Developed by Snugpak® with input from members of HM Forces, professional navigators and meteorological staff, the new functional Snugpak® Venture Range has been created to support you on a variety of training exercises and military operations, as well as other activities for Wardens, and Rangers in National and Private Parks. Whether you are completing long range days, Reserve Weekend Training, deployed operations, or need a layer when called upon for immediate actions. The Snugpak Ranger Windtop Smock has been created to support you in a diverse range of environments, terrain and weather.
The Snugpak® Ranger Windtop is ideal for individuals where the main environmental considerations are wind, when a single layer is sufficient to protect against the elements when wearing additional heavy equipment, such as Body Armour:
• HM Forces
• Reserve Forces
• Combined Cadet Forces
• Range Training Days
• Deployed Military Operations
• Park Rangers, Game Keepers, and Fishing
The Snugpak® Ranger Windtop is designed to provide excellent protection against winds, as well as sunshine and light rain showers. The Ranger Windtop is much lighter than a standard jacket, using small YKK zips, packing down to the size of an apple, 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 base layer to move moisture away from the skin, keeping you dry and regulating core temperature. The Snugpak® Ranger Windtop is a single layer garment and uses Paratex Micro. The single-layer windtop is ideal for summer months and is light enough to be unnoticeable and worn all day; becoming a stalwart item of clothing. The quick drying, Paratex Micro 100% nylon material has a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish. Water repellency can be maintained with a cool tumble dry after washing and periodic re-treatment with suitable aftercare products, such as Nikwax and Grangers.
The Ranger Windtop 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 Ranger Windtop can also be worn over waterproof [PTFE] membrane hard shells in severe weather, allowing easy access to your essential equipment. In dry, cooler conditions, the cut of the Ranger Windtop enables you to layer effectively with additional thinner insulation, or warmer fleece layers worn underneath so that core temperature can be effectively managed. In warmer months, it is light and cool enough to be worn to protect against UV rays, especially when static for long periods on ranges, etc.
The Ranger Windtop can also be layered with the Softie® SV3 Vest, SJ3 and SJ6 Jackets for colder conditions or when core insulation needs to be maintained. The Ranger Windtop allows essential equipment to be carried centrally, with easy access when wearing a day sack, Bergen and/or climbing harness and maintains its core functionality with other operational equipment, such as body armour and plate carriers/webbing.
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