15/10/2011 14:24:35

Words by tcsh

New Synthetic Insulation Jackets – In Stock Now

With a long, cold winter forecasted and the temperature gauge now definitely on a downward spiral its time to look at synthetic insulated jackets to keep you toasty through the coming months.  Often called belay jackets, synthetic insulation isn’t just for climbers.  Its super versatile, exceptionally warm for its weight and offers far better performance in wet conditions than more traditional Down filled clothing.  Synthetic insulated jackets come in various weights offering degrees of insulation from something equivalent to a traditional lightweight fleece to something almost as warm as the beefiest of Down jackets.  They excel in the cold, but often damp conditions that so typical of the British winter, and that’s why they appeal to UK based winter climbers and mountaineers.

Check out some of the synthetic insulated gear we have in stock this season.



The Berghaus Asgard Hybrid Jacket is a revolution in winter layers, combining the excellent warmth to weight ration of Hydrophobic Down with the weather resistance of PrimaLoft® Insulation


Also available in a women’s version


The Mammut Stratus Hybrid Jacket is an innovative and stunningly effective design; Half way between a softshell and an insulated jacket, it is the ideal jacket for being active in very cold conditions.



The Montane Flux Jacket is a technical insulation layer, using Primaloft® Eco synthetic insulation for a superb warmth to weight ratio.

Our Price from £126.00,  r.r.p. £140.00


The Haglofs Womens Barrier II Q Hoody is a warm, comfortable and versatile winter insulated jacket that is ideal for a variety of uses, from mountaineering, and sking, to walking round the shops on a freezing cold day

Our Price from £112.50, r.r.p. £125.00

Also available in a men’s version

Using ultra lightweight Ecoinsulation, the Montane Prism 2.0 Jacket strikes a perfect combination between mid layer insulation and windproof and water resistant outer shell material


Available in a women’s version too – click here

The Rab Photon Jacket is a super versatile synthetic duvet jacket.  Light, packable and extremely warm.  Perfect for cold belay stances, lunch stops, winter walking and post activity pubbing.


Our Price from £103.50,  r.r.p. £120.00