National Geographic Gear Of The Year Award For Polartec Neoshell Jacketadded Oct/2011, see all Polartec or The North Face news & reviews
Product news by Polartec
UKC Gear, Oct 2011
What the National Geographic said about The North Face Jammu jacket:
"The North Face Jammu softshell jacket is built with NeoShell fabric from Polartec, one of a handful of new materials trying to break Gore-Tex's lock on the apparel market. And while fabric makers squabble over whether their product is more waterproof and breathable (or even how to measure it), the bottom line is that every time I tested NeoShell I felt more comfortable than in Gore-Tex. The reason is air flow. The Jammu fabric is very slightly permeable—not enough to let in water, but enough to let water vapor escape faster than a hardshell using Gore-Tex. For skiing, climbing, and other winter pursuits, you stay completely dry, not just from the inside, but the outside, too."
Unfortunately the Jammu is only available in the US. Read on to find out which brands are using Polartec Neoshell in their range this coming autumn/winter season ... the gear will be in UK shops soon...
Polartec Neoshell gear hitting the the UK shops very soon...
Rab's Neo Stretch collection
Mammut's Gipfelgrat collection
Marmot's Zion jacket
The North Face Jammu jacket [US only]
66North Snaefell collection
Montura Supernova jacket
Westcomb's Apoc jacket
Vaude's Alpamayo jacket
Learn more about Polartec Neoshell
At www.polartec.com and in the video below.
The other products on the National Geographic's Gear of the Year 2011 list
Can be found here:
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