A stylish showing from the outside, the interior provides practical technology and even a RECCO avalanche rescue system. Something you need just like me? Read further, that’s why I write this!
Make it yourself comfortable and pleasant this with the so-called ‘hybrid’ coats of O’Neill this winter. The jackets are suitable for the slopes and the town; both in terms of warmth and style. But this time we dive deeper into the technology and features of the hybrid winter coat.
Insulation above all
That what makes a good winter coat is the insulation. Without a good insulation cold and wetness can ruin your fun enormous. Winter coats at the level of insulation is measured in thousands. So usually you will see a decent water resistance of at least 10k and a breathability from 10k, the amount of water that the jacket can withstand without leaking through; 10.000 mm. The second number stands for the weight of the substance in grams. These numbers together are for the optimal comfort and protection to keep your body warm.
O’Neill has gained experience in the wetsuit industry over the years and could use knowledge to develop the ultimate winter jacket. Specific parts of the body just needed a little extra protection, where other places needed more ventilation
The trinity of protection
Based on this is the O’Neill Firewall technology created. which is used in all snow and adventure products of their clothing line. The 3M Thinsulate technology which provides protection of the wearer is lightweight and breathable and remained in all the external protection.
In addition, a so-called Superdry coating is added for protection against moisture from the outside, while the Super Wick technology flows perspiration to the outer layer. This trinity of protection works hand in hand together to make every jacket a carrier of a fully enjoyable outdoor without worrying.
Gimmicks and Features
In addition to protection you prefer that your jacket can make your life easier; just take a few pockets here and not settle there. In that respect, O’Neill hybrids are like the Swiss Army knives among the coats. So you can find more than 20 features and utilities in each model.
Think about the pockets for your smartphone, media equipment, pockets for goggles, sunglasses, taped seams and closures against moisture and even a RECCO avalanche rescue system. This is an electronic device which ensures that you can be found in the case of an avalanche. That’s a nice thought right?
The beauty of these features is that they aren’t visible, but you have it when you need id. And that’s exactly what defines the hybrid. A stylish showing from the outside and the interior provides practical technology. O’Neill could endanger the best of both worlds.