Down is still far better than any synthetic in terms of warmth to weight ratio, except in the wet. But a down jacket with a highly water resistant outer shell is going to keep the snow and ice off the down for longer, thus keeping your down dry and free to loft. This technical duvet from Mountain Equipment is coming to you at an exceptionally low price, especially considering it still packs in 286g of 90% 600+ Fill Power down, for use comfortably down to -10°C.
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The usual features like stitch-through construction, keeping the down where it is, two way front zip, for ease of belaying, removable down filled hood, 2 external and 2 internal pockets, and storage sack, coupled with a few nice touches like fleece lined collar, reinforced shoulders and forearms, and elasticated & velcro wrists for a perfect fit.
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