Synthetic insulation and ultralight materials in a pullover style shell.
Extensive sizing and feature set available.
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Due to Apex supply issues this product is currently unavailable.
The is the big sibling to the JMT Jacket. With more features and a roomy fit, the APEX insulated PCT Pullover excels during adverse weather conditions, or in any circumstance where moisture can infiltrate the insulation.
The warm puffy to wear during cold activities; short recovery breaks; freezing nights and mornings in camp; or as a boosting layer for sleeping.
Starting with a bare bones layout the PCT can be configured with or without an extensive feature set.
With 8 basic sizes as starting points, one can further customize with sleeve and body length adjustments.
APEX by Climashield, a superior continuous filament synthetic insulation, is the choice here.
We have 2 weights available. For summer season mountain use in the continental US (and the Alps) the 2.5 oz/yd level is appropriate. Shoulder season users can select the 3.6 Apex level.
We also offer a variable fill application, with warmer core and lighter weight arms and hood.
The APEX specs:
2.5 oz/yd Climashield APEX - 85 g/m - light, compact, 2 season
3.6 oz/yd Climashield APEX - 122 g/m - more weight/bulk, 3 season
Shell, 10d ripstop nylon: Finely textured, comfortable and about the lightest material possible for practical shell use. Very breathable with minimal moisture repellency.
Shell, 15d ripstop nylon: While only 15d this fabric is a significant step up in durability and tear strength over the 10d. Almost ultralight certified, with just a slight weight penalty between ¾ - 1½ ounces depending on size.
Liner, 10d taffeta: Black non-ripstop smooth weave.
The chart below outlines the many options for sizing the PCT Jacket. The cut is generally aimed at providing a roomy fit, easily accommodating layering and backcountry utility.
Either way, since these are built to order we saw no reason to limit the choices. 8 general sizes can be combined with custom sleeve and back lengths. Have at it!