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Berghaus

Berghaus Men's RG1 Shell Jacket

4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

Suggested price: 85.00-90.00
Price: 26.82 - 89.99
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Colour Name: Black
  • With full length zip with double storm flap
  • Roll-away hood
  • Two zipped hand pockets
  • Hook and lop adjustable cuffs and adjustable
  • Elasticated hem drawcord


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Product Specifications
Product Information
ColorGrey
Material CompositionShell: 100% nylon
Seasonspring/summer
Usagehiking
BrandBerghaus

Product details

  • Boxed-product Weight: 662 g
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  • Manufacturer reference: 4-33150BP6
  • ASIN: B001UHOQ98
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 31 Dec 2006
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,434 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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Product Description

Product Description

Head to the hills in style in this classic Berghaus men's RG1 waterproof jacket. Packed full of Berghaus technology and functionality, constructed from AQ2 waterproof and breathable fabric, making it ideal for year-round general use. Weight (approx.) 540 g.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
By Aaron
Colour Name:Black|Size Name:Medium
I love this coat!

I've had several waterproof jackets in the past, but borrowed a coat similar to this from a friend recently to go out in a rain shower.

What I love about this is that the jacket is well cut. By this I mean it is not excessively baggy. Every other coat I have had hangs off you and doesn't look great. This is sized well in all the right places. It is longer at the back, the sleeves are long enough, the sides are cut in slightly and the collar is tall and rigid enough to keep wind out of your neck.

I don't want to imply this is a tight fit as it is not, it is just suitable well cut to look good.

The lining is mesh, and is designed to be 'layered up' is it is cold. I have a thin berghaus fleece (purchased separately) which I use underneath if cold. Whilst these are not designed to zip into each other (there is no feature for that) they work perfectly together and allows you to configure the coat for whatever weather you like.

the waterproofing is good. Rain just beads off it. I read a review from someone criticising the waterproofing, but i can only imagine they had a defective coat as this coat has kept me bone dry in two most inclimate settings. There is the excellent double layered zip to keep rain from leaking through to zip, and the fold away hood is made of the same material, helping keep you dry and not look ridiculous like those silly thin fold away hoods on some coats.

I also read negative comments about the pockets as they are made of mesh. I think I should point out that these pockets are designed as such for keeping hands warm and out of the wind.. This is why they are mesh, so your hands don't become a sweaty mess inside nylon pockets. But to be honest, I keep things in the pockets and have no worry about losing anything. They zip up fine.

So yes, very highly recommended.
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42 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best value and quality clothing item! 26 Dec 2010
By A Customer
Colour Name:Black| Size Name:Large|Verified Purchase
This RG1 is the replacement for my current one which has lasted me 12 (twelve) years of continuous wear, and I mean continuous heavy duty. With a jumper underneath it has provided ample warmth in Scotland in Winter, The Lake District in Winter and the aq inner lining IS without doubt 100% waterproof or WAS.Even NOW, the older jacket which is different in design AND material IS STILL SHOWERPROOF although the elastic on the cuffs need replacing (the design of the new jacket is obviously greatly improved on the old one).The net pockets, a feature which some seem concerned about giving way or holeing NEVER have in mine and my suggestion regarding carrying keys or loose change is to put either into a small plastic Bank Bag which folds inside itself, place this inside the pocket and zip it up!Hey-presto.No lost cash or keys or worry about torn pockets?I was tempted to buy my first one when I saw Chris Bonnington wearing Berghaus climbing Everest and I don't regret it.
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41 of 45 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Lightweight Jacket 26 Oct 2009
By J. COOK
Colour Name:Black| Size Name:Medium|Verified Purchase
Quite pleased with jacket as it is really light. On the downside, after brisk walking some perspiration builds up on inside of jacket which really surprised me as I thought that it was ' breathable'.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great value, lightweight jacket 6 July 2010
Colour Name:Black| Size Name:Large|Verified Purchase
Berghaus have a great name for jackets and this is no exception.
The RG1 is lightweight enough that it can be thrown in a bag or folded up but it's made from a nice durable fabric which should last a long time - it certainly gives a good impression of quality despite it's lightness. There's also a folding hood made from the same material (unlike some cheaper versions which make the hood from a nasty plastic material).

This is the unlined version - there is a more expensive, fleeced version available but for me this was more versatile since I can wear any fleece or layers under it to add warmth when it's needed but it's also suitable for the summer when you just want to slip something over a t-shirt during a shower.

A great jacket at a great price - plus people tell me it looks good too!
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68 of 81 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Berghaus Men's RG1 Jacket 2 Jun 2012
By Koriel Tannhauser TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Colour Name:Thunder| Size Name:Medium|Verified Purchase
I've been using this type of jacked for the past 4 years and during that time I've been through 2 of them (through the winter/autumn/spring seasons I've been using it pretty much every day).

1. Is the jacket fully waterproof?
It is not. In case of a drizzle or any other small rain, it does what is supposed to do (the protection is good enough for this kind of rain). However, in case of a heavy rain/shower, you better have an umbrella with you as this jacket doesn't offer a lot of protection (which should be obvious as it wasn't designed for a heavy rainfall).

2. Is the jacket windproof?
A bit better here. Strong wind or not, it does its job quite well.

3. Is the jacket breathable?
Not really. If you run a lot with that jacket on, walk in the sun for about 10 minutes, or simply walk rapidly through the countryside/forest - you will feel quite warm inside very quickly (in winter this is not a problem; spring/autumn different story). So this is not exactly a "light" breathable jacket, but you can always keep the jacket open (which obviously helps a bit). For that reason, don't use/wear it when humidity is high (because the water particle - humidity - in the air blocks the heat evaporated from your body -> very rapidly you will feel quite hot while wearing it)

4. What about the quality of the product?
Never had any problems there: no problems with the zipper, pockets are deep enough to put some coins there; hood protection from the wind/rain is also good.

5. What about washing it in the washing machine?
It can obviously be done (at 30 degrees C) but after 1-2 washes the jacket will lose a bit of its water protection qualities.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Bought as birthday present our son loved the jacket
Published 1 day ago by MR CHRISTOPHER J V GEORGE
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great jacket, warm and waterproof. Highly recommended
Published 2 days ago by Matty
4.0 out of 5 stars Go for large if you're tall
A bit smaller than I expected as I went for the medium instead of the large as some reviews had said it was a large fitting. I found this jacket a bit short. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good quality jacket
Very good quality jacket, Mesh lined side pockets & no inside pocket for wallet etc BUT this is exactly as it is described in previous reviews so shouldn't be a surprise to anyone!
Published 6 days ago by Mr. Leon Ramsay
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Value
Rather large made so check size in a shop before buying from amazon is as it says in description quality made and for the price vey good value
Published 15 days ago by brizy-cee
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent light but surprisingly warm jacket
Excellent light but surprisingly warm jacket. Good neat fit. Good rain and wind protection. Very good quality and price too.
Published 16 days ago by Seamus (Glasgow)
5.0 out of 5 stars Good value
Very nice
Published 17 days ago by carlo
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect fit
Lovely jacket, perfect fit
Published 20 days ago by Mrs Christine Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Bargain great item
Published 24 days ago by Anthonybrennan
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
superb lightweight jacket
Published 28 days ago by S.G.METCALFE.
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