"The Alpha Comp softshell/hardshell hybrid is a solid performing alpine hiking/climbing jacket. If you don’t expect to be inundated with rain, this jacket can handle just about anything else the elements can dish out. It is tough, abrasion resistant, and highly wind resistant. The jacket is cut trim for climbing but great shoulder and arm articulation and fabric stretch give the wearer excellent freedom of movement. The jacket sports waterproof fabric in all the important areas without sacrificing the breathability of a softshell that is so important for aerobic endeavors."
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