MEC Aura Vest - Women's
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A warmer spin on the ever-popular Uplink Vest, the Aura is ready for all your cold-weather adventures. It's loaded with 100g synthetic insulation under a DWR-treated shell, so it stands up to dampness and keeps the chills at bay in the backcountry. The internal chest pocket doubles as a stuff sack, so it takes up very little room in your pack.
- Lightweight 20-denier ripstop polyester with a DWR finish.
- Thermolite synthetic insulation (35% recycled content) retains warmth when wet.
- Insulation is quilted to one fabric layer to hold it in place.
- Internal stormflap covers zipper and a foldover chinguard protects your skin.
- Stuffs into internal chest pocket for convenient stowing.
|Technology||Thermolite T3 EcoMade|
|Face fabric||20-denier ripstop polyester|
|Lining/backer||20-denier ripstop polyester|
|Insulation||100g/sq. m polyester|
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.
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.
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.
How to measure
- Measure fullest circumference, keeping tape up under arms and across shoulder blades.
- Natural waist
- Measure at the narrowest circumference of your waist.
- Stand with feet together and measure at fullest circumference.
- Arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist.