WHAT'S AVAILABLE: Latest Winter Hard Shells

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A round up of the latest winter hard shells.


Patagonia Shelter Stone Jacket £280 (available in Men and Women's versions)

Patagonia's most durable waterproof/breathable hard shell jacket with improved stretch.

+Shelter Stone Jacket, 60 kb

  • Durable 3-layer stretch-woven ripstop fabric with a waterproof/breathable H2No® barrier and Deluge® DWR (durable water repellent) finish; reinforcements in shoulders, arms, sides and waist
  • Helmet-compatible, 3-way-adjustable hood
  • Center front zipper with storm flap and rain gutter is easy to use
  • Pockets: two handwarmers, two chest, all with watertight, coated zippers treated with Deluge® DWR finish and zipper garages; internal pockets: one drop-in, one security
  • Watertight, coated pit zips treated with Deluge® DWR finish
  • Cuffs secure with supple self-fabric cuff tabs and elastic
  • Shell: 3-layer, 4.2-oz 50-denier 100% stretch-woven nylon ripstop with a waterproof/breathable H2No® barrier and a Deluge® DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Reinforcements: 3-layer, 5.1-oz 80-denier stretch-woven nylon ripstop with an H2No® barrier and a Deluge DWR finish
  • 544g (men's version)

www.patagonia.com


+Outdoor Research Enigma Jacket, 20 kb

Outdoor Research Women's Enigma Jacket £220 (Men's version is the Furio)

The Women's Enigma Jacket is a workhorse for alpine exploits demanding total stormproof protection. The lightweight, breathable 70D GORE-TEX® Paclite® fabric sheds the elements and expels internal moisture, while the rugged GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric adds reinforcement to shoulders and arms. A fully adjustable hood fits securely over a helmet, and TorsoFlo™ hem-to-bicep side zips offer ventilation when the going gets tough.

  • Waterproof / breathable Gore-Tex fabric; rugged 70D Pro Shell shoulders and sides; lightweight 70D Paclite body
  • Fully seam taped
  • Water resistant zippers
  • Dual pull adjustable hood fits over helmet
  • Double separating front zipper with internal stormflap
  • Double sliding TorsoFlo hem-to-bicep zippers
  • Zippered napoleon pocket; two zippered internal pockets with media port
  • Two zippered hand pockets
  • Articulated elbows
  • Hook / loop cuff closures
  • Dual drawcord hem adjustments

www.outdoorresearch.com



+Montane Superfly XT, 87 kb
Montane Superfly XT £300

Designed and constructed to withstand the toughest of conditions, the Superfly XT is built to endure in the mountains. Used by guides and mountain rescue teams across Europe this hard shell features a multiplicity of pocket options, extra vents, climbing helmet compatible hood and reinforced shoulders, elbows and hips for extra protection. This is our longest fitting shell designed to maximise coverage and accomodate winter insulation.

  • Bi-fabric zoned construction to combine lightweight and durable reinforcement
  • Reinforced shoulders, elbows, hips and seat
  • Integral, fully adjustable, roll-away helmet hood with reinforced wired peak and elasticated volume adjuster
  • Single-hand operated, elasticated, face aperture draw-cords
  • Full length water-resistant two-way front zip with internal storm flap and rain drain
  • Two core body vents with water-resistant zips and internal storm flaps
  • Internal waist draw-cord
  • Two large hand pockets with water-resistant zips
  • Shaped cuffs with hook and loop adjustable rubberised tabs
  • Single-hand operated adjustable, elasticated draw-cord hem
  • Two zipped Napoleon pockets with water-resistant zips
  • Reflective flashes to the sleeves and hood (Alpine red)
  • Fully microtaped seams
  • Main body: eVent® Lightweight 3 Layer
  • Reinforcement: eVent® Lightweight Abrasion 3 Layer
  • As with all Montane clothing eVent fabric contains a Durable Water Repellancy (DWR) as the first barrier to keeping you dry. Clean your garment in order to maintain this

www.montane.co.uk



Mammut Chalten Jacket £350

+Mammut Chalten Jacket, 168 kb

Hard Shell jacket made from an intelligent membrane that adjusts its breathability to the ambient temperature. Pores open during high temperatures allowing more moisture to escape to the outside, while waterproofness remains at the same level. Lower temperatures cause the pores to close again and increase the insulation.

  • Warm weather protection jacket reinforced with ceramic dots, offering reliable protection in high alpine terrain
  • Intelligent c_change™ technology which adjusts its breathability to match the ambient temperature. In cold temperatures insulation increases, while in warm conditions more moisture is transported away from the body
  • New tailored hood construction, can be adjusted vertically or horizontally, helmet-compatible, with reinforced shield. Can be rolled down as a collar
  • 2 spray-proof front pockets
  • 1 arm pocket
  • Underarm ventilation with spray-proof 2-way zip
  • Adjustable hem
  • Pre-shaped sleeves with Velcro cuffs
  • Sprayproof YKK zippers

www.mammut.com



Mountain Equipment Tupliak II Jacket £300

+Mountain Equipment Tupliak II, 62 kb

A new breed of lightweight expedition alpine jacket, the Tupilak offers performance and simplicity for hard mountaineering.

  • NEW 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro Shell Ascendor II fabric
  • NEW Super Alpine HC Hood
  • Active cut with NEW articulated and pre-shaped sleeve construction
  • Stealth Construction techniques used throughout
  • 2-way YKK® WR centre front zipper with storm flap
  • NEW Stratum Storage System with 2 large chest pockets and 1' A4'
  • sized Napoleon pocket
  • Single GPS / Ski Pass pocket
  • YKK® WR Underarm pit zips
  • Adjustable cuffs and dual tether hem drawcords
  • WEIGHT: 505g
  • SIZE: S - XXL

www.mountain-equipment.co.uk



Rab Latok Jacket £275 (Available in Men's and Women's Versions)

+Rab Latok Jacket, 83 kb

The Latok jacket has quickly won critical acclaim as the garment of choice for Scottish winter climbing, winter Alpinism and expeditions. Use of 3 layer eVent® fabric ensures unsurpassed breathability and comfort combined with continuous durable performance. Specialist design features offer full storm protection even in the most extreme conditions.

  • Weight: 670g (men's version)
  • Colours: Dark shark, Cardinal, Pois
  • Sizes:S-XXL
  • Midweight heavyweight eVent ® 3 layer fabric zones
  • Improved durability face fabric in high abrasion areas
  • New design fully protective helmet compatible wired hood with roll down Velcro tab retainer and volume adjuster
  • Single water resistant front YKK zip with internal storm flap and rain drain
  • Venting underarm pit zips
  • Single water resistant front YKK zip with internal storm flap and rain drain
  • 4 outer pockets with water resist zips and 2 internal mesh pockets
  • Single water resistant front YKK zip with internal storm flap and rain drain
  • Adjustable cuffs and hem drawcord

www.rab.uk.com



Marmot Spire Jacket £250 (available in Men's and Women's versions)

Marmot Spire Jacket, 22 kb

We didn't skimp on anything when designing our most affordable offering in a three-layer GORE-TEX® Performance Shell. With exclusive features like the laminated wire rim of our Gale Force hood, and laser drilled pocket backing for enhanced breathability, the Spire jacket is the perfect go-to shell for intense outings.

  • GORE-TEX® Performance Shell - Gore-Tex Performance Shell
  • 100% Seam Taped - For Full Waterproofness
  • ERG Hood Adjustment System
  • Integrated Laser-Drilled Pocket Backing for Enhanced Breathability
  • Helmet Compatible
  • Gale-force Hood with Laminated Wire Brim
  • PitZips™ - Underarm Zip That Extends Into the Body for Aggressive Venting
  • Pack Pockets™ with Water-resistant Zippers - Pack Pockets with Water-resistant Zippers
  • Zip-off Powder Skirt - Allows Removal of Powder Skirt When Not Needed
  • Internal Mesh Storage Pocket
  • Single water resistant front YKK zip with internal storm flap and rain drain
  • Adjustable cuffs and hem drawcord
  • Elastic Draw Cord Hem - For Adjustability in Serious Weather
  • DriClime® Lined Chin Guard - Moisture Wicking Fabric Protects Your Face From the Zipper
  • Angel-Wing Movement™ - Allows Full Range of Motion in Arms so Jacket Doesn't Ride Up
  • 29" Center Back Length for Size Medium

http://marmot.com

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