Developed by Snugpak with input from professional members of the outdoor community, professional navigators and meteorological staff, military personnel, mountain bikers and adventure racers, the new functional Snugpak Venture AR Range creates an entire system of elemental protection and insulation to support you, whether you are walking in completing couch to 10k at you local country parks, completing longer half-marathons across lowland moors, participating in longer mountain marathons, point to point racing and climbing, as well as XC and enduro mountain biking. The Adventure Racing range has been created for you, whether you are challenging yourself or racing for that elite medal.
The Snugpak AR Softie Vest is ideal for races with overnight camps, as well as mountain marathons and XC adventures, all year round, where the main environmental considerations are wind and inclement weather, and a smaller insulation layer is required for the central core of the body:
• Adventure Races
• Cross Country
• Point-to-Point Challenges
• Endurance Events
• Mountain Marathons
• Mountain Biking
The Snugpak AR Softie Vest is a tri-layer garment and uses both Paratex Micro as a face fabric, and an internal Softie Premier fill, encapsulated with a Paratex Light lining. Designed to provide excellent thermal protection against the cold, as well as high protection against wind, the AR Softie Vest is available in Softie 3 weight, for the following temperature range:
When you need to stay warm but you prefer to give your arms more freedom and flexibility of movement, our insulated AR Softie® Vest gives you a core layer of insulation. The AR Softie Vest is much lighter than a normal jacket, using water resistant YKK zips, ideal for when size and weight need to be kept to a minimum. It is ideally worn with a variety of base layers, such as the Snugpak 2nd Skinz Coolmax base layer, to move moisture away from the skin, keeping you dry and regulating core temperature when running in cold, inclement conditions, and providing insulation to the central trunk of the body when generating less heat, such as when sleeping in lightweight wild camps.
The quick drying, Paratex Micro 100% nylon material has a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish. Water repellency can be maintained with a cool tumble dry after washing and periodic re-treatment with suitable after care products, such as Nikwax and Grangers. The AR Softie Vest can also be worn under waterproof [PTFE] membrane hard shells in severe weather, maintaining access to your essential race equipment, as well as layered under the AR Windtop. In warmer months, it is light and cool enough to be worn at higher altitudes or summer alpine mountain ranges.
The AR Softie Vest can also be layered as an additional insulation layer for colder conditions and is designed to worn inside the Snugpak Softie® Lightweight AR Sleeping System.
Available In Small, Medium, Large, X-Large and XX-Large