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

Pearl Izumi has simply mixed one in every of its hottest, all-around layers with sustainable upcycling practices within the Limited Edition Upcycled Summit Barrier Jacket.

The jacket, which Pearl Izumi describes as mild, packable, and resilient, makes use of leftover cloth to cut back waste and environmental affect. By conserving scrap supplies out of the landfill with its Limited Edition Upcycled Collection, the model goals to attain net-positive sustainability by 2025.

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

Upcycled Summit Barrier Jacket

Summit-Barrier-Jacket All photos c. Pearl Izumi

Available 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.

But Pearl Izumi signifies that doesn’t detract from the jacket’s sturdy safety towards the wind. The ultralight ripstop cloth is what provides the jacket the “barrier” in its identify, because it holds off wind and light-weight precipitation.

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

Summit Barrier Jacket options

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

Availability, Purchasing

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

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