The R&D Shielder is the highlight of this year's Peak Performance outerwear collection. This jacket + pant combo brings back the old "R&D" logo used only for the brand's most progressive concepts.
Designed for professional skiers in need of the best performance, this outerwear employs 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro material as well as Aquaguard zippers for incomparable waterproofing and breathability. The R&D Stretch jacket goes even further, with Gore-Tex Pro Stretch providing the same protection with additional stretch for more freedom of movement. The R&D Shielder Stretch jacket has been produced (for now) in a limited edition of only 200 units.
How to make the best jacket for freeride skiing? The answer is Gore-Tex Pro technology. the new R&D, athlete-approved Shielder products use only the best materials, a customized fit and all the details needed to excel in the elements in uncontrolled terrain. The result is a freeride jacket that's comfortable no matter the conditions, and stylish no matter the rider.
How to make an even better jacket than the best jacket for freeride skiing? The answer is Gore-Tex Pro Stretch technology. The Shielder Stretch jacket includes all of the bells & whistles of the regular Shielder line, with the addition of top-of-the-line stretch material for unparalleled mobility that doesn't compromise one bit on protection. There's a limited number of 200 of these pieces available this year, so move fast if you want one.