Montane Pac Plus Jacket Review


The Montane Pac Plus Jacket is exceptionally lightweight and fully waterproof. It also features an abrasion-resistant, 30-denier face fabric. In addition, it has a rollaway hood with a stiffened peak, which keeps driven rain from your face. It also has two hand pockets, one large enough to fit an OS map.

Exceptionally breathable

This lightweight waterproof jacket is designed for long-distance trekking and mountaineering. It uses GORE-TEX Paclite(r) Plus technology for a waterproof, windproof, and breathable shell. It also has a hood that protects from the cold and can easily roll up when not in use.

The Pac Plus XT is an upgrade to the original Pac Plus jacket. It now has a HH rating of 28,000 and a fully recycled fabric. It’s also lightweight at just 3.5kg and has several useful features. This jacket is made of high-quality materials and can be packed into its pocket.

The Montane Pac Plus jacket’s waterproofing ability is a key feature. Using a high-grade Gore-Tex Paclite Plus fabric, the Pac Plus XT is designed for moderate wetness. The lightweight design and hood minimize the jacket’s weight, which means it won’t slow you down when hiking for a long time. Moreover, the Montane Pac Plus XT offers decent breathability.

A lightweight jacket with decent waterproof performance is ideal for long-distance travel. Despite the low weight, this jacket is designed for year-round use. It is lightweight enough to pack, and its Gore-Tex Paclite Plus membrane is waterproof and breathable. The Paclite Plus fabric is also extremely durable, making it the ideal compromise for both summer and winter climbing.

The Montane Pac Plus, XT Waterproof Jacket, features a waterproof shell and a hood with a helmet-compatible hood. The hood is adjustable three ways and has storm flaps for extra protection. In addition, the hood features a laminated brim that offers good face protection.


Lightweight mountaineering jackets are a great choice for a durable but lightweight option. The Pac Plus jacket has a few nice features that will keep you warm and dry, such as a helmet-compatible hood and two large hand pockets. It also comes with a YKK Aquaguard front zip and articulated arms.

This lightweight jacket has a slim athletic fit, which reduces bulk where it’s not needed. It works best as an outer shell, base, or mid-layer, providing excellent weather protection. It is made from recycled nylon, which makes it especially durable. It’s the perfect lightweight jacket for mountaineering and light hiking.

The Gore Paclite Plus fabric in this jacket is light and packable but provides decent waterproof performance. This fabric is slightly beefier than many summer lightweights but offers a good compromise between waterproof and lightweight. It’s also packable, making it a great choice for all seasons.

Fully waterproof

The Pac Plus Jacket is a lightweight, fully waterproof jacket that is fully adjustable with a rollaway hood, mid-height hand pockets, two YKK Aquaguard(r) zips, and articulated arms. Many features of the Pac Plus Jacket make it a great choice for the mountaineer. For example, the hood is fully adjustable, has a stiff peak, and can roll away when not needed. The jacket also has adjustable cuffs and an internal storm flap.

The Pac Plus Jacket features a fully waterproof and windproof GORE-TEX membrane that provides reliable protection. This lightweight jacket is also fully breathable. The hood offers excellent protection against the cold wind and is easy to roll up when not in use. The Pac Plus Jacket is ideal for both casual and mountaineering activities.

The Pac Plus Jacket also offers a good fit, which is essential for outdoor use. The sleeve length is generous enough to accommodate insulated gloves and gauntlets. The sleeves are adjustable and have a hook-and-loop closure, so they can easily be pushed up or down.

Another great feature of the Pac Plus Jacket is its breathable Paclite Plus fabric. This fabric is fully recycled and lightweight. This makes it a great option for year-round wear. In addition, the Paclite Plus material is much softer and more comfortable than previous versions of the Paclite fabric. It also features a 2.5-layer construction for excellent breathability and windproofing.

The Paclite Plus jacket is designed with an excellent slim fit and good patterning. It also includes articulated arms for high-reach movement. In addition, it is fully waterproof with a Hydrostatic Head of 28,000mm, and the Paclite Plus fabric is lighter than other Gore-Tex constructions.

It lacks an inside pocket.

The Pac Plus XT jacket is the evolution of the Pac Plus jacket. It features a 40-denier fabric that is fully recycled. This material has better durability than polyester. It lacks an inside pocket, but it has other great features. The Paclite Plus fabric bonded to the face is also lightweight.

The hood is fully adjustable. The Pac Plus XT is lightweight and packable, easily fitting in your pack without adding bulk. Despite its lightweight design, it has all the features of a heavier mountain jacket, including pit zips and a fully adjustable hood. It weighs just 375g in a medium.

Gore-Tex Paclite Plus shell

This Gore-Tex Paclite Plus shell jacket features a special raised print on its backer, making it feel more comfortable than most other 2.5-layer shells. This technology is ideal for the outdoors, making the jacket more comfortable and less clammy. The jacket is also designed with a hood that can be worn with a helmet.

The Gore Paclite Plus shell fabric is both lightweight and packable. It also provides decent waterproof performance despite being beefier than some summer lightweights. That makes it a great compromise for year-round use. Although bulky, it’s still light enough to pack in a bag for the trip.

This waterproof jacket has a high level of breathability and is suitable for long-distance hiking and mountain climbing. It uses Gore-Tex Paclite Plus fabric, which offers a high level of water-repellent protection. It also has recycled content, which is a bonus.

The Paclite Plus shell is highly packable and waterproof. It also has plenty of pockets, a hood, and pit zips for dumping heat. The jacket also packs away small enough to fit into a large burrito. It has a great fit, but it’s also not designed for backcountry skiing or alpinism.

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