Sometimes you just need something lightweight and breathable to keep the chill off while belaying on those breezy days when you just need that litle bit more protection in between pitches or bouldering problems. Pertex and Pertex quantum are two super light windproof fabrics use in many lightweight and windproof jackets. Softshell fabrics have become increasingly popular for their insulation and wind and water resistant properties. One of the main advantages of softshell materials for climbing however is the good range of movement from the stretch fabrics. With models like the Gamma MX Hoody, Alpine Start Hoody and Sabretooth Jacket our range of hoodies and jackets from Arc’teryx, Black Diamond and Montane will keep you warm without weighing you down.