The guys at Alpkit have been busy adding some new kit to their collection. No less than four new jackets are available this winter, 1 technical shell and 3 warm layers.
The Definition is a technical mountaineering waterproof/breathable shell for harsh mountain conditions. It is designed to be a hard-wearing jacket that will keep you dry no matter what. The two map-sized hand pockets are well placed, above a waist belt or harness and away from shoulder straps. Plus they are huge. The two-way front zip, under-harm ventilation openings and helmet compatible hood, to name just a few features, make the Definition a top-end jacket for a very accessible price (£210). 490g in size M.
The Katabatic is a synthetic insulated jacket for active winter use. Filled with Primaloft Active Gold, the Katabatic is a lightweight and breathable layer that can also be worn as an outer layer thanks to it DWR treatment. £140 for men and women. 425g in size M.
The Alpkit Filoment is next with its new Hoody version. The same ultralight micro baffles down jacket with a hood for added coziness. It features 141g of 650+ fill power Hydrophobic down provided y Nikwax. £130. 400g in size M.
Last but not least is the Phantac Down Hoody for colder weather. It is filled with 200g of 750+ fill power goose down and should keep you warm in any condition. 550g is size M. £195.
As always, a lot of great product from Alpkit, good quality at reasonable prices. Keep it up! And if you want more options don’t forget to check out our round up of ultralight down jackets.