Product News at UKC presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. They are not gear reviews and are provided by companies that advertise with UKClimbing Limited.
In Iceland, you'll see this shell jacket on hikers, kayakers, bicycle commuters, skiers, festival goers, and people just going for a walk on a rainy day. Its unique multipurpose design, highly breathable yet waterproof engineering, and soft flexible fabric is why Snæfell has won the prestigious ISPO Outdoor Award and the Scandinavian Outdoor Award.
Made from Polartec NeoShell, the Snæfell shell jacket is waterproof to 10,000 mm and has an unrivaled ability to stop water and wind without restricting the release of excess body heat and vapor; and its dual adjustable swivel hood follows your movement, keeping your peripheral vision clear as you turn your head.
Snæfell has a classic fit, with enough room for a mid-layer or light insulated jacket underneath and has an elongated back. The jacket has a regular fit. Those between sizes should size down. Drawstring adjustment on hood and hem.
Named after Iceland's northernmost peninsula, and made from top-of-the range Gore Pro, the Hornstrandir is 66°North's premier shell jacket. It's a good tough all-rounder, says Toby Archer, but with a few design tweaks it could be further improved for climbing...
Masters of Exploration – The new Rab Khroma ski mountaineering collection
British outdoor expert Rab has just launched its brand new ski-mountaineering collection Khroma, offering a full range of high-tech styles made for those who love the up as much as the down!
10 Dec, 2020
Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket
The updated Alpha SV: strong gets stronger. In 1998, when Arc'teryx stepped into outerwear with the Alpha SV Jacket, it transformed the outdoor industry.
13 Nov, 2020
Montane Podium Pull-On
Weighing just 100g (size Medium) the Podium really is light, says Rob Greenwood, with a minimalist pack size that will likely take up less room than your sandwiches. But this is a bit more than a just-in-case shell, and it'll appeal to hillwalkers as well as runners.
13 Oct, 2020
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