/ NEW REVIEW: Torq Shell Jacket
"Don't buy this for posing in the pub. Buy this jacket for your next big expedition or as a Scottish winter workhorse."
"No features... except the fact that it will keep you dry, in any conditions."
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.php?id=1777
I'm after one of their jackets, for year round use, including winter climbing, and can't work out whether the heavier weight, yet cheaper (by £80) Flak Jacket would be more up for the job.
I can't give you any info on the Flak jacket - I haven't tested one (I haven't even seen one).
I can say that the Crux Torq jacket was up to the job for winter use. I have had it since last November-ish.
It feels about the same thickness as a good, full-weight version of Gore-tex Proshell if that is any help.
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