For days spent getting after it in the mountains under uncertain skies, make sure to bring along the Ortovox Merino Windbreaker for windproof, moisture-wicking, and odor-resistant performance. Crafted from a merino wool blend, and coated with DWR, this jacket does its job to fend off wind, light rain, and funky odors, while also pulling sweat away from your skin and maintaining high levels of breathability. This combination of materials makes for a much more comfortable next-to-skin fit than traditional wind shells. The close-fitting hood adds coverage in inclement weather and uses an embedded elastic band to keep it in place without limiting your field of view. Rounding things out, an elastic hem, cuffs, and longer sleeve cut bolster your protection against the elements.
- Versatile windbreaker jacket for protection in varying weather
- Merino wool blend wicks sweat and fights funky odors
- DWR coating gives you reliable defense against light rain
- Regular fit allows room for layers underneath
- Self-adjusting hood blends coverage with a clear view
- Zippered chest pocket stows the jacket when the sun comes out
- Item #ORT00CD
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: Large
- Height: 6'7"
- Weight: 180lbs
This is a crazy jacket, what feels like a nylon windbreak is actually over 50% merino wool!!! This makes the jacket feel amazing on your skin, wick moisture, and breath like no other wind breaker. It is totally windproof and light weight plus it will work in a light rain. I basically carry this with me in the mountain everyday because its so small and light I do not notice it till I need it and then I am stoked to have it.
This thing is great for running when its chilly out or if its windy.
I just got it this spring but am super excited to use it layered over a softshell this winter when I am skiing.
I am a full time, year-round mountain guide and a member of the Ortovox North American team I received this gear to test and use.