The Electron Jacket is a midi-baffle, stitch through technical down jacket with a water-resistant Pertex outer shell, designed for year round climbing and mountain use.
The Electron Jacket is a mid-weight, technical down jacket, with a water-resistant Pertex outer shell, designed for year-round climbing and mountain use. New for Autumn/Winter ’15, the Electron is designed with a stitch-through construction throughout, with varying size baffles to help reduce bulk in key areas and to help eliminate cold spots.
190g/7oz (size Large) of 800FP European Goose Down provides exceptional levels of warmth and features a small-volume helmet-compatible hood. Key technical features include YKK® VISLON® zips throughout, elasticated stretch woven cuffs and a zipped internal security pocket.
The Electron Jacket is designed for cold weather climbing and mountain use, however with high levels of comfort and packability, it is suitable for day-to-day winter use.
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The Electron Down Jacket shares a similar feature set to Rab's Positron Down Jacket, however the Electron jacket has been designed to be lighter by using 190 grams of down instead of 275 grams (based on size L). Although not as warm as the Positron Jacket, it's still a very warm winter jacket made with 800 fill Hydrophobic Goose down and a water resistant Pertex Endurance outer. Ideal for year round climbing and mountain use. It is made with stitch through midi-baffles on the torso, back and hood which helps reduce cold spots and delivers a higher warmth to weight ratio. It is also has stitch-through mini baffles on the sides and arms to increase mobility and comfort.
Key technical features include a helmet compatible hood with wired peak, elasticated stretch woven cuffs, and a stuff sack for easy storage. It has plenty of space for storing the essentials with 2 large zipped hand warmer pockets and 1 good sized zipped internal security pocket. The Jacket has an adjustable hem drawcord so you can get a close fit and keep out the cold. If your after a mid weight, insulated down jacket to keep you toasty warm on the mountains or for day to day use, than this is the one for you!
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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