Montane’s Axion Neo Alpha jacket is British first

Montane is the first British brand to use Polartec® NeoShell® and Polartec® Alpha® in the same jacket.  Awarded a Polartec® APEX Award in June this jacket was selected based on its innovative use of Polartec® fabrics, design, workmanship and style.  The Axion jacket will hit the outdoor shops in September 2014.

Montane Axion Jacket 


Montane is the first British brand to harness the benefit of Polartec’s highly acclaimed Alpha insulation beneath award-winning Polartec® NeoShell® in the Axion Neo Alpha jacket which has been designed for ski mountaineering, touring and extreme winter mountaineering.  This combination is a popular choice for many outdoor enthusiasts but never before has there been a jacket that offers the combination in one, weatherproof package.  Other brands will offer this combination but Montane is the first British brand to do so.

The Polartec® NeoShell outer shell offers the Axion Neo Alpha jacket complete waterproof protection and a very high level of breathability.  The Polartec® Alpha® insulation used throughout the entire jacket ensures “on-the-go-warmth” with high breathability.  The two multi-award winning Polartec® technologies offer the wearer waterproof, insulated, breathable protection in a 980g package.

Technical, roll away hood, fully adjustable climbing helmet compatible with three points of adjustment; 

Hood visor with stiffened wired peak

Removable snow skirt with Polartec® NeoShell® front placket with snaps for security

2 x deep, A-line climbing and pack compatible hand warmer pockets with waterproof zips

Left arm sleeve pocket with YKK Aqua Guard® zip

2 x internal mesh pockets one with zip closure; the other water bottle compatible


Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL; Weight: 980g; Fit:  High Mountain; SRP: £360

Further information

We're currently testing this jacket at altitude in the Ecrins National Park. Review to follow...We know already it's too warm for some!!!


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