Designed as active alpine insulation for cold, high-output days of skiing, climbing, snowshoeing or hiking, the Women’s Helix Vest combines sustainable materials with a technical design. In the body there is MerinoLOFT insulation, which provides a warm, breathable and natural alternative to synthetic insulations, and the stitch-free patterning ensure maximum warmth. The recycled polyester face fabric features a DWR that sheds light precipitation. Merino jersey stretch side panels help regulate body temperature on active days, and the 100% merino lining ensures a cozy feel inside. Zippered hand and chest pockets keep small essentials like lip balm, snacks and your phone close at hand.
New improved fit for maximum comfort and range of motion
Zoned quilting for optimal comfort and thermal regulation
Internal storm flap with comfort notch at neckline
Secure zippered front chest pocket and internal chest stash pocket
Why Icebreaker Merino?
Construction: 70gm MerinoLOFT insulation. 100% Recycled polyester. 46% Nylon, 38% Merino wool, 16% Lycra side panels
Benefits: Warmth, Comfort, Breathability, Odour Resistance
Best for: Outdoor & Hiking, Travel & Lifestyle
Care: Machine wash. Dries fast in the shade, but do not tumble dry. Exact instructions on the care label.
The merino is an ancient breed of alpine sheep. Over millions of years they evolved a superfine, highly breathable fleece to protect them from freezing winters and scorching summers. It will do the same for you.
Merino naturally keeps you warm in cold weather and cool in warm weather.
Merino absorbs and releases vapour to prevent overheating and clamminess.
Merino gives you extra protection against the sun's harmful rays, naturally.
Naturally anti-bacterial, it can be worn for days without washing.