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Description

Blustery weather? The Yakutian laughs in the face of such fleece-menacing breeze, trapping warmth even when you take off your shell.

  • Dense-knit outer face is durable and wind resistant
  • Four-way stretch for freedom of movement
  • Breathable and fast-drying for layering

The smooth, dense-knit outer face provides a much greater level of wind-resistance than your average fleece (roughly four times more), making the Yakutian versatile enough to wear as a stand-alone layer. This exterior knit is also harder wearing to stand up to the scuffs and scrapes of scrambling and climbing.

The Yakutian might act all big and tough on the outside, but it’s a real softy at heart. Thanks to the clever double-knit construction, the inside is still lined with soft and warm brushed fleece. Fleece is hard to beat as a mid-layer: it’s highly breathable, wicking and fast drying, with a great warmth to weight ratio, even in damp conditions.

Comfortable for a range of dynamic activities, the Yakutian moves with you even when you’re throwing your most elaborate shapes. A slim fit reduces excess fabric and the inclusion of 8% spandex provides the material with exceptional stretch and recovery.

A half-zip allows you to vent well when you’re working up a sweat, and thumb-loops and a longer hem lock out draughts. The small chest pocket is placed for easy-access and is the perfect size for a phone or compass. Flat-lock seams are comfortable underneath rucksack and harness straps.

Features

Key Features

  • Dense knit is up to 4x more wind resistant than standard fleece
  • Interior backing is a soft, warm, fast-drying and wicking brushed fleece
  • Durable outer face is more hardwearing
  • Four-way stretch for climbing, scrambling and other dynamic movements
  • Half-zip for temperature control, and thumb loops and a long hem keep out draughts
  • Easy access chest pocket is the perfect size for phones and compasses
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond

Vital stats

Fit

Slim

Construction

Fabric: 92% Polyester, 8% Spandex, 225 gsm

Weight

12: 320g

Origin: China

Care & Environmental Advice

Product Care Information

Wash on normal cycle at 40°C or handwash with lukewarm water. Use a non-biological detergent or pure soap. DO NOT use fabric conditioners or softeners. Rinse thoroughly in clean water. Line dry and use a cool iron.

Top tip: Treat your Yakutian to a first wash early in its life. This reduces the chance of pills forming on the surface.

Size Guide
Women's Midlayer Sizing
UK 8 10 12 14 16 18
Chest
Inches
CMs

32"
81

34"
86

36"
91

38"
97

40"
102

42"
107
Waist
Inches
CMs

25.5"
65

27"
69

29"
74

31"
79

33"
84

35"
89
Hips
Inches
CMs

35"
89

37"
94

39"
99

41"
104

43"
109

45"
114
Sleeve
Inches
CMs

28.5"
72.5

29"
73.5

30"
76

30.5"
77.5

31.5"
80

32"
81.5
EU
USA
36
4
38
6
40
8
42
10
44
12
46
14

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 part.
Hips - Standing with your feet together, measure around your hips at the widest part.
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.

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 part.
Hips - Standing with your feet together, measure around your hips at the widest part.
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 Slim Regular Relaxed
Close fitting designed to conform to your body shape. Slim and slightly contoured but not form fitting. A comfortable fit that's not too tight, nor too loose. A looser fit with a bit more space but not too baggy.
Fit Guide
Tight Slim
Close fitting designed to conform to your body shape. Slim and slightly contoured but not form fitting.
Regular Relaxed
A comfortable fit that's not too tight, nor too loose. A looser fit with a bit more space but not too baggy.
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