Burton AK 2L Helitack 2016 Review by The Good Ride
The Burton AK Helitack Jacket is massively warm and filled with most of Burton’s highest end tech. It might be overkill for most but if you plan on going to really cold places and need lot’s of waterproofing too then you have this. It’s also nice to see a contoured hood on the high-end side as Burton often leans towards articulating hoods at this price range. If they could just make the hood a little bigger to fit most helmets this would be a very solid jacket.
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Size Tried: Large
Weight: 200 lbs
Upper Chest: 47”
Torso Length (collar bone to pant line) 23”
Shoulder Width (widest point of shoulders) 22”
Arm Length (pit to wrist) 19.5”
Helmet: Smith Vantage
Goggles: Smith IO
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This jacket has been updated since this review
This jacket has been updated since the review of this. In 2016 this jacket had 200g of insulation, now it’s 120g with a stretchy lining to help with movement. I have this jacket and it’s the real deal. I’d love to hear what you think of the updated Helitack, James