‘The Brit’ brand with the Scandi-Noir name has come up with a light, functional alpine jacket with class-leading breathability albeit at a less than lightweight price’
Outdoors Magic: Super breathable, soft-feel, NeoShell fabric, improved cut for 2017, capable hood, great weight and packability.
Outdoors Tragic: Not as outright waterproof as some rival fabrics, longterm durability question-marks.
Outdoors Grabbit? The latest Asmund gets a slimmer cut and ‘upgraded nylon face’, but its trump card remains the superbly breathable and lightweight Polartec NeoShell fabric making it a good call if you run hot. Question marks remain over the long-term durability and waterproofness of the lightweight fabric, but as a second call, lightweight alpine shell, it rocks.
Lightweight mountaineering jacket / stretch Polartec® NeoShell® fabric weight: 96g/m²/ twin Napoleon chest pockets with YKK® Aquaguard® water repellent zips / adjustable, helmet-compatible hood / wire-stiffened hood brim with moldable laminate peak / Corded, glove compatible zip pulls / anti-snag split hem draw cords / scooped drop back hem
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