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.
Montane’s new Air jacket is one of their lightest waterproof breathable. It confirms the brand is serious about the ultra light market.
UK based Sprayway is announcing two new jackets for its Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Sprayway has been making affordable waterproof clothing since 1974 and will continue this year with the Phaon and Arawa jackets.
Patagonia’s M10 jacket was for many years a very popular choice with ultra-light backpackers. A quality hard-shell with one of the lowest weight on the market. When Patagonia decided to re-release a new version for Spring 2013, we all got exited. Read our impressions after 4 months of testing.
Patagonia Alpine Houdini review, a minimalist emergency jacket for bad weather made by environmental champion Patagonia
Mammut’s new Creon Jacket for men is a hard shell for summer hill walking. Made from DRYtech™ two layer – which is proprietary to Mammut, the Creon is water and windproof and offers great protection from the elements.
Earlier this year we got the chance to get our hands, along with a M10, on a Patagonia Torrentshell jacket. The Stretch is the pricier sister of the three Torrentshell hardshells.
Announced last year at OutDoor and now available, Marmot’s FusionDri waterproof/breathable membrane is the brand’s take at improving comfort of traditional WP/B garment.