The Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket is super lightweight and looks and feels like a softshell jacket, yet the Proflex fabric it's made from is waterproof. It has a soft feel and is super stretchy giving excellent freedom of movement and comfort against the skin. This, combined with its weather resistance and incredible breathability, makes it ideal for hiking, mountaineering and climbing in changeable conditions.
The Proflex fabric is waterproof and has been impregnated with DWR treatment meaning that, as it also has taped seams, the Kinetic Plus is technically a waterproof jacket, not a softshell. However, the softness and stretch of the fabric means that it doesn't feel like a waterproof at all, it feels like a softshell. Unfortunately, due to the soft, flexible nature of the Proflex fabric the DWR treatment will wear off faster compared to a 'normal' waterproof, so it will need more reproofing.
Climbing specific features on the Kinetic Plus include harness/rucksack compatible pockets and a close fitting stretchy hood with a laminated and stiffened peak. With a high gauge wicking lining it will provide a level of warmth as well as fast wicking.
Please read Soft Shell Explained for more information on soft shell jackets.
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