minimalist. I am tall and skinny (6'2" and 165lbs) and the Helium II had an uncharacteristic fit for OR, I assume to cut weight in an extreme fashion. It was way too short. I appreciate the pockets and pit zips on the Helium HD, and like the style and color choice better. as well It is a little longer and easier to layer with (roomier fit), but still shorter than a lot of OR's top layers like the Ascendant, which seems a little weird because a rain shell is always the outermost layer. The arms could be a tad longer as well, and the velcro wrist cuffs could be improved. The hood is a tad big even for a helmet compatible hood, and the zippers are a little stiff. but should get better with use All of that being said, this is a great jacket. So light, packs well, waterproofing is solid, breaks wind well, pockets and zips are in all the right places. Living in Seattle, I bring a rain shell with me a lot but also don't end up wearing it a lot. The packability and light weight is really appreciated.

Seattle

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Ultralight waterproof shell

5

This jacket is the perfect lightweight hardshell. Want a layer in your pack (kit) that is lightweight but storm proof for possibly getting caught out in a downpour or hail storm. Then this is the jacket for you! So far i've been using this jacket for spring ski touring days to multi-pitch climbs. It's lightweight so it takes up no space in the pack. To help with sizing i'm 6'1'' 170 and wear a size large.

Wasatch, UT

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Excellent lightweight rain jacket!

5

This is a perfect lightweight breathable rain jacket. I use this year round for bicycle commuting, bikepacking, backpacking, and any other time I need a super lightweight packable rain jacket.

Kansas City, MO

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Men's Helium HD Jacket

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Size & fit guide

Men’s apparel - measurement guide & size chart


Mesurement shown in:
  XS S M L XL XXL
CHEST 34”86 37”94 40”102 43”109 46”117 49”124
WAIST 26”66 29”74 32”81 35”89 38”97 41”104
HIPS 33”84 36”91 39”99 42”107 45”114 48”122
INSEAM 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
SLEEVE-LENGTH 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
*All sizing is based on your body measurement for graded styles.
We adjust the garment for intended fit and intended use.