The Juho is a simple lightweight jacket at a reasonable price. It’s made from Gore-Tex Paclite and so isn’t as breathable as more expensive fabrics. The cut is quite slim so a larger size would be needed to wear over anything other than a thin fleece top. The hood is okay for protection and side vision but could do with a stiffer peak as strong winds can deform it. There are no chest pockets, just two lower pockets that are cut off by a hipbelt.

The fairly low cost and light weight makes the Juho a reasonable choice for lightweight backpacking and hillwalking. I’d rather have a more breathable fabric though, plus chest pockets and a stiffer hood, but for those you have to pay considerably more.

Overview

  • Overall: 3-5 out of 5

Pros: light weight, cost

Cons: hood could be stiffer, no chest pockets

  • Details: FABRIC Gore-Tex Paclite HOOD slightly stiffened, volume adjuster FRONT CLOSURE water-resistant zip with inner flap UNDERARM ZIPS no POCKETS 2 hem CUFFS Velcro SIZES men S-XXL WEIGHT 383 grams COUNTRY OF ORIGIN China Ј170 www.mammut.ch
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