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Men's Supercharger™ Shell Jacket

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Summary

The lightest fully taped waterproof breathable jacket we've ever made - super tough, incredibly effective, barely there.
$225.00
Style# 1649751
product.components.activity: Alpine Climbing

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Features & Specs

  • Weight: - 6.1 oz / 174 g -
  • Reviewers rated this product: - Fits Slightly Large -
  • Good For: - Alpine Climbing -

Summary

The lightest fully taped waterproof breathable jacket we've ever made - super tough, incredibly effective, barely there.

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Materials

  • Fabric Body: 100% Nylon

Measurements

  • Center Back Length: 30 in / 76 cm
  • Apparel Fit: Alpine
  • Weight: 6.1 oz / 174 g

    Details

  • Dry Q® 2 5 layer 15D fabric is exceptionally breathable and highly waterproof
  • One zippered chest stow pocket and internal stretch dump pocket
  • Adjustable helmet compatible hood

Reviews

Men's Supercharger™ Shell Jacket is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My Thoughts I bought and returned every other brand before I got my hands on the Supercharger. No joke I at one time had 4 Ultra Light rain jackets here at my house. I am 6'2" 200# and bought a Large. A Large Ghost Whisper layers perfect under or over it. The center back length is long enough to cover all layers you have on and the top of your waist. The sleeves are long enuff to not ride up when you have your arms in the air. It is really thin and see through but does not feel like you would rip it going to check the mail. it has a slight rubbery feel to the inside. ok now for what I wish they would change: give a dual hem adjustment instead of single Make the hood smaller its huge but the adjustment is better than most with only one adjustment. If I were just going to wear only a tee shirt under it I might chance a medium I usually go large for sleeve length and center back length.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shell, could use a couple small improvements I'm really happy MH has gotten into the ultralight weight product game. This shell is a great piece at an incredible weight. I really like the clean design, without too many pockets, pit-zips, etc. That said, I really wish they'd get rid of the line of stitching across the brim of the hood (on all their shells). When the stitching gets wet it makes the visor less rigid, and also lets water seep through. They should just laminate it. Same thing on the cuffs. The elastic is great, but the stitching/thread there just absorbs water and leaves you with soggy cuffs next to your skin. If they implemented the same stitchless, clean design in these places, like they have on the rest of the jacket, this thing would be perfect.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Supercharger shell Great light weight waterproof shell! Perfect for putting over a down coat, or stuffing in you backpack. Very durable for only being 6.6oz
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great ultralight weather protection I used this jacket for a thru-hike of the John Muir trail. I ended up wearing it at some point on probably 80% of the days on the trail. It's amazingly light and kept me dry during rain and snow out there. I also threw it on a lot to block wind when it got windy. Keep in mind, this is an ultralight minimalist jacket. There are no pit zips and the material is very thin and probably not extremely durable. It's a poor choice for an everyday urban rain jacket, but an amazing choice as a shell for backpacking, climbing, hiking when rain and wind is not certain but you want to be prepared. I am planning on using this jacket as an outer hardshell layer on Denali for inclement weather on the lower mountain.
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Where is the women's version? This is an amazing jacket! I would love to pack it as a "just in case" rain shell for day hikes or short backpacking trips. It would be magical for traveling.
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ripped, but Warranty Handled it! Would have been a five star product but the jacket ripped for unknown reasons on a wet-weather trip. It's truly breathable and waterproof but was not expecting a rip from average use scrambling in winter in the Cascades. Held up to rain, sleet, and a crazy hail storm and kept me dry. Warranty dept reimbursed me and kept the jacket for research to improve the product... Makes me wonder if I should rebuy this right now like I am or if I should wait for an even more awesome one next season! Keep up the good work!!!
Date published: 2016-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. A Waterproof, Breathable Ghost Lite This is an amazing rain shell. It's basically a waterproof Ghost lite shell that weighs a mere 6 ounces. If you are looking for the lightest, most compact full function rain shell for your adventures then this is it. Compact size and excellent waterproof protection allow you to carry this piece with you everywhere so you can now have rain protection anytime you need it. Perfect for hiking or running as it is very breathable, and great for travel. This is a really great shell that will add lots of capability to your lightweight quiver. I'm 5' 10" 170 lbs and I fit the medium with a Monkey Grid Fleece as a mid layer.
Date published: 2016-02-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth money It is extremely see-through which makes it feel cheap. I was hoping for something a little more durable. It makes it really awkward for whatever you are wearing underneath. The photo online makes it look white and cool. It is not. It also fits way too large. I'm about 6 foot 1 inch and it is big on me.
Date published: 2016-02-01
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