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Men's Microlight Down Vest

€160.00

Need a lightweight down gilet for multi-activity insulation? With recycled down and body-mapped baffles, our Microlight Vest delivers core warmth without restricted movement or wasted weight.

Lightweight
Warm
Windproof
Packable

How to measure

Dimensions

Rab Size Chest Waist Sleeve
XXS  86cm 71cm 81cm
XS  90cm 71cm 83cm
94cm 76cm 83cm
102cm 81cm 86cm
109cm 86cm 89cm
XL  117cm 91cm 91cm
XXL  122cm 96cm 91cm

N.B. The table above shows body measurements not garment measurements.

Rab Size Chest Waist Sleeve
XXS 34in 28in 32in
XS 35.5in 28in 33in
S 37in 30in 33in
M 40in 32in 34in
L 43in 34in 35in
XL 46in 36in 36in
XXL 48in 38in 36in

N.B. The table above shows body measurements not garment measurements.

How to Measure

For Arm length measure from the centre back of your neck to your wrist.

Measure the full circumference of your Chest just below your armpits.

For your Waist find the top of your hip and measure the full circumference.

Fit Descriptions

Passform Beschreibung

Description Des Coupes

All garments are designed and fitted to suit their intended end use.  See below for a general description of our fit categories: 

Wir orientieren uns bei der Wahl des Designs und des Schnitts unserer Kleidungsstücke an deren vorgesehener Verwendung.  Im Folgenden findest du eine allgemeine Beschreibung der verschiedenen Passformen: 

Tous les vêtements sont conçus et coupés en fonction de leur utilisation finale prévue.  Vous trouverez ci-dessous une description générale de nos catégories de coupes : 

Slim

Schmal (Slim) 

Slim

A streamlined silhouette. Cut trim following the contours of the body. Expertly placed articulation of seams and the use of stretch fabric ensure maximum freedom of movement in these close-fitting items. 

Ein eng anliegender Schnitt. Der Schnitt folgt den Körperkonturen. Dank einer fachmännischen Nahtführung und dem Einsatz von Stretchmaterialien garantieren diese eng anliegenden Artikel dennoch maximale Bewegungsfreiheit. 

Une silhouette épurée. Coupe suivant les contours du corps. L’expertise du placement de l'articulation des coutures et l'utilisation d'un tissu extensible assurent une liberté de mouvement maximale dans ces articles moulants. 

Regular

Normal

Classique

Neither slim nor loose. Regular fit items are the perfect balance of form fit and ease of movement.  

Zwischen eng anliegend und locker. Normal geschnittene Artikel sind der perfekte Mittelweg zwischen einem körperbetonten Schnitt und ausreichend Bewegungsfreiheit.

Ni slim ni ample. Les articles à la coupe classique présentent un équilibre parfait entre la forme et la liberté de mouvement.  

Relaxed

Relaxed

Relaxed

Our more generous fit. Cut loosely through the body allowing for ease of movement and additional layering. 

Großzügiger geschnitten. Der Schnitt sitzt locker am Körper und garantiert viel Bewegungsfreiheit mit ausreichend Platz für zusätzliche Schichten. 

Notre coupe plus généreuse. Découpe ample sur le corps pour faciliter les mouvements et les superpositions. 

Expedition

Expedition

Expédition 

Designed specifically to accommodate the layering system and equipment required for high altitude and polar expeditions. 

Speziell entwickelt, um die verschiedenen Schichten und die Ausrüstung unterzubringen, die für Hochgebirgs- und Polarexpeditionen erforderlich sind. 

Spécialement conçue en tenant compte du système de superposition des couches et des équipements nécessaires en haute altitude et pour les expéditions polaires. 

 
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Description

Need a lightweight down gilet for multi-activity insulation? With recycled down and body-mapped baffles, our Microlight Vest delivers core warmth without restricted movement or wasted weight.

Our classic Microlight Vest has been upgraded. In addition to a fresh, active-cut aesthetic, the use of zoned micro and nano baffle stitch-through construction ensures a more intelligent distribution of down, eliminating cold spots and delivering warmth exactly where it’s needed. Built exclusively from recycled fabrics, it uses 700FP P.U.R.E recycled down, alongside a 30D Pertex® Quantum ripstop nylon outer with a weather-resistant DWR coating. Practical mountain features include easy-stretch elasticated armholes, harness-friendly zipped pockets, a drawcord adjustable hem and a close-fitting collar. They also include a compact stuff sack and a weight of just 317g for the easiest possible carry.

Whether you want casual everyday warmth or a flexible mountain mid-layer, the new Microlight Vest is down insulation at its most accessible.

Pertex® Quantum Fabric

Pertex® Quantum uses a tightly woven structure to provide a light and soft fabric that allows insulation to fully loft. With down proof construction, a DWR finish and soft feel, it's a lightweight and packable windproof fabric offering excellent weather protection.

Performance

Lightness

Light Ultralight

Stretch

Low Stretch High Stretch

Breathability

Breathable Highly Breathable

Waterproof

Non-Waterproof Highest Waterproof Rated

Durability

Durable Highly Durable

Insulation

Non-Insulated Highly Insulated

Pack Size

Moderate Pack Size Ultra Low Pack Size

Windproof Level

Non-Windproof Highly Windproof
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These ratings compare our products to each other. All our products, at any rating, are of the highest quality.

Activities

Hill Walking
General Use
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Key Specs

  • Fit:Regular
  • Weight:317g/11.2oz
  • Product Code:QDB-18

Features

  • Close fitting down filled collar
  • Zoned lightweight micro and nano baffle stitch-through construction
  • Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon fabrics are soft and packable
  • YKK® zipped hand pockets and large zipped chest pocket
  • Drawcord adjustable hem
  • Main Fabric: Recycled 30D nylon Pertex Quantum, 50g/m², with DWR
  • Lining: Recycled 20D nylon, 38g/m²
  • Insulation: Recycled 700 fill-power down Nikwax hydrophobic (water-resistant) finish (118g Size L
  • Composition: 100% recycled polyamide outer with 100% recycled polyamide lining
  • Stuff sack included

How to measure

Dimensions

Rab Size Chest Waist Sleeve
XXS  86cm 71cm 81cm
XS  90cm 71cm 83cm
94cm 76cm 83cm
102cm 81cm 86cm
109cm 86cm 89cm
XL  117cm 91cm 91cm
XXL  122cm 96cm 91cm

N.B. The table above shows body measurements not garment measurements.

Rab Size Chest Waist Sleeve
XXS 34in 28in 32in
XS 35.5in 28in 33in
S 37in 30in 33in
M 40in 32in 34in
L 43in 34in 35in
XL 46in 36in 36in
XXL 48in 38in 36in

N.B. The table above shows body measurements not garment measurements.

How to Measure

For Arm length measure from the centre back of your neck to your wrist.

Measure the full circumference of your Chest just below your armpits.

For your Waist find the top of your hip and measure the full circumference.

Fit Descriptions

Passform Beschreibung

Description Des Coupes

All garments are designed and fitted to suit their intended end use.  See below for a general description of our fit categories: 

Wir orientieren uns bei der Wahl des Designs und des Schnitts unserer Kleidungsstücke an deren vorgesehener Verwendung.  Im Folgenden findest du eine allgemeine Beschreibung der verschiedenen Passformen: 

Tous les vêtements sont conçus et coupés en fonction de leur utilisation finale prévue.  Vous trouverez ci-dessous une description générale de nos catégories de coupes : 

Slim

Schmal (Slim) 

Slim

A streamlined silhouette. Cut trim following the contours of the body. Expertly placed articulation of seams and the use of stretch fabric ensure maximum freedom of movement in these close-fitting items. 

Ein eng anliegender Schnitt. Der Schnitt folgt den Körperkonturen. Dank einer fachmännischen Nahtführung und dem Einsatz von Stretchmaterialien garantieren diese eng anliegenden Artikel dennoch maximale Bewegungsfreiheit. 

Une silhouette épurée. Coupe suivant les contours du corps. L’expertise du placement de l'articulation des coutures et l'utilisation d'un tissu extensible assurent une liberté de mouvement maximale dans ces articles moulants. 

Regular

Normal

Classique

Neither slim nor loose. Regular fit items are the perfect balance of form fit and ease of movement.  

Zwischen eng anliegend und locker. Normal geschnittene Artikel sind der perfekte Mittelweg zwischen einem körperbetonten Schnitt und ausreichend Bewegungsfreiheit.

Ni slim ni ample. Les articles à la coupe classique présentent un équilibre parfait entre la forme et la liberté de mouvement.  

Relaxed

Relaxed

Relaxed

Our more generous fit. Cut loosely through the body allowing for ease of movement and additional layering. 

Großzügiger geschnitten. Der Schnitt sitzt locker am Körper und garantiert viel Bewegungsfreiheit mit ausreichend Platz für zusätzliche Schichten. 

Notre coupe plus généreuse. Découpe ample sur le corps pour faciliter les mouvements et les superpositions. 

Expedition

Expedition

Expédition 

Designed specifically to accommodate the layering system and equipment required for high altitude and polar expeditions. 

Speziell entwickelt, um die verschiedenen Schichten und die Ausrüstung unterzubringen, die für Hochgebirgs- und Polarexpeditionen erforderlich sind. 

Spécialement conçue en tenant compte du système de superposition des couches et des équipements nécessaires en haute altitude et pour les expéditions polaires. 

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Sustainable Performance

Performances durables

Nachhaltige Performance

Years of experience go into the design, creation and realisation of all of our products. Behind this stands a deep respect and love for the mountains we play, explore and adventure in. Inspired by this, the updated Microlight Collection is devoted to everything we’re passionate about - performance, technology and the environment.

Une longue expérience sous-tend la création et la réalisation de tous nos produits, ainsi qu’un amour et un profond respect pour la montagne, notre terrain de jeu favori. Ainsi, la collection Microlight revisitée est axée sur toutes les choses qui nous passionnent depuis toujours : amélioration des performances, innovations technologiques et environnement.

Unsere jahrelange Erfahrung wird in Design, Kreation und Umsetzung aller unserer Produkte mehr als deutlich. Dahinter verbirgt sich ein tiefer Respekt und eine große Liebe für die Bergwelt, durch die wir Streifzüge machen und in der wir Abenteuer erleben dürfen. Die überarbeitete Microlight Collection wird von ihr inspiriert und ist all dem gewidmet, woran unser Herz hängt – Performance, Technologie und die Umwelt.

The Microlight Collection

La collection Microlight

Die Microlight Collection

Shipping

Rab ships throughout the EU Europe via DPD. Orders over €50 qualify for Free Shipping, otherwise, a flat rate of €8.00 will be charged per order under €50. We will aim to ship orders placed Monday - Friday before 1:00 pm the same day, although this is not guaranteed. Orders placed on weekends will ship on the following Monday

For more information regarding shipping, including shipping charges and estimated delivery times, please visit our help centre.

Returns

If you are unhappy with your purchase, please return it to us within 28 days of receipt. The item(s) must be in resalable condition with tags attached. We are currently unable to exchange items and will refund products returned to us under the policy above.

Please note, we are not able to accept returns for underwear unless the product is faulty or damaged. We advise that you use a recorded courier service to return your item(s) as we cannot be responsible for items lost in the post.

For more information regarding returns and warranty, please see our help centre.

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