Montane Ajax Jacket - Women's

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Montane Ajax Jacket - Women's

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No nonsense weather protection for the mountains.

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Extremely versatile and tough GORE-TEX® mountain shell combining lightweight 40 Denier fabric with 70 Denier reinforcements in high abrasion areas and a helmet compatible hood and articulated arms.

The Ajax Jacket is ideal for climbers, mountaineers and mountain walkers looking for a no-nonsense, uncompromising waterproof shell jacket.

Material: Gore-Tex 3L 40D

Hydrostatic Head: 28,000mm

Breathability: RET <6 (i.e. extremely breathable. Comfortable at higher activity rate)

Weight: 399 grams


  • Waterproof

  • Breathable

  • Durable

  • 3 point adjustment hood

  • Helmet compatible hood

  • External chest pocket

  • 2 water resistant hand pockets (fit OS map)

Technical Specs


  • Constructed from lightweight 40 Denier GORE-TEX® combined with tough 70 Denier GORE-TEX® in high abrasion areas where a pack, harness or rope impacts on the shoulders, upper arms, chest and waist

  • Durable Water Repellency (DWR) for effective water shedding 12 – 13 stitch count per inch on all seams versus a typical industry average of 8, creating a tight, clean and strong seam 3mm seam allowance throughout

Patterning and Design

  • Articulated arms for high reach movement, tailored specifically to prevent hem lift

  • Dropped back hem for enhanced weather protection

Hood Configuration

  • Fully adjustable 3 point hood designed to fit comfortably with a helmet

  • Adjustable face aperture with internal cord exits

  • Rear hood volume compression for a close fit around head

  • Stiffened hood peak gives stability and wired edge allows adjustability

  • Tall collar offers storm protection to the face

  • Internal elastic loop and hook on rear hood compression drawcord allows hood to be rolled down and stowed away whilst not in use in windy conditions

Pocket Configuration

  • Two map-sized A-line hand pockets with YKK matte AquaGuard® zips positioned clear of a backpack hip belt or climbing harness

  • Zipped chest pocket with YKK matte AquaGuard®, designed to fit GPS or mobile phone without bounce during movement

  • Ergonomic lightweight zip pullers make use easier when wearing gloves

Centre Front Zip

  • Full length YKK matte AquaGuard® front zip that is highly water resistant

  • Internal storm guard behind centre front zip with press stud to secure hem and prevent further weather entry

  • Roll over chinguard lined with brushed fine microfleece for comfort for easnext to the mouth and chin

  • Ergonomic centre front zip pullers for ease of use when wearing gloves

Cuff and Sleeves Configuration

  • Shaped easy to use cuffs with adjustable hook and loop tabs for a close fit around wrists or gloves

Waist and Hem Construction

  • Adjustable hem with cinchable drawcord, easy to use cordlocks, and excess cord management system

Additional Features

  • Rear external Montane hang loop



Size Guide

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Montane Womens Size Guide

  • NEW ZEALAND DELIVERY (excluding boats).

    • For all NZ orders we use Post Haste Couriers
    • All local orders over NZD $100 are shipped free using a standard service
    • All local orders under NZD $100 are charged a flat fee of NZD $5 and ship using a standard service
    • Standard delivery time for South Island is next business Day. North Island is 2 business days. Rural Address and PO box numbers add 2 days.
    • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information
    • Once it has left the store it is at the mercy of the couriers. Please check your tracking information and contact the couriers if it has not arrived when expected.


    • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $10 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
    • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $50 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
    • Standard delivery times for international orders are 5 business days
    • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
    • Please do not buy products with eggs or bacon, as international customs do not like this and your order may be confiscated at your own cost (no one wants wasted bacon and eggs!)


    • A limited number of Montane items are shipped from the UK warehouse and delivery can take up to 14 business days from order placement
    • All Ruffwear is shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leaves the same or next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you the day you order and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items are usually 2 weeks.


    • Shipping can be arranged for boats, please contact the store for details.


    If you'd like to know availability and delivery times for a specific item please contact us and we will get back to you the same day.