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Millet Touring Hoodie

Millet Touring Hoodie – A titan of a soft shell jacket.
A quick glance at the Millet Touring Hoodie and you would probably assume it is about the same as every other soft shell jacket on the market. Make that assumption and then take a look at the price tag and you will probably make your way on to the next rack. Well, you know what they say about people who assume. The Millet Touring Hoodie may look typical, but it is far from it.

What is it that makes the Millet Touring Hoodie such and outstanding soft shell jacket? It really is a combination of well designed little features that really make the Millet Touring Hoodie shine. For example, the low profile thumb holes seem like a Godsend when your hands start to get cold. The extra long chin guard and well designed hood also go a long way to keep you warm.

The of course there is the material its self. The Millet Touring Hoodie is made from the popular Polartech Powershield. This is of course a time tested material that has proven how reliable, breathable, and comfortable it can be for several years now.

The quick & dirty:

Where you can get one: $292

Why they rock:

  • Material: Polartec Power Shield
  • Waterproof Rating: Water resistant
  • Core Venting: No
  • Pockets: 2 hand, 1 chest
  • Seam Taped: No
  • Powder Skirt: No
  • Hood: Yes
  • Zip-in Compatibility: No
  • Weight: 15.7oz (445g)
  • Recommended Use: Ski touring, mountaineering, ice climbing

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 9 out of 10

While the price tag of the Millet Touring Hoodie may seem a bit expensive, it is a pretty standard price for a jacket of this caliber. Pay anything less and you will probably be regretting several months later. The Millet Touring Hoodie is comfortable enough to wear around camp or for day to day activities, but is strong enough to handle even the nastiest of weather.

Looking to Buy? Check out these sites: $292