Ascend Top

July 11, 2011


My apologies for the delay since the last update. I am currently in China and Hong Kong meeting with suppliers to finalise our 2012 collection and quality checking production of our spring hunting range. I am very pleased with the quality of the latest round of production. The fabric, trims and manufacturing is excellent.

I am no stranger to China, I have been in excess of 30 times and every time the speed and progress that China is developing amazes me. I have never seen anything like it, the change is immense.

I am pleased to give you an insight into a new FurnaceTM mid layer garment the AscendTM top.

Made from a combination of AltusTM 225gm micro fleece and hi wicking ForceTM 4-way stretch fabric. This garment features a technical semi fitted pattern designed to minimise heat loss and promote maximum wicking ability. Force fabric has been placed in the high sweat areas to increase moisture transfer and decrease garment drying time. AltusTM 225gm micro fleece has been used in strategic areas to maximise warmth.

This garment has not been treated with a water repellent. Water repellents are not suitable for mid layer garments as they stop all wicking ability. I will provide more on this in a later post.

– Zippered chest pocket with locking slider

– Low profile thumb holes

– Longer length cut

– ForceTM wicking fabric

– AltusTM 225gm micro fleece

– Light weight and durable

– Resists odor causing bacteria

Colour: Frost green

The AscendTM top is due for release mid August. I will let you know when it arrives and post some high quality images.

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Size Chart


Place the tape measure around the large part of your chest, usually just below the arm pits. Don't stretch the tape too tight. Align this measurement with the table below to help select your size.

XXS 85-90 33-35
XS 90-95 35-37
S 95-100 37-39
M 100-105 39-41
L 105-110 41-43
XL 110-115 43-45
2XL 115-120 45-47
3XL 120-125 47-49
4XL 125-130 49-51
5XL 130-135 51-53



WAIST: Place the tape measure around your waist, just above where your trousers would normally naturally rest. Don't pull the tape tight, but make sure it is snug. Align this measurement with the table below to help select your size. 

INSEAM: This is the measurement from the center of the crotch on our trousers, to the base of the inner leg.

XXS 71-74 28-29 78
XS 75-79 30-31 79
S 80-84 32-33 80
M 85-89 34-35 81
L 90-94 36-37 82
XL 95-99 38-39 83
2XL 100-104 40-41 84
3XL 105-109 42-43 84
4XL 110-114 44-45 85
5XL 115-120 46-47 85



Our outer layer trousers are designed to be worn over the top of your regular trousers. The sizing is therefore larger than our regular trousers. Below are the dimensions of the outer layer trousers.

XS 83-86 33-34 79
S 87-90 34-35 80
M 91-94 36-37 81
L 95-98 37-38 82
XL 99-102 39-40 83
2XL 103-106 41-42 84
3XL 107-110 42-43 84
4XL 111-114 44-45 85

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