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Rab Microlight Alpine Womens Jacket

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The Women's Microlight Alpine Jacket from Rab takes the theme of lightweight down garments a stage further. Constructed from incredibly lightweight yet durable Pertex Microlight 30 denier outer shell, the Microlight Alpine Jacket at only 375g still packs in a heart warming 140g of superior quality European goose down insulation with a fill power of 750+ which is coated with a Nikwax hydrophobic solution that makes the down carry on insulating even it it becomes damp, just like synthetic insulation only lighter and warmer.

 

Grafted onto the collar, the fully insulated down hood of the Women's Microlight Alpine Jacket offers a greater degree of protection from the elements, and just like the rest of the jacket, being specifically cut for women, is constructed using mini stitch-through baffles to stabilise the position of the down. Two zipped hand warmer pockets provide a welcome refuge for frozen digits, and the single zipped chest pocket caters for any small essential items.

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750 Fill Power Down
750 Fill Power Down is high quality down which offers lightweight warmth and low pack size. High quality down gives lower weight but higher heat retention than lower fill power down.
Adjustable Hood
Garments with an Adjustable Hood feature draw cords with toggles or other adjustment mechanisms, to change the size and shape of the hood to better fit the head of the wearer. Such hoods usually adjust independently around the head, and around the face, for a snug fit and optimum weather protection.
Hydrophobic Down
Down has been treated in a water-repellent solution to enhance down water resistance, improve dry time, and enable loft to be retained far longer in wet conditions than untreated down. In short, hydrophobic down is not as sensitive to getting wet, so is a great improvement over untreated down in unpredictable real-world conditions.
Lightweight
Lightweight products feature lightweight materials and constructions to reduce the user’s load and aid mobility. Lightweight clothing products are thin and provide very little or no cushioning and insulation. They are best used for high-intensity or warm-weather pursuits, or employed as part of a layering system.
Stitched-Through construction
Stitched-Through Construction: down garments and equipment constructed using a stitch through construction which helps keep down in place and reduce clumping. This construction is used mostly on mid to low weight down items.
Pertex
Pertex develop new, lighter, stronger and more technical fabrics for brands to use on their outdoor clothing and equipment. Pertex is used on items which range as far as down sleeping bags to lightweight waterproofs. Pertex have a range of fabrics which each has it's own area of expertise.
DWR
DWR. Durable Water Repellent, is a coating added to fabrics to help add to their water repellency and shed water and snow more effectively.
Packs Small
This garment Packs down Small and comes with it's own stuff sack so it packs small to take up less room in your pack and can be easily accessed in case of a downpour.
Rip Stop
Rip Stop is a lightweight nylon fabric with interwoven rip-stop reinforcement threads in a cross hatch pattern. It's woven with a coarse, strong warp and filling yarns at intervals so that tears will not spread. Rip-stop is used in construction of hot air balloons and yacht sails but in this case very effectively on outdoor clothing.
YKK Zips
YKK Zips are used for their robustness and exceptional quality. YKK uses locking teeth to create a barrier between you and the elements.
Pertex Microlight
Pertex Microlight offers some of the softest and lightest fabric in the Pertex range; essential when grams and ounces count.

Activity Backpacking
Activity Mountaineering
Activity Walking
Colour Red

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    28th September 2018. said:

    This jacket exceeded my expections. It is so light and looks great and I love the fact that it is slightly longer at the back. I take a size 14 allowing for a jumper and it fits perfect. I am just back from Sweden and it has kept me so warm. I did notice on my first wearing that a couple of feathers/down appeared to be protruding from the sleave. Having pulled these through the fabric this seems to have solved the problem. My husband also had the same issue when he purchased his jacket earlier this year. Thanks RAB from two happy customers.

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    26th September 2018. said:

    Great down jacket which I took with me to trek the Annapurna Circuit in April 2018. Comes with a cute little stuff sack to put into when not wearing which is handy! This jacket kept me super warm and I loved the colour. Only down-side is that I'm usually a size 10 and I should have bought a size 12 to take into account the extra layers I would wear underneath, as the size 10 is a bit tight when I wear a fleece jacket underneath. Would buy this jacket again!!

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    9th June 2018. said:

    Bought this jacket for my wife to wear. Great quality and very light weight, perfect for those chilly mornings when the temperature is in single digits. Definitely recommend this brand given it's competitive pricing compared with the other well known brands in Australia.

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    16th May 2018. said:

    Great light weight coat, that is both warm and packable.

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    6th February 2018. said:

    Great,warm and light weight jacket

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    2nd January 2018. said:

    Bought this as an xmas present for my wife. She absolutely loves it. Extremely light,but extremely warm and a great fit too. Great value for money!!

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    11th December 2017. said:

    Love this jacket, fits well, lovely and warm.

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    4th December 2017. said:

    A very light down jacket with a really good choice of colours.I found the sizing to be accurate, an excellent warm jacket for many activities.

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    20th November 2017. said:

    the delivery was surprisingly very fast. Havent got the chance to wear the jacket out yet. Nonetheless it feels warm and comfy

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    6th November 2017. said:

    I had been looking for a multi-purpose jacket to take travelling and camping for a few months now. I finally settled on the Rab Microlight Jacket having done significant online research and reading multiple reviews. I've had the jacket for a couple of weeks now and am super impressed with both it's quality and performance. The jacket feels really rugged (I'm always concerned that down jackets may be a bit flimsy) and it's really warm! I can't wait to test it in colder temperatures and camping conditions. In terms of fit, the jacket is really comfortable. I was concerned about sizing as many reviews refer to its smaller fit, however it fits me perfectly and looks great on - not too bulky. I am generally a size Small and ordered the same. I can easily get a couple of layers under this jacket without feeling constricted. Overall, I am really happy with my Rab. It's early days but I can already see the value in my purchase and know it will get a lot of use over the coming years. Would recommend!

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    6th November 2017. said:

    I had been looking for a multi-purpose jacket to take travelling and camping for a few months now. I finally settled on the Rab Microlight Jacket having done significant online research and reading multiple reviews. I've had the jacket for a couple of weeks now and am super impressed with both it's quality and performance. The jacket feels really rugged (I'm always concerned that down jackets may be a bit flimsy) and it's really warm! I can't wait to test it in colder temperatures and camping conditions. In terms of fit, the jacket is really comfortable. I was concerned about sizing as many reviews refer to its smaller fit, however it fits me perfectly and looks great on - not too bulky. I am generally a size Small and ordered the same. I can easily get a couple of layers under this jacket without feeling constricted. Overall, I am really happy with my Rab. It's early days but I can already see the value in my purchase and know it will get a lot of use over the coming years. Would recommend!