Gear News: The new adidas TERREX autumn / winter 2013 range

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CGR looks at the new Autumn/Winter collection from adidas

adidas continue to produce mountain specific clothing that is functional and stylish. A trip across to the mainland shows just how popular this brand is in all mountain sports. It’s only a matter of time before the brand expands throughout the UK.  We’ve picked the best items for climbers this autumn and winter.

Terrex Active Shell Jacket

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The Terrex Active Shell Jacket employs revolutionary Gore-Tex® Active Shell fabric to give the wearer maximum breathability and weather protection. Its minimalist design includes essential features, such as an adjustable, helmet-compatible hood and two zippered hand pockets, but employs an elasticised bottom hem in place of traditional tightening cords to reduce bulk and save on weight. Furthermore, thanks to a tailored FORMOTION® fit, the jacket moves with the body and does not bunch up, even during the most dynamic movements.

Details:

3L Gore-Tex® Active Shell

Adjustable, helmet-compatible hood

FORMOTION®

Reflective elements for good visibility

Two zippered ventilation pockets

Sizes: 42 – 62 (Men)

Weight: 360 g (Male, M), Women’s 338 g (size S)

Colours: black, hero ink (Men)

SRP £220

Terrex Advanced Jacket

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For fast-and-light alpine missions where complete protection is a necessity, the Terrex Advanced Jacket offers a combination of cutting-edge fabric technology with an innovative face protection system. An updated 3L Gore-Tex® Pro Shell fabric – now 26% more breathable – and an integrated merino wool-lined face mask keep mountain athletes 100% dry and protected. High-performance VISLON® zippers and special FORMOTION®cut-lines provide best-in-class range of motion and eliminate bunching and riding up.

Details:

3L Gore-Tex® Pro Shell

Integrated merino-wool lined face mask

FORMOTION®

Adjustable, helmet-compatible hood

Reflective elements

Waterproof VISLON® zippers

Two zippered hand pockets

Sizes: 42-62

Weight: 445g (Male)

Colour: black (Men)

SRP: £450

Terrex Cocona 2.5-Layer Jacket

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Lightweight and highly breathable, the Terrex Cocona 2.5-Layer Jacket employs an interior Cocona® print to maximise fabric surface and provide superior moisture management. Two ventilation pockets can be unzipped during high-pulse activities to keep the wearer comfortable and dry. FORMOTION® technology ensures a three-dimensional fit with no bunching or riding up. A fully adjustable, helmet-compatible hood allows for excellent peripheral visibility and comfort.

Details:

2.5-layer waterproof fabric with Cocona® laminate

Ventilation pockets

FORMOTION®

Adjustable, helmet-compatible hood

Two zippered hand pockets

Sizes: 42-62 (Men)

Weight: 425g (Male, M), Women’s 370g (size S)

Colours: blue beauty, black, ray green (Men)

SRP: £185

Terrex IceFeather Jacket

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With the world’s leading waterproof breathable fabric and a removable snow skirt, the Terrex IceFeather Jacket is the go-to shell for terrain with spindrifts, snowfields and steep ice climbing. Alongside improved-breathability 3L Gore-Tex® Pro Shell fabric, this fully equipped mountain sports jacket features side zippers for ventilation, a helmet-compatible hood and reflective elements. FORMOTION® technology lends the IceFeather an optimised fit and keeps the jacket from bunching or riding up.

Details:

Updated 3L Gore-Tex® Pro Shell

FORMOTION®

Adjustable, helmet-compatible hood

Side ventilation

Two hand warmer pockets, two chest pockets, two inside pocket

Removable snow skirt

Reflective elements

Two-way zipper

Sizes: 42-62 (Men)

Weight: 575g (Male, M), Women’s 520g (size S)

Colours: blue beauty (Men)

SRP: £425

Terrex Ndosphere Jacket

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The Terrex Ndosphere Jacket, the highlight of this season’s collection, brings an innovative approach to the problem of providing full freedom of motion without compromising on warmth. With specially designed, fully insulated yet stretchy panels across the back and sides, the Ndosphere never inhibits the wearer’s movements. A partial Cocona® lining gives excellent climate management – no clammy feeling from perspiration.

Details:

PrimaLoft® Synergy 80g/m2 insulation

Partial Cocona® lining

FORMOTION®

Adjustable hood

Two hand pockets, one napoleon pocket

100% polyester

Sizes: 42-62

Weight: 495g (size M), Women’s 430 g (Size S)

Colours: real green, black, blue beauty

SRP: £145

The Terrex Korum Jacket

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Constructed with 700+ fill power goose down and a lightweight-yet-durable outer fabric, the Terrex Korum is the ideal layering piece for fast-paced alpine climbs or cold-weather ski tours. Highly packable, it can be stored in an integrated Pack-It-Pocket when not needed. FORMOTION® technology guarantees an active performance fit that will not restrict the wearer’s movement, even when making reachy swings with ice tools or digging a snow shelter. It is available with or without a fitted hood.

Details:

90/10 goose down, 700+ fill power

FORMOTION®

Pack-It-Pocket

Optional: fitted hood

Two zippered hand pockets, one napoleon pocket

Sizes: 42-62

345g (size M); 375g (size M; hooded version), Women’s 340g (size S)

Colours: ray green, black, vivid yellow (without hood); blue beauty,

black, high-res orange (hooded version)

SRP: £175

Terrex PrimaLoft Jacket

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As winter mountain sports most often revolve around snow or ice, athletes need insulation that performs in all conditions. To build the Terrex PrimaLoft Jacket, the adidas Outdoor product team turned to high-performance PrimaLoft® Sport with an eye towards creating a product that would keep the wearer comfortable, even in damp or wet conditions. Highly compressible, the jacket features two zippered hand pockets and a security chest  pocket, as well as FORMOTION® technology for a dynamic, tailored  fit. It is also available as a vest.

Details:

PrimaLoft® Sport 60g/m2 insulation

Compressible

Two zippered hand pockets, one chest security pocket

FORMOTION®

Sizes: 42-62

Weight: 365g (size M), Women’s 310 (size S)

Colours: vivid yellow, black

SRP: £90

Terrex Skyclimb Insulated Jacket

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The Terrex Skyclimb Insulated Jacket was designed especially for winter sports that are too high output for a traditional insulation piece. The carefully hybridised construction places PrimaLoft® insulation over the core and neck, where it is needed most, and a moisture-wicking, four-way stretch, softshell fabric over areas where perspiration is likely. The result is a mid- or outer layer perfect for strenuous ski touring or winter climbing.

Details:

PrimaLoft® insulation

Body-mapped hybrid construction

Four-way stretch softshell

Thumb loops

FORMOTION®

Sizes: 42-62

Weight: 340g (size M), Women’s 305 g (size S)

Colours: blue beauty, ray green, black

SRP: £95

For stockists go to: http://www.adidas.co.uk/outdoor

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