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Peter Leonard
Lightweight alpine rainjacket on 03/06/2011 21:24:16 MST Print View

Hi all,
I've lost my Patagonia Specter pullover rainjacket and I'm looking for a replacement jacket. It looks like Patagonia no longer makes them as I can find none online. Pity as I loved that jacket. The Specter was a great jacket - only 6.5oz and packed small with a good hood to fit over helmets. Review here

Anybody know where I can get one or get something similar ?

Robert Cowman
(rcowman) - F

Locale: Canadian Rockies
Re: Lightweight alpine rainjacket on 03/06/2011 21:44:10 MST Print View

integral designs event pullover
north face triumph anorak
arcteryx Alpha Sl pullover
Rab demand pullover

to name a few pullovers

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
or on 03/06/2011 22:59:49 MST Print View

i use an or helium ...

Arapiles .
(Arapiles) - M

Locale: Melbourne
Re: OMM on 03/07/2011 05:08:59 MST Print View

OMM Cypher Smock
240 g

Montane Spektr Smock
210 g

Stephen R
(32729) - F
Re: or on 03/07/2011 19:10:02 MST Print View

I have the OR helium as well. Sizing is a bit small. My size large weighs 6.8 oz and has been totally waterproof. It's not all that helmet compatible. It can be done but the hood sits so tightly over the helmet it constricts movement and I have to zip the zipper down partially. Usually I end up grabbing one of my heavier, better fitting shells.

I don't think this jacket was really designed for alpine/mountaineering use given the tight fit and lack of helmet compatibility. Annoying, because otherwise it would be perfect. Great for backpacking though!

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
or on 03/08/2011 14:19:16 MST Print View

helium is slim cut ... youll need to size up if you want to layer a lot underneath ...

that said im a solid med and i can fit a R1 type fleece, mb exl, dead bird atom lt under it a med helium fine

Eric Blumensaadt
(Danepacker) - MLife

Locale: Mojave Desert
eVent on 03/12/2011 20:50:28 MST Print View

Just get the Integral Designs eVent pullover and be happy(er).

Ted E
(Mtn_nut) - MLife

Locale: Morrison, CO
event on 03/13/2011 11:36:40 MDT Print View

its not the lightest, but i have found that the REI kimtah jacket is under 16oz, very comfortable, and has kept me bone dry. i have found that alot of the lighter event jackets fit funny, and this jacket fits very well and allows layers underneath.

Sieto van der Heide

Locale: The Netherlands
Rab Demand on 03/14/2011 14:44:39 MDT Print View

+1 on the Rab Demand eVent Pullover