Product reviews/11/22/2023

ISPO Award Winner: Patagonia M10 Anorak

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The Patagonia M10 Anorak is a minimalist technical shell and a groundbreaking addition to the gear of uncompromising alpinists. It seamlessly blends precision alpine design with an innovative ultralight nanoporous fabric, that is made without harsh solvents or perfluorinated chemicals.

The M10 Anorak is made for committed winter alpinist who are advocates for the planet.

The M10 Anorak is designed to meet the needs of athletes seeking a lightweight, packable, and unrestricted outer layer for challenging alpine climbs. This anorak sets a new standard for waterproof and breathable protection.The nanoporous membrane at the heart of the M10 Anorak allows moisture vapor transmission without the use of harsh solvents commonly found in traditional waterproof materials. As another environmentally conscious approach, the anorak's material is built for circularity in a nylon recycling stream, representing a significant leap forward in ultralight laminate construction.

„The M10 Anorak embodies years of back-and-forth exploration, testing, and refinement between our product and alpine ambassadors“, explains Linden Mallory, Product Line Director Alpine at Patagonia. „Built with a lightweight, nanoporous waterproof/breathable material developed by our material innovation team, the M10 Anorak takes learnings from fit, pattern, and subtle-yet-precise design details pulled from generations of technical shells to bring a minimal, movement-first hardshell created in collaboration with, and for, our most demanding and detail-oriented alpinists.“

The M10 Anorak is made for hard and technical alpine climbs where weight and mobility are crucial.
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Designed for alpine climbing

The M10 Anorak has a refined design that is tailored to the rigors of alpine climbing. Wide shoulders with a gentle taper through the torso allow for unrestricted movement and harness compatibility. A deep, waterproof, center-front two-way zipper enhances ventilation when needed, and a spacious chest pocket is thoughtfully designed for convenient on-the-go storage and quick self-stuffing.

Elastic cuffs are minimal yet comfortable and fit snugly under glove seals. The single-pull hem adjuster is lightweight and intelligently placed to stay off your hip during bivouacs. Similarly, the single-pull hood adjuster is designed to rest comfortably under the crown of your head for undisturbed sleep.

The Patagonia M10 Anorak is designed for the dedicated winter mountaineer who is not only passionate about the pursuit, but also a dedicated advocate for our planet. It's your first choice for hard and technical alpine climbs where weight and mobility are paramount.

If not in use the M10 Anorak can easily packed and stored in your backpack.
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This is what the jury of the ISPO Award says about the M10 Anorak by Patagonia:

"You can tell that this mountaineering jacket for ambitious mountaineers was developed with the input of professional athletes. A successful combination of maximum freedom of movement, technical function and a new, environmentally friendly nanoporous material."
Jury ISPO Award

5 reasons why the M10 Anorak by Patagonia convinced the jury:

  • Lightweight
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Unrestricted movement
  • Material is built for circularity in a nylon recycling stream
  • Waterproof, water repellent and windproof

Product specifications:

  • Size: XXS-XL, Slim Fit
  • Colors: endless blue, forge grey
  • Intended Usage: Hard and technical alpine climbs where weight and mobility are crucial
  • Price:  € 450.00
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