Jöttnar's Hymir - World's Lightest NeoShell Mountain Jacket

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Jottnar Hymir Jacket, 35 kb
Jöttnar introduces Hymir - a streamlined, focused, ultra-lightweight, technical hooded climbing smock, constructed from the world’s lightest grade of Polartec NeoShell.

Steve Howarth, Jöttnar co-founder and design lead describes Hymir’s evolution: “NeoShell has been a huge success story for us and our customers asked for a NeoShell jacket for use in serious conditions and in a range of climbing and mountaineering scenarios, but one that had to be light enough to be clipped to a harness, carried, or hauled without any undue physical penalty.

“So we decided to make the lightest NeoShell jacket on the market - but it couldn’t be what we called ‘silly light’ – that’s easy to achieve but doing so always compromises functionality and harsh weather performance. At 330g with a proper mountain hood, the best waterproof, breathable membrane we have, and in a micro-ripstop configuration with a proper suite of technical features, we think we nailed it.

“We see Hymir as a perfect tool for multi-pitch climbing and ski-mountaineering where weight really matters. It’s also had unexpected uptake amongst our mountain-biking cousins looking for the robustness you would not typically get in a cycling shell, but without the weight penalty you might expect in a mountain shell”

Amongst other features, Hymir has a YKK Aquaguard front half-zip for reduced weight, a harness compatible chest pocket with YKK Aquaguard zipper, a wire stiffened hood brim with fully mouldable peak, Jöttnar’s signature internally protected hood pull cords to eliminate whipping, and a zippered stuff sack with a carabiner loop, should harness carriage be desired.

Available to purchase directly from Jöttnar, Hymir is also available in selected UK, French and Swedish retailers.

Jottnar Hymir Jacket Front, 22 kb Jottnar Hymir Jacket Side, 17 kb Jottnar Hymir Jacket Packed, 23 kb


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