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Montane 2017 Volt Alpiniste Jacket

Weighs 616g (Medium size)
Code: AW17115
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UOG TOP PICK - Montane Volt Alpiniste Jacket - Best all-round fleece jacket, performance and good looks - We've singled out Montane's Volt Alpiniste Jacket as one of our top recommendations because of its styling and design. 

Montane says:

The Volt Alpiniste Jacket follows in the footsteps of the exceptionally popular Volt Jacket and is designed for use during higher level activity. It provides exceptional comfort and warmth when climbing, belaying and hiking in cooler conditions.

Utilising outstandingly warm yet lightweight, durable POLARTEC® Thermal Pro® Honeycomb which is zoned with POLARTEC® 100 Series to ensure unrestricted freedom of movement and comfort. Technical tailoring in the arms and side panels eliminates hem lift; essential for stretching between holds on the wall or when reaching with trekking poles. A fully adjustable hood with a wired peak allows the Volt Alpiniste to be layered in cold weather clothing systems and makes this an ideal piece for use the mountains.

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We always recommend a synthetic filled garment as a 'fleece replacement' because they offer more insulation at about half the weight. However sometimes we'll reach for a fleece because they're very comfortable and can be worn just about anywhere.

We reckon Montane's Volt Alpiniste fleece is about the best out there (if you don't like a hood then there's the Volt Jacket), the first thing you notice is the honeycomb grid pattern which gives it a technical look that's very attractive. Montane have also updated the side panels and underarm fabric to DRYACTIV Stretch fleece fabric to manage moisture better and have a four way stretch for dynamic body movement.

Add to that a nice hood with a short wired peak and a basic cord adjustment and you have an accomplished garment.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

|UOG TOP PICK - Montane Volt Alpiniste Jacket - Best all-round fleece jacket, performance and good looks - We've singled out Montane's Volt Alpiniste Jacket as one of our top recommendations because of its styling and design.

CONSTRUCTION

  • Constructed from POLARTEC® Thermal Pro® Honeycomb that has an outstanding warmth to weight ratio
  • DRYACTIV Stretch fleece side panels and underarms manage moisture and have a four way stretch for dynamic body movement

PATTERNING AND DESIGN

  • Articulated arms for high reach movement, tailored specifically to prevent hem lift

HOOD CONFIGURATION

  • Fully adjustable hood with face aperture adjustment and a wired peak

POCKET CONFIGURATION

  • Two map-sized mesh lined chest pockets for additional storage and venting
  • Two deep hand pockets lined with a fine microfleece mesh for venting and positioned clear of a backpack hip belt or climbing harness

CENTRE FRONT ZIP

  • Full length, two way YKK reverse coil front zip
  • Brushed fine microfleece on inner collar facings next to mouth and chin

CUFF AND SLEEVES CONFIGURATION

  • DRYACTIV Stretch fleece side panels and underarms manage moisture and have a four way stretch for dynamic body movement

WAIST AND HEM CONSTRUCTION

  • Two-sided adjustable cordlocks on hem to prevent cold air entry and heat loss

FURTHER FEATURES

  • Rear external Montane hang loop
  • Small weighs: 544g
  • Medium weighs: 616g
  • Large weighs: 598g
  • XLarge weighs: 664g

Fabric

  • POLARTEC Thermal Pro Honeycomb delivers an excellent warmth to weight ration
  • DRYACTIV Stretch fleece side and underarm panels manage moisture and have a four way stretch for dynamic body movement
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