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After peeling off your wetsuit, a nice warm jacket and, crackling fire and loads of food are a must. The Hi-Tec Sand Creek Jacket is a new release for fall 2010. And it will help keep you cozy after a vicious adventure through class IV and V rapids.
The Hi -Tec Sand Creek Jacket shell and lining is 100% polyester. The shell is softer to the touch. The jacket has a hood that has a volume adjustment and can be tucked away. The exterior of the jacket is designed with two roomy chest pockets – one is secured by Velcro and the other is by zipper. The Sand Creek jacket is adjustable at the hem with a draw cord.
Hi-Tec touts the Sand Creek Jacket as waterproof. The jacket was tested by exposing it to rain then a constant flow of water under a spigot. The water stayed out and the warmth in.
The concern with any jacket that is made 100% of polyester is breathability. The Hi-Tec Sand Creek Jacket proved breathable even after working up a sweat. Plus the jacket sports a low profile which allows added base and mid layers.
A distinctive feature is the jacket's pocket design. Both external hand pockets have a brushed tricot lining and provide a warm and soft feel. The interior breast pocket has a loop for your earphone or earbud cord. The pocket secures your MP3, iPod or Smartphone with a zipper enclosure.
The Hi-Tec Sand Creek Jacket is a low-profile jacket that is made for layering and will protect you from them elements. Another advantage to the jacket is the price – it's listed at $99.95.
Jason Elliot is the Editor and Publisher of OutdoorInformer.com. Elliot has established a respected following with the top industry professionals and gearheads for his nonbiased reviews of outdoor gear and apparel. Elliot is a regular contributor to Examiner.com, Trails.com and other publications on top of his editorial and writing role with OutdoorInformer.com.
Elliot left a successful fifteen-plus year management career that he worked at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies to pursue his passion for writing about the outdoors. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree from La Roche College.
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