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FjallRaven Women's High Coast Wind Jacket

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  • About FjallRaven

Light, pliant and packable wind jacket in waxed polyamide/organic cotton. Great for use as a hiking jacket. The fabric is wind resistant and can withstand light rain as well, and it dries fast should it get wet. A practical garment that can be pulled on when needed, suitable for many kinds of outdoor life \x96 walking, paddling or cycling. Simple design with only the most essential details to keep weight at a minimum. The jacket has a well-fitting adjustable hood and zipper at the front with an inside protective flap. A vertical chest pocket on the left side keeps small items close at hand. Sleeve cuffs with elastic edging. Drawcord adjustment at hem. The wax infusion makes the jacket water resistant; it will keep you dry during light showers but not during a downpour or constant rain. Protective properties can be enhanced with Greenland Wax.

FEATURES:

  • Light and packable women's jacket made from waxed polyamide/organic cotton
  • Adjustable hood and vertical chest pockets

SPECIFICATION:

  • Outer material: HC-Lite: 54% Polyamide, 46% Cotton
  • Gender: Female
  • Concept: Outdoor
  • Weight (FJR): 290 g

Making adventure last since 1960

In the 1950’s, 14 year, old Ake Nordin from Ornskoldsvik in Northern Sweden spent more time outdoors than indoors. After many long treks in the mountains, Ake decided the backpacks at the time were unsatisfactory and took matters into his own hands by building a wooden frame. This evenly distributed weight across his back so the pack did not end up uneven, pear, shaped, and uncomfortable. It also meant he could carry more weight with ease. Ake’s innovation quickly caught on and in 1960 Fjallraven became the first to commercially make and distribute framed backpacks.

Fjallraven means Arctic Fox in Swedish, honoring the small and highly adaptable predator that lives in the Swedish mountains under the harshest conditions. From the small town of Ornskoldsvik, Fjallraven has now expanded to every corner in the world. The fundamental ideas remain the same; provide functional, durable, and timeless equipment to make the outdoors more enjoyable for all. We continue to find smart, innovative solutions to make every adventure an unforgettable one.

AN IDEA THAT CARRIED WEIGHT

Ake built his first framed backpack in his basement with his mother’s sewing machine. Using strong cotton fabric for the pack, he attached the wooden frame using leather straps and used calfskin for the support straps. Not only was the pack more comfortable and distributed weight evenly, it also increased ventilation between his back and the pack. Soon after, during a trip up North, Ake’s invention caught the attention of the indigenous Sami people who spent weeks at a time high up in the mountains. They asked Ake to build them a backpack and after that a tent. Fjallraven had found its beginning.

OUR PRINCIPLES

Rule 1: Functionality We work hard to develop functional equipment by carefully considering everything from new smart solutions to improved material. Our goal is to offer outdoor equipment that allows you to spend more – and more enjoyable – time in nature.

Rule 2: Durability A Fjallraven product is a guarantee that you will not need to buy a new product for a long, long time. Our users know that our products live up to strict requirements and last for a long time. Many products last for generations. This long lifecycle depends on many factors , for example production experience, superior choice of material, product assembly and strict quality controls during the production process.

Rule 3: Dependability When we design our products, we choose material and solutions that combined give you a safe, dependable product you will be able to use outdoors. We are aware that our equipment might be used in situations where there is not a lot of room for error, which is why all of our products are tested by experienced test groups before being sent to our retailers.

OUR RESPONSIBILITY

Fjallraven is growing and constantly moving into new markets. This makes it all the more important for us to take responsibility for every decision we make, whether we are in our home in Ornskoldsvik in northern Sweden or another corner of the world. One of the most important aspects of this is our responsibility toward everyone that works in the development and production of our equipment.

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