For women who want to move fast and light across the mountains and stay fully protected, the Shivling from Mountain Equipment would make a great choice. For weathering the worst storms out on the mountain, the Shivling is waterproofed with Gore-Tex Pro which is an advanced multi layer membrane that is 28% more breathable than other versions, coupled with a 40 denier face fabric to keep this jacket nice and light. The Shivling is designed in an alpine fit with less fabric flapping about and it has pre-shaped and articulated arms for ease of movement when climbing. The Mountain HL hood accommodates helmets but will adjust to fit closer when not using one, coming up high around the neck and face for full protection in blizzard conditions. The Shivling has two harness friendly pockets and pit zips for extra ventilation, and the zips can be opened easily in freezing conditions. The cuffs are adjustable and also designed to fit with gloves leaving no gaps for heat to escape, along with a hem draw cord. This is a top quality jacket from the experts Mountain Equipment that won't let you down whatever the weather.