The Surge Jacket is a light, packable and breathable GORE-TEX C-Knit mountain shell. Featured with versatility in mind, the Jacket offers weather protection for mountain walkers and backpackers.
Engineered for serious outdoor enthusiasts, the Montane Surge Jacket offers year-round comfort and performance in changeable mountain environments. Lightweight, packable and highly breathable thanks to its waterproof 3-layer GORE-TEX® fabric these fully featured jackets are one’s you can truly rely on no matter the weather.
Fully featured for long days on the hill and in the mountains, with a fully adjustable roll-away hood, water resistant YKK AquaGuard® zips, large volume hand-warmer pockets, internal bonded storage pocket and easy use low profile ‘penny’ cordlock adjustable hem. Combined with lightweight, highly breathable 3-layer GORE-TEX® with GORE® C-KNIT™ backer technology that gives exceptional levels of moisture management and extended comfort ensuring that the Montane Surge Jacket is the ultimate four seasons walking companion.
Products with Gore-Tex C-Knit Backer Technology offer less weight, better breathability and improved packability compared to previous Gore products. The smooth texture of the knit backing also feels softer, helping the jacket slide on and off over other layers easier.
The Montane Surge Jacket offers the same high level of waterproofing as the Gore-Tex Pro jackets (Endurance Pro + Alpine Pro) but is 15% more breathable thanks to it's Gore-Tex C-Knit fabric. It's still not as breathable as the Gore-Tex Active jackets (Spine) but it does offer a higher waterproofing in comparison, meaning the Surge lies somewhere in-between the two.
So if your after a highly versatile jacket that offers excellent water protection with high levels of breathability, the Surge is the one.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear
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