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An Introduction To: ULTRA

An Introduction To: ULTRA

30.04.2021 | Outdoor Buying Guides

Mountain Warehouse ULTRA, our exciting new range, has been designed for the avid explorer who loves to be outdoors no matter how extreme the conditions can be. ULTRA mixes style and high-level technical performance to create a range that won’t let you down when you need it most. The range includes water-resistant and windproof fleeces, the toughest boots we’ve ever released, and our most waterproof jackets and trousers yet. So, are you ready to conquer the elements?


Highlights of this range include:


Waterproof Ability

How waterproof something is will always depend on its waterproof rating, the higher an item’s waterproof rating, the more waterproof it is. For example, if a product has a waterproof rating of 20,000 it has been tested to withstand 20,000mm of water column pressure without leaking. 20,000 is currently our highest waterproof rating and can be found in our ULTRA range, this rating will keep you dry through all wet weather conditions for long periods of time.


Rating Resistance Weather
1,500 – 2,000 Waterproof Light To Moderate Rain
3,000 – 5,000 Very Waterproof Moderate Rain Or Shorter Periods In Heavy Rain
8,000 – 10,000 Highly Waterproof Heavy Rain
15,000 – 20,000 Extremely Waterproof Extremely Heavy Rain For Long Periods

Items like the Ultra Himalaya Extreme Waterproof Jacket,  Ultra Typhoon Mens Waterproof Overtrousers and Ultra Inca Mens Waterproof Tech Trouser are all between 15,000 –  20,000mm to keep you dry from head to toe.

Ultra Inca Mens Waterproof Trousers

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Ultra Himalaya Extreme Waterproof Jacket

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Ultra Typhoon Mens Waterproof Overtrousers

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How breathable an item of clothing is affects how comfortable you will be on your activity. Breathable garments allow minuscule molecules of perspiration to escape from the inside while stopping rain from the outside sinking in. Moisture vapor transfer is measured in grams and is related to how much vapor can pass through the fabric in a 24 hour period. The higher the number, the more breathable your item will be. The Ultra Atlas Extreme Waterproof Jacket, Ultra Extreme Womens 3-Layer Over Trousers and Ultra Alpha Kids Waterproof Jacket all have a breathability rating of 4,000.

Ultra Atlas Extreme Waterproof Jacket

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Ultra Extreme Womens 3- Layer Over Trousers

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Ultra Alpha Kids Waterproof Jacket

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Technical Features

Our design teams have paid special attention to smaller details and technical features to add extra durability to every adventure. We have picked out a few products with some of our favourite features.


Men’s Technical Features

Ultra Atlas 3 Layer Waterproof Jacket – Long zipped side pockets for maps and trekking equipment, arm pit zips for ventilation on the move and a fused hood peak for added weather protection.

Ultra Inca Mens Waterproof Tech Trouser – All seams are taped to make this item fully waterproof, ankle zips for ventilation and to fit the trousers over any footwear and zipped pockets to keep valuables secure and dry.

Ultra Geneva Vibram Mens Waterproof Boots – A speed lacing system for maximum support and ease when putting on and taking off the boots, a padded ankle for extra cushioning on long hikes, added rubber reinforcement at the heel and toe to make your footwear last longer and a Vibram sole for great grip and durability.


Women’s Technical Features

Ultra Endeavour Womens Padded Fleece Jacket – Filled with microfibre which provides excellent heat retention and also features a thin membrane between the fabric which provides wind protection.

Ultra Himalaya Womens Extreme Waterproof Jacket – Internal and zipped pockets for added security, taped seams to ensure the jacket is fully waterproof and adjustable cuffs, hood and hem for a great fit.

Ultra Elevate Womens Softshell Vibram Shoes – A one handed quick lacing system for ease and speed, a mesh lining that improves breathability to help keep your feet fresh and a Vibram sole for great grip and durability.


Kid’s Technical Features

Ultra Kids Longline Softshell Jacket – PFC (a chemical that can be harmful to the environment) free, offers protection from the wind with a thin membrane between the fabric and fleece lined for extra warmth.

Ultra Alpha Kids Waterproof Jacket – All seams are taped to make this item fully waterproof and this jacket is made up of three layers, making it waterproof, windproof and breathable.

Ultra Zion Kids Softshell Vibram Shoes –  Has EVA cushioning which moulds to the foot and provides support, a breathable softshell material that keeps the foot feeling fresh and IsoDry technology to make the shoe waterproof.