Designed and tested by pro backcountry snowboarder, Bryan Iguchi, this utilitarian Slack Vest offers a more comfortable alternative to wearing a backpack. A plethora of pockets gives you all the room you need for your shovel, probe, and backcountry exploration gear, while the water repellent zippers enure you and your equipment stay dry. The rugged no-skid material provides a high level of durability, and ThermoPlume insulation helps keep you warm as the temps become frigid. The vest even has straps on the back so you can carry your skis or board while you hike up to the next spot; and because this and all your gear can get pretty heavy, Volcom added foam padding to the shoulders and back to relieve pressure and help spread out the weight.
ThermoPlume - PrimaLoft® ThermoPlume insulation delivers thermal properties equivalent to 550 fill power down in construction, while a water-resistant proprietary finish ensures warmth even in wet conditions
Synthetic insulation is measured in grams, so a jacket with a 80g rating simply means that a 1 meter by 1 meter piece of that particular jacket's insulation weighs 80 grams. The higher the rating, the warmer the outerwear.
V.Co-Operative Series - Volcom has teamed up with leading skate, snow and surf professionals to design custom clothing to their own tastes and tech specifications. Every piece of V.Co-Operative clothing has been meticulously tested and approved by the sponsored professional.
YKK® AquaGuard® Water Repellent Zipper - A smooth, durable, water repellent zipper that enhances the function and performance of your high quality garment.