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MSR Alterra Jacket
  • MSR Alterra Jacket - Black
  • MSR Alterra Jacket - Black
  • MSR Alterra Jacket - Black
  • MSR Alterra Jacket - Forest Green
  • MSR Alterra Jacket - Forest Green

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MSR EXPLORER Alterra Jacket

The Alterra Jacket is testament to Malcolm Smith's innovative idea to survive the harshest elements this world can throw at any rider. The Alterra Jacket has raised the bar to a new level.


  • Dry-XC treated 600 denier nylon outer shell for waterproofing and breathability
  • 840 denier ballistic nylon in high-wear areas
  • Hyper-Flo ventilation system comprised of 9 vents
  • Two upper and lower chest pockets with storm flaps, two lower side fleece-lined handwarmers and one oversized lower back pocket
  • Two inner pockets on right chest and two vertical pockets on left chest
  • Oversized, two-way main zipper with storm flap and rain gutter for dry, trouble-free function
  • Flashlite reflective panels, piping and printing for visibility under dim light conditions
  • Six cinch straps at sleeves and body to customize fit
  • D3O intelligent shock absorption armor in shoulders, elbows and back
  • Neoprene edge trim on collar and cuffs for comfort and to block wind to retain body warmth
  • Lycra cuff extenders with built-in thumb retainer
  • Water repellent YKK zippers
  • Internal elastic waist cinch design for a custom fit
  • Closed cell foam chest shield included
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / SM 974451 352498 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / MD 974452 352499 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / LG 974453 352500 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / XL 974454 352501 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 2XL 974455 352502 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Forest Green / SM 974456 352503 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Forest Green / MD 974457 352504 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Forest Green / LG 974458 352505 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Forest Green / XL 974459 352506 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Forest Green / 2XL 974460 352507 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours


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Very stylish and versatile jacket. This is only my second motorcycle jacket with my first being an Icon Anthem which I use for the South Texas Spring, Summer and early Fall. I was looking for something reasonably priced that was windproof/waterproof and could handle temps into the 40's or so. So far I've done my 20 mile commute mid 50's to mid 80's and the jacket has proved worthy. I've ended up really liking the fact that this jacket has no inner liners and allows me to add my own layers. The styling is very nice and I really like the pockets both inside and out. I tried a large first and it was way to big on me, I'm 6'1" and 180lbs. The medium fits very nicely with some room for layering on colder days. My only knock on the jacket is that the velcro from the main zipper flap and the velcro on the cuff adjustments tend to stick to each other at times. Not a big deal as the jacket is everything I hoped for overall. November 1, 2014
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A shopper asked: How does the chest armor fit feel and hows the venting on hot days? Like the klim jackets with their full body armor, venting and water proofing but this sounds like a much less expensive option if it works well.Jessie, bmw rider Jun 15, 2015
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