Tog 24 Baku 2008

A Tricot mesh lining adds a little warmth to the Tog 24 Baku kids’ jacket, and the main zip gets a double stormflap to keep the rain out. Velcro-adjustable cuffs and a hem drawcord keep the wind out too. Small pit zips add a little extra venting and there are loads of pockets. The hood is removable and has a drawcord adjuster around the face. Reflective piping increases night safety.  But the Tog 24 Baku is a very heavy jacket. The hood has a big peak that is not stiffened and as there is also no volume adjustment, this may easily block the child’s vision. The pit zips are too small to allow venting either.

Outer Milatex Inner mesh
Fabric waterproofness waterproof
Fabric breathability breathable
Sizes 6 months to 13 years
Weight 802g (9/10 years)
Made in China
Stores in the UK 45
Verdict
The overloaded price, weight and number of poor features make the Tog 24 Baku a very undesirable option.

Review by Graham Thompson
First published in Trail magazine November 2008