Named after the pioneering Swiss rock climber who fathered the modern piton used to protect and aid climbers on their accent, the Salathe is a stellar lightweight fleece jacket ideal for wearing on the approach to the crag, or as a layer in brisk conditions. Made from a lightweight Polartec® 100 fleece, this versatile fleece can zip into complementing garments from The North Face® to create a bomber barrier in super cold conditions.
- Standard fit
- Two hand pockets
- Hem cinch-cord
- *Please note: Asphalt Grey does not have red zippers as pictured (zippers are tonal)
- Polartec® Classic 100
- Avg Weight:
- 325 g (9.6 oz)
- Length from Center Back:
The primary insulation layer among experienced outdoor enthusiasts for nearly two decades, Polartec® fabrics are available in a variety of unique textures and weights designed specifically to enhance performance in a variety of environs.
Available in a lightweight, midweight and heavyweight fleece, each Polartec® Classic series fabric provides warmth, comfort and breathability. Polartec® 100 weight fabrics are the lightest fleece in the series, and are an excellent choice for a warm first layer. Polartec® 200 provides optimal warmth and versatility in a midweight soft fleece. Polartec® 300 fabrics are the heaviest option, providing a thermal layer to wear on very cold excursions.
Polartec® Thermal Pro Polartec® Thermal Pro® fabrics are the most visually dynamic and technically advanced of the Polartec® insulation fabrics. Available in a variety of unique surface textures and patterns ‚Äì many of which are designed to enhance performance — Polartec® Thermal Pro® materials are great styling options for virtually every end use. New high-loft versions have achieved the highest warmth-to-weight ratios ever offered by a Polartec® fabric. Other versions have the look of traditional wool with all the performance benefits of fleece.
Polartec® Eco Polartec® Eco fabrics provide all the warmth, comfort and breathability of traditional Polartec® fabrics in an environmentally conscious package. Solid colorways of the fabric are derived from 87 percent recycled content; while heather colorways are derived from 65 percent recycled content. This recycled material is made from 90 percent postindustrial waste and 10 percent post consumer waste, interrupting the flow of materials to our landfills and creating valuable materials from waste