Named for the total vertical traveled to climb Mt. Rainier, our guides designed this efficient workhorse for the 3,000 RMI clients who climb Mt. Rainier every summer. A thermal soft shell with extra warmth for cold days.
Water–resistant soft shell8.9 oz 50–denier stretch fabric with StormRepel® DWR finish
Highly breathable and wind–resistantMicro–grid backer facilitates efficient wicking
PIT zips for maximum breathabilityLong underarm vents allow you to dump heat quickly
Integrated HOODFits easily over a climbing or ski helmet
Regular Fit: Garment fits with average ease; designed to fit over a broad range of midlayers, from light to heavy.
Smooth–slider Vislon® zippersWon't snag or catch to slow you down
Storage space for critical itemsChest, handwarmer and interior
The primary benefit of a soft shell is derived from fabric that sheds weather but still stretches and breathes at an elevated rate during mountain activity. This performance attribute is why First Ascent stretch–woven soft shells are such perfect choices for cold–weather activities that require constant temperature regulation and liberating stretch.
Our durable water–repellent (DWR) finish causes moisture to bead up on the surface so it rolls off or evaporates rather than soaking into the fabric.
"There is rarely one jacket that I can wear while training, ice climbing, and on big Himalayan peaks. This jacket fills that need. It gives me the perfect warmth and venting options no matter where I find myself."