The Strata Guide Jacket is a highly breathable Polartec Alpha insulated jacket, designed for technical use in tough, challenging, cold weather conditions.
||||Polartec Alpha, Overheating is Underperforming - So unlike traditional synthetic fill or down, Polartec Alpha allows a free exchange of air to keep you warm, comfortable and focused. Developed for U.S. Special Operations and now available for outdoor enthusiasts, it takes performance fabric—and you—to a totally new place. Click the Logo to read more...|
||||Pertex Microlight Lightweight outer Fabric - A good balance between weather & abrasion resistance against the weight of the fabric. Click Logo to read more...|
||||Click here for more info on Rab, product updates and New Season information.|
The Strata Guide Jacket is made using innovative Polartec Alpha insulation and Pertex Microlight fabrics that are versatile, water resistant, warm, windproof and breathable. Filled with 120 grams of insulation compared to the Strata Hoody which has 80 grams, increases the insulation and offers better protection. The Strata range is very much designed as active warmth and these garments are meant to be used when moving quickly in cold conditions. The jacket is designed as an outer layer in cold and dry conditions but can equally be layered under a shell should conditions dictate.
Apart from the extra insulation, there are a more features which make this the perfect winter outer layer. Adjustable Velcro cuffs, reinforced shoulders and a fully adjustable, helmet compatible hood means you can keep the biting wind out in cold miserable conditions. Ideal for mountaineering, alpine climbing, mountain walking or for any activity where warmth and breathability is paramount.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear