Restricted run: The Pearl iZUMi Summit Barrier Jacket goes retro (and Upcycled)


Pearl Izumi has simply mixed certainly one of its hottest, all-around layers with sustainable upcycling practices within the Restricted Version Upcycled Summit Barrier Jacket.

The jacket, which Pearl Izumi describes as gentle, packable, and resilient, makes use of leftover material to cut back waste and environmental impression. By protecting scrap supplies out of the landfill with its Restricted Version Upcycled Assortment, the model goals to attain net-positive sustainability by 2025.

Our favourite factor in regards to the new model? The throwback windbreaker shade.

Upcycled Summit Barrier Jacket

Summit-Barrier-Jacket All photos c. Pearl Izumi

Accessible in retro color-block or plain black, the sustainable Summit Barrier folds away into the chest pocket and compresses down sufficient to suit inside a hip or downtube pack.

However Pearl Izumi signifies that doesn’t detract from the jacket’s sturdy safety towards the wind. The ultralight ripstop material is what provides the jacket the “barrier” in its title, because it holds off wind and lightweight precipitation.

The three-piece hood building is giant sufficient to suit comfortably round a helmet however comfortable sufficient to remain in place. The total-length zipper makes it straightforward to throw on in a flash.

Summit Barrier Jacket options

  • Constructed from 100% polyester ultra-light Ripstop material
  • Windproof, waterproof
  • Sturdy water repellent (DWR) coating
  • Produced from upcycled materials
  • Full-length zipper
  • Zippered chest pocket
  • Hood-over-helmet design
  • Relaxed match

Availability, Buying

The restricted run of upcycled Summit Barrier jacket ($85 MSRP) is on the market in sizes S-XXL.







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