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Outdoor Research Men's Ascendant Jacket

SKU# ORE_10695_EOL

The lightweight Ascendant Jacket™ cuts out the decision between a fleece and a puffer jacket for the best of both. It is made of Pertex® Microlight®, wind-resistant, movement-mirroring stretch fabric with quick-drying Polartec® Alpha® Insulation fabric underneath for superior breathability, warmth without weight, and a fleece-like feel. Other features include internal thumb loops, a storm flap and an adjustable hem to lock out the elements and pockets to stow small items and keep your hands warm. Perfect for alpine climbing, skiing, rock and trail adventures.

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  • Trim fit
  • Fabric Performance:
    • Active insulation
    • Water- and wind-resistant
    • Breathable
    • Lightweight
    • Movement-mirroring stretch
  • Design features:
    • Internal front storm flap
    • Internal thumb loops
    • Zipped chest pocket
    • Dual handwarmer pockets
    • Key clip
  • Functional details:
    • Single separating centre front zip
    • LowPro Binding™ hood and cuffs
    • Elastic drawcord hem to further seal out the elements


Length from Centre Back 76cm
Average Weight 332g (Large)
Made From Shell: Pertex® Microlight, 100% nylon 20D ripstop stretch woven
Insulation/lining: 95g/m2 Polartec® Alpha® Direct Insulation, 100% polyester


Polartec® Alpha®: is a highly compressible fabric that was originally developed for the U.S. Special Forces when they required a more advanced insulating material in their combat uniforms. This fabric is a new technology with active insulation that regulates core body temperatures during both dynamic and static activities. This latest advancement in adaptable breathability helps eliminate the need for shedding or adding layers while on the move. The benefits: superior breathability, warmth without weight, packable, fast drying and easy care.


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