Rab Womens Altus Insulated Vest

Cirrus Insulation / Fill Weight 104g
Weighs 256g
Code: AW16135
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The Womens Altus Vest is a quick drying, synthetic insulated vest with a light-weight Pertex Quantum shell, ideal for cold and damp environments.

Rab says:

The Altus Vest is a new lightweight Cirrus™ synthetic insulated vest, designed for use in cold, damp and changeable environments.

Cirrus™ synthetic insulation combines the warmth and weight benefits of down with the wet-weather performance of synthetics. Designed primarily for use in changeable conditions, the Altus can be worn as an outer or mid layer. The slim fit and elasticated armholes lend it to technical climbing and the ultra-lightweight and durable Pertex® Quantum fabric will stand up to the toughest routes.

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Rab's Women's Altus Vest is basically the Women's Nimbus Jacket but without the hood and sleeves. It's filled with Cirrus which is the new breakthrough insulation which combines almost all the key benefits of natural down and synthetic fillings, whilst avoiding their limitations. It will keep it's warmth for longer than other insulation, even after multiple washes.

It's perfect for winter climbing and belaying as it has elasticated armholes for greater freedom of movement. The stitch-through baffle construction ensures that the moisture-repelling insulation doesn't spread or bunch, preventing cold spots from forming. The baffles on the Women's vest looks a little different as the baffle lines spread diagonally, creating an arrow looking effect which is slightly more flattering than horizontal lines. In terms of features, it has an adjustable hem drawcord, 1 zipped internal security pocket for handy essentials and 2 large zipped hand warmer pockets. The left side pocket also doubles as an integrated stuff sack for increased packability.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Help and advice: Synthetic Insulation explained at Ultralight Outdoor Gear  
  • Pertex Quantum Outer fabric
  • 100% nylon lining
  • Cirrus powered by 3M Featherless insulation, fill weight 104g (size 12)
  • Stitch through mini baffles
  • YKK VISLON front zip, internal insulated baffle, chin guard
  • 2 YKK zipped hand-warmer pockets with half-welts, left side doubles as integrated stuff sack
  • 1 YKK internal zipped pocket
  • Elasticated armholes, hem drawcord
  • UK 8 weighs 226g
  • UK 10 weighs 244g
  • UK 12 qweighs 256g
  • UK 14 weighs 286g
  • UK 16 weighs 300g
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