The Descent from Stohlquist is a Type V Strong Swimmer approved Safety life vest for paddlers. It boasts design innovation with extensive on water testing and a set of features found in no other paddler's Rescue vest. The fit consists of body wrapping ergonomically articulated foam elements: Wrapture Foam. Cross chest cinch harness adjustment and self tensioning shoulders provide a close, balanced fit and Gripp Loc interior non slip panel gives zero ride up. Low cut, offset front zip entry with zipper grip tab and inside back has ventilated lumbar padding. Free floating suspended shoulder straps are contoured, reverse articulated and stretch with you as you move. Nail Cloth textured surface with stiffeners for portaging and give added shoulder protection. High visibility 3M reflective accents. New innovative pocket system enables expandability and security for a wide range of applications. At the top there's the Garage , with a secure D ring to park your whistle, keys or chap stick. Next step downward is Self expanding, high capacity main pocket for safety accessories, added buoyancy, camera, snacks, throw lines and other river tools. Out front is a hands free expandable mesh beverage pocket. Detachable Quick Release rescue harness for instruction, strong swimmer equipment retrievals. Self centering 1 12 black oxide stainless steel O ring. Quick release cam buckle for tow tether leash. Front accessory lash tab for river knife. Stainless steel loop anchor points for accessory attachments crotch harness..