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POLARTEC
Hydrogen Direct Jacket
Winter 2017.18

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POLARTEC<br />Hydrogen Direct Jacket<br />Winter 2017.18

Next generation lightweight technical insulated mountaineering jacket.

Montane pioneered the use of PERTEX® and fleece pile linings 20 years ago to create a micro-climate to regulate body temperature and move moisture whilst active. The Hydrogen Direct Jacket takes inspiration from our heritage whilst harnessing the latest in cutting edge Alpha Direct insulation technology from POLARTEC®. With a windproof PERTEX® QUANTUM AIR outer shell the Hydrogen Direct Jacket provides a perfect blend of insulation, wind protection and breathability in one unique package.

  • Fabric: PERTEX® QUANTUM AIR
  • Insulation: POLARTEC® Alpha Direct 120g/m2
  • Zips: YKK VISLON® centre zip; YKK reverse coil hand pockets
  • Colours: Antarctic blue / Tangerine
    Shadow / Sedona red
    Arbor green / Kiwi
    Weight (approx.): 391g / 14oz
  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
  • Fit: Active Mountain
  • Primary Use(s): Alpine Climbing / Mountaineering / Ski Touring
    RRP: £170.00

QUICK TECHNICAL FEATURES:
Windproof
Warm
Breathable
Wicking
Lightweight
Packable

CONSTRUCTION

Highly air permeable PERTEX® QUANTUM AIR has an open structure, enabling the encased insulation to breathe fully
POLARTEC® Alpha Direct 120g/m2 fleece provides an extremely warm yet lightweight insulation layer;
sitting close to the body the directional fleece offers a powerful wicking action and light, airy feel.

PATTERNING AND DESIGN
Taking inspiration from our Extreme Smock we have created a lightweight Pertex-Fleece package which is highly suited to fast active mountain pursuits from dry and cold ice climbing conditions to clammy Scottish winter routes.
Articulated arms for high reach movement, tailored specifically to prevent hem lift

HOOD CONFIGURATION
Insulated with POLARTEC® Alpha Direct the hood is designed to be worn under a climbing helmet

POCKET CONFIGURATION
Two concealed hand pockets with YKK reverse coil zips positioned clear of a backpack hip belt or climbing harness
One external chest pocket on left hand side.

CENTRE FRONT ZIP
Full length YKK VISLON® front zip
Internal storm flap with press-stud to secure hem and prevent water ingress
Roll over chinguard lined with brushed fine microfleece for comfort next to the mouth and chin.

CUFF AND SLEEVES CONFIGURATION
Low bulk stretch bound cuffs provide a snug fit and prevent heat loss.

HEM CONSTRUCTION
Adjustable hem with two-sided cinchable drawcords and easy to use cordlocks.

FURTHER FEATURES
Rear external Montane hang loop
Ergonomic lightweight zip pullers make use easier when wearing gloves.