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Berghaus expand their range with the men’s and women’s Hillmaster jackets

In 2017, Berghaus introduced a range of performance hillwalking waterproofs at an accessible price in the new 2L GORE-TEX initiative. The project has proven popular with both retailers and customers, and the range is being extended for 2018 with the addition of new Hillmaster jackets.

Designed for year-round hillwalking and available in men’s and women’s specific versions, the Hillmaster is a longer-length jacket that guarantees all-day protection from rain. It’s made from the same 2L GORE-TEX fabric that was developed by Berghaus in partnership with Gore.

Practical features of this jacket include:

  • A fully adjustable hood with stiffened peak
  • Six pockets, including cargo pockets, zipped handwarmer pockets and internal map pocket
  • Robust two-way front zip with double storm flap, allowing the jacket to be combined with a compatible Berghaus fleece
  • Carefully designed seam construction to enhance durable waterproofness
  • Adjustable cuffs and hem for additional comfort and protection

If you’ve become a bit jaded by the current trend of skimping on features to reduce weight, this jacket could be a breath of fresh air for you. At 690g (men’s large) it isn’t ultralight – but it promises better protection than most ultralight jackets.

The Hillmaster jackets sit above the well-established Ridgemaster, Hillwalker Long and Hillwalker jackets to complete a selection of mid-price Gore-Tex jackets from Berghaus. They will be available in March on berghaus.com and from selected retailers.

Weight: 690g (men’s large) / 543g (women’s 12)

£220, berghaus.com