Anyone who spends much time in the mountains knows that Mother Nature can dish out some humbling conditions from time to time and that having high-performance gear like the Burton AK 3L Hover Jacket can mean the difference between a miserable day and a legendary one. From its 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro fabric, to the GORE-SEAM® taping, to the water-resistant YKK® zippers, the AK Hover Jacket reigns supreme when it comes to sealing in warmth and repelling pesky moisture. Born and bred for maximizing enjoyment on waist-deep storm days, the Burton AK 3L Hover Jacket also does surprisingly well at shedding heat and dissipating perspiration during backcountry exploration thanks to its 40D Gore Micro Grid Backing. Don't play Russian roulette with winter conditions with the top tier Burton AK 3L Hover Jacket.
GORE-TEX® Pro Membrane High performance GORE-TEX® membrane bonded to a tough outer material and Gore's patent pending Micro Grid Backing disallows movement between layers while providing superior waterproofing and breathability.
40D Gore Micro Grid Backer Micro Grid Backer technology enhances breathability, eliminates excess weight, and improves the overall strength and next-to-skin comfort of the fabric.
[ak] Fit w/ Engineered Articulation A performance oriented, articulated fit with cutlines and patterning engineered to mimic the body's natural flex while riding and hiking. The result is a higher degree of mobility that enhances the function-first design and style of [ak].
Zippered Chest Pockets
Fully Taped Seams w/ GORE-SEAM® Tape GORE-SEAM® Tape minimizes seam tape in critical zones, reducing the shell's overall weight and bulk while increasing the breathable surface area.
YKK® Matte Water-Resistant Zippers The entire [ak] outerwear line features custom-branded YKK® matte water-resistant zippers for smoother performance and better drape, a cleaner finish, and overall higher strength.
Fulltime Contour™ Hood w/ Drop Construction and Cohaesive™ Embedded Cinch Weather the storm without sacrificing visibility with the new Cohaesive™ Embedded Hood Cinch. A revolution in cord management, this bomber and ultra-streamline system integrates pull-cord hardware directly to the outerwear fabric, making hood adjustment simple and precise -- even with gloves or mittens on.
Neck Gasket Collar Block out winter's worst by cinching the Neck Gasket Collar close to your face. The double-layer tricot provides a soft, comfortable feel along the neck while cinched tight, and the adjustable collar lets you fine-tune the fit around a facemask.
Powder Gasket Cuffs This low-profile, secondary cuff hidden inside the sleeve features a double layer of water-repellent stretch fabric and an adjustable Velcro® closure to seal out the elements. Wear it under or over your glove's cuff, cinched tight or loose for customized weather protection.
Water-Repellent Removable Zip-Out Stretch Waist Gaiter