The Mica sacrifices comfort and performance for a light weight and small pack-down size – even with a cavernous hood and Velcro adjustment on the cuffs. The nylon ripstop fabric kept rain out but wasn’t the most breathable, and is also fairly flimsy. It has a good DWR, though, and this prevented any major wetting out even in prolonged rain. Definitely best-suited to those that put pack weight over comfort when things do turn bad.
Women’s version: Yes
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