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The Wilderness Shop is the best outdoor store in Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs to buy purpose-designed outdoor clothing and travel clothing. We offer the premium outdoor clothing brands: Outdoor Research, Mont, Prana, Icebreaker, Arc'teryx, Rab, La Sportiva, Salomon, Craghoppers and SAXX. Our clothing range is technical and designed for the rigours of outdoor use. Staff at The Wilderness Shop have a wealth of experience in rock climbing, bushwalking, travel, skiing and trail running, and are here to help you make the right choice, whether you’re looking for a down jacket for your next visit to Antarctica, a softshell for your next ski trip, or quick-drying lightweight bushwalking clothing.

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DOWN JACKETS

mONT ICICLE
DOWN JACKET

MONT FUSION
DOWN JACKET

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Top-of-the-line expedition down jacket. The one down jacket to rule them all. Perfect for Antarctic cruises, snow camping, or a cold day belaying at a winter crag. Filled with 310g of 785+ loft DWR-treated down (ethically sourced, premium white). Highly water-resistant Hydronaute XT outer fabric. Side torso baffles, box-walled construction, huge hood (removable).
Unisex sizing: XS—XXL
Weight: 850g
$599.95 
Available in-store.

The Mont Icicle's 'little brother'. A mid-weight down jacket with the Icicle's box-walled construction, DWR down and highly water-resistant Hydronaute XT outer fabric.
Men's and women's versions.
Weight: 630g
$429.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

OUTDOOR RESEARCH
INCANDESCENT DOWN JACKET

ARC’TERYX CERIUM LT
WOMEN’S DOWN JACKET

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Warm, lightweight jacket ideal for alpine athletes. Filled with 800+ loft responsibly sourced goose down. The outer fabric is Pertex® Quantum GL, which is a 100% nylon, 10-denier ripstop shell fabric.
$529.95  Available in-store.

Lightweight women's down jacket. Excellent warmth-to-weight ratio. Ideal when weight or volume is an issue. Premium 850 loft down with an Arato™ 10 shell. Coreloft™ synthetic insulation is used in moisture-prone areas. Streamlined fit with articulated construction means you won't feel bulky moving about in this downy.
$549.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

MONT ULTRALIGHT ZERO
DOWN JACKET

PRANA LYRA
WOMEN’S DOWN JACKET

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Made using the world's lightest down-proof nylon. This down jacket weighs only 198g (for a size medium). This makes it ultralight and ultra-packable. Filled with 800+ loft white down with DWR treatment for water-resistance.
$329.95  Available in-store.

One of the few quality down jackets out there with a trendy dot print. It's filled with 650 loft and is a light, well-cut down jacket for about town, travels, etc. Affordable, too.
$269.95  Available in-store.
SALE   $199.95

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SYNTHETIC INSULATED JACKETS

ARC’TERYX ATOM LT
HOODY JACKET

OUTDOOR RESEARCH ASCENDANT
HOODY JACKET

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The ultimate insulated, mid-layer hooded jacket. Wind-resistant, quick-drying, warm for its weight and cut exceptionally well. This technical jacket looks at home both in the wilds and about town. A long-time customer favourite. Men's and women's versions.
Men’s and women’s versions.
Weight: 415g
$379.95 
Available in-store.

"This Seattle brand may just have perfected the midlayer." —Outside Magazine. A staff favourite, this insulated jacket is warm when you need it to be and breathes when you need it to be. This garment has good stretch and is the perfect shoulder-season layer for climbing and skiing. Outer: Pertex® Microlight 20D ripstop. Insulation: fuzzy Polartec Alpha Direct Insulation.
Men's and women's versions.
Weight: 310g
$299.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

MONT GUIDE
HOODY JACKET

ARC’TERYX atom LT
vest

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This is an excellent insulated jacket for ski-touring. Filled with Primaloft® Gold 60 synthetic insulation, it's breathable, absorbs less than 1% moisture and packs down compactly. Outer: Hydronaute XT fabric (20,000mm waterhead).
$349.95  Available in-store.

Insulated Coreloft™ vest. It's like the Atom LT hoody, just without arms and a hood. Lightweight synthetic insulated mid-layer that keeps your core warm.
$269.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

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FLEECE TOPS

MONT MICRO BUSHSHIRT
FLEECE SWEATER

OUTDOOR RESEARCH LONGHOUSE
FLEECE JACKET

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A classic fleece jumper. This comfortably fitting men's fleece top is one you'll keep for years to come, because it's sure to become a favourite. Generous chest pocket; reliably simple. Standard men's fit.
Weight: 295g
$129.95 
Available in-store.

One of our heavier-weight fleece jackets, the Outdoor Research Longhouse has a premium, plushy fleecy warmth. Because of the knitted fabric style, it's also very durable for a fleece. It looks great too, so it's perfect for travel, at home, out, in the wilds...
Weight: 644g
$169.95 
Available in-store.
SALE $135.96

 

 

RAB POWER GRID FLEECE
ZIP HOODY

ARC’TERYX DELTA LT
MICROGRID FLEECE JACKET

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Another lightweight microgrid fleece that wicks. One of the more technical fleeces we stock, this is an active-cut midlayer with a scuba-style hood, thumb loops and a long length to keep your hips warm. Fabric: Two types of Polartec® Power Grid® 231g, panelled with Polartec® Power Grid® 139g for zoned breathability.
$189.95  Available in-store.

Trim-fitting microgrid fleece jacket that layers under shells really well. Like many Arc'teryx products, the fit is second-to-none. Good hand pockets and a small arm pocket for keys, or a credit card. Very light, packable and dries fast.
Weight: 215g
$199.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

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WARM PANTS

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WOMEN’S FLEECE PANTS

MONT MICRO
MEN’S FLEECE PANTS

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Soft, incredibly warm, easy to look after... these are the ultimate, thick, warm tights for women. The high and wide waistband ensures it stays put and is also supremely comfortable on your tummy. Made from high-quality Polartec® Power Stretch, these are an ideal baselayer for ski-touring, high-altitude mountaineering and relaxing at camp in the evenings
Weight: 218g
$189.95 
Available in-store.

When pull on a pair of these Polartec® 100-weight micro fleece pants after a long day's walk, you'll realise they were worth every cent. They will keep you warm and snug while you cook dinner. Fast-drying, with DWR surface treatment. A different women’s version is also available.
Weight: 300g (size M)
$129.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

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radiant hybrid WOMEN’S tights

ARC’TERYX RHO LT
MEN’S PANTS

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Lightweight fleece leggings with zoned weight. Mostly a warm, insulating fleece, with areas of lighter, breathable fleece, so you have warmth where you need it and breathability where you need it. Microgrid fleece waistband with drawstring closure.
Weight: 267g
$109.95 
Available in-store.

This is a very lightweight fleecy fabric called Torrent™ fleece. It's a great thermal baselayer for ski-touring, mountaineering, etc. The soft, brushed surface makes it extremely comfortable next-to-skin. Articulated pattern means you can move well in these.
Weight: 175g
$129.95 
Available in-store.

 

 

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