Windproof are underused and under rated in the UK. They really have a place in all outdoors persons wardrobe. This Paramo windproof is no exception, but Paramo have taken it to the next level. As a standalone garment, they don’t come finer, but you can pair it with the Ostro fleece and you have a water proof too!
We are a very humid country, but cold, so a super breathable windproof makes a lot of sense, especially given that they are pretty shower proof. A versatile, well-made piece and one you will carry more and use much more than you think you would.
The Ostro Windproof offers packable protection for runners, cyclists and walkers.
For high energy activities such as running and cycling, it's important to have a lightweight windproof on hand for protection from windchill when at rest or in an emergency. For walkers, it is useful to have a protective layer that uses minimal space in your bag.
The Ostro Windproof uses lightweight Nikwax® Windproof fabric with a TX.Direct water-repellent treatment for shower protection. It compacts into its own pocket and combines with the Ostro Fleece for good weather protection in wet or cold weather.
The Ostro Windproof packs down small into its own pocket, has a helmet-friendly hood and good ventilation options.
- Internal stuff pocket with loop for attachment for transportation.
- Stowable helmet-friendly hood with low profile peak and dual adjustment.
- Temperature control from ventilation zips that also provide access to internal pockets.
The Ostro Windproof is specifically designed to be compatible with the Ostro Fleece. Together these two garments create a versatile waterproof system.
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