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Garamba - 2.5 Layer eVent® Lightweight, Waterproof, Hard Shell, Rain Jacket - Men

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Light weight ‘Garamba’ is designed for highly athletic, aerobic activities like trail running in hot & wet or cold and wet conditions. The water proof, wind proof fabric keeps the rain away while the direct venting eVent membrane whisks the sweat away as soon as it is generated.

Features Include:

  • Waterproof, Direct venting eVent fabric for quickest sweat transport
  • 2.5 layer fabric for light weight protection
  • Laser cut vents in front and back for enhanced air exchange
  • Pit zips for additional venting and moisture control
  • Adjustable hood
  • 2 pack pockets for easy access while wearing backpack
  • YKK Aquaguard Vislon zipper, velcro cuff adjuster, hem cinch cord
  • Waterproof – 20,000 mm, Breathability – 20,000 gsm, Air permeability – 0.1 CFM
  • Shell – 100% Nylon 40D ripstop
  • Weight - 412 gm ( 14.5 oz) - Men's Large
  • Made in Vietnam
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Industry Reviews

  • Will Rietveld, Ultralight Insights - Full Review
    • 'The Garamba’s eVent DVlite waterproof-breathable fabric is remarkable in terms of its comfort range; the best I have experienced. I was able to wear the jacket over a midweight baselayer and hike or ski hard in 15 to 50F temperatures without so much as unzipping the jacket.'
    • 'the Mishmi Takin Garamba Jacket is as cutting edge as it gets. It employs a combination of the most breathable air permeable shell fabric available (eVent DVlite 2.5-layer) with numerous ventilation features to create what can be claimed to be the most breathable hardshell jacket available. For that it merits an A+.'
    • 'Good fit and soft hand, It isn’t stiff like many hardshells but functions like a hardshell for snow sports, as well as a rain and wind shell for the rest of the year.'  
  • Peter Reese, Active Junky - Full Review
    • 'The Garamba is, without question, the most wind-resistant shell tested in the last 36 months.' 
  • Dave Marcus, Engearment - Full Review 
    • 'I definitely felt air movement through the laser-cut vents, especially the rear ones, which moved moisture away from areas that don’t normally breath so well.  No precip got into the laser-cut vent holes – they’re a winning feature on all counts.' 
    • 'Mishmi Takin got a lot of things right with the Garamba.  Using an air-permeable membrane was a good move.  Laser-cut vents should be adopted industry-wide.  Fit is spot on.'
  • Trudy Zufelt, Outdoor Adventure Gal - Full Review 
    • 'I prefer the jacket for night winter trail runs.'
    • 'I have three jackets I like for trail running but the Garamba jacket keeps out the wind best.'
    • 'The Garamba breathes better than other waterproof jackets'
    • 'The Garamba jacket outperforms my other jackets in wet rainstorms or snowstorms.'

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