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COMPETITION: WINNER - Win a Mountain Equipment Lightline Jacket

WINNER: Gazyi

In celebration of the Lightline Jacket's 40th Anniversary, UKClimbing have teamed up with Mountain Equipment to offer you the chance to win this benchmark lightweight, technical duvet.

, 147 kb

The Mountain Equipment Lightline Jacket - It's been to 7 continents, used on countless first ascents, and helped to define what a down jacket is capable of. And this year it turns 40.

Before the Lightline, down jackets were the domain of cutting-edge high altitude mountaineers; a specialist and niche product. But from 1977, things changed.

Becoming the staple technical duvet of climbers, mountaineers and hikers the world over, the Lightline Jacket predates the Walkman, MS-DOS, and the CD. But unlike them, it is as relevant now as it has ever been.

, 99 kb

A major redesign in 1990 heralded the first rebirth of the Lightline Jacket. Nine years later, in 1999, the Lightline gained a baffle over the front zip, and a redistribution of baffles to ensure improved thermal performance. Finally in 2013, another ground-up rebuild modernised the jacket even further, whilst still ensuring the classic elements of warmth and protection remained.

Men's Lightline Jacket, 98 kb
Men's Lightline Jacket
© Mountain Equipment

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Womens Lightline Jacket
© Mountain Equipment

If you would like to win your very own Lightline Jacket, then answer the question below.

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