Pro Review – Rab VR Lite Alpine Jacket


Pro Reviewer:


Ric is a North Wales based Guide who has a small guiding company called RPM Guiding. Ric teaches rock climbing and mountaineering in summer, and works as a backcountry ski and splitboard guide in winter.

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“This really does warrant the tag of ďversatileĒ. This is the item that I have worn everyday on the hill since I got it – apart from when it was in the wash…I must need another one!!
Itís very light and packable when itís in the bag, but warm when itís on. Amazingly it also breathes very well so you remain comfortable in a very broad range of conditions and temperatures. In the last 6 months I have used the VR jacket for UK rock climbing, mountain walking in all weather, UK winter mountaineering, January icefall climbing in the Alps, Alpine ski touring and splitboarding in windy, cold and also hot conditions. I use it as a mid or outer layer, combined with a thermal T base, and shell outer in the bag. It is a fantastic piece of kit with a comfortable yet snug fit, good hood, and sensible pockets. Furthermore it’s so easy to wash and dries really fast.”

Rab MeCo 120 Tee Features

  • Pertex Equilibrium outer fabric
  • Wicking Micro-Pile drop liner fabric
  • Adjustable under-helmet hood with wired peak and clip roll down closure
  • 2-way YKK front zip with internal storm flap and chin guard
  • 2 zipped Napoleon chest pockets
  • Zipped internal pocket
  • Hem drawcord
  • Velcro adjust on cuffs

Colour: Rust or Twilight
Weight: 330g

Full Rab VR Lite Alpine Jacket description here.

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