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Rab Generator Vest 2011

£75.00

A gilet that packs away into its own inner pocket and can be used as a camping pillow? You’ve got to admit that’s pretty cool. The Rab Generator Vest uses synthetic Primaloft to deliver damp-proof insulation. It doesn’t quite pack the warmth-per-gram punch of down, but it does hold up much better against our typical British mountain weather conditions. The ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 0
  • Owners' rating rating is 5
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Haglöfs Barrier Hood

£95.00

This duvet jacket uses Dupont Thermolight insulation; massive chest pockets; fixed hood; packs into pocket; very comfy Powerstretch cuffs; excellent arm movement; ideal as back-up warm layer in spring to autumn. But hood cannot be rolled down or removed; not as warm as others.

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 2
  • Owners' rating rating is 5
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Patagonia Micro Puff Jacket

£140.00

This insulated jacket is the big brother to Patagonia’s popular Micro Puff Pullover. It features a full-length zip and a hood. The size medium Patagonia weighs in at just 516g (including a 30g stuffsack). The jacket is filled with Polarguard Delta, a top-quality synthetic insulator, and gets a water-resistant shell. The jacket feels comfortable and fits well. The two main ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 5
  • Owners' rating rating is 5
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Rab Baltora Guide 2008

£150.00

Like a number of jackets here this soft shell is made from Polartec Power Shield fabric, which offers very high levels of wind and water resistance, while maintaining a higher level of breathability than more waterproof fabrics. This top has a little more insulation built in than most, making it ideal for winter action. The jacket is relatively long too, ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 4
  • Owners' rating rating is 5
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Mountain Hardwear Alchemy 2008

£150.00

This soft shell jacket uses Gore Windstopper fabric, which has a membrane that makes the material very wind- and water-resistant, so it’s ideal for facing up to wilder weather. There is brushed lining too for a little extra warmth. The fabric feels tough and ideal for withstanding scrapes over rocks when climbing or mountaineering. There are stretch panels down the ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 4
  • Owners' rating rating is 5
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Rab Summit

£200.00

The Summit is in a league above most other duvet jackets. It packs 250g of down insulation into a box wall construction for ultimate efficiency, minimal cold spots and oodles of insulation. In short if you feel the cold, go for this as it is warm as it gets. There is also a detachable down hood to make this a ...

  • LFTO.com rating rating is 4
  • Owners' rating rating is 5

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