A revolutionary jacket. Check out the reviews…
Simon Reeve, Travel Journalist and Television presenter.
“Recommending a Pioneer Jacket from Skapya – one of my best bits of kit. A near perfect travel raincoat.”
Jonathan Young, Leading Documentary Cameraman
Cameramen are obessive with detail and quality. I saw the quality of the fabric and then went straight into the pockets (as stuff mine with camera batteries etc) to reveal the backpack pouch which is piece of genius. I can carry a water proof now on my back along with everything else and not rely on others to carry my kit for me.
Chris, satisfied customer
I spend a lot of my time on the west coast of Ireland and year round the poncho has served me very well. It has kept me comfortable in all weathers, either deployed or packed. Great piece of kit! It was enough to persuade me to get the jacket version…
Ash Dykes, Explorer
The gear is sh*t-hot. The rucksack functionality is surprisingly useful
Slinky Studio “Independent Product Review”
Overall the zippy rucksack-transformer aspect of this product is very appealing, making carrying the Vamoose Pioneer manageable and not an inconvenience. Add to this the amazing breathable material that restrains water and wind from getting through and makes for a comfortable jacket that keeps your body out of the rain and wind in most weather conditions, and this is something that should definitely appeal to all keen outdoor adventurers..
Life Hacker “Independent Product Review”
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Whatever paths you take, walkers in the UK had better have heavy duty rain-gear on them at all times, but half the time coats have to be carried. The Vamoose Cherrapinji has a better idea; not only one of the most seriously waterproof ponchos around, it folds up into its own front pocket to become a small wearable rucksack. Highly breathable, windproof and waterproof, this UK-made poncho uses eVent fabric – kind of a light, hi-tech version of a wax jacket material – and sports both an inside and outside pouch at chest height complete with Aquaguard zips.
Huffington Post “Independent Product Review”
Feeling like it could resist the worst the weather could throw at you. As you’d expect, the eVent 3 layer highly breathable, waterproof fabric gives complete protection and it’s the longest jacket of the lot, running down to cover your trouser pockets. What’s clever is that the exterior pockets remain on the outside when it’s folded away, so it turns into a backpack, with its own straps, in 10 seconds.
The Great Outdoors “Independent Product Review”
Multifunctional outdoor gear is nothing new – need I mention the Spork? – but the Vamoose, which has the ability to mutate between a waterproof and a pack takes things to a whole new dimension. Although there have been precedents – the Vamoose’s hybrid functionality looks impressive….
Waterways World “Independent Product Review”
The Vamoose appears to be for active lifestyles, protecting you from wind and rain rather than something simply to keep you warm. As a jacket it’s likely to be more use to a lock-wheeler, towpath walker or runner than to the helmsman or steerer. Vamoose makes great play of it being designed and made entirely in the UK.
Gizmodo “Independent Product Review”
Made from windproof and waterproof fabrics that are still breathable so you don’t end up getting soaking wet from sweat instead, what’s particularly clever about the Vamoose jacket is that its exterior pockets remain on the outside when it’s folded away into a backpack. So you can still use it for carrying other smaller items like your phone or snacks.
Sam, satisfied customer
I just wanted to give you some feedback after having used my Vamoose Jacket for the last month. It’s a brilliant product – not just for travelling with but for everyday. We went to Eden project and I can’t tell you how helpful it was to take the jacket off and have as a rucksack once we went into the Biomes! The strapping on the outside of the bag also comfortably carried the children’s jackets.
I’m also amazed how well the jacket keeps its shape even when it’s been a rucksack for ages!
Great product – well worth the money”
Richard, satisfied customer
Awesome jacket come rucksack. Converts from jacket to rucksack in under 10 seconds. The eVent fabric is amazing, the water just sits on top. The greatest invention since the jacket!