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PÁRAMO Velez Jacket

(7 customer reviews)

RRP: £300.00
OUR PRICE: £270.00

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Description

The Men’s Paramo Velez Jacket is for very active people who swap between outdoor activities.

If you enjoy mountain walking, cycling, climbing and backpacking, you need a versatile jacket suitable for all these activities. You also need to be able to keep cool when you are working hard, which is where clever ventilation comes in.

The Velez’s versatile design combines with the Nikwax Analogy fabric for optimum comfort, providing waterproof protection, warmth, and cooling in one garment.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • Large, mesh lined sleeve/torso vents channel fresh air to inhibit cold spots and minimise rain ingress.
  • Two “dual phase” chest pockets work as both vents and secure pockets for maps, navigation tools, valuables or handwarming.
  • Excellent field of vision and protection provided by fully adjustable, helmet-compatible “halo” hood with wired peak.
  • Fully articulated shoulders and elbows for maximum freedom of movement.
  • Improved visibility from use of reflective flashes/patches?
  • Ventilation from two-way reversed front zip with internal storm flap.
  • Scooped tail with hem drawcord for lower back protection.
  • Rucksack, harness, helmet and glove friendly.
  • 605g

 

CHOOSE THE MEN’S PARAMO VELEZ JACKET BECAUSE OF IT’S VERSATILITY…

The Velez is a year-round, high energy jacket for a variety of outdoor activities in different conditions.

It offers flexible ventilation options, including very generous arm and torso vents, for swift and significant temperature adjustment while on the move. Constructed from rigorously tested standard and lightweight Nikwax Analogy fabrics zoned to give hard-wearing weather protection and perspiration removal. Excellent features provide top performance on the mountain.

So expect outstanding resistance to rain and condensation removal, huge versatility in temperature control and an excellent performance to weight ratio.

7 reviews for PÁRAMO Velez Jacket

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  1. Liz Holgate (store manager)

    Love this jacket! Awesome!

  2. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Love this jacket – after 35 years of hot and sweaty gortex I’ve found something that is very breathable and waterproof – I stay warm and dry inside even on a fast hill climb.

  3. James McQueen (verified owner)

    Great service ,great jacket will shop again in the future

  4. Robin (verified owner)

    A great product from Paramo. Totally dry, well cut with some nicely thought out features. I am not usually one for wearing hoods, but the fit and adjust ability combined with the fabric on this jacket have changed my opinion. The only niggle is that the vents just open the outer fabric so it is difficult to open vents on under layers. Brilliant item of kit.

  5. Sally Morley (verified owner)

    Excellent customer service: when I ordered the jacket they were out of stock but I was given the the option to shop elsewhere or let the order stand and it would be sent to me asap. I chose to wait and the jacket was sent out to me as soon as it became available.
    The jacket itself is fantastic. My older paramo gear is all heavier and much warmer so I now keep it for my deepest-winter kit and use this Velez jacket for milder weather. Having said that, the first time I used it was in the Cairngorms in horizontal sleet and I couldn’t fault it. Kept my temperature just right with all the venting options and bone dry underneath. Have now used it in a variety of weather conditions and have stayed dry throughout, with all the vents making temperature control pretty simple.
    Only 2 niggly gripes: the cuff velcro being sited on the back of the hand instead of across the palm as usual. Not sure what the thinking behind this is, but it makes holding the sleeve still while pulling the velcro tight almost impossible!
    The other issue would be the lack of any way to fold the hood away, so when walking into the wind you have a mini parachute attached to your neck, and when walking downwind it wraps around and flaps beside your face which is seriously annoying after a few hours! Other than that this jacket is amazing and I’d highly recommend it to anyone.

  6. Paul Downey (verified owner)

    A highly versatile jacket that looks and feels great. I have used mine for winter mountaineering in Snowdonia when it was 70mph blizzards up the top and torrential rain on the valley floor. Also used it at +18c in the recent warm spring we have experienced and didn’t overheat too much. Venting options are superb and work well with a Paramo Grid baselayer. It’s also surprisingly packable because of the lighter weight fabric sections. Always remember with Paramo you are buying a waterproof system rather than a true waterproof barrier like membrane based jackets. Only con I have is the lack of a way to retain the hood when not in use, but not a massive issue.

  7. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Fab coat and fab customer service.

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