Made from a new Japanese 100% post-consumer recycled Dermizax™NX 3-layer nylon fabric, with tactical reinforcement panels in all high-wear areas, this shell is extremely durable while surprisingly pliable, relatively lightweight and very comfortable. It is completely waterproof, completely stormproof and highly breathable.
The Guide Shell 2.0
An uncompromising and hard-wearing specialist garment designed for extreme conditions.
This is an uncompromising and hard-wearing specialist concept, designed to be used with backpack, helmet and mountaineering equipment. Generous ventilation alternatives provide effective moisture transportation, and pockets are roomy enough to fit technical gear and even wider skins. An oversized adjustable hood will fit most ski and climbing helmets.
All products in the Guide System are made from the finest materials available while adhering to our highest environmental standards. They will withstand any weather conditions that you might encounter in the mountains or at high altitudes and are built to take the extended abuse of demanding alpine activities.
◼︎ Specialist 3-layer shell concept for demanding alpine conditions.
◼︎ Extremely durable with tactical reinforcement panels in high-wear areas.
◼︎ Fit and technical details optimized for helmet, backpack and harness.
◼︎ 100% recycled Dermizax NX 3-ply nylon fabric, made in Japan.
◼︎ Extremely durable 210×280 denier 270g/m² reinforcement nylon fabric.
◼︎ Waterproofness + 20 000 mm, breathability 25 000 g/m²/24h.
◼︎ Elongated ventilation zips for quick heat release.
Introducing the new 1020FP Guide Hyperlight Down Hood
We are proud to introduce our new Guide Hyperlight Down Hood. Featuring the world’s highest fill power goose down, outstanding insulation-to-weight ratio and a 100% recycled nylon fabric developed in Japan — this is a pinnacle of our expertise in insulation technology. At 262 g (size M), it is one of the world’s lightest down hoodies.
The hoodie is filled with previously unattainable 1020 fill power 98/2-quality ethically sourced European goose down that is RDS-certified, Bluesign-certified and PFC-free. It is covered in a Japanese technology 100% post-consumer recycled 10-denier nylon ripstop, weighing a featherlight 28 g/m2 and so thin that you can see the actual down clusters through the fabric.
The Guide Hyperlight Down Hood is a minimalistic and uncompromising specialist garment designed for extreme conditions, incredibly lightweight, extremely packable with exceptional insulation capability. Designed to be worn as a light-and-fast insulation layer when temperatures drop or as a stand-alone hoodie for that coffee break en route to the summit.
◼︎ Uncompromising specialist garment for extreme conditions.
◼︎ Hyperlight with outstanding 40% insulation to weight ratio.
◼︎ Featuring the world’s highest fill power down ratio.
◼︎ 100% post-consumer recycled 10-denier nylon ripstop fabric.
◼︎ Total garment weight 262 grams (9.2 oz) in size MEDIUM.
◼︎ Verified 1020 fill power European goose down.
◼︎ RDS certified, Bluesign® certified and OEKO-TEX® standard 100 verified.
This ethically sourced down is RDS-certified, bluesign®-certified, OEKO-TEX® Standard100-certified, fluorocarbon-free and completely source track verifiable via printed lable in garment.
The Guide System
The Guide Shell offers unparalleled technical protection and extreme durability for those who spend days on end in an alpine environment, for those who ski often and hard, and for those who earn their living in the mountains.