The North Face Powder Guide Vest

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Retailers' Descriptions

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No need for an ABS pack when you've got this Powder Guide Vest from The North Face, with an integrated ABS avalanche airbag system originally designed for ski patrollers. Get out of bounds without the bulk. Originally designed to meet the demands of hardworking ski patrollers, this vest enables skiers/riders to carry sidecountry excursion essentials without a pack. Constructed of bombproof, ballistic nylon this vest fits over the wearer's shell and features a collection of purpose-built carrying systems and pockets that provide secure and balanced weight distribution for avalanche gear and skis/board. The North Face designed its Powder Guide Vest so ski patrollers and backcountry riders can carry all the essentials without having to shoulder a pack. Features:. Constructed of bombproof, ballistic nylon this vest has purpose-built carrying system and pockets. Water resistant. Recco avalanche rescue reflector. Adjustable side panels. Zip chest pockets. Vertical zip pocket with internal goggles and stash pocket. Four horizontal zip pockets. Dual vertical zip pockets. Zip game pocket. Probe pocket. Shovel-handle pocket. Exterior shovel-head holder. External snowboard/ski straps. Benefits:. Water Resistant: WATER RESISTANT. Partially blocks rain/snow to increase breathability. Product Specifications:. Fabric: body: 315D 152 g/m (11.0 oz/yd) Cordura-100% airbag nylon; 840D 363 g/m (12.80 oz/yd) 100% ballistic nylon. Fabric: side panels: mesh / shovel holder: 300D tarpaulin. Fabric: lining: taffeta / shoulders/back panel: polyurethane (PU) foam. Avg Weight: 1020 g (35.98 oz). Length from Center Back: 26''| Source: Imported. Guarantee: Lifetime Warranty. Available Color(s): TNF Black

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Everything you need for a full day on the mountain will be within arm's length when you're wearing this ultra-durable utility vest that features ski and snowboard carry straps, a comfortable, molded-foam back panel and exceptionally balanced weight distribution.

- The North Face

Features of The North Face Men's Guide Vest Adjustable side panels Vertical zip pocket with internal goggle and stash pockets Four horizontal, external, secure-zip pockets Two vertical, external, secure-zip pockets Probe sleeve Shovel-handle sleeve Tunneled SnowBoard/ski straps Enclosed pack-style back panel Molded-foam back panel

- Moosejaw

The North Face designed its Men's Powder Guide Vest so ski patrollers and backcountry riders can carry all the essentials without having to shoulder a pack. Its incredibly durable Cordura shell is water-resistant to protect you against wet weather as well as tree branches and rocks. Mesh side panels offer a surprising amount of breathability and the mobility you need to tuck, twist, and torque off those bomber jumps you love to build out there. Polyurethane foam covers your shoulders and back to protect you from water and harsh impacts when you dive off mountains, accidentally of course. And this vest lets you carry your snowboard either horizontally or vertically, and your skis diagonally for a full range of versatility. The Powder Guide also features more pockets than regular ski packs do. One pocket lets you easily access your probe, and a pocket and holder gives you an excellent way to carry a shovel. There is a stash pocket for your goggles in one of the dual vertical pockets. A zippered game pocket in the back stores an extra layer when the weather falls below your comfort zone. And five more pockets lets you accessorize the rest of your avy gear along with some water and food to keep you in the backcountry for a full day. A Recco avalanche rescue system may help Recco-equipped ski patrols find you.



Shell Fabric 315D Airbag Taffeta, 840D Ballistic Woven
Side Panel Fabric Mesh
Lining Fabric Taffeta
Shoulders/Back Panel PU Foam
Shovel Holder 300D Tarpaulin

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