I need windproof jacket to use with 15 kg backpack. Could you propose some, especially with proper durability
The Haglofs shield stuff, anything from Montane in microlight, RAB have the odd thing too.
Can get considerably more durable with Paramo, Buffalo, Cioch made to measure etc, but unclear if there's a great trade off for the extra weight.
Really just not quantum or quantum GL, or that sort of weight
You don't say in what conditions your looking to use the jacket in i.e. winter/summer, high mountain, lowland, summer weekends etc BUT a company well know for its durability (quality, design etc) is Arcteryx I've never come across anyone thats been disapointed with a product from this company. I have a number of Arcteryx jackets and used them in various conditions and have found them to be excellent.
If I had to point to one jacket in the range then I'd go for the Beta AR
Bumf says "The streamlined Beta AR Jacket provides the backcountry minimalist with durable storm protection in a lightweight and packable format" and "reinforced shoulder and elbows survive alpine abuse."
Anyway take a look at the website.
Now come on, at least make an effort! Thats a waterproof
(The Acellero/Gamma LT would be the plausible options from the dead bird range.).
Really though, microlight should easily cope with 10kg packs without stress in terms of abrasion. Any loose velcro on the pack or such like?
(Twice as much abrasion resistance as the heavier equilibrium on Montane's Dyno say. Mine coped with a rather heavier pack than 10kg - and snagging on barbed wire - without damage.).
Its not terribly easy to get noticeably heavier/more durable while staying a pure wind shirt. Mostly ~300g+ which rather changes the use scenarios a little.
Paramo's various options (different fit to Montane!), or maybe Cioch for the tailoring or thin softshell stuff like Haglof's Lizard pullover/RABs Sawtooth jacket which are still light enough to carry. Buffalo's wind shirts are sort of in between I suppose.
Buffalos are made from your basic Pertex and have a reputation for being tough as old boots, so the Buffalo windshirt an obvious contender, or anything else in your basic Pertex. Paramo stuff similarly well abused on expedition and not found wanting, so the Fuera (jacket or smock) another no-risk port of call.
No chance in context - they're both quantum weight face fabrics so not as tough as even microlight.
Not that a fair few people don't happily use such things (and as I said before Microlight is tough!)
The tempo hoody is maybe the closest they get to a really tough wind shirt although it is rather heavy. Something like MEs Javelin or Orbital are vaguely similar to that but a bit lighter.
Getting back to Paramo's windshirts, not sure but think you're not the in the UK? If so no chance to try on, and their fit is quite distinctive.
In that case Cioch would be a very good option - they use Paramo's outer fabric (amongst others) but do made to measure stuff so fit wouldn't be a problem. Windshirt here. (feature customisation also very possible.).
I've used a paramo windproof for the past 3 year. It has taken a hammering in 20-30 mph winds and is still as good as new.
Paramo Fuera Ascent---very hardy and durable---100% windproof
Patagonia Houdini---3 to 5 CFM (effectively windproof) good DWR (my experience)
Like the hood on the Fuera Ascent better than the Houdini (121g)---Ascent is heavier (380g)but seems to be more durable and a tad thicker material---Houdini is a slimmer fit while the Ascent has a "boxier" cut to it---own both and like them a lot---hope this helped
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