Rab Stretch Neo Jacket

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This is the first jacket I have tried with the new…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: tested or reviewed it for the manufacturer (returned)
Price Paid: $365


This is the first jacket I have tried with the new Polartec NEOSHELL fabric. I was very impressed with this new fabric and this jacket from Rab.


  • NeoShell fabric
  • Waterproof
  • very breathable


  • No hand warming pockets

This jacket is bomb proof! The new Neo fabric from Polartec is as good as advertised... very breathable and yet water/windproof. I used this jacket in Nepal at Everest base camp and absolutely loved it.  

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Manufacturer's Description

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The Rab Stretch Neo Jacket is made with a lightweight Polartec Neo Shell stretch waterproof fabric. It is designed to be highly breathable, waterproof, windproof, and stretch for active comfort.

- CampSaver.com

The Rab Stretch Neo Jacket provides a winter-ready technical option for your vertical adventures. Hack your way up an ice flow or barrel down a steep chute, your grin hidden only by fresh snow flying past your face. Softshell technology never saw this kind of treatment before.

- Backcountry.com

On Sale. Free Shipping. Rab Men's Stretch Neo Jacket FEATURES of the Rab Men's Stretch Neo Jacket Polartec NeoShell 3L fabric with stretch Helmet compatible hood, wired peak, roll down Velcro tab YKK Aquaguard front zip, internal storm flap, rain drain Tricot lined collar 2 YKK Aquaguard zipped external Napoleon pockets 2 YKK zipped internal mesh pockets Velcro cuffs, hem drawcord Reflective trim Fit: Regular SPECIFICATIONS of the Rab Men's Stretch Neo Jacket Weight: 18 oz / 506 g 50d/50d 136 g/m2, 100% nylon This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

The Stretch Neo Jacket is a waterproof and highly breathable jacket designed for mountain useThe Stretch Neo takes advantage of an all new technology from softshell supremos Polartec the new Neoshell fabric Neoshell Fabric takes softshell technology one step further Polartec have managed to find the holygrail of highly breathable 999 windproof and waterproof fabric that even has stretch built inBy increasing air exchange in the fabric it dramatically improves the active environment within the garment users will be drier inside in a wide range of activities and exertion levels than ever beforeWe have used the Neoshell fabric and applied tried and tested Rab design knowhow A simple uncluttered design with a helmet compatible and adjustable hood 2 napoleon pockets with water resistant zips and 2 internal mesh pockets means the Stretch Neo Jacket has all the features you needbull Polartec NeoShell 3L fabricbull Helmet compatible hood with wired peak and roll down Velcro tabbull YKK Aquaguard front zip with internal storm flap and rain drainbull Tricot lined collarbull 2 YKK Aquaguard zipped external Napoleon pocketsbull 2 YKK zipped internal mesh pocketsbull Velcro cuffsbull Hem drawcordbull Reflective trimbull Fit Regular

- Bentgate.com