Pros: Breathabilty exceeds Gore; thoughtful design
Cons: None thus far.
I purchased this jacket in late February. It replaced a 2.5 layer stretch shell with H2No (Stretch Ascent Shell). I have been using Gore shells for 34 years (first one acquired in 1979 from Early Winters). With 2 layer Gore products, I suppose that I never noticed lots of condensation due to the hanging inner layer holding moisture. However, on the (non-gore) 2.5 layer H2No shell, condensation was terrible, it felt clammy from the get-go, especially in the summer with a short sleeve shirt. Generally, when I needed breathabilty the most with that shell (above freezing days with rain), my mid-layer (a down or primaloft shirt) would be drenched, even with...(read more)