25 November 2016
+ New for this winter, this long length parka version of Rab’s hugely popular Microlight Alpine jacket combines Pertex outer fabric with Nikwax treated down. The minimalist, unfussy design is supremely functional, from the two-way front zipper and large deep zip pockets to the inner secure chest zip pocket, adjustable hood with stiffened peak, elasticated cuffs and easy-grab zip pulls.
- Given its longer length, it is not as packable as others.
VERDICT With less than 170g difference between the classic Microlight jacket and this long parka, this version is a great option for those searching for a super-warm down coat. Being cocooned in this jacket during rest stops or after a long day in the hills is a real treat.