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RAB Vapour-rise Women's Softshell Jacket

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Retail Price £150.00 Save 10%

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A weather resistant softshell jacket with incredible breathability.

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Product code: 15897025 / 153173

A weather resistant softshell jacket with incredible breathability.

Rabs' Vapour-rise softshell jacket offers great protection for year-round adventures.

Wind, water resistant and highly breathable, the Vapour-rise jacket uses the Pertex® Equilibrium outer fabric to keep you at your best whilst taking the edge of the changing weather conditions.

Cleverly designed to be worn next to the skin or as a mid or outer layer, you get fantastic versatility to allow you to adapt to your changing environment.

The wicking micro fleece drop liner allows for moisture control when perspiring and two pit zips allow for increased ventilation when needed.

A female specific cut eliminates excess material providing the best possible warmth to weight ratio, whilst offering maximum comfort and an improved fit.

The hood is helmet compatible, with a wired peak for extra protection and a roll down hook and loop tab for stowing the hood away when necessary.

An ideal jacket for hill and mountain use as well as the system of choice for many polar explorers.

  • Pertex® Equilibrium outer fabric
  • Wicking micro fleece drop liner
  • Adjustable helmet compatible hood, wired peak, roll down hook and loop® tab
  • 2-way YKK front zip, internal storm flap, chin guard
  • 2 YKK zipped A-line chest pockets
  • 1 YKK Napoleon pocket
  • YKK pit zips
  • Low bulk cuffs with hook and loop adjusters
  • Hem drawcord
  • Fit: Regular

Pertex® Equilibrium Outer Fabric

  • Warp: 70d
  • Weft: 70d
  • DWR/Spray: 80/20
  • Air Perm: 8cc
  • Weight/m: 115g/m
  • Comp: 100% Nylon
  • Oeko Tex certified
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Important Christmas Information: Due to the large number of orders placed at this time of year, we cannot guarantee that home delivery orders placed after 4pm on December 20th will arrive before Christmas.

However Click & Collect from your local store will still be available right up to Christmas Eve. Please check your local stores opening hours before making a trip to store.

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8 33" 27" 27" 35"
10 35" 28" 27" 37"
12 37" 30" 28" 39"
14 39" 32" 29" 41"
16 41" 34" 30" 43"
18 43" 36" 30" 45"
8 84 cm 69 cm 70 cm 89 cm
10 89 cm 72 cm 70 cm 94 cm
12 94 cm 76 cm 72 cm 99 cm
14 99 cm 81 cm 74 cm 104 cm
16 104 cm 86 cm 76 cm 109 cm
18 109 cm 91 cm 76 cm 114 cm
Short 28"
Regular 30"
Long 32"
Short 71 cm
Regular 76 cm
Long 81 cm

Women's Rab Clothing Size Guide

Measuring tips

Take your actual body measurements as they are more accurate than measuring over your clothes or shoes.

CHEST: Measure around the fullest part of your chest, making sure to keep the tape under the arms and around your shoulder blades.

WAIST: Measure around the smallest part of your waist (natural waistline).

HIPS: Stand with your heels together and measure around the fullest part.

INSIDE LEG: Measure from the top of your inner leg, along the inside seam to the bottom of your leg.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating

4.86 out of 5
7 reviews
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4.86 out of 5

What you'd expect!

As you'd expect from any Rab product this jacket is good quality, light weight and robust. I wanted a jacket that could act as a warm layer to keep out the wind on blustery days but would pack down to fit easily into my daysack when it wasn't needed and this jacket doesn't disappoint. The material is softer and more flexible than cheaper/traditional soft shells. I would advise going a size up from what you normally wear I'm a 10 but got a 12 and it is a good fit with space to wear a baselayer underneath. The sleeves are a little long but the adjustable cuffs stop that being too much of an issue. All round worth the money.

4.86 out of 5

Great jacket

What a delight of a jacket. I wasn't sure it would do what I wanted which was a light everyday jacket that would put up with most things. This does it in style. Nice and warm against heavy wind waterproof to resist persistent rain and light enough to not weigh you down and sweat alot.

4.86 out of 5

GO Staff Recommended Product

I would recommend this jacket for use in pretty much anything other than heavy rain. It's nice and snug with a fleece wicking lining making sure your core temperature is regulated so you don't get too hot. I often wear it for cycling, or colder weather hiking and high intensity activities but it's great as an everyday jacket as it's so light and comfortable. It's got super tough lightweight fabric which is pretty resistant to abrasion as I have often chucked a lot of stuff at it. It is a soft shell jacket and therefore isn't waterproof and I've found the outer fabric is not particularly water resistant so if it's raining, it quickly becomes damp. However, great as a layering piece under a waterproof or outer jacket in really bad weather.
Top effort from Rab on this one.

Please note, this review was left by a team member from one of our stores.

4.86 out of 5

Great coat

This is one of my favourite coats. I have had it for 4 months and it's been so useful. Very usfull and warm on cooler days. I do have an issue with it though, there are zips under arm for ventilation and they have rubbed the material badley

4.86 out of 5

A great buy, so versatile

I love this jacket, I couldn' live without it.

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4.86 out of 5

Great kit

Lightweight, warm, good sleeve lengths and hood size( I do have a large head and often hoods do not fit). I virtually live in this now. I'm outside a lot in all weathers and this has covered all eventualities so far.

4.86 out of 5

My favourite piece of kit

I bought my Rab Vapour-rise softshell last autmn and have been wearing it all winter. Even on the coldest of days it's very effecting at cheating the wind and more often than not I've simply worn it with a long-sleeved base layer. Only when it's been very cold have I had to add a micro fleece layer. I love the way the hood fits and the main zipper comes up high to provide extra snugness and when the going gets too warm the pit zips are a great way of venting. It will certainly stand a light shower although, naturally, I've not worn it in a downpour. My absolute favourite item of outdoor clothing.

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