A name that obligatesRevised and updated for 2019, 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.
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 new 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 will differ slightly between different materials. The Stellar Shell Jacket will match the Stellar Shell Pant perfectly, but the Guide Shell Pant might not, because of differences in fabric texture and luminance. Contact customer service if you need advice.
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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 (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day. 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.
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.
Bundle offer - Base layer for free
Buy a full shell system and get a base layer for free:
1) Add any shell jacket + any pair of shell 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 reducted.
Valid until stock lasts.