The Mezzalama Jacket is named after the Italian Ski Mountaineering Race of the same name. The Mezzalama is one of the Big 3 European races and the jacket is designed for the athlete that trains hard and dreams of this race. The Mezzalama is a lightweight piece with 100g fill of Polartech Alpa Insulation surrounded by DWR Ripstop for a jacket that's durable and warm to protect against the sometimes harsh conditions of ski mountaineering. With it's free range of motion, hood, thumb loops, and single breast pocket the jacket is simple and straightforward so you can stay comfortable and keep your focus on the things that really matter. A great piece for fast and light travel, the Mezzalama is part of a new wave of apparel designed specifically for speed touring. Match with the Mezzalama Pant for the ultimate in lightweight protection in the mountains.