Light Shell Jacket

SKU:
AW22365
Weighs:
289g (size Medium)

A lightly insulated and highly breathable wind shell that offers some wet weather protection. Montbell says:  Wind and water resistant shell combined with the warm lining making this jacket extremely versatile. Can …

£79.99
RRP: £79.99
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A lightly insulated and highly breathable wind shell that offers some wet weather protection.

Montbell says: 

Wind and water resistant shell combined with the warm lining making this jacket extremely versatile. Can be used as a middle layer and be an outer wear.

Our Verdict

Montbell's Light Shell Jacket is a sleek and stylish wind shell that has been lined with Montbell's Climaplus mesh, Climaplus is Montbell's fleece, so the jacket is lined with a hybrid mesh and fleece, which helps trap warm air, but is incredibly breathable. The mesh works like fleece, moving sweat and moisture away from your base layer; it's a very soft material that feels soft and supple next to the skin.

The outer shell, a 40-denier nylon, does a fantastic job of blocking out wind and can cope with light rain, mist and snow. The side panels of the jacket are made from a none insulated panels that have a slight stretch, which again aids in ventilation. The jacket excels on cool, windy days when you are working hard in place of a fleece wind shell combination; it will get a lot of use here in the north of England.

Oddly for a wind jacket, the Light Shell doesn't have a draw cord around the hem, and I found the partially-elasticated cuffs a little loose.

In terms of fit, it's suggestible to size up in Montbell clothing. I'm generally a medium, but the large fitted me well (apart from the cuffs)

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Features

  • Stretch cuff
  • Face guard zip
  • 3 zippered pockets (1 chest, 2 hand pockets)
  • Stuff sack included
  • Zipper: right hand insert (left side slider)

Specifications

  • Small weighs: 268g
  • Medium weighs:289g
  • Large weighs: 306g
  • XLarge weighs: 329g

Material & Construction

  • 40-denier full dull nylon taffeta
  • Lining: CLIMAPLUS MESH
  • Gusset, Cuff: 88% nylon + 12% polyurethane
Montbell Light Shell Jacket

Light Shell Jacket

£79.99
RRP: £79.99
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