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Gravitas [Womens]waterproof jacket

Super light 150g women's highly breathable 3 layer durable waterproof jacket for high activity and low pack size

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Gravitas [Womens] waterproof jacket

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Fitting guide
8 10 12 14
8 10 12 14
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8 10 12 14

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Worlds apart comfort: a durable waterproof, windproof and breathable outerlayer for running, adventure racing and bike packing adventures. 

Gravitas is for fast and light activity where you want the protection of a fully waterproof, windproof, highly breathable shell but need unrestricted movement to run or ride at your peak performance. 

It is very, very light, in fact one of the worlds lightest 3 layer jackets. Its simple and effective design features next to the skin comfort, a fantastic hood, large pocket, semi-elasticated cuffs and water resistant main zips. Packing down into it’s own pocket sized stuff sack, it is small and weighs less than your lunch.

It's brilliant to partner with our Laika or Koulin baselayers or worn over a softshell for when the weather closes in.

Chuck in your bag ‘just in case’.  Gravitas is the one jacket we take travelling or want to carry a minimalist backpack.

"all in all, an excellent, no-nonsense, shimmering shard of lightweight loveliness", Outdoors Magic

The state of the art ultra fine 7 denier nylon yarns in the face and back, and a super thin PU membrane, give the lightest 3 layer waterproof fabric we could find. 3 layer fabrics are class leading for comfort and more durably waterproof than 2 or 2.5L fabrics.

Key features
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
  • Neat, semi-elastic cuffs mean you can push your sleeves up to aid cooling – no velcro to wrestle, just simple and quick
  • Cuff shaped over the back of the hand for extra protection
  • Minimal seams for lighter weight and breathability
  • Narrow seam allowance
  • No visible stitching, to reduce snag and wear points
  • Bonded hem and cuff construction
  • Narrow internal flap to back up the water resistant front zip
  • Semi elasticated hood opening – allows you to pull hood up without undoing the front zip, and holds the hood closer in to the neck when not being worn
  • Single hood adjuster cinches everything in and prevents hood blowing off
  • Stiffened and wired peak protects the face
  • Full hem drawcord for maximum adjustability
  • Comes with it’s own colour coded stuff sack including a handy clip loop for maximum portability
  • Stiffened and wired peak protects the face
  • Single concealed zipped chest pocket
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Vital stats

Weight: 8: 145 g, 10: 150 g, 12: 155 g, 14: 160 g


47 gsm 3 layer fabric
7d nylon face fabric
PU membrane
7d nylon tricot back
Hydrostatic head: 20,000 mm
MVTR: 30,000 g/sqm/24hrs (minimum)
100% windproof
Water repellent zip

Origin: China

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Free No hassle 123 Day Returns

Buy with confidence and if you are not happy, change your mind or want a swap for any reason then return it for free and we will exchange or refund no question. The price you see is the price you pay. Just return the kit as you receive it - in its original condition, unused, unworn, with original packaging and fit for resale.


We offer a range of finance options from 0% to 9.9% starting on orders over £500. Please give us a call on 01773 417007 to apply for finance. Our customer support heros will take your order and talk you through the quick and easy application process.

Alpine Bond

If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery or, if it does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it within 3 years of purchase for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction if it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can.
Womens sizing
8 10 12 14 16
Chest (inches) 32" 34" 36" 38" 40
Waist (inches) 25.5" 27" 29" 31" 33"
Hips (inches) 35" 37" 39" 41" 43"

These size charts show the body measurements that an Alpkit garment of a given size is designed to fit. They are not actual garment measurements. Measure yourself as described below, and use the size chart to find your size.

Chest: measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms, and be level from front to back.
Waist: measure around your waist at the narrowest part.
Hips: standing with your feet together, measure around your hips at the widest part.

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Fold up rain jacket

This is a lovely light weight waterproof, good shape but I felt slightly tight on my usual size 12 so had to return for a 14. Especially if i had more than a t-shirt underneath . But overall very happy.



Gravitas Full Review

Gravitas is light without feeling flimsy, has good levels of breathability and waterproofing and has been nicely put together from an impressively light three-layer fabric and its hood is quietly brilliant

Outdoors Magic

Outdoors Magic June 2016 - Jon Doran


Gravitas First Impressions

despite the super competitive £120 price-tag, this is anything but a budget effort

Outdoors Magin

Outdoors Magin June 2016 - Jon Doran

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Outdoors Magic Gravitas Review

The Alpkit Gravitas is not only great value for money, it’s one of the best lightweight jackets on the market


Outdoors Magic August 2017 - Outdoors Magic

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Grit.cx checks out Gravitas

Alpkit have added a range of waterproofs to their direct-to-consumer website. All are good value ..... Gravitas jacket is their super lightweight option though. It is not a bike-specific jacket, but ticks the boxes that I’m looking for. It comes with a fully featured hood, which will fit over a climbing (or riding) helmet, three layer breathable waterproof fabric, a chest pocket, a little mesh stuff sack… and little else

Tom Hill, Grit.cx

Grit.cx July 2016 - Tom Hill

Best in Test
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UKH/UKC Gravitas Review

UKH/UKC Winner - Best in test

Super-light and very breathable, the Gravitas manages to balance minimalism with functionality


UKH/UKC August 2017 - UKC/UKH Gear

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Aleks Wears Gravitas Across Europe

Travelling light and fast and putting a waterproof through plenty of miles

Aleks Kashefi

Aleks Kashefi February 2017 - Aleks Kashefi

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OM Gravitas Review

the Gravitas is simply a really, really good lightweight waterproof shell full stop

Outdoors Magic

Outdoors Magic November 2016 - Outdoors Magic

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Nicky Spinks reviews the Laika and Gravitas

it is never out of that wash / dry / wear / repeat cycle

Nicky Spinks

Nicky Spinks February 2017 - Nicky Spinks