Mountain Equipment's Switch Pro Hooded Insulated jacket is a technical mid layer best used when moving fast in cold conditions. The adaptable hybrid construction makes this a warm and breathable layer.
Mountain Equipment says:
A hybrid, highly breathable mid-layer for fast moving alpinists and ski mountaineers.
With super fast drying POLARTEC Alpha insulation, this is the perfect mid-layer for moving quickly in cold conditions. Zones Pontetorto Tecnopile fleece ensures an athletic fit and even greater moisture transfer as well as adding stretch to the hood which works with or without a helmet.
Mountain Equipment's Switch Pro Hooded Insulated Jacket is a very technical mid layer designed to regulate your temperature however hard your working thanks to its hybrid construction.
Most of the jacket is filled with one of our favourite materials Polartec Alpha. This a very breathable insulation ideal for keeping you warm and dry when on the move. The sides, underarms and most of the hood is made of Pontetorto Technopile fleece which is more stretchy and better at wicking than Polartec Alpha. This combination gives you breathability where its needed most and likewise insulation. The stretchy panels give a decent rage of movement. The Polartec Alpha outer is a wind resistant nylon.
The Switch Pro has a very active/slim fit. You have 2 hand warmer pockets the right hand which doubles as a stuff sack with carry loop. The chest pocket is quite small but big enough for a phone or a few snacks.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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