The Helium definitely lives up to its name, nudging the scales at just over the 200g mark, but it sacrifices comfort and performance to get there and is therefore best-suited for emergency use only, or for real minimalists. The hood does a reasonable job and a drawcord at the hem means it can be opened up to provide a bit of ventilation if the going gets hot. But it has limited pockets – a single Napoleon on the chest – and the cuffs are elastic so don’t adjust.
Women’s version: Yes
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