Summer 2016

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JACKET AND PANTS PIZ BADILE Ortovox <br />Summer 2016


High-performance products for alpine tourers – that was the focus during the development of the new MERINO SHIELD SHELL softshell line.

Features such as robustness, comfort through freedom of movement and breathability were particularly important. The high proportion of Cordura® in the material mix ensures the best possible scuff resistance and longevity (min. 80,000 abrasion cycles in the Martindale test) and so offers optimum protection in the field. High freedom of movement is guaranteed thanks to highly elastic Lycra fibers – the material used in the jacket and pants can be stretched by 20%. To ensure that no water can permeate in from the outside, the surface of the jacket and pants is DWR-treated.

Merino wool on the interior also ensures great wear comfort and a pleasant microclimate. The jacket’s visual highlight is the large front pockets made from felted wool, which are easy to access even when wearing a backpack. The pants provide slip protection and have three pockets as well as an adjustable waistband and hem. The hem is fitted with a hook for fastening to shoes.