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Virunga - 3L eVent® Waterproof Hard Shell Jacket - Men


6 Reviews


Named after the equator straddling Virunga National Park in Congo, Central Africa, ‘Virunga’ jacket is optimized for maximum breathability for greatest wearer comfort whether you are exploring the Congo rain forest or skiing in Utah.

Features Include:

  • 100% Waterproof, Direct venting 3 layer eVent DVStorm fabric for quickest sweat transport
  • 3 layer fabric for durability while hiking in hard brush forest
  • Laser cut vents in front and back for enhanced air exchange
  • Pit zips for additional venting and moisture control
  • Helmet compatible, adjustable hood
  • Twin napoleon pockets, 2 pack pockets for easy access while wearing backpack
  • Abrasion resistant panels on hip area
  • YKK Aquaguard Vislon zipper, velcro cuff adjuster, hem cinch cord
  • Waterproof – 10,000 mm, Breathability – 26,000 gsm, Air permeability – 0.1 cfm
  • Shell – 15D Nylon ripstop, Tricot – 100 % Polyester
  • Weight - 440 gm ( 15.5 oz) - Men's Large
  • Made in Vietnam
  • In Stock and Now Shipping.

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Industry Reviews

  • Gear Institute - Full Review, Side by Side Comparison
    • 'Best Hard Shell Jackets of 2017' pick by Gear Institute
    • 'Best hard shell jacket for Hot Weather Hiking' - The Mishmi Takin Virunga won this category thanks to its highly breathable eVent membrane combined with copious mechanical venting options.
    • 'The Mishmi Takin Virunga jacket dumps heat and sweat vapor more effectively than just about any other shell we’ve tested.' 
    • 'On a sweaty multi-day bike ride in the rain, it kept a tester from overheating, while everyone else was wet from the inside.'
    • 'Heavy bushwhacking had no impact on the lightweight rip stop shell.'
  • Tami Mittan, Colorado Mountain Mom - Full Review 
    • 'The Mishmi Takin Virunga is a year-round, high quality and highly versatile piece.'
    • 'I’ve worn it over a warmth layer while family skiing in Colorado ... I am thrilled with this jacket'
    • 'I have a very expensive Gortex hard shell made by a reputable, well known outdoor brand. I’m happy to report that the Gortex jacket will now be replaced by the Mishmi Takin, due to the Virunga’s superior fit, feel, and features.'
  • Kovas Palubinskas, Midwest Basecamp - Full Review 
    • 'Both times the rain was an actual deluge. Neither time did ANY moisture get inside this hard shell. That’s maximum performance.'
    • 'a great jacket for ice climbing'
  • Alicyn Lane, Modern Hiker - Full Review 
    • 'First I tried it out in the snow. The jacket was extremely windproof and did a solid job of keeping my insulated jacket and underlayers dry.'
    • 'I went storm chasing and set out in the cold rain and “semi-snow” —  and the jacket performed great. I was dry and breathing with the jacket. The hood had excellent coverage and kept my head dry.'
  • Kurt Repenshak, National Parks Traveler - Full Review
    • 'On several snowshoe outings that featured a variety of exertion, this jacket did an excellent job of breathing to keep me dry on the inside.'
  • Athalon Sports & Life - Full Review 
    • 'This lightweight jacket is built to be a workhorse, whether you're hitting the wintery slopes or going on a warm-weather hike.'
  • Outdoor NW - Full Review 
    • 'Best new winter gear' 
  • Misty Stephens, Mom Does Reviews - Full Review
    • 'It is rugged too. It got caught on a nail and tugged.  I was so sure I would find a hole ripped through my beautiful pink jacket, but upon inspection there was no tear anywhere.  Not even a pull in the material.

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