TECHNOLOGY

 

We are passionate about developing gear for mountain sports that is characterized by a high degree of functionality, the use of high-performance materials and the best workmanship.

For us, high-level performance and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. When selecting materials, we pay attention to both their performance characteristics and their environmental compatibility. We particularly put great emphasis on the use of recyclable, resource-friendly materials. bluesign®-certified materials guarantee the adherence to the highest environmental standards which includes their entire manufacturing process.


Last but not least, one of our main contributions to sustainability is the development of long-lasting products with functional designs and durable materials to reduce the environmental impact. 

PRIMALOFT® THERMOPLUME®

Reliable thermal protection in all conditions

ThermoPlume® is the latest innovation by PrimaLoft and currently considered the most powerful synthetic insulation. Small, silky plumes of fiber mimic the lightweight warmth, softness and compressibility of natural goose down. The thermal output is comparable to a 550 fill power down. This insulation is, however, more efficient than traditional down when wet, remaining warm and dry in the harshest weather conditions. Because of its hydrophobic and fast-drying properties, ThermoPlume® is unbeatable in high humidity or on sweaty ascents.

NEXOSHELL™ ELEMENTS

Lightweight and enhanced durability

NexoShell™ Elements is a lightweight and durable high-performance ripstop nylon fabric (47g/m², 30D). Its tightly woven structure provides a soft yet abrasion resistant fabric. NexoShell™ Elements is both windproof and breathable and maximizes the thermal efficiency of insulation. A durable water repellent (DWR) finish provides additional weather protection against light rain and snow.

BODY-MAPPING TECHNOLOGY

Heat where your body needs it the most

Advanced body-mapping technology ensures that heat is delivered where your body needs it most. We apply a combination of strategically distributed micro and nano baffles to achieve thermal efficiency. The nano baffles under the arms and along the side of the body allow for greater flexibility and heat release during strenguous activities, while the larger micro baffles allow for heat retention in key areas. This enables the use of the ASCENTEC ONE across activities with different thermal demands.

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