This separate review provides additional descriptive and performance information on the Brooks-Range Alpini Mountain Anorak. Read our forthcoming article, Ultralight Three-Season Down Jackets State of the Market Report 2010 for a state of the market analysis and comparative specifications and performance for a range of ultralight down jackets.

Brooks-Range designs and manufacturers gear for mountaineering. Their new Alpini Mountain Anorak is seriously warm, lightweight, and capable. But it is designed for climbers, and combines with their Elephant Foot Sleeping Bag (a waist high sleeping bag) to create a lightweight sleeping system. How suitable is the Alpini Mountain Anorak - by itself - for lightweight backpacking and other lightweight pursuits?

ARTICLE OUTLINE

  • Introduction
  • Description
  • Performance
  • Comparisons
  • Assessment
  • Specifications and Features

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