An adaptable 2.5 layer shell with Dry.Q® EVAP technology that handles climbing and backpacking with aplomb -- the Alpen Plasmic Ion goes where you go. Dry.Q® EVAP offers waterproof breathability and comfort, 70D fabric is durable and resists abrasion. Two vertical-entry chest pockets are harness-and-pack-compatible, with water-resistant PU zippers. Pit zips provide ventilation where you need it most. Two hand warmer pockets are harness-and-pack-compatible.