Luskentyre Thermal Gilet - Black
To stand on the endless sands of Luskentyre Beach and look out to the island of Taransay or the mountains of South Lewis in the Outer Hebrides island chain of Western Scotland gives you everything a beach moment should provide: it is at once elemental, calming, peaceful and rugged. This place is magical in so many ways and our thermal gilet takes its inspiration of many days and nights spent at or near this spot. Days spent variously gazing out to sea with a steaming mug of coffee in one hand and a camera in the other, waiting for the light to blow the doors off incredible Atlantic sunsets. Or days spent zipping past on the bike, as our legendary Rat Race Tip to Toe journey speeds participants from one end of this intricate archipelago of several 1000s islands to the other; on foot, by bike and in sea kayaks. Once the bikes are parked and the running is done for the day, the feel of a nice warm thermal gilet getting thrown around weary shoulders while camp is made, food is cooked and beers are sunk, is one of adventure’s most under-rated highlights. You’ve earned that beer. And that cosy gilet.
Lightweight – 384g (M)
Perfect for UK conditions
Teflon™ DWR coated for a water repellent finish
Easily stuffs inside its own pocket – makes a great pillow!
Fully insulated pockets
Outstanding warmth retention
Large chest pocket
2 Warm hand pockets
No worries about allergies from down or feather fill
Sorona® is very soft - makes for better form-fitting jackets
Unlike down the jacket recovers very well after compression due to the unique crystalline polymer structure of Sonora
Low water retention and quick drying
Weight: 384g (M)
DuPont™ Sorona® Filling
Outer Fabric 100% Nylon
Lining Fabric: 100% Nylon
Filling: 100% Polyester
About Our Sorona® Fill
DuPont™ continues its legacy in fiber technology creating a breakthrough renewably sourced polymer for fibre and fabric – DuPont™ Sorona®
Sorona® is made, in part, with bio-based ingredients instead of petrochemicals, thereby, reducing dependency on petroleum/fossil fuels – a finite resource.
A leading biopolymer, Sorona® contains 37 percent annually renewable plant-based ingredients. Even better is its environmental footprint. Producing Sorona® uses 30 percent less energy and releases 63 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions compared to the production of nylon 6.
Sorona® renewably sourced fibre delivers superior performance benefits to sustainable clothing. Fabrics that use Sorona® are very soft, very strong and dry quickly. Sorona® helps fabrics stretch comfortably and retain their shape.