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I must say, my Keb jacket is one of my absolute favourite all time bits of kit. I'm glad they haven't changed it too much.
Interesting I have one, and I just can't really understand what it's for. When do you use it?
I use it for everything, a really robust “shell”. I climb and scramble in it, walk the dog in it, nip to the offy in it (you can fit two bottles in each stretchy pocket). It’s really weather resistant when waxed and supple where it matters, plus the hood is like a micro climate when the weather is howling. I just think it’s a great jacket for me as an instructor when I don’t know what I could be doing or what the weather will actually deliver from one day to the next.
i think there’s almost too much to chose from these days, one jacket for heavy rain, one for light, one for emergencies, one to belay in one to climb in and another one for playing hacky sack by the slack line. This one almost does it all for me, I usually wear it over wool and this suites a British climate well.
I suppose the only question I can reply with is: why did you buy it if you didn’t know what it’s for?
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