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Gravitas

Ultralight 3 layer waterproof jacket

€249,99

Worlds apart comfort: ultralight highly breathable waterproof jacket that offers full protection thanks to a 3-layer construction.
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Pre-order now for despatch from 17th January . We'll keep you up-to-date with your order progress and despatch as soon as it is available.

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Ultra-lightweight waterproof jacket for running, riding and adventure racing offering worlds apart comfort for ultimate wet weather freedom.

  • 3-layer construction with a 10-denier recycled outer fabric for a balance of weight and durability. Weighs just 200g.
  • Highly breathable and waterproof fabric for working hard in wet weather (20K HH, 20K MVTR)
  • Protective hood designed to stay secure in high winds and roll away when the weather’s calm
  • 100% recycled nylon face fabric and PFC-Free DWR treatment

Lightweight. Heavy Duty.

The Gravitas has a lightweight 3-layer construction, giving it next-level comfort, weighing just 200g. It packs away into its own pocket-sized stuff sack. The 10D outer fabric is made from 100% recycled nylon. With 20K MVTR breathability and 20K HH waterproofing, the Gravitas is a high-performance jacket for fast and light activities in hostile weather.

A Hood for High Winds

The Gravitas has a hood with a stiffened wire peak. It has a simple rear adjuster and semi-elasticated opening for protection in sudden downpours. It also has a hood stow tab so you can roll it out of the way and use it as a collar.

Designed for Comfort

The cuffs are cut to protect the backs of your hands and feature semi-elasticated openings for comfort. The Gravitas has also been designed with minimal seams and no visible stitching throughout to reduce snag and wear points, including on the ample-sized hidden chest pocket. The soft tricot knit backer eliminates clamminess next to your skin.

Designer’s notes

“Everyone knows that boil-in-the-bag feeling from a waterproof that doesn’t breathe. For Gravitas, we wanted to create an ultralight jacket for working hard in the hills that’d leave that clammy feeling a thing of the past. And we’ve done it. It’s a 200g jacket, yes, 200! (size M) with a 3-layer construction, 20K hydrostatic head and 20K MVTR.

But we didn’t want to just chase the numbers or compromise durability. The outer fabric is fully recycled 10D nylon that’ll take the wear and tear of the trail, there’s a wire peaked hood that can be stowed quickly, semi-elasticated cuffs for comfort and it’ll pack down into its tiny stuff sack too.”

Ronnie, Clothing Design Manager

Features

Product overview

  • Lightweight, 3-layer construction packs up small into its own stuff sack
  • Highly breathable and waterproof fabric (30K MVTR and 20K HH respectively) for fast and light activities
  • Protective hood with wired peak, elasticated opening and rear adjuster stays secure in high winds
  • Hood stow tab allows you to roll the hood away and use as a collar
  • Tricot knit backer is comfortable next to the skin
  • Semi-elasticated cuffs are cut to protect the back of your hands
  • Minimal seams reduce seam taping and lack of visible stitching reduces snag and wear points
  • A hidden chest pocket is large enough to fits a hat, gloves or snacks
  • Water-repellent YKK calendared front zip, protected by a minimal storm flap
  • 3-year Alpine Bond

Technical details

Fit

Slim

Construction

Layers: 3, 60gsm, PU membrane
Material: 10D nylon (outer); 7D nylon tricot (inner)
Seams: Taped (Fell Runners Association approved)
DWR: 100% PFC-free

Performance

Hydrostatic head: 20,000mm
MVTR: 20,000g/sqm/24hr

Weight

200g (size M)

Sustainability

Fabric: 100% recycled nylon
DWR: 100% PFC-free

Origin

China

Sustainability and Product Care

Sustainability


Recycled materials

Gravitas uses a 100% recycled nylon outer fabric, made from post-industrial sources. This uses any leftover stuff from nylon production and fabric scraps from the cutting process and remakes it into brand new nylon fabric.


PFC-free DWR

Gravitas has a completely PFC-free DWR treatment on its outer fabric. PFCs are potentially harmful and have been found to build up in the environment. We don't like the sound of that and are one of the first outdoor brands in the world to eliminate them from our range.


Where it's made

Our products are made in the best factories in the world. We know the factories personally and they have all signed up to our Code of Ethics in our supply chain. This includes the Ethical Trading Initiative base code, fair pay, safe working environments, no child labour, no modern slavery, no bribery or corruption, no materials from conflict zones and humane farming methods.

All our factories sign up to our Code of Conduct. Find out where we make our product by visiting our Factories of Alpkit factory zone.


Reducing our carbon footprint

We are carbon neutral under PAS2060 and offset our Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 operations and transport emissions. We recognise that offsetting is not part of the solution but a point to pass through on a journey to Net Zero. Carbon Neutral is just a step in that journey.

We have joined the Science Based Targets Initiative which sets independent targets for us to achieve to do our bit to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Our targets are to halve our Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2025 based on 2018 base year and reduce our total carbon intensity by 15% every year to achieve genuine net zero by 2050.


End of life

When your partnership with this product is over send it back to us and we will pass it on to someone that needs it through our Continuum Project.

Product care


Washing instructions

Wash: 30˚C, delicate cycle at or hand wash with lukewarm water.
Dry: Line dry or tumble dry on low heat.
Iron: Use a cool iron to reactivate the DWR.

Use a technical wash product (like Nikwax Tech Wash or Grangers Performance Wash) or pure soap. DO NOT use detergent, fabric conditioners or softeners. Rinse thoroughly in clean water.


Caring for your DWR

To keep your jacket’s DWR treatment in good condition, wash it regularly in pure soap or a specialist cleaner. You may also need to refresh the treatment once or twice a year dependent on usage. Use a spray-on reproofer to maintain your jacket's wicking ability.


Repairs

We have dedicated Repair Stations in our stores and we're fully equipped to breathe new life into your old kit. This includes spare parts, patches, new zips and wash and reproofing of your down and waterproofs. Pop into any store or contact us online for more info.


Alpine Bond

If one of our products doesn't meet your expectations upon delivery, or if during its lifetime it doesn't live up to the demands placed on it, please return it to us for repair, replacement or refund. Find out more about our Alpine Bond.

Men's waterproof jacket size guide


Size chart (inches)
UK XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 34 37 40 43 46 49
Waist 28 30 32 34 36 38
Sleeve 32 33 34 35 36 36
EU 44 46 48 50 52 54
US 34 36 38 40 42 44

Size chart (cm)
UK XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 86 94 102 109 117 124
Waist 71 76 81 86 91 97
Sleeve 82 84 86 88 90 92
EU 44 46 48 50 52 54
US 34 36 38 40 42 44

How to measure

This size chart indicates the body measurements our garments are designed to fit. Measure yourself as described below and use the size chart to find your size.


Chest

Measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms and be level from front to back.


Waist

Measure around your waist at the narrowest point.


Sleeve

With your arms relaxed by your side, tilt your head down and ask a friend to measure from the bone at the base of your neck, over your shoulder and down your arm to the fold at your wrist.

Fit Guide

Tight

Close fitting designed to conform to your body.

Slim

Slim and slightly contoured but not form fitting.

Regular

A comfortable fit that's not too tight, nor too loose.

Relaxed

A looser fit with a bit more space but not too baggy.

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