Montane Ajax Jacket

Technical, versatile mountain shell
444g Weight (approx)
Code: MAJJA
  • From $380.00

Description

Extremely versatile and tough GORE-TEX mountain shell combining lightweight 40 Denier fabric with 70 Denier reinforcements in high abrasion areas and a helmet compatible hood and articulated arms. The Ajax Jacket is ideal for climbers, mountaineers and mountain walkers looking for a no-nonsense, uncompromising waterproof shell jacket.

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  • Waterproof 
  • Breathable
  • Durable 
  • 3 point adjustment hood
  • Helmet compatible hood
  • External chest pocket
  • 2 water resistant hand pockets (fit OS map)

CONSTRUCTION

  • Constructed from lightweight 40 Denier GORE-TEX® combined with tough 70 Denier GORE-TEX® in high abrasion areas where a pack, harness or rope impacts on the shoulders, upper arms, chest and waist
  • Durable Water Repellency (DWR) for effective water shedding
  • 12 – 13 stitch count per inch on all seams versus a typical industry average of 8, creating a tight, clean and strong seam
  • 3mm seam allowance throughout 

PATTERNING AND DESIGN

  • Articulated arms for high reach movement, tailored specifically to prevent hem lift
  • Dropped back hem for enhanced weather protection

HOOD CONFIGURATION

  • Fully adjustable 3 point hood designed to fit comfortably with a helmet 
  • Adjustable face aperture with internal cord exits 
  • Rear hood volume compression for a close fit around head 
  • Stiffened hood peak gives stability and wired edge allows adjustability
  • Tall collar offers storm protection to the face
  • Internal elastic loop and hook on rear hood compression drawcord allows hood to be rolled down and stowed away whilst not in use in windy conditions

POCKET CONFIGURATION

  • Two map-sized A-line hand pockets with YKK matte AquaGuard® zips positioned clear of a backpack hip belt or climbing harness 
  • Zipped chest pocket with YKK matte AquaGuard®, designed to fit GPS or mobile phone without bounce during movement
  • Ergonomic lightweight zip pullers make use easier when wearing gloves

CENTRE FRONT ZIP

  • Full length YKK matte AquaGuard® front zip that is highly water resistant 
  • Internal storm guard behind centre front zip with press stud to secure hem and prevent further weather entry
  • Roll over chinguard lined with brushed fine microfleece for comfort for easnext to the mouth and chin
  • Ergonomic centre front zip pullers for ease of use when wearing gloves

CUFF AND SLEEVES CONFIGURATION

  • Shaped easy to use cuffs with adjustable hook and loop tabs for a close fit around wrists or gloves 

WAIST AND HEM CONSTRUCTION

  • Adjustable hem with cinchable drawcord, easy to use cordlocks, and excess cord management system

FURTHER FEATURES

  • Rear external Montane hang loop
  • GORE-TEX
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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • Overall Performance
  • Quality
  • Value for Money
  • Review Date - 15th October 2019
  • Product Reviewing? - Colour: MERCURY, Size: M
  • Would you recommend this product? - Yes
  • Gender - Male

I have only had this for a few weeks, but already a lifesaver in heavy, and long lasting rain. Lightweight vs my other 3L goretex jackets, packs up small and has plenty of pocket space. Pit vents and a two way main zip would make this epic. I find the arms too long, by 1-2 inches, but not a deal breaker given the build quality of the jacket. Picked this up at a discount, so good value for money too vs other big name brands. Highly recommended

October 15, 2019
MAW
  • Overall Performance
  • Quality
  • Value for Money
  • Review Date - 31st May 2018
  • Product Reviewing? - Colour: ARBOR GREEN, Size: M
  • Would you recommend this product? - Yes
  • Gender - Male

This jacket does exactly what it says on the tin. It's comfy, with the right amount of space, so it never feels restricting. It keeps me properly dry, even in high activity in pouring rain. It has an extra layer of material where pack straps rub, which will sort the old problem of wear at the shoulders. It doesn't rustle, which makes it invaluable for moving quietly. It's long enough to cover the top of my legs. Great jacket.

May 31, 2018
Rod Meiktila 148
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