Rab Microlight Vest - Women's 5064-531
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Rab Microlight Vest - Women's

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Pared back to the essentials, this minimalist vest saves space in your pack, and provides lots of warmth when deployed. The Microlight Vest is a great layer to warm your core under your shell, or on its own for day-to-day use. A DWR finish on the outside and Nikwax Hydrophobic down on the inside sheds snow squalls when the weather moves in.

  • Exterior is Pertex Quantum with a DWR finish for excellent water resistance. This fabric is lightweight, windproof and downproof.
  • Lined with lightweight Pertex Quantum with a DWR finish.
  • Premium 750-fill-power Nikwax Hydrophobic goose down insulation dries faster, maintains loft better and retains less moisture than traditional down.
  • Insulation meets the Responsible Down Standard for animal welfare.
  • Front YKK zip has an internal storm flap and soft chin guard.
  • 2 zippered harness-compatible hand pockets hold small essentials.
  • Low-profile elastic armholes and drawcord hem seal in heat.
  • Includes stuff sack for easy storage in your pack.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Camping and hiking
Type Insulated down
  • Pertex Quantum
  • Nikwax Hydrophobic Down
Construction Sewn-through
Face fabric 30-denier nylon
Lining/backer 20-denier nylon
Insulation 750 fill power water-repellent (DWR) goose down
Down weight 78g

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.

Pockets 2 front zippered

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) Wind flap behind zipper
Made in Indonesia