How warm is a Rab Microlight jacket?

How warm is a Rab Microlight jacket?

-13 degrees Celsius
The challenge for Rab – and a lot of other outdoor gear brands – is now to develop a rugged and effective PFC-free DWR-coating on the outer Pertex Quatum fabric. The jacket kept me warm at -13 degrees Celsius and is capable of resisting wet conditions well.

Does Rab have sale?

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Do Rab jackets run big?

I’ve had many Rab down jackets & for belay purposes, I’d definitely size up to the large. I find Rab does run a bit smaller/slimmer than other brands. Climbing friend! If you are eating the American meal of supersized most fattening then please order the large jacket and do not complain of European “slim” sizing.

Is the Rab Womens Microlight Alpine Eco jacket waterproof?

Simply put, no. Your Microlight Jacket is not waterproof. The Microlight Alpine Jacket is designed for alpine climbers who want something light and packable that protects them against wind and snow.

Is Rab better than North Face?

Rab is far better quality than TNF nowadays.

Why are Rab coats so good?

These technical mountain jackets feature very high fill-power down and ultra-light outer materials to provide incredible warmth for their weight in full winter conditions. While all these jackets offer exceptional warmth for their weight, there is still variation in the range.

Where is Rab clothing made?

Everything is made at their factory in Sheffield, England. Outdoor clothing and sleeping bags. Buffalo products mostly have a Pertex outer and pile linings.

How tight should a Rab jacket be?

It does not need be a perfect fit, it’s fine if it’s a bit tight. Most of my winter trips have been in Scotland where folks wear hard shells all year round.

Are Rab small sizes?

RAB Clothing Size Charts

Chest Waist
Small 37″ – 94cm 30″ – 76cm
Medium 40″ – 102cm 32″ – 81cm
Large 43″ – 109cm 34″ – 86cm
X-Large 46″ – 117cm 36″ – 91cm

Can you wear rab down jacket in rain?

While this coat is spectacularly water-resistant for a down jacket, you should note, this coat will not replace a true rain layer. If you anticipate staying out in the rain for prolonged periods of time, you’ll need to bring a hardshell in addition to this layer.

What Colour is Beluga RAB?

I own the vest in the beluga color and I love it. It’s very warm and I often pair it with a light Arcteryx jacket. The color is a darker grey. Looks great and works well on the trail as it packs down very small.

Is Rab a good outdoor brand?

Some Rab stuff is indeed exceptional, other Rab stuff is distinctly average. Same goes for any brands! Only the very best should get into “Exceptional”, I’d have Paramo, Berhaus, Rab, TNF. Mountain Equipment as mainstream brands of good quality with some exceptional products, perhaps at the top of mid range.

Is the Rab microlight alpine hooded down jacket out of stock?

This product is currently out of stock , but we can notify you as soon as it’s back. Inspired by decades of experience in the mountains, the men’s Rab Microlight Alpine hooded down jacket is designed for situations where warmth, weight and packability are prime concerns.

What is a Rab® down jacket?

Down jackets and down insulation is where everything began for Rab® back in England in the 1980s. Since that point, Rab® down jackets have consistently represented the pinnacle of innovation in the outdoor industry. Read More…

Would the Rab jacket have worked for me?

I wish the Rab jacket had worked, because unlike the Arcteryx jacket, the Rab has treated hydrophobic down that can withstand getting wet to an extent. The fit might work for some people. It is narrower at the shoulders, but wider in the waist body than the Arcteryx fit.

How does the microlight alpine jacket fit?

The Microlight Alpine is considered a slim fit. It was large enough around the torso that we felt no constriction whatsoever, which is more than we can say about some other trim fitting jackets in the lineup. The coat has a loose enough fit that wearing a layer underneath is no problem.