This premier Women's hardshell has been improved and updated for 2018. Whatever the weather, the Manaslu provides unstinting protection. Tailored to be close-fitting yet still able to accommodate layers, the Alpine fit focuses it's shaping between the waist and shoulders to help eradicate 'bagging' when lent over but effectively distribute the fabric between the front chest, rear shoulder and bicep to provide comfort and wide range of movement. Unlike a straight seam, the reversed camber centre front zip pulls the front half of the jacket in around the body and pre-shaped sleeves accommodates full range of movement.
Polyamide outer is paired with 40D 3L Gore-Tex pro membrane system with a unique micro-structure to provide comfort and reliable weather protection, even during extended activities in extreme weather. This construction also keeps your body dry by reducing the accumulation of sweat keeping you cool during fast moving activities and warm when cooling down. With added durable 80D reinforcement panels, this jacket will withstand abrasion and prolong the life on the garment.
Storm construction throughout the garment all work together to keeping you protected in extreme environments. Location of each and every seam is thought out in advance to remove them from key points of wear and abrasion, where this is not possible an additional 22mm compared to 13mm tape reinforcement is used. Mountain HC hood now features Cohesive cord-locks and easily accommodate a helmet to you don't have to compromise on protection. Carefully places pockets allows the front Napoleon pocket be 25% larger to accommodate maps, gloves or accessories. Additional two large hand pockets with YKK AquaGuard zips are placed for use with a harness, laminated inner zipped pocket keeps your belongings safe and two way water resistant underarm pit zips with laminated and bonded entry provide much needed ventilation for when things warm up. Two-way AquaGuard front zip enables you to climb and belay without compromising on protection and the adjustable laminated cuffs and dual tether hem drawcord keeps out the weather and provides you with the perfect fit.