The love of outdoor activities is not just a hobby. It is a lifestyle that many people lead regardless of the weather forecast and the time of year. Nothing soothes and revives the desire to live, like being close to nature during hiking or camping. However, it is not easy to enjoy the moment, being surrounded by mosquitoes and other insects. Constantly using protective equipment is not very effective and even harmful. Moreover, some lovers of outdoor activity have an allergy to anti-mosquito sprays.
Therefore, designers have already found the effective solution: this Bug Jacket from Coghlan’s, which allows forgetting about insects and taking delight in hiking, camping, canoeing, and kayaking. Such a jacket is a must for every person who is fond of outdoor activities and spends a lot of time in the open air.
The Major Features of the Product
As for the main features of Coghlan’s Bug Jacket, it is necessary to admit the following:
- the jacket is made of fireproof polyester (This type of material is an improved version of polyester fabric: UV resistant and has a waterproof coating);
- its weight is about 130 g; it has an elasticized drawstring and zip fastening at the neck;
- it has a hood and rubberized cuffs at sleeves and waist.
- available in different sizes (Customers can easily find such a jacket in the online store of Mountain Equipment Co-op. There is small size (160 lbs. – 73 kg), medium size (200 lbs. – 91 kg), large size (240 lbs. – 109 kg), X-large size (300 lbs. – 136 kg) for different age groups. The sizes are measured by weight because of the need for a full cut to maximize protection. It is unisex; thus, both men and women can wear this jacket.
The Benefits of Jacket
The significant merits of this jacket include:
- its ability to defend from mosquitoes, wood ticks, deer ticks, and no-see-ums, thanks to its mesh structure,
- refractoriness: due to the material of the jacket, customers can approach the fire without fear,
- lightness: although it snugly fits the person, its weight is hardly felt,
- durability: customers will be able to wear the jacket for more than one season,
- well-ventilated mesh, which does not allow even the smallest insects to get inside.
Coghlan’s Bug Jacket is also convenient enough to use: it has a zip fastening at the neck that provides quick access to the face. Moreover, one significant benefit is that the jacket’s steep does not kill all insects close to a person. Firstly, it frightens them away, masking the natural smell of human skin.
This jacket is an indispensable item on any hike or trip. People who bought this product regret only that they had not found it earlier. Customers put it on and forget about it because the repellent weighs almost nothing but at the same time provides a great rest without mosquito bites.
Created by Canadian designers, this product is popular in many countries around the world. The jacket is definitely worth the money spent, especially if the customers are fond of hiking, camping, kayaking, or canoeing. Everyone dreams of long walks in the forest, overnight in tents, boating, watching sunsets without having to be bitten. Thanks to Coghlan’s Bug Jacket, it is not a fantasy but a reality.
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