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The North Face Kichatna Jacket
The North Face® Kichatna Jacket is a technical, helmet compatible ski mountaineering shell in Gore-Tex® Pro Shell for backcountry missions. New generation, advanced ripstop Pro Shell with a micro grid woven backer delivers superior breathability, durability and enhanced waterproof and windproof performance. Tough shoulder and hip grip zones help keep a pack in place. Stowage includes harness and pack friendly handwarmer pockets and chest pockets. Has an adjustable laminated brim hood and pit zips for venting when skinning up. PU zippers throughout. Removable powder skirt with gripper elastic.
Fully adjustable helmet-compatible hood with hidden cord locks and laminated brim
Tough grip-zones on shoulders and hips keep pack in place
Harness- and pack-friendly handwarmer pockets
Polyurethane (PU) pit-zip vents
Dual PU chest pockets
Removable powder skirt with gripper elastic
Hidden hem cinch-cord at center front zip
The North Face Kichatna Bib
The Kichatna Bib is a technical, ski mountaineering bib pant in Gore-Tex® Pro Shell. Fully specified for ski touring with a zippered elastic gaiter and abrasion resistant ankle kick patch. PU side zips enable easy donning/offing and venting when skinning. Secure fit with a low profile adjustable belt together with adjustable suspenders. Storage includes secure PU zipped twin hand pockets and an easy reach bib pocket.
Ski mountaineering, backcountry skiing
FlashDry™ stretch-woven adds weather protection and comfort
Low-profile waistband construction with removable belt
Two-way, full-length polyurethane (PU) side zips
Low-profile adjustable suspenders
Two PU hand pockets
Zippered elastic gaiter and kickpatch
Lightweight and highly breathable waterproof protection.
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.
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