Women's Ventum Shell
Elastic at the back hem, and at the wrists to keep wind out.
Elastic at the hood for a snug fit around your face.
Constructed from .59 oz/sqyd Ventum ripstop nylon. This fabric is tightly woven and heat calendared to cut the wind, while still being breathable and allowing good vapor transfer so you don't get clammy. It is more comfortable for every day hiking than a rain jacket.
High quality "C6" durable water repellent (DWR). Not waterproof.
Highly wind resistant
Excellent vapor transfer / breathability - comfortable to wear, not clammy
Soft feeling - not sticky or plasticy like some other fabrics in this weight range
Ripstop / tear resistant.
Lightest weight wind shell available with a hood and full length zipper.
The jacket packs down tiny into an integrated storage pocket.
All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.
Made in the USA.
Measure your chest using a string or cloth tape measure and go by the "fits chest girth" size. The "fits chest girth" size includes a few inches of wiggle room for layering. The jackets are princess cut, flaring out at the hips.
If you'd prefer a looser fit, check out the fit of our men's sizes.
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So far 9 out of ten. If they offered a custom fit that would be 100%.
Love this shell. I use it often and recommend it.
Not had a chance to use the product as it was received with a manufacturing error in the stitching. However, Zpacks customer service was excellent. They were quick to respond and immediately prepared to have the item returned, replaced and cover my postage (from NZ).
Amazingly light weight, easy to pack down and a must to bring EVERY time you are going to hike! It is a MUST have item backpacking. Love that it keeps those damn mosquitoes at bay AND is breathable. Great wind layer. Why isn't this item in your shopping cart yet?