A precious ally in windy high-mountain conditions, this stretch softshell action vest is built from ELEMENT SHIELD™ MATRIX 3L laminate for unrestricted mountaineering comfort. The compact K SHIELD VES T puts breathability and mobility first, as well as blocking wind completely. It helps the body maintain its thermal balance at all exertion levels, while an efficient DWR finish keeps out the wet. It withstands snags and pulling, and sport ergonomics ensure a perfect close fit. The K SHIELD VEST closely follows the body's movements in a versatile alpine style that happily crosses over for the off-season.