This is the official team jacket for the Norwegian Alpine national team in the 2023/24 season. Sønipa is a lightweight and sporty wool jacket with Norwegian flag stripes on the sleeves and the pattern from our iconic Cortina 1956 sweater. The jacket is made of 100% soft merino wool and has a high neck and two-way zipper.
- Fit: slim fit
- Mid layer
- Texture: light knit
- 100% skin soft merino wool
- High neck
- Two-way zipper
- Weight: 460g (size M)
- Designed and knitted in Norway
- Machine wash on wool
The jacket derives its name from the mountain Snønipa (1827 meters above sea level). Snønipa is a nunatak, meaning a mountain peak sticking up through a glacier, in this case the Myklebust glacier in Vestland county. In other words, Snønipa is surrounded by snow all year round, hence the name.
(A “nipe” is a pointy mountain peak, an inclining rock tip with a steep front. “Nipe” probably comes from the Old Norse “hnipa”, meaning “to hang with your head”).