Lowe Alpine Peak 2008

The Lowe Alpine Peak  lightweight jacket weighs just 436g (men’s L); low price; Triplepoint is very waterproof and very breathable; Napoleon chest pockets are map-sized; back-of-arm vents; hood with stiffened peak rolls to collar; comfy collar lining; front zip gets double stormflap But Napoleon pockets cannot be used to warm hands; very high chin protection obscures vision.Verdict
The Lowe Alpine Peak is a great price and weight, but pockets and chin are not ideal for walkers.

First published in Trail magazine November 2008