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On Sale. Free Shipping. Outdoor Research Men's Proverb Jacket FEATURES of the Outdoor Research Men's Proverb Jacket Waterproof Breathable Lightweight Fully Seam Taped Water-Resistant Zippers Fully Adjustable Hood Fits Over Helmet Adjustable Wire-Brimmed Hood Single-Separating Front Zipper Internal Front-Zip Stormflap Double-Sliding TorsoFlo Hem-To-Pit Zippers Zippered Napoleon Pocket Two Zippered Hand Pockets Hand Pockets Set Above Hip Belt or Harness Articulated Elbows Hook/Loop Cuff Closures Drawcord Hem SPECIFICATIONS of the Outdoor Research Men's Proverb Jacket Weight: (L): 13.2 oz / 374 g Fit: Trim Center Back Length: 30in. / 76.2 cm Pertex Shield + 3L, 100% nylon 12D face with 7D tricot back body and hood Pertex Shield + 3L, 100% nylon 30D shoulders and sides This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
A wise man once said "He with the best, lightest, and most technical alpine shell will summit all the gnarliest peaks and climb the biggest walls." The identity of that sage was lost long ago in the swirling sands and blowing snow of time, but Outdoor Research has brought his words to life with the Men's Proverb Jacket, a fast-and-light alpine shell designed to get you up the mountain without weighing you down. It's a virtual certainty that you'll encounter radically different conditions during a long ascent, but the Proverb is versatile enough to handle almost all of themit boasts a 20K waterproof and breathable Pertex Shield+ 3-layer membrane with reinforced shoulders and sides, and hem-to-pit TorsoFlo vents for limitless vent adjustment. You can even zip all the way up for an open-sided poncho-style fit for extreme ventilation in super-humid drizzle. The pack- and harness-compatible hand pockets also function as vents when open, so breathing will never be a problem for the Proverb, even if it becomes difficult for you at 18,000 feet. Fully-taped seams and an internal front-zip storm flap will keep out moisture when things get really nasty, and articulated elbows and a trim fit won't bog you down when you run into an unexpected A3 pitch or technical ridgeline traverse. As a final touch, OR gave the Proverb a fully-adjustable, helmet-compatible hood with a moldable wire brim because, as another old-time sage once said, "Duh."
The ultimate jacket for fast and light spring ascents. Outdoor Research's Proverb Jacket uses Pertex Shield waterproofing to create a lightweight shell that can take on the elements as well as the wear and tear of the trail. Articulated elbows provide maximum mobility while on the climb but when the weather really starts to turn, you can hunker down with a fully adjustable hood, hem, and cuffs.
- Mountain Gear
CLOSEOUTS . The Proverb shell jacket by Outdoor Research is a lightweight, waterproof and extremely durable layer thatand#39;s engineered to withstand the conditions of high-altitude alpine climbing. Unzip the full-length side vents to dump heat quickly when you need to. Available Colors: HYDRO/GLACIER, HOT SAUCE/REDWOOD, BLACK. Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL.
- Sierra Trading Post
The Outdoor Research Proverb jacket is a highly durable jacket slimmed down for spring. This lightweight, waterproof, breathable shell is built for the fast and light high-alpine athlete. Pertex(R) Shield 3-layer waterproof, breathable nylon laminate fabric is lightweight, yet durable; shoulders and sides are reinforced with a higher-denier Pertex fabric. Bonded tricot backer is abrasion resistant and helps move moisture away from skin; seams are sealed for complete protection. Helmet-compatible hood with adjustable wire brim shields head from the elements; side and back volume adjustments tailor the fit without impairing vision or limiting mobility. Interior storm flap behind water-resistant front zipper; chin guard protects sensitive skin. TorsoFlo(TM) double-sliding side zippers open fully from hem to armpits for unparalleled ventilation with poncho-style coverage. Drawcord hem and rip-and-stick cuff closures seal in warmth. Hand pockets are set so they won't interfere with hip belt or harness and double as vents. Zip chest pocket gives you a quick stash option. Articulated elbows provide a natural fit and superior movement. Outdoor Research Proverb jacket has a trim fit that keeps jacket close while still allowing for athletic and dynamic movement.
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