Haglöfs Spring/Summer Range 2015 Preview Part 2 – Climbing Gear News

Earlier this week we took a look at some of our favourite products for the Spring/Summer 2015 season from the Haglöfs “Mountain” range. In this second part of our preview we look at the LIM (Less Is More) range, a brilliant set of kit based on a simple, minimalist philosophy, making it well suited to a whole host of outdoor activities. LIM products are light, simple, well designed, well made and uncluttered.

 

L.I.M III JACKET

Haglofs LIM III Jacket

Minimalist and supremely packable, the L.I.M III Jacket offers the essential features without the weight. Wind- and waterproof, it has a hood and full articulation, and we’ve taken the environment into high account in the design and manufacture.

Weight: 240 G (SIZE L)

Features

  • Made of a super lightweight yet durable 20D Gore-Tex® Paclite®
  • 3 way adjustable hood with reinforced peak
  • Water resistant zippers throughout
  • No shoulder, side and inner sleeve seams for enhanced durability and to avoid chafing
  • One chest pocket
  • Extra sleek laminated inner placket
  • Articulated sleeves
  • Elasticated cuff with thumb hole
  • Integrated single hand hem drawcord
  • Dropped rear hem
  • Rear hanging L.I.M loop
  • Centre back length 80 cm men’s size L

CGR say: “Super light, minimalist hardshell that you can take anywhere and use for anything. Love the simple pocket configuration, thumb loops and a hood that accommodates a helmet. Full review to follow.”

 

L.I.M III PANT

Haglofs LIM III Pant

Go trekking on the trails with the L.I.M III Shell Pant! Made from lightweight and durable GORE-TEX® Paclite®, it is wind- and waterproof, with articulated knees and seat for easy, thoughtless motion.

Weight: 225 G (SIZE L)

Features

  • Made of a lightweight yet durable 30D Gore-Tex® Paclite® fabric
  • Elasticated waist
  • Water resistant side zippers for great ventilation and easy on and off
  • Zipped fly opening
  • Articulated knees and seat
  • Adjustable tapered lower leg to avoid excess material and for perfect fit
  • Rear hanging loop

CGR say: “A simple and lightweight pant, that gives you no excuses when it comes to being caught in a storm.”

L.I.M FLEX HOOD MEN

Haglofs LIM Flex Hood

The L.I.M Flex Jacket is just that: flexible. Our lightest, most packable softshell, it features three layers and articulation for easy movement. With its bluesign® approval it has helped preserve nature for future generations of adventurers.

Weight: 290 G (SIZE L)

Features

  • Made of a lightweight 3 layer softshell quality with superior stretch and weather resistance
  • DWR treated surfaces
  • Elasticated snug fit hood with reinforced peak
  • No shoulder, side and inner sleeve seams for enhanced durability and to avoid chafing
  • Two zippered torso pockets
  • Extra sleek laminated inner placket
  • Articulated sleeves
  • Elasticated cuff with thumb grip
  • Elasticated hem
  • Dropped rear hem
  • Rear hanging L.I.M loop

CGR say: “Full review to follow.” 

L.I.M TEE

Haglofs LIM TeeThe L.I.M Tee is our most lightweight and stretchable baselayer t-shirt. Made from recycled fabric, it offers superior wicking and good UPF protection, with a stretchiness that allows a close fit and easy movement.

Weight: 75 G (SIZE L)

Features

  • High gauge jersey with excellent durability and good UPF protection
  • Next to skin comfort with excellent wicking and drying performance
  • LAVA™ treated – a bluesign® approved anti-odor treatment based on minerals borne from volcanic ash
  • Stretch fabric throughout to allow maximum freedom of movement
  • No shoulder seams to avoid chafing and enhanced durability
  • Flatlock seams throughout to optimise low bulk and durability
  • Dropped rear hem
  • Rear hanging loop

CGR say: “A stylish tech T that’s comfortable against the skin and brilliant for everything from trail running to glacier walking and everything in between.”

L.I.M DOWN +1

Haglofs LIM Down +1

The L.I.M Down sleeping bag: innovative design that cuts grams, not performance. Designed for speed hikes and races, it has a tight mummy shape, insulating with bluesign® certified 90/10 goose down.

Weight: APPROX 473 G (195 CM) (WEIGHT EXCL STUFFBAG)

Features

  • Tight mummy shape
  • No zipper
  • Open foot end with cord closure
  • Open hood with cord adjustment
  • Box construction over torso
  • Quilt construction
  • External hang loops
  • Minimalistic compression bag
  • Storage bag
  • Contains non-textile parts of animal origin
  • Pack size: 15 x 20 cm

CGR say: “Very excited to be using this on some Summer alpine bevies. Incredibly light and compressible, great quality down and warmer than stated in my humble opinion.Full review to follow.”

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