The soft fabric rustled a little but was easy to move in. No problem with fit – good length in the body and sleeves and plenty of adjustment. Hood quite small, though. Kept the rain out, but very sweaty, even with the venting pockets and pit zips wide open. Light and reasonably compact in a rucksack, though, and the chest pockets can also hold a map.
Colours: Khaki, black, charcoal
Fabric: Innovation Lite
Key features: Rollaway hood with stiffened peak and volume adjuster, drawcord hem, pit zips, two chest pockets
Women’s version: Unisex
Contact: 01592 777000, www.keela.co.uk
Verdict: The Cumulus is a slightly lighter waterproof jacket that isn’t too much trouble to carry. A good thing as some may find it too sweaty for really strenuous walking.