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Louisville, CO (August 2021) – Rab, an industry leader in merging the development of quality outdoor gear and apparel with sustainability and environmental awareness, will head into the new 2021-22 winter season celebrating a pair of accolades from Backcountry Magazine for the company’s acclaimed Khroma Cirque GORE-TEX Jacket.
Backcountry Magazine bestowed a Gear Guide Editor’s Choice award on the Khroma Cirque ( below, right), a high performance, breathable 3-layer GORE-TEX Active shell designed for ski touring and available in both men’s and women’s sizes. The Khroma Cirque Jacket is highly breathable and efficient and has been designed to excel on both the uphill and the down, built with wind and waterproof 3-Layer GORE-TEX Active.
“The Cirque is a superlight, alpine-style hardshell that, in spite of its weightlessness, doesn’t lack for features,” the Backcountry Magazine reviewers wrote of the Khroma Cirque men’s jacket. “This is a true backcountry layer for touring in variable weather.”
With ski specific features, durable construction and effective breathability, the Khroma Cirque Jacket is the ideal outer layer for backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. The jacket features concealed pit-zips to drop heat quickly and increase airflow when the incline steepens, and it has a full length YKK® VISLON® AquaGuard® front zip with an internal storm flap, two large chest pockets which can easily swallow up skins, a map or gloves, and an internal secure zipped pocket.
“I found myself swapping layers around less in this jacket – if it’s getting warm, the breathability of the jacket and heat-dumping options will help you cool down without having to take your pack off,” the Backcountry Magazine reviewers wrote of the Khroma Cirque women’s jacket.
To learn more about the Khroma Cirque GORE-TEX Jacket, log onto rab.equipment.us.
It was here in Northern England in 1981 that celebrated climbing innovator, and adventurer Rab Carrington set up the equipment company that bears his name today. His goal was simple: to make an honest, rugged climbing kit that could perform at the highest level. Every Rab® piece was created by hand and rigorously tested by the man himself or friends and fellow climbers encountering the most extreme conditions. We make rugged, high-performance mountain clothing and equipment that give you absolute protection, comfort, and freedom on the hill, crag, or peak. We use cutting edge materials as well as time-tested ones such as premium quality European down. Nothing fancy or over-engineered – just honest, hard-working pieces that you’d rather repair than replace. By climbers for climbers.