Ideal for a wide range of mountain activities, the Vital Windshell Hoody is a lightweight hooded jacket, that offers instant protection from the wind when the weather turns.
Made with a durable Hyperlite™ windproof outer, the Vital Windshell Hoody is a simple but essential piece of mountain clothing, providing extra protection as you approach a summit, or any exposed position. Weighing just 160g, it doesn’t compromise on features, including elasticated hood with stiffened peak and rear volume adjustment, so it stays in place even in strong winds. Featuring two YKK® hand pockets, a YKK® front zip with internal storm flap, part elasticated cuffs, and half hem drawcord, the fit can be adjusted for additional protection. An integrated internal stuffsack ensures it takes up minimal space in your pack.
Offering protection when you need it, the Vital Windshell Hoody is a key piece for anyone looking to reduce weight while moving quickly through the mountains.
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