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This product has been superseded by an updated version, so we are offering this item as a lower-priced option.
Why we made it
- Specialist garment for demanding alpine conditions.
- Extremely durable without the bulk.
- Uncompromising reductive design with full-length ventilation zippers.
The Guide Shell is made for demanding alpine activities like big mountain freeriding, ski-touring expeditions, climbing and alpinism in extreme conditions.
This 3-layer shell is made from a material, developed in Japan, that will keep you totally protected from the elements. It is extremely durable while still offering great comfort, high flexibility, relatively low weight and uncompromising functionality.
It is completely waterproof, very breathable and will endure any challenges that you might encounter during demanding activities in the mountains.
The Guide Shell is a full-featured technical garment with a reductive design. This means that you have all the functionality needed, without any unnecessary details.
This system is designed for those who spend long days on the mountain, carrying a backpack, using climbing gear and other equipment.
Extremely durable, completely waterproof, completely stormproof and highly breathable.
5/6 length 2-way side zippers for maximum ventilation and easy layering adjustment. Snap-buttons for a performance fit with side zippers in fully opened position.
Two large cargo pockets on front of thigh.
Bottom of leg designed for optimal performance with ski-boots in walk-mode.
Scuff guards in extremely durable Schoeller®-keprotec Kevlar®.
Internal snow-gaiter system connects to all Stellar shell jackets.
Full technical details
Main fabric: SEQ-Z650-3L – 3-ply, DWR-treated, 100% nylon. 166gr/sqm. Made in Japan.
Main fabric denier: 70D*140D. (This is a woven fabric in which the warp and weft have different denier numbers.)
Waterproofness: 20 000 mm.
Breathability: 20 000 g/sqm/24h.
Garment weight: Men’s M 769 grams, L 809 grams, XL 837 grams, XXL 856 grams.
Inner leg length: S 82 cm, 84 cm, L 84 cm, XL 86 cm, XXL 86 cm.
Waist: Extra high waist at back with “Stellar Closure System”. Removable suspenders.
Leg opening: Extra big Schoeller Keprotec reinforcement at inside of leg. Bottom of leg designed for optimal performance with ski-boots in walk-mode.
Pockets: Two zipped fleece hand pockets. Two zipped leg pockets, whereof one equipped with loop for attaching transceiver. One zipped back pocket.
Zippers: YKK zippers. YKK Aquaguard™ technology used on all exposed zippers.
Ventilation: 5/6 length 2-way side zippers for maximum ventilation and easy layering adjustment. Snap-buttons for a performance fit with side zippers in fully opened position.
Snowgaiter: Internal snow gaiter at leg opening.
RECCO: Pants equipped with RECCO reflector at right leg.
Note: Colors might differ slightly between different materials due to differences in fabric texture and luminance.
Shipping & Delivery
We ship every working day, and always do our very best to deliver your order within the timeframes listed. All orders placed before 12:00 CET (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day. Please see chart below for shipping cost. 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.
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.
We currently ship to the following countries:
Andorra Japan Australia Latvia Austria Liechtenstein Belgium Lithuania Bulgaria Luxemburg Canada Malta Croatia Monaco Cyprus Netherlands Czech Republic New Zealand Denmark Norway Estonia Poland Finland Portugal France Romania Germany Slovakia Gibraltar Slovenia Greece Spain Hungary Sweden Ireland Switzerland Italy United Kingdom Island United States Åland
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 softner.
After wash, tumble dry or iron the jacket on low temperature to re-activate water-repellency.