Mountain Equipment Impellor Jacket
Mountain Equipment's lightest waterproof shell, the Impellor is well suited to any weight conscious activity from hill running and ultralight walking to minimalist mountaineering, says Dave Saunders
Patagonia Shelter Stone Jacket £280 (available in Men and Women's versions)
Patagonia's most durable waterproof/breathable hard shell jacket with improved stretch.
Outdoor Research Women's Enigma Jacket £220 (Men's version is the Furio)
The Women's Enigma Jacket is a workhorse for alpine exploits demanding total stormproof protection. The lightweight, breathable 70D GORE-TEX® Paclite® fabric sheds the elements and expels internal moisture, while the rugged GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric adds reinforcement to shoulders and arms. A fully adjustable hood fits securely over a helmet, and TorsoFlo™ hem-to-bicep side zips offer ventilation when the going gets tough.
Designed and constructed to withstand the toughest of conditions, the Superfly XT is built to endure in the mountains. Used by guides and mountain rescue teams across Europe this hard shell features a multiplicity of pocket options, extra vents, climbing helmet compatible hood and reinforced shoulders, elbows and hips for extra protection. This is our longest fitting shell designed to maximise coverage and accomodate winter insulation.
Mammut Chalten Jacket £350
Hard Shell jacket made from an intelligent membrane that adjusts its breathability to the ambient temperature. Pores open during high temperatures allowing more moisture to escape to the outside, while waterproofness remains at the same level. Lower temperatures cause the pores to close again and increase the insulation.
Mountain Equipment Tupliak II Jacket £300
A new breed of lightweight expedition alpine jacket, the Tupilak offers performance and simplicity for hard mountaineering.
Rab Latok Jacket £275 (Available in Men's and Women's Versions)
The Latok jacket has quickly won critical acclaim as the garment of choice for Scottish winter climbing, winter Alpinism and expeditions. Use of 3 layer eVent® fabric ensures unsurpassed breathability and comfort combined with continuous durable performance. Specialist design features offer full storm protection even in the most extreme conditions.
Marmot Spire Jacket £250 (available in Men's and Women's versions)
We didn't skimp on anything when designing our most affordable offering in a three-layer GORE-TEX® Performance Shell. With exclusive features like the laminated wire rim of our Gale Force hood, and laser drilled pocket backing for enhanced breathability, the Spire jacket is the perfect go-to shell for intense outings.