Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody - Men's


Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody - Men's



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An ultralight soft shell for 4-season alpinists. It blocks chilly air in the pre-dawn hours, and allows heat to escape as your blood warms. When not needed, it stuffs inside its own pocket and clips undetectably to your harness.

  • Fabric is Schoeller stretch woven nylon with NanoSphere technology to shed light precip, dirt and oils.
  • Form-fitting hood is fully articulated for use with or without a helmet.
  • Gusseted underarm panels are tailored for easy movement.
  • Stretch cuffs are cut for effective layering.
  • Stows compactly in zippered chest pocket with caribiner loop.
  • Internal media pocket with cord port.
  • Internal drop-in pocket.
  • YKK Flat Vizion Zipper is weather resistant and DWR treated.
  • Drawcord hem seals wind out and warmth in.
  • Fit is lean and athletic for vertical movement.

Tech specs

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Type Soft shell
Face fabric Nylon

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with critically taped seams
  • 1 external chest
  • 1 internal zippered with cord port
  • 1 internal drop-in

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Length Hip-length
Durable water repellency

Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.

Additional feature(s) Stuffs in own pocket
Made in Bangladesh