Montane Black Ice Jacket

Extreme conditions mountaineering expedition down-blend Jacket
706g Weight (approx)
Code: MBIJA
  • From $295.00

Description

This Black Ice Jacket is the most versatile down jacket ever created. Designed for rugged mountaineering days, it utilises PrimaLoft® GOLD Insulation Down Blend that enables the insulation to dry faster and stay warmer for longer. It features zoned boxwall panels in the main body helping to reduce the number of cold spots and creating evenly filled panels of high quality goose down and synthetic blend. Combined with stitch through construction in the sleeves for low bulk and increased freedom of movement. The Black Ice is perfect for cold winter days and nights either on the move or resting.

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  • Exceptional versatility
  • Designed for rugged mountaineering days
  • Natural / synthetic insulation blend
  • Zoned box wall and stitch through construction
  • Packable - waterproof storage dry bag
  • Lightweight, tough, water-resistant outer fabric
  • 3 point adjustable hood
  • 2 hand-warmer pockets
  • Additional external and internal pockets
  • Part elasticated adjustable cuffs
  • Internal waist adjustment

CONSTRUCTION, PATTERNING & DESIGN

  • Lightweight yet tough, Barrier Lite RS is a nylon rip-stop fabric with a DWR, perfect for protecting the down blend insulation
  • 250g of PrimaLoft® GOLD Insulation Down Blend fill, consisting of 70% 90/10 high quality water resistant goose down at 750+ fill, blended with 30% PrimaLoft® synthetic fill fibres
  • Certified through the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) and Track my Down™ traceability
  • PEAQ Down lining that is exceptionally comfortable next to the skin, highly breathable and fast drying
  • Classic boxwall construction throughout the main body
  • Stitch through construction on sleeves to reduce bulk and improve freedom of movement
  • Articulated arms for reach high movement and tailored specifically to reduce hem lift

INNOVATIVE PrimaLoft® INSULATION

  • The blend of water resistant goose down and PrimaLoft® synthetic insulation combines the warmth and packability of down with the fast drying and ‘warm when wet’ properties of synthetic fill

HOOD CONFIGURATION

  • Fully adjustable helmet compatible hood with three point adjustment
  • Adjustable face aperture with external cord exits for quick adjustment
  • Hood visor stiffened with a foam insert and a wire on the lip for adjustability
  • Barrier Lite RS lining inside hood for additional water repellency
  • 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 fine microfleece lined hand-warmer pockets with YKK VISLON® zips
  • External zipped chest pocket
  • Internal zipped security pocket and fine mesh water bottle pocket

CENTRE FRONT ZIP

  • Full length baffled two way YKK VISLON® front zip for ease of use with a backpack or climbing harness
  • Self fabric roll over beardguard with soft microfleece inner facing next to chin and mouth for extra comfort

CUFF AND SLEEVES CONFIGURATION

  • Part elasticated hook and loop adjustable cuffs with grab tabs for ease of use with gloves or mitts

WAIST AND HEM CONSTRUCTION

  • Internal waist drawcord adjustment for close fit around the body
  • Barrier Lite RS hem lining for additional storm protection
  • Adjustable hem to prevent spindrift entry and heat loss

FURTHER FEATURES

  • Own waterproof storage Montane dry bag
  • Barrier Lite RS
  • PrimaLoft® GOLD
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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • Overall Performance
  • Quality
  • Value for Money
  • Review Date - 28th May 2019
  • Product Reviewing? - Colour: BLACK, Size: M
  • Would you recommend this product? - Yes
  • Gender - Male

First of all I'm a big fan of Montane products. And the one item that made me a fan is this jacket. Since then I've bought 2 more jackets (Ultra Tour jacket and Minimus jacket) that is just great.

The Black Ice jacket fits great and snug, all the pockets are well placed (I love the fleece on the inside of them), it's warm but I've used it winter/spring/fall without overheating. In the winter I use it every single day, both casually and in the woods, and it shows little to now signs of wear. It's built tough.

One downside COULD be the hood. If you're not into the climbing thing, it could be a bit big and although you it's tightened, it could leave some excessive fabric. It's not a big thing, but still something to know.

Great work Montane!

May 28, 2019
Andreas
  • Overall Performance
  • Quality
  • Value for Money
  • Review Date - 21st January 2019
  • Product Reviewing? - Colour: BLACK, Size: XXL
  • Would you recommend this product? - Yes
  • Gender - Male

The jacket is everything I hoped it would be. It’s very warm and yet very light. Pockets in all the right places and chords to ensure a perfect snug fit. It’s expensive but you get what you pay for. My only moan, is the hoad doesn’t roll away very nicely.

January 21, 2019
Rob Williams
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