/ Full body contact winter shells!
The performance benchmark is that it'll survive a wrestling session in a mixed chimney; any suggestions?
Alternatively ME Changabang stands up pretty well.
I've a Crux Flak jkt going
Red Large,don't think they come
Anymore indestructible :-D
Rab Latok jacket. The epitome of bombproof (until you iron it to re proof it and your iron setting is too high...surprisingly fragile in that particular situation!)
> Rab Latok jacket. The epitome of bombproof
I'm sure all the top end jackets are suitable, but I can vouch for the ME Changabang as well.
Has fared well with a number of winter seasons wrestling with Caingorm granite and all the typical winter weather.
Another +1 for the Rab Latok (not Latok Alpine), the sallopettes are pretty good too.
Have you considered stretchy soft shell for climbing with a belay jacket. I've not used a hard shell (unless it was raining and that was once in the lakes) since owning this combo!
NW Alpine Eyebright jacket, made of non-woven Dyneema!
Oh $600... That translates to about £600 retail IME.
Interesting item though. Wonder how well it breathes.
I'd go for a good old fashioned Goretex XCR jacket like the old Changabang, TNF Guide jacket etc.
Will take a hammering and although slighty heavier, I personally think they stand up better to being hammered.
Only my tuppenceworth of course!
Army Goretex jacket. Cheap as chips and practically indestructable!
For £600 its a shame it looks like a screwed up Tyvek suit. Not a lot of pub posing value in that one. :)
I guess you could keep the price tag attached? : )
Actually it looks like the top half of those CSI suits they wear at murder scenes.
Haglofs Spitz, the cut for me is perfect and its not fussy, oh and according to the Rep the outer fabric is as tough as cordura.
a bit pricey though
I have a Rab Latok in size XL I'm going to sell if you're interested. It's brand new with Labels attached. As stated above - totally bombproof!
Yep Tyvek, that's the ones!
On a serious note, I have a Spitz and I concider my Patagonia softshell to be more water resistant. The chest pockets fill up with water in anything more than drizzle too.
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