Cutting-edge protection for alpine specialistsCompletely redesigned for 2021 the new Guide Shell 2.0 is a cutting-edge 3-layer shell concept stripped down to the bare necessities. Designed 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.
With this new shell we are proud to introduce a completely new Japanese DermizaxNX 3-layer nylon fabric that is not only extremely durable, completely waterproof, completely stormproof and highly breathable — but also 100% recycled.
Why you will like it
- 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.
The new Guide Shell System 2.0 is the result of extensive technical development and real-world testing by mountain guides and professionals all over the world. Stripped down to the bare necessities, this shell is designed to be used with a backpack, helmet and mountaineering equipment. It will withstand any weather conditions that you might encounter in the mountains or at high altitude, and is built to take the extended abuse of demanding alpine activities.
Made from a new Japanese 100% pre-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. Generous ventilation alternatives provide effective moisture transportation, and all technical details are easily accessed when wearing technical equipment, backpack and harness. All pockets are roomy enough to fit technical gear and even wider skins. An oversized adjustable hood will fit most ski and climbing helmets.
The Guide Shell 2.0 is an uncompromising and hard-wearing specialist garment designed for extreme conditions, made from the finest materials available while adhering to our highest environmental standards.
Extremely durable, completely waterproof, completely stormproof and highly breathable.
100% recycled Dermizax NX 3-ply nylon fabric, made in Japan.
Tactical reinforcement fabric in all high-wear areas for increased protection and durability.
Elongated pit zips quickly releases heat during demanding activities.
Large chest pockets with room for skins and gear.
2-way-adjustable oversized fixed hood that is helmet-compatible.
Elongated cut with a straight fit for extra protection, and for staying tucked under a harness.
Full technical details
Main fabric: 3-layer 100 % pre-consumer recycled nylon with Dermizax™NX membrane. 181 g/m2. Fabric checked by Global Recycled Standard. Made in Japan.
Reinforcement fabric: 3-layer 100% nylon with Dermizax™ membrane. DWR-treated. 270 g/m². Made in Japan.
Main fabric denier: 70 D x 140 D (Woven fabric in which the warp and weft have different denier.)
Reinforcement fabric denier: 210 D x 280 D (Woven fabric in which the warp and weft have different denier.)
Waterproofness: + 20 000 mm
Breathability: 25 000 g/m²/24h.
Garment weight: S 658 g, M 693 g, L 715 g, XL 741 g, XXL 788 g.
Center back length: S 74 cm, M 76 cm, L 78,5 cm, XL 81 cm, XXL 83,5 cm.
Hood/Collar: Fixed hood adjustable at front and at back, helmet compatible. Extra high collar with laser cut ventilation.
Pockets: Two large zipped chest pockets. One zipped upper arm pocket. Two open mesh inner pocket.
Zippers: YKK zippers. Waterproof YKK Aquaguard™ technology used on all exposed zippers.
Ventilation: Zipped ventilation under arms.
Sleeves and cuffs: Pre-bent extra long sleeves for increased freedom of movement. Extra large cuff openings adjustable with velcro.
Bottom hem: Bottom hem adjustable with elastic drawstring.
Snow-gaiter: No Snow-gaiter
RECCO® Makes You Searchable: Jacket equipped with RECCO reflector in left sleeve.
Note: Colors might differ slightly between different materials due to differences in fabric texture and luminance.
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Shipping & Delivery
We ship every working day, and always do our very best to deliver your order within the estimated timeframe.
For EU + Norway customers: All orders placed before 12:00 CET (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day. For all non EU customers: All orders placed before 10:00 CET (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day.
Please see chart below for shipping cost and estimated delivery times. Orders placed during weekends or holidays will be shipped the following work day (excluding public holidays). As soon as your order has left our warehouse, you will receive an email with the tracking number. The delivery times listed here are only estimations, shipping times may differ between regions. During the checkout process you will be informed about the exact shipping times and available shipping methods.
Special conditions USA:
We ship duty-free to the USA for amounts not exceeding $800.
For purchases over $800 duties will be added upon delivery via DHL.
Learn more about US duties here.
Special conditions UK:
All duties and VAT are included when shipping to the United Kingdom.
We currently ship to the following countries:
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Wash & Care
Fine wash the garments in cold water, maximum 30°C, by itself or with other garments in similar colors. Make sure to close all pockets and the front zipper. Do not use fabric softener.
After wash, tumble dry or iron the jacket on low temperature to re-activate water-repellency.
Bundle offer - Base layer for free
Buy a full shell system and get a base layer for free:
1) Add any hardshell jacket + any pair of hardshell pants to the shopping cart.
2) Add one Unisex Seamless Base Layer to the shopping cart.
3) Go to checkout. The full price for the base layer will automatically be deducted.
Valid until stock lasts.