Autumn/Winter 2012 Polartec NeoShell Mountain Clothing

added Sep/2012, see all Polartec, Mammut, Marmot, The North Face or Rab news & reviews
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Last winter Polartec introduced their new waterproof-breathable fabric, NeoShell. Some background: NeoShell follows Polartec's successful foray into really water resistant soft shell with Powershield Pro in 2010. Sort of soft shell, sort of hard shell, NeoShell is a new shell concept. Highly breathable, windproof, waterproof and it even has stretch built in. The fabric received very positive consumer reviews, industry acclaim and awards. More about Polartec NeoShell, including reviews, on this UKC Gear page: UKC Gear/Polartec. Here follows the range of mountain clothing made from NeoShell that will be available in the UK for Autumn/Winter 2012.


Mammut Gipfelgrat Jacket
RRP £390

+Mammut Gipfelgrat Jacket, 146 kb

Designed for 'all mountain use', the main features of this jacket are a fully adjustable hood with a reinforced visor, sleeves that don't restrict forward reach, pit zips and front pockets that remain easily accessible with a harness on.

Marmot Zion Jacket
RRP £280

+Marmot Zion Jacket, 89 kb

NeoShell plus a soft brushed tricot backer protection makes this jacket a bit warmer for colder weather. The main features include a softened,
 laminated
 hood
 brim, 
water resistant
 zips and
 screen
 printing
 on
 the
 shoulders to
 keep
 packs
 and 
skis 
from
 slipping.


Reviewed here: Marmot Zion Jacket


Rab Stretch Neo Jacket and Pants
RRP £250; £200

Simple, uncluttered designs. The jacket has a helmet compatible and adjustable hood, two napoleon pockets with water resistant zips and two internal mesh pockets.

Reviewed here: Rab Stretch Neo Jacket


+Rab Stretch Neo Gaiter, 38 kb
+Rab Stretch Neo Jacket, 83 kb
+Rab Stretch Neo Pants, 44 kb



+TNF Jammu Jacket, 67 kb

TNF Jammu Jacket
RRP £400

The only jacket featured that's NEW for Autumn/Winter 2012

Again, Polartec NeoShell with a fleece backer for extra warmth. Designed for mountaineering, alpinism and ski touring, this jacket has a fully adjustable, helmet compatible hood, zipped hand warmer pockets, two way centre front zip, a laser-cut, waterproof chest pocket and venting pit zips.


+Vaude Alpamayo Jacket, 126 kb

Vaude 
Alpamayo
 Jacket
RRP £240

Again, Polartec NeoShell with a fleece backer. This jacket is constructed using 'ultrasonic' seam welding techniques with exterior taping. Essentially this reduces bulk while optimising strength. The design is stripped back with well-thought out features including a technical 
hood,
 well‐placed, accessible
 pockets
 with
 water
 resistant
 zips and
 vents
.



+Eider Uphill Jacket, 87 kb
+Eider Uphill Pant, 41 kb

Eider Uphill Jacket and Pants
RRP £399; £349

A technical outfit designed for demanding alpinists. Made from two lightweight versions of Polartec NeoShell - a stretch woven NeoShell fabric for increased stretch, and a ripstop stretch NeoShell fabric for increased abrasion resistance.

BUY NOW from:
logoRAB STRETCH NEO - GREAT PRICE AND FREE UK DELIVERY ON THIS PRODUCT AT MADABOUTMOUNTAINS.CO.UK
See this product at the Mad About Mountains shop
For more information visit UKC Gear/Polartec
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