I bought this because my ten year old inexpensive membrane jacket was very tired and leaked and had worn zips. Reviews were promising but I had my doubts. Earlier ++++haus products have proved very short lived for me in terms of waterproofing so I was keen to try new technology, and Nikwax Analogy offered this. So, I've now worn it for a week in this awful wet weather and I walk on the Malvern Hills twice a day with the dog. The rain has been often almost horizontal and driving in hard. So far the Paramo Alta 11 has not leaked. It's warm with a fleece under and the hood and face covering work well for me. The zips are very easy to use and I use all the pockets to carry a phone and doggie bags and a ball and gloves and a torch, so lots of easy access pockets was an essential and many jackets seem to have too few for me. With one weeks use of heavy rain pretty much every day, so far I'm delighted. I also use the arm vent zips as climbing the hills to the Beacon cannot be done without a bit of perspiration. And they seem to help vent the jacket. Altogether it is showing great promise.
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