Great insulation, breathability and wind resistance, this is a vest not to be ignored. The Switch Vest from Mountain Equipment has all the features that make it a great outdoor piece of equipment. The Polartec Alpha was created for the US special forces. The fabric is a new technology with active insulation that regulates core body temperatures during both dynamic and static activities. This latest advancement in adaptable breathability helps eliminate the need of shedding or adding layers while on the move.
The Pontertorto Tecnopile 187 panels int he back and sides minimise bulk and dry even faster after a good trek. The Flatlock stitching is a type of seam that is sewn on a special machine. It looks similar to serging with its multiple threads, but it's sewn with one edge overlapped on top of the other.
Vests offer great freedom of movement and give your body core the protection it needs to keep warm. Here is a selection of a variety of fabrics all suited for the outdoors. Click here to view