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Marmot Air Lite Jacket - Men's

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    Run Like The Wind.

    When the wind starts blowing on your trail run and you still have miles to go, bust out the Marmot Men's Air Lite Jacket and finish what you started. Its lightweight nylon shell resists wind and water to keep you comfortable in blustery conditions, while the stretch construction gives you the freedom to move without restricting your momentum. A minimalist design keeps weight down, so you can use your energy pushing for a personal record.

    • Windy weather won't stop your training in this jacket
    • Pertex Quantum AIR fabric is wind-and water-resistant
    • Regular fit gives your movement open and style sporty
    • Packs down into zippered chest pocket for easy transport
    • Partial elastic bound hem and cuffs cinch out the elements
    • Item #MAR01E5

    Tech Specs

    Material
    Pertex Quantum AIR (100% nylon)
    Windproof Rating
    2-4CFM
    Fit
    regular
    Length
    hip
    Center Back Length
    28.5in
    Hood
    yes
    Pockets
    1 chest zip
    Claimed Weight
    3.6oz
    Recommended Use
    casual, hiking, road running, trail running
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Does exactly what it needs to

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: small
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    The Air Lite is the jacket that I always keep in my running vest or hiking pack. Even if the weather is great at the start, it changes fast in the mountains. I've never taken the Air Lite with me and wish I hadn't. This jacket is simple and does the trick, blocking wind nicely as well as helping keep you dry in very light precipitation. If you're expecting serious rain, bring an actual rain jacket like the Evodry or Minimalist. My favorite thing about this jacket is how small it packs down. You seriously forget it's even there!

    Review

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size

    This wind jacket it really awesome! First, it is super light, and you will be able to fit it anywhere and without a problem. Second, it does keep you warm. However, it isn't all super breathable. Third, I don't live in a very cold place with a lot of wind, so this review might not help those who are in really cold and windy areas, but it does help to protect from the wind. I have yet to try it out when there is a strong wind current, but my guess is that if the wind is fast enough, it won't be much help because it is so thin, and a different jacket may do a better job. However, I am not saying this from experience, I'm just guessing, so don't take my word completely.

    I also wanted to mention how great BackCountry is. My package didn't come in when it was supposed to, I waited a couple days, and it still didn't show up. I looked it up, and the shipping company said that it was delivered a couple days before, but it never showed up. I called Back Country, somebody talked to me right away, and the problem was solved! It was super easy, they sent me a new package, and it was a pleasant experience, totally worth waiting a couple extra days to receive my package. Thank you!

    Looks the part

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 170lbs

    There are a hundred lightweight, packable, water resistant running jackets out there but I chose this one because it had a little extra style. It's great for a cool morning run or walk with my boys on a drizzly spring day. The elastic hood is a great technical feature that is really comfortable when running. One drawback is the lack of ventilation. I wish it had one of those mesh vents across the back or at least some armpit holes.
    That said great jacket for the price.