Supersized warmth in a compact package, this jacket is loaded with 800-fill down in a baffled construction for exceptional insulation and weather resistance.
Outdoor Research says:
Your new trusty 6000 meter puffy, The Alpine Down Hooded Jacket is loaded with the durability, weather resistance, and warmth to withstand high altitude's howling wind and biting cold, yet still stows away snugly by packing into its own left-hand pocket. A baffled construction eliminates the cold spots notorious to fully-quilted jackets, making this the perfect high-altitude or belay puffy that's sized to fit over all of your other layers. Brimming with feature-packed details, the Alpine Down doesn't compromise on functionality, or exceptional warmth.
Outdoor Research's Alpine Down Hooded Jacket Alpine Down Hooded Jacket provides some serious warmth in a weather resistant package. 130g of high quality 800 fill power down housed in a box wall construction provides a lot a warmth.
A mix of fabrics is used on the outer. On the upper sleeves, shoulder and hood you have the more water resistant and durable Quantum Pro. On lower wear areas less open to the element you have the softer Quantum Y Fuse.
Features wise you have large easy to use zips throughout. The main zip has a baffle to reduce heat loss. Pocket wise you 2 Hand warmer pockets and chest pocket on the outside. On the inner another chest pocket and 2 large mesh pockets perfect for keeping hats and gloves warm and dry. The wrist cuffs have some stretch and velcro fasteners to further cinch in if required.
All in all an impressive garment to keep you toasty when the temperature drops.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear
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