Jack Wolfskin Affinity

Jack Wolfskin Affinity

Walk rating

30 August 2013

Price: £130

Weight: 625g/545g

www.jack-wolfskin.co.uk

+ We like the attention to detail, such as the soft microfleece protecting your chin from the zip. The fabric is durable, with simple clean lines.

– No map pockets, and there’s no way of stowing the hood.

VERDICT: A robust offering, the jacket’s dense weave means it fares well against encounters with abrasive undergrowth and rocks. But we think it’s strange that there’s not even a single pocket big enough to carry an OS map (perhaps it’s GPS all the way these days?). Weight-wise, it sits in the middle of this field of jackets.