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Permafrost Down Parka Men's

Style #2301281

Price: €499.00

Member Points: 2,495

For those days when you've just had enough of the wind and the cold, slip on the redesigned Permafrost Parka and embrace the feeling of pure bliss. The box construction minimizes cold spots and maximizes lofting of the 800 Fill Power EX Down. By utilizing this meticulous construction method in combination with 30-denier Ballistic rip-stop nylon with GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® fabric, this jacket has become highly weather resistant and windproof. The Aqua Tect zipper allows the jacket to become more versatile, ideal for "Light & Fast®" winter expeditions and in the toughest conditions around the globe.

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BLBK (Blue Black)

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Features

  • Box construction
  • 2-way adjustable zip-off hood
  • Adjustable alpine cuff
  • Draw cords for waist adjustment hidden in pockets
  • Zippered micro-fleece lined hand warmer pockets
  • 1 zippered chest pocket
  • Internal zippered security pocket
  • 2 internal drop-in pockets
  • Stuff sack included

Specs

Weight729 g (25.7 oz.)
Fill weight270 g (9.5 oz.)
Insulation800 Fill Power EX Down
FabricGORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER®
30-denier Ballistic rip-stop nylon
DWRStandard DWR treatment
Compressed size∅18 x 28 cm (∅6.9 x 11.1 in.)
Country of originVIETNAM
Center back length77 cm (30.3 in.)
OtherFront zipper: Left hand insert (Right side slider)

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BOX CONSTRUCTION

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Eliminates cold spots resulting from sewn-through seams and allows down to loft completely.

800 Fill Power Down

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Fill power (or loftiness) refers to the volume in cubic inches that 1 ounce of down will displace. The higher the fill power, the less down is needed to achieve a given thermal profile. All other things being equal (fabric, construction method, and fill amount), a jacket made with high fill power down (1000) is lighter and more compressible than an equally warm one made with lower quality down (550).

Down Sourcing

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At Montbell, we source down from both the European and Asian markets to satisfy a variety of characteristics (supply/availability, low cost, consistent quality, humane practices, etc.) and maintain our lofty standards. Every season we seek to balance the superior quality for which we are known and the lowest possible raw materials cost. We change down sourcing companies frequently to insure that our customers have access to superior products at the lowest price possible. In the course of these efforts, Montbell never purchases down from operations that practice “live-plucking” methods. We only utilize down plumes and feathers collected as a by-product of water fowl raised to meet the demands of the food industry.

We will continue to look for sources of down that maximize value to our customers and allow Montbell products to perform at the highest level.