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Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket
    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket
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    • Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket

    • £112.50 (RRP:£150.00, Save 25%)

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    The Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket is a lightweight softshell making it ideal for hiking, mountaineering and climbing. Rab Vapour Rise fabric is a two layer softshell consisting of a Micro-Pile liner and Pertex Equilibrium outer. This combination is designed to provide body temperature equilibrium and wicks moisture away from your body fast to keep you dry. The Micro-Pile inner also provides a degree of warmth, whilst the outer is wind resistant and has a DWR coating. Vapour-Rise is a really versatile system that is able to be worn next-to-skin, on top of a base layer, or as part of a layering system. 

    The features of the jacket are optimised for climbing use with handy large Napoleon harness/rucksack compatible zipped pockets, a helmet compatible hood, 2-way YKK front zip, together with a slightly longer cut to keep it comfortably seated down under your harness. The Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket is versatile enough for faster paced activities too, such as biking and running in the colder weather.

    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket Features

    • Pertex Equilibrium DWR outer
    • Wicking Micro-Pile insulation
    • Helmet compatible hood, wired peak
    • Roll down hood
    • 2-way YKK front zip with internal storm flap and chin guard
    • 2 large YKK zipped Napoleon chest pockets
    • 1 YKK zipped internal pocket
    • Anti-snag hook and loop adjustable cuffs
    • Hem drawcord
    • Reflective trim
    • Left chest pocket doubles as integrated stuff sack

    Size Guide

    Rab Men's Jacket/Shirt

    Your Body Measurements in Inches:

    Size Sleeve Chest Waist
    Small 33" 37" 30"
    Medium 34" 40" 32"
    Large 35" 43" 34"
    XL 36" 46" 36"

    Pro Review

    This really does warrant the tag of 'versatile'. This is the item that I have worn everyday on the hill since I got it - apart from when it was in the wash...I must need another one!!

    It is very light and packable when it's in the bag, but warm when it's on. Amazingly it also breathes very well so you remain comfortable in a very broad range of conditions and temperatures. In the last 6 months I have used the VR jacket for UK rock climbing, mountain walking in all weather, UK winter mountaineering , January icefall climbing in the Alps, Alpine ski touring and splitboarding in windy, cold and also hot conditions. I use it as a mid or outer layer, combined with a thermal T base, and shell outer in the bag. It is a fantastic piece of kit with a comfortable yet snug fit, good hood, and sensible pockets. Furthermore it's so easy to wash and dries really fast.

    Ric is a North Wales based Guide who has a small guiding company called RPM Guiding. Ric teaches rock climbing and mountaineering in summer, and works as a backcountry ski and splitboard guide in winter.

    Click to see more about Ric.

    Customer Reviews of Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket

    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket Review
    Verified Buyer

    It's been too warm to wear the jacket on Lakes walks but the fit is very good and the jacket appears to be well made. Only four stars because I've not tested the jacket in suitable outdoor conditions. I'd not purchased any outdoor gear from facewest before but was impressed with their service and quick turnaround. Thanks.

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    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket Review
    Les K.
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    Excellent jacket, has many well thought through features and fits well. I have yet to use it in anger on the fells, but for a few recent sunrise walks and runs it has proven to be great piece of kit - its very lightweight and can be rolled into a very small volume, so should be ideal for stuffing in a rucksack. Early days, but so far very impressed.

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    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine Jacket Review
    Verified Buyer

    Rab Vapour Rise Alpine is one of the very best wind proof light weightmid layer jackets on the market at this moment in time and presented at a good price from Facewest.

    Capable in 40-60 mph wind on open ridge walks and light enough to move at pace without restriction. Both my wife and I have these jackets and very rarely have to resort to top waterproof jackets unless of heavy rain. They also let the user cool down after a good day out without getting chilled to quickly. We both walk the high Peaks and ridges of the Peak, Lakes, Scotland and Coast paths where these jackets are our fist choice.

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