The North Face Steep Tech Apogee Jacket
Brushed Tricot, Nylon Taffeta
|Shoulder Abrasion Fabric||
Nylon Kevlar® Reinforced
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The North Face Steep Tech Apogee Jacket is designed to stand up to the toughest conditions you could possibly encounter on the mountain. Inspired by Schmidt's daring exploits, the Apogee is designed exclusively for high-risk mountain descents, which often require rappels and other risky ski mountaineering moves. The Apogee is designed for use with climbing gear and Kevlar-reinforced shoulders provide protection. A detachable accessory pouch holds everything from multi-tools to energy bars, and the three-zip vent system on the front of the Apogee is customizable to work around climbing ropes and harnesses, radios, and other necessary gear. The upper chest pocket with a chamois is perfect for stowing extra goggles or sunglasses and cleaning the ones you're wearing. Bouncing off rocks and ice is a common occurrence on such burly terrain, so bomber 550D HyVent trim is placed in abrasion zones.
- Backcountry Outlet
Do you dream of mohawks, jump turns, neon one-pieces, and Valdez heli trips' Still have posters of Scot Schmidt and Plake on your walls' If you do, get your '80s extreme on with the Steep Tech Apogee Men's Jacket. Designed with input from Schmidt, the wizard of ahhs himself, the Apogee has the throwback style--the large-buckle belt, the color-blocked design, all the bells and whistles--that would be at home putting first tracks in rowdy AK lines, with a beefy design that's been updated to modern standards. The Apogee relies on its extra-thick nylon fabric and Kevlar-reinforced shoulders to keep water at bay, and has a super-burly feel that can handle abuse from tight trees, rocks, and general gnar. It features tons of pockets with big, burly Vislon zippers, and even has a removable chest snap pack to keep your gear handy. Schmidt must be proud.
Redesigned for 2014 to stay true to the styles of yesterday while encompassing the technology of today, the Steep Tech Apogee Jacket offers nearly invincible protection against winter's fury. Constructed with Kevlar -reinforced shoulders for high-risk descents, this burly jacket includes an array of technical features that mountain athletes rely on for all-day use.
- The North Face
Free Shipping. The North Face Men's ST Apogee Jacket FEATURES of The North Face Men's ST Apogee Jacket Water resistant, breathable Designed for skiing/snowboarding Heritage-inspired jacket that's constructed for high-risk mountain descents Zip stowaway hood Vislon dual center front zip vent system Kissing welt water-resistant pit-zip vents Removable snap chest pack Vislon zip chest pockets Vislon zip hand pockets Vislon zip center pocket Hook-and-loop zip adjustable cuffs Adjustable belt Adjustable hem Taffeta goggles pocket Kissing welt water-resistant back zip vents SPECIFICATIONS of The North Face Men's ST Apogee Jacket Average Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz / 1490 g Center Back Length: 30.5in. Shell: 100% Nylon oxford Lining: Brushed tricot, nylon taffeta Abrasion: Shoulder: Kevlar-reinforced nylon This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.