Venture TS1 Smock - Blue

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  • Venture TS1 Smock - Hood Storage
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  • Venture TS1 Smock - Hand Pocket
  • Venture TS1 Smock - Map Pocket
  • Venture TS1 Smock - Hook & Loop Patches
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  • Venture TS1 Smock - Hem Adjuster

Venture TS1 Smock

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Developed by Snugpak® with input from professional members of the outdoor community, expert navigators, meteorological staff, military personnel, mountain bikers and adventure racers. The new functional Snugpak® Venture Range has been created to support you, whether you are walking in your local countryside and parks, exploring lowland moors, ascending alpine mountain walks in the summer, scrambling, rock climbing, mountain biking and adventure racing, or even summiting Munroes in Scottish Winter conditions.


The Snugpak® Venture TS1 Smock is designed to provide excellent protection against winds, as well as sunshine and light rain showers. The Venture TS1 smock is much lighter than a typical jacket, using small YKK zips, and packing down to a small size, ideal for when size and weight need to be at a minimum. It is ideally worn with a long sleeve base layer, such as the Snugpak 2nd Skinz Coolmax long sleeve top and the TS1 lining efficiently moves moisture away from the skin, keeping you dry and regulating core temperature.

The Snugpak® Venture TS1 Smock is a dual layer garment and uses both Paratex Micro as a face fabric, and an internal TS1, Thermal Suede, lining. The Venture TS1 Smock is ideal for colder months and is light enough to be worn all day long, becoming a stalwart item of clothing for anyone enjoying the great outdoors. The quick drying, Paratex Micro 100% nylon material has a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish. To maintain water repellency, use a cool tumble dry after washing and periodically re-treat the Smock with suitable aftercare products, such as Nikwax and Grangers. The Venture TS1 Smock will keep you dry in a short, light shower, giving you time to find a safe place to stop and put on more effective (hardshell) waterproof layers, if required. The Venture TS1 Smock can also be worn over waterproof [PTFE] membrane hard shells in severe weather, allowing easy access to your essential equipment.

TS1, which stands for Thermal Suede is a lightweight, soft polyester fabric that can be worn next to skin, with a suede finish and uses a combination of yarns with different thicknesses; microfibre yarns (less than 1dtex) go on the outside, and macrofibre (3dtex) go on the inside. A Decitex (dtex), is a unit of measure for the linear mass density of fibres and materials, expressed as grams per 10,000m.

These macrofibre yarns are raised to produce a short pile, similar in feel to Suede. The overall TS1 construction exploits the fundamental physical property that water will always move from a low to a high surface area or from the Macro to Micro filament yarns, thus moving water from the body towards the outside of the garment, allowing it to breathe through the Paratex Micro outer fabric.

In colder conditions, the cut of the Venture TS1 Smock enables you to layer effectively with additional insulation worn underneath, allowing you to manage your core temperature efficiently. It is light and warm enough to be worn at higher altitudes or summer alpine mountain walking in the UK. The Venture TS1 Smock can also combine with the Softie® SV3 Vest, SJ3 and SJ6 Jackets for colder conditions or when activities are slower, and insulation needs to be maintained.

The Venture TS1 Smock allows essential equipment to be carried centrally, with easy access when wearing a day sack, Bergen or climbing harness and maintains its core functionality with other outdoor equipment.

APALS® (All Purpose Adhesive Light Strips)
Each jacket is supplied with one APALS®

Can be seen up to 1 mile
Runtime 200+ hours
Velcro backing
Waterproof, Dustproof & Shockproof
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Highlights
510g
Weight Weight includes everything.
Breathable High moisture-vapour transmission rate helps to keep you dry when you're active.
Light Weight Exceptionally lightweight, perfect when on the move.
Made In The UK Support British manufacturing and enjoy superior British quality.
Tough Durable, lightweight and tough.
Windproof Provides protection from the wind.
Chest Pocket Venture Includes a unique central map case pocket in the chest area & large outer pocket.
Hook and Loop Designed to accommodate APALS®, Reflective Tabs and Morale Patches.
Thumb Loop Holes in the cuff to insert thumbs for increased coverage in cold weather.
The single layer Venture TS1 Smock incorporates a unique design, for the storage and use of essential outdoor components, such as map and compass, as well as more modern devices such as smartphones and tablets, when completing iSeries Navigation™:

Made in the UK. Support UK manufacturing and enjoy superior British quality
Unisex Design
Extremely Lightweight & durable, perfect for when weight and space need to be considered
Light and warm enough to be worn all day long
Windproof: The Paratex Micro fabric protects you from wind chill
Breathable: The Paratex Micro high moisture-vapour transmission rate helps to keep you dry when you’re active
Comfortable: The TS1 lining adds a layer of insulation to keep the wearer comfortable all day
Can be packed down and stored in its own chest pouch
APALS® Soft Hook & Loop Patches (APALS® (All Purpose Adhesive Light Strips) one supplied with each jacket)
Large Map Chest Pocket, with Internal D-Rings
Large & Small External Pouches
External D-Ring for LED Torches, etc.
TS1 Lined Hand Warmer ‘Muff’ Pocket
Thumb Loops
Hem & Neck adjuster for a better fit, helping trap warm air and aid insulation
1/4 Length YKK Zip, to help trap warm air, or ventilate
Customise with effective layering for colder weather
 
Hood
For the entire Snugpak® Venture Range, the hood has been removed, allowing greater compatibility with other items of clothing, but the storage space remains. This allows you to roll up items such as a neck scarf, Buff®, fleece liner gloves or skull cap and store them close to hand.

 
Chest Pocket
The Venture Range includes a central map case pocket in the chest area, for the storage of a full size (Large) map case, such as the SILVA® Carry Dry Map Case (265x480mm), or an iPad® mini™ within a waterproof eCase® (185x238mm). The main pocket also incorporates two D-rings to secure essential items, such as a compass or whistle, to prevent accidental loss, as well as tethering other waterproof cases so that they do not need to be carried in an unsafe position around the neck.

 
There is also a large Outer-Pocket on the front of the central chest pocket, with a hook & loop security tab and a functional D-ring. This pocket can accommodate an A6 folded map, or a notebook and pen/pencil, or smartphones in a waterproof case, such as the iPhone 5S in the waterproof eCase® (105x175mm) as well as small digital cameras. In front of this is a smaller outer-pocket with hook & loop security tab, ideal for keeping your compass close to hand, or used for securing smaller energy gels, pens, pencils etc. when on the move.

Hook & Loop Patches

Throughout the Venture Range designs, there are various Hook & Loop Patches, designed to accommodate APALS® Personal Identification (PID) LEDs, or 3M Scotchlite™ Reflective Tabs to make you more visible in low-light conditions. Small APALS® patches are located on the back of the collar, as well as the left sleeve. There is also a larger soft Hook & Loop patch on the Right arm, for ID’s, Morale Patches as well as Group and Organisation Patches, allowing you to personalise your Venture TS1Smock. Soft Hook & Loop is also available on the front of the small outer-pouch, for either an APALS® LED or reflective marker.
 
Hand Pockets
The Venture TS1 Smock design also incorporates a harness compatible, muff-style, hand-warmer pocket, giving you a large internal storage space if needed. It can also be used for storing other essential items and will keep them safe due to the deep pocket and side zips that prevent items falling out.
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Specification
Packsize Dimensions
31cm
18cm
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Technologies
Outer Fabric (100% Nylon)

Paratex Micro is tough, lightweight, highly windproof and water repellent. Paratex Micro utilises closely constructed fabric and is exceptionally hard wearing but still remains soft to the touch.

Inner Fabric (100% Polyester)

TS1 is a lightweight polyester fabric with a suede finish, which uses a combination of yarns with different thicknesses. Microfibre yarns (less than 1 decitex) go on the outside and Macrofibre (3 decitex) go on the inside.

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