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Xenair Light Jacket

$180.00

Breathable, compact, and lightweight, the Xenair Light Jacket is designed for high output activities with body mapped PrimaLoft® Gold Active+ insulation.

Breathable
Protective
Lightweight
Packable

How to measure

Dimensions

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

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

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

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

How to Measure

Wie misst man

Comment mesurer

ARM LENGTH: Measure horizontally from the centre of your back, across the shoulder, over a naturally bent elbow and down to the wrist fold.

CHEST: Measure the full circumference of your chest just below your armpits.

WAIST: Find the top of your hip and measure the full circumference around your body.

ARMLÄNGE: Miss waagrecht von der Mitte Deines Rückens über die Schulter und den natürlich gebeugten Ellenbogen bis zum Handgelenk-Knick.

BRUST: Miss den vollen Umfang Deiner Brust direkt unterhalb Deiner Achseln.

TAILLE: Miss an der oberste Stelle Deiner Hüfte den vollen Umfang Deines Körpers.

LONGUEUR DE BRAS: Mesurez horizontalement à partir du centre de votre dos, à travers l'épaule, sur un coude naturellement plié et jusqu'au pli du poignet.

POITRINE: Mesurez la circonférence complète de votre poitrine juste en dessous de vos aisselles.

TAILLE: Trouvez le haut de votre hanche et mesurez toute la circonférence autour de votre corps

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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Xenair Light Jacket $180 Sizing
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How it Performs

Lightness

Light Ultralight

Breathability

Breathable Highly Breathable

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 insulated jackets against each other. All our jackets, at any rating, are of the highest quality.

How it Performs

Lightness

Light Ultralight

Breathability

Breathable Highly Breathable

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 insulated jackets against each other. All our jackets, at any rating, are of the highest quality.

What It's Best For

Climbing
Mountaineering
Ski Mountaineering
Hill Walking
Multi-day Trekking

Behind the Design

Find out about the fabrics and features that make this gear unique.

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PrimaLoft® Gold Active+

Efficient synthetic insulation that provides just the right amount of warmth, breathability, and stretch to keep you moving fast and free, perfectly adapted to stop and start activites.

PrimaLoft® Gold Active+

Efficient synthetic insulation that provides just the right amount of warmth, breathability, and stretch to keep you moving fast and free, perfectly adapted to stop and start activites.

Pertex® Quantum Air

An open woven structure increases the air permeability of this highly breathable yet wind resistant fabric, perfectly suited to intense mountain pursuits.

Pertex® Quantum Air

An open woven structure increases the air permeability of this highly breathable yet wind resistant fabric, perfectly suited to intense mountain pursuits.

Body Mapping Technology

We select fabric according to what you need at that precise location, whether that's more stretch, protection or breathability. That means more efficient gear for you, your activity and the conditions, keeping you comfy from first step to last.

Body Mapping Technology

We select fabric according to what you need at that precise location, whether that's more stretch, protection or breathability. That means more efficient gear for you, your activity and the conditions, keeping you comfy from first step to last.

Synthetic vs Down Explained

What are the main differences between down and and synthetic insulation and what difference does it make for you out on the mountain?

Synthetic vs Down Explained

What are the main differences between down and and synthetic insulation and what difference does it make for you out on the mountain?

Xenair Collection

Impressively breathable, adaptable and versatile, Xenair is our synthetic insulation collection for mountain ascents. Intelligently body mapping different densities of insulation and air-permeable fabrics, they respond and regulate your temperature.

Xenair Collection

Impressively breathable, adaptable and versatile, Xenair is our synthetic insulation collection for mountain ascents. Intelligently body mapping different densities of insulation and air-permeable fabrics, they respond and regulate your temperature.

Tell Me More

The Xenair Light Jacket uses synthetic insulation and breathable outer fabrics, ideal for use as a warm midlayer or as a technical outer. Highly versatile and hardworking with a super low pack size, this synthetic insulated jacket is perfect for high energy activities, from fast hiking to mountaineering.

The Xenair Light Jacket is built with a Pertex® Quantum Air outer. This fabric has an open woven structure which allows air to flow through it freely, and a DWR finish easily shedding light rain and snow. With maximum breathability and weather protection, the Xenair Light Jacket is ideal for intense mountain activities.It is insulated with body mapped, recycled PrimaLoft® Gold Active+, strategically zoned to areas where extra warmth is needed. High heat areas, such as under the arms, are insulation free to aid temperature regulation.Designed with an articulated fit and adjustable hem, the Xenair Light Jacket enables full range of movement when negotiating challenging terrain. It has a full length YKK® VISLON® ® front zip with an insulated zip baffle and chin guard for comfort.

Featuring two concealed zipped hand pockets, one of which doubles as a stuff sack, and a concealed chest pocket, the Xenair Light Jacket has useful storage on short adventures when travelling fast and light.

The Specifics

  • Fit:Regular
  • Weight:254g/9.0oz (Size M)
  • Product Code:QIO-98
  • YKK® VISLON® front zip with insulated zip baffle and chin guard
  • 2 YKK® concealed zipped hand pockets, one of which doubles as an integrated stuff sack
  • YKK® concealed zip chest pocket
  • Body mapped insulation with zoned areas of uninsulated panels to aid thermoregulation
  • Elasticated gusset at the cuff with a low profile and draft-free thumb loop
  • Articulated sleeves for mobility. Adjustable hem
  • Outer Fabric - Lightweight, breathable 20D Pertex® Quantum Air ripstop fabric with acrylic coating (47gsm)
  • PrimaLoft® Gold Active+ synthetic insulation with 55% recycled content (40gsm)
  • Centre back length (Size M): 71cm / 28inch

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How to measure

Dimensions

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

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

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

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

How to Measure

Wie misst man

Comment mesurer

ARM LENGTH: Measure horizontally from the centre of your back, across the shoulder, over a naturally bent elbow and down to the wrist fold.

CHEST: Measure the full circumference of your chest just below your armpits.

WAIST: Find the top of your hip and measure the full circumference around your body.

ARMLÄNGE: Miss waagrecht von der Mitte Deines Rückens über die Schulter und den natürlich gebeugten Ellenbogen bis zum Handgelenk-Knick.

BRUST: Miss den vollen Umfang Deiner Brust direkt unterhalb Deiner Achseln.

TAILLE: Miss an der oberste Stelle Deiner Hüfte den vollen Umfang Deines Körpers.

LONGUEUR DE BRAS: Mesurez horizontalement à partir du centre de votre dos, à travers l'épaule, sur un coude naturellement plié et jusqu'au pli du poignet.

POITRINE: Mesurez la circonférence complète de votre poitrine juste en dessous de vos aisselles.

TAILLE: Trouvez le haut de votre hanche et mesurez toute la circonférence autour de votre corps

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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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.

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