KARPOS: Miage Jacket

KARPOS Polartec® Alpha® Direct and Hardface® Jacket wins Polartec Apex Award

11 November 2020

Exceptional result for the Miage Jacket project created with Polartec for Pierra Menta and for all ski mountaineering enthusiasts.

«The victory of this prestigious award that celebrates the best outdoor garments created in the world in Polartec® fabrics – comments Gioia Cremonese, Business Unit Director of Karpos – can only make us proud of the work and energy we have put into this project for making the best ski touring jacket ever made. To create garments of excellence, research, dedication and sharing are required. The collaboration we have undertaken with Pierra Menta was a new challenge that needed a reliable partner such as Polartec in order to be successful, we put our manufacturing capacity, Polartec research, Pierra Menta the challenge. The result? A garment that has no equal! Thanks Polartec. Thanks Pierra Menta».

The best ski mountaineering jacket from KARPOS, dedicated to lovers of skins that move independently. To carry out this project, the Belluno-based company involved Polartec®, a partner in the creation of the best thermal and breathable fabrics, ideal for the business.

The result of the work of KARPOS and Polartec is Miage Jacket, the jacket that the participants of the Pierra Menta will find in their race pack. Perfect for warming up and ideal for all autonomous outings on the skins. Unfortunately, the 35th edition of Pierra Menta has been postponed to 2021, but the challenges do not scare us on the contrary they are a source of new projects and new opportunities.

Evolution of the KARPOS ski mountaineering jacket par excellence, the Alagna Jacket, this jacket is positioned at the top of the market in terms of technology, research, fabrics, cuts and performance. Its construction allows it to be used even in difficult conditions, with wind, snow and cold.

Windproof fabric with DWR treatment that helps repel water and snow, on the front, back and arms. Made with 90 gram Polartec® Alpha Direct padding on the front, back and front of the arms. The rest of the jacket is made of Polartec® Hardshell, a very abrasion resistant fabric.

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