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Outdoor Research Women's Helium II Jacket Ultralight Waterproof Shell



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Item # OURQ2206M
The 5.8 ounce Outdoor Research Women's Helium Jacket II is ideal for ounce-counting backpackers. Ultra-lightweight and compressible Pertex Shield DS ripstop fabric offers waterproof/breathable protection without compromising durability.
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The 5.8 ounce Outdoor Research Women's Helium Jacket II is ideal for ounce-counting backpackers and hikers. Ultra-lightweight, ultra-compressible Pertex Shield DS ripstop fabric offers waterproof/breathable protection without compromising durability.

Despite its lightweight design, the Women's Helium Jacket II incorporates a number of features, including a single-pull hood adjustment, a hem adjustment and elastic cuffs to deliver a customized fit. For convenient storage, the Women's Helium Jacket II stows neatly inside its own side-hem pocket. Other features include a storm flap behind the front zipper and a zippered external chest pocket.

The Outdoor Research Women's Helium Jacket II is available in multiple sizes and your choice of colors.

  • Ultralight waterproof/breathable
  • Fully seam taped
  • Adjustable hood
  • Water resistant zippers
  • 7.5"/19cm internal stormflap
  • Zippered chest pocket
  • Stuff pocket with biner loop
  • Elastic cuffs
  • Drawcord hem



Best Use Backpacking, Hiking, Running/Fitness, Cycling
Jacket Back Length Hip-Length
Center Back Length 26"
Warranty Lifetime
Type Ultralight Waterproof/Breathable Jacket
Shell Material 2.5 Layer 30D Pertex Shield (100% Nylon Ripstop)
Other Stuffs into Hidden Pocket
Number of Pockets 1
Item Weight 5.8 oz (163 g)
Hood Yes; Adjustable
Fit Standard Fit


Real Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
(based on 4 real customer reviews)

4 Items

Great Lightweight, Packable Rain Jacket
Reviewed by G.W. - September 13, 2018

Likes: Lightweight, packable, does the job and does it well. It's designed with the consideration that you will probably wear another jacket underneath for warmth, so go with your normal size (no need to size up).

Dislikes: There is one chest pocket, but I wish there were pockets for the hands (many others other seem to share the same sentiment).

Light packable rain jacket
Reviewed by Mark Z. - September 11, 2018

Likes: Like weight, Packs into its own pocket, True to size

Dislikes: None

Reviewed by Jennifer W. - November 12, 2017

Likes: I haven’t had a chance to test the waterproofing of this jacket, but I love the functionalities of it. The fit is true to size. I would normally wear a small, but I ordered a medium for layering and it’s perfect. I am 5’7, 130 lbs for reference. I plan to use this for trail running, so I love that it can be packed down. I also love how you can adjust the hood so you have full view of the trail while using the hood.

Dislikes: I bought the scarlet color which looks more like a deep pink online (at least on my screen it does). When I received the jacket it was definitely more of a red color. I decided to keep it anyway.

Extra Light, Stylish Fit, Adjstable Hood, Vibrant Color
Reviewed by Maria G. - February 23, 2017

Likes: I love this jacket; the way it fits, how light it's, and the way it feels; it's like having a second skin ... I'm sure it will perform great in rainy or windy days ...

Dislikes: I like everything

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