Pros: 19 oz.? this weighs NOTHING
Cons: Price. Gulp. Not cheap but..worth it.
Like with high end bikes, the more you spend, the less you get. The Patagonia's halo PowSlayer is no different, this is is one lightweight tremendously technical shell. The 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro shell is fully seam sealed and very breathable, The sizing is very accurate, I am 5'10"190lb and the Medium fits me perfect, I am not a "Large" and with many manufacturers I need to wear a large. The fit over the shoulders and through the chest area are perfect with a 200 weight base and a medium mid layer. The pocket design and placement is what you would expect from a ultra performance shell of this caliber, not too many to weigh you down or overload and very well placed for easy access. ...(read more)