westalpen high alpine collection

The most versatile clothing layer system we have ever developed

Our WESTALPEN COLLECTION will equip you with a clever system of layers that will function in all locations, altitudes and in all kinds of weather: Discover our lightweight purists, our extremely comfortable technical experts and our movement-loving warmers.


your protection

Proving just how lightweight and compact protection can be: Our technical hardshell purists are versatile, weigh practically nothing and boast surprisingly clever features.



Individually adjustable: With the help of the invisible adjusters inside the legs, the entire calf area can be tailored to fit the high-alpine tourer. This prevents crampons getting caught on your pant legs.

TECHNICAL FEATURES: ventilation zippers

Side ventilation zippers and mesh lining in the pockets provide increased ventilation on demanding ascents.


A hook system ensures the minimalistic waistband adjustment can provide optimum fit and improved comfort.

westalpen 3l jacket and pants

softshell layer

your comfort zone

When you can move comfortably you’ll save energy – and that’s essential in the mountains. Our WESTALPEN softshell layers are made from sustainable materials – and they’re not only comfortable, but super robust and breathable, too.

TECHNICAL FEATURES: integrated gaiter


QUICK-GAITER is an ORTOVOX-developed hem adjustment system that completely replaces gaiters: It can be easily and quickly adjusted in just three steps to fit seamlessly over climbing boots.

The fastening loops running underneath the climbing boot are made of abrasion-resistant Dyneema material and can be stored safely and cleanly when not in use.

technical features: SIDE VENTILATION SLITS

for optimal ventilation

Ventilation slits on the sides provide plenty of cooling during strenuous ascents.

technical features: high, adjustable waistband

perfect fit

Hook and loop fasteners on the sides ensures quick, easy adjustment.

westalpen softshell JACKET AND PANTS

insulation layer


Swiss wool meets Tasmanian lightness: This unique combination makes our wind and water-resistant WESTALPEN insulation layers wonderfully warm, highly elastic and comfortably ventilated – in an entirely natural way.

technical details: smart material combination

swisswool tec-stretch meets merino fleece grid

In the hybrid jacket, SWISSWOOL insulation material is used wherever additional protection and warmth is needed.

The MERINO FLEECE GRID inserts with fine, OWP-verified merino wool not only give a lot of freedom of movement, but also have a high heat retention capacity thanks to the channel structure.

technical features: fleece waffle structure

merino fleece grid

The special feature of the MERINO FLEECE GRID is the waffle structure inside: This knitted construction makes the material light, provides sufficient ventilation and at the same time shows high insulation properties.

westalpen swisswool hybrid jacket for men and women