For climbing, trekking and travel The North Face Men’s Apex St. Elias Jacket is an ideal mid-weight soft shell jacket for any outdoor pursuit. The TNF Apex ClimateBlock soft shell fabric has a high windproof rating and is also water resistant. The fabric has a slight stretch to it for more freedom of movement. There are two hand pockets and an easy to reach chest pocket for essentials. For mountain climbing and trekking to ski touring and biking, St. Elias is the soft shell multi-activity jacket of choice.