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Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket

The Helium II jacket is well named. This ultralight shell is ideal for weight conscious activities like running, lightweight walking and backpacking, or for throwing in your crag pack just in case, says Theo Moore.


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Mountain Equipment Quarrel Jacket

Designed for "high mountain treks and big ski days" the Quarrel is a light Gore-Tex shell with 'C-KNIT backer' for greater softness and packability. It's something a bit different, says Hugh Simons

Rab Sharp Edge Jacket

The Sharp Edge is a versatile and genuinely female-tailored ski mountaineering shell that will serve you well both up and downhill, all season long, says Rebecca Ting

SALEWA Puez Tirolwool Celliant Jacket

This pull-on style jacket from Salewa uses a unique wool blend as insulation. Theo Moore describes it as a heavy mid-layer: warmer and more water resistant than a fleece, but more athletically-cut than a duvet.

Arc'teryx Beta LT Jacket

A simple and lightweight shell in Gore-Tex Pro, the Arcteryx Beta LT is an ideal all-season all-rounder for the weight conscious, says...

Group Test

Group Test Lightweight Waterproof Shells

Whether you're walking, climbing or running, summer is the time to save weight on your rain shell. We've compared nine at a...

Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

With the waterproofness of a shell and the breathability of a softshell, the Kinetic Plus is an unusual and versatile summer jacket. An...

Páramo Enduro Jacket and Enduro Tour Trousers

As an alternative to a traditional hard shell, Tom Ripley has been putting Páramo's top-end technical...


Latest News

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Montane Winter Range Overview

Highlights of Montanes Winter Range, including innovative new insulation, shell, and mid-layers.

The North Face Summit L5 GTX® Pro Jacket, Pants and Bib

Athlete tested, expedition proven: The North Face's mantra when creating its Summit Series products has remained unwavered for the FW18 line – cementing it as the world's finest alpine range. From high-altitude expeditions to...

Bridgedale Waterproof StormSocks

Britain's number one outdoor performance sock brand, Bridgedale, launches its first 100% waterproof sock range called StormSock.

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

Lightweight and highly breathable waterproof protection.

Rab Sharp Edge Jacket and Pants

Perfected for ski mountaineering, the Sharp Edge is designed for technical climbs and nail-biting descents. Striking the...

Latok Jacket and Bib from Rab

Rab introduce their ultimate winter waterproof combo - an extremely robust Jacket and bib designed using their exclusive...

Arc'teryx Rush Jacket

Built for big mountain realities, the Rush Jacket delivers waterproof, windproof protection with comfort and durability. Rugged...


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