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Alpinists search for objectives that require all their skills, and for them, Outdoor Research built a jacket to match that ethos: If you want to make the best thing possible, you have to use the best ingredients. The Alpenice combines three technologies in an ultralight package for alpine pursuits: Ascent- Shell on the sleeves and shoulders, Polartec Alpha insulation, and Pertex Microlight fabric for breathability on the torso.
- Mountain Gear
Outdoor Research Men's Apparel Clothing Alpenice Hooded Jacket - Men's-Baltic/Glacier-Medium. This jacket combines three key technologies for the ultralight alpine pursuit: Ascent-Shell on the sleeves and shoulders Polartec Alpha insulation and Pertex Microlight fabric for breathability on the torso.
Features of the Outdoor Research Men's AlpenIce Hooded Jacket Active Insulation Water-resistant Wind-resistant Breathable Lightweight Fully adjustable Helmet compatible halo-hood YKKA vislon zippers Zip chest pockets Zip hand pockets Internal shove-it pocket Internal front stormflap Key clip Dynamic reach underarm panels Pocket placement above harness or pack belt Shell fabric inside arms provides easy glide Hook and loop cuff closures Elastic drawcord hem
Here's the thing, the alpine is usually icy. There's understandably plenty of ice to climb in wintertime--don't forget the snow you have to ski in order to get there--and you can find icy patches all the way until summer. Whenever's there's ice, there is bound to be incremental weather that could ruin your entire ascent, so make sure you have the Outdoor Research Men's Alpenice Hooded Jacket in your pack, ready at a moment's notice. This insulated shell mixes waterproof membranes, windproof fabrics, and air permeable insulation to keep you comfy whether you're working a sweat on the skintrack or the ice climb.
When you head up into alpine terrain, the highly breathable Outdoor Research AlpenIce hooded jacket shields you from wind and rain with its strategically placed insulation and waterproofing.
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