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Men's Vapour-Rise™ Alpine Light Jacket

£145.00

Our VR Alpine Light Jacket is always in its element. With fast-wicking liner, breathable softshell and easy-vent chest pockets, it brings you all-day mountain dryness, however intense it gets.

Temperature Regulating
Quick Drying
Wind Resistant
Lightweight
Active Mountain Sport

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

Our VR Alpine Light Jacket is always in its element. With fast-wicking liner, breathable softshell and easy-vent chest pockets, it brings you all-day mountain dryness, however intense it gets.

As the middle of our three new Vapour-Rise™ layers, the VR Alpine Light Jacket strikes the perfect balance between insulation, breathability and protection. It uses a shell made from lightweight Pertex® Quantum Air, alongside a combination of VR Wicking and VR Airflow polyester linings to transport excess moisture away from the body. It then creates a thermoregulating ‘microclimate’ between the layers, which keeps the wearer warm as well as dry. In addition to a belay-friendly double-ended front zip, the VR Alpine Light Jacket features a pair of oversized zipped chest pockets for additional venting and a lightweight elasticated hood and cuffs to help keep the weight down to just 312g.

Our VR Alpine Light Jacket’s approach to insulation is built on two years of applied field testing with the Association of Mountaineering Instructors. Warm, dry and uniquely versatile, it is an all-weather mountain layer you need never take off.

Vapour-Rise™ System

The Rab Vapour-Rise™ system provides superior levels of comfort and protection in softshell garments. Vapour-Rise™ balances wicking, warmth, and wind resistance to maintain a comfortable micro-climate within the garment suitable for a wide range of activity levels and weather conditions. It is best worn either next to skin, or more commonly over a wicking base layer. A micro-pile inner effectively wicks moisture away from the skin, and a Pertex® Equilibrium outer draws this moisture to the outside of the fabric where it dries quickly. The outer is also wind resistant and the DWR finish sheds rain and snow.

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

Climbing
Mountaineering
Hill Walking
Multi-day Trekking

Key Specs

  • Fit:Regular
  • Weight:312g/11oz
  • Product Code:QVR-69

Features

  • Lightweight elasticated hood for protection
  • Body mapped fast-wicking lining for comfort
  • Wind resistant and highly breathable Pertex Quantum Air shell fabric
  • YKK® oversize chest pockets provide storage and venting
  • YKK vislon double ended full length front zip
  • Lightweight elasticated cuffs and adjustable hem
  • Main Fabric: Pertex Quantum Air, 37g/m², with DWR. Air Perm; 10-15cfm
  • Lining: VR Wicking (102g/m²), with VR Airflow (75g/m²)
  • Composition: 100% polyamide outer with 100% polyester lining (55% recycled) and 100% polyester mesh

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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Tested to perfection

Erprobt, weiterentwickelt und perfektioniert

Des produits rigoureusement testés pour un résultat parfait

Fusing innovative materials with cutting-edge research, the new generation of Vapour-Rise™remains true to Rab Carrington’s original concept. Tested to perfection, this is the ultimate all-day mountain system - whatever the weather, activity or intensity. 

Sie gipfelt in der Kombination aus den aktuellsten, innovativsten Materialien und modernster Technologie. Wir haben all das, was möglich ist, in seine Einzelteile zerlegt und neu zusammengefügt, ohne vom Originalkonzept von Rab Carrington abzuweichen.

Nous sommes partis de nouvelles matières innovantes et des dernières études effectuées dans le domaine pour démanteler et revisiter les possibles, tout en restant fidèle au concept de départ pensé par Rab Carrington.

Vapour-Rise - the ultimate all-in-one mountain system

Vapour-Rise - l'ultime système tout-en-un pour la montagne

Vapour-Rise - das ultimative, vollkommene Gebirgssystem

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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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