The Rab Vapour-Rise Lite Alpine Jacket is the slimmed down version of the Vapour-Rise softshell jacket. This one uses Pertex Equilibrium fabric and a lightweight micro fleece lining. The result is an incredibly breathable and weather resistant 'soft-shell' system that really works. The Pertex Equilibrium outer fabric when combined with the micro fleece lining gives you a jacket that is wind and water resistant. It also offers fantastic moisture management which dries quickly and maintains a comfortable working environment.
Features on the Vapour-Rise Lite Alpine include rucksack and harness friendly pockets, a useful wired peak hood that is unobtrusive when not in use, a 2-way front zip, adjustable cuffs and an adjustable drawcord hem make the Vapour-rise Lite Alpine an ideal all round mountain jacket.
Adjustable hood with wired peak and kitty clip roll down closure
2-way YKK front zip
Internal storm flap
Two YKK Napoleon chest pockets
1 YKK zipped internal pocket
Velcro cuff tabs
Hem draw cord
Slim, active cut
Weight: 360g / 13oz
is the fabric used on high activity garments due to it's ability to transport moisture away from the skin to the outside of the fabric where it evaporates, so helping with body temperature regulation, hence Equilibrium.
are used for their robust and water resistant properties. YKK uses the combination of locking teeth together and a PU coated strip to create a barrier between you and the elements.
- Durable Water Repellent, is a coating added to fabrics to help add to their water repellency and shed water and snow more effectively.