The world of mountain sports is constantly changing. For the last 150 years, Mammut's innovative products have enabled it to make a significant contribution to this development. One milestone was the Mammut Extreme collection from 1995. But things have moved on.
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Now in their 150th year Mammut present the Eiger Extreme collection. Extremely durable, extremely weatherproof and extremely striking, this new alpine range from Switzerland builds on past successes and meets the very highest quality requirements
The product selection covers the most important requirements for extreme mountain pursuits and meets the highest quality requirements. Abrasion resistant textiles and new combinations of materials withstand extreme mechanical strains and offer maximum protection against climatic influences. To achieve these aims, in its product development Mammut works closely with selected partners such as Gore-Tex, Schoeller, Polartec and YKK. Designs that have been perfectly synchronised with body movements and innovative detail solutions provide for optimum comfort and functionality.
The collection is now available from selected stockists in the UK.
The Nordwand jacket and pants are the absolute flagships of the Mammut Eiger Extreme collection. Innovative in function and design, the combination sets new standards for activities in high alpine terrain. The extremely robust, durable and waterproof Nordwand jacket and pants leave mountaineers with nothing to desire.
Here are details of the Nordwand jacket with the exclusive UK stockist list.
For when the elements get rough....Mammut's Eiger Extreme Nordwand Jacket On Rescue Gully, Denali.
© Jon Griffith, Aug 2011
A GORE-TEX® 3-layer jacket for use in high alpine terrain. At 550g, its high durability, absolute water resistance, stretch and very good breathability set new standards.
It is cold on the wall, there are strong winds from all sides and spindrifts are spraying you from above. Under such adverse conditions, climbers must be able to rely 100% on their clothing. The Mammut Nordwand jacket offers them the protection they need. As a fullstretch 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro Shell jacket, it supports every movement and offers optimal weather protection at all times.
The new expandable hood system with horizontal and vertical elastic bands allows for optimum adjustment to the head with or without a helmet. The visor has been reinforced to withstand even strong gusts of wind. The front-reach sleeves have been designed specifically to support arm movements common to climbing and thus prevent any kind restriction in movement. To prevent water from running into the sleeve when reaching up, the adjustable cuffs feature a Velcro deflection system that allows adjustment with one hand. The vents on the lower arm have been brought forward slightly and are thus more easily accessible. At the same time, the front pockets are located in a backpack and climbing harness-compatible position.
Optimally suitable for:
Made from GORE-TEX® Pro Shell® 3-Layer
This 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro Shell® stretch material is extremely abrasion-resistant and yet very light. It has been specially designed to meet the high demands of outdoor professionals.
Weight: 129 g. Water column: 28,000 mm.
MAMMUT EIGER EXTREME STOCKISTS
The Climbers Shop: Ambelside: 015394 32297 www.climbers-shop.com
George Fisher Keswick: 017687 72178 www.georgefisher.co.uk
Kountry Kit: Tavistock: 01822 613089 www.kountrykit.com
Outside/The Square: Hathersage: 01433 651 936 www.outside.co.uk
V12 Outdoor: Llanberis 01286 871534 www.v12outdoor.com
Tiso Aberdeen: 01224 634934 www.tiso.com
Tiso Rose St, Edinburgh:
Tiso Glasgow Outdoor Experience: 0141 559 5450 www.tiso.com
Tiso Perth Outdoor Experience: 01738 634464 www.tiso.com
Ellis Brigham: Covent Garden: 020 7240 9577www.ellis-brigham.com
Ellis Brigham: Manchester:0161 211 6200 www.ellis-brigham.com
Ellis Brigham: Aviemore: 01479 810175www.ellis-brigham.com
Ellis Brigham: Fort William:01397 706220 www.ellis-brigham.com
Snow+Rock: Covent Garden:0207 420 1444www.snowandrock.com
Snow+Rock: Kensington:0207 9370872www.snowandrock.com
Snow+Rock: Chertsey:01932 566886www.snowandrock.com
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