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New for AW'20: The Outdoor Research Helium Down Hooded Jacket Product News

The Helium Down Hooded Jacket from Outdoor Research infuses ultra-durable Pertex Diamond Fuse fabrics into the lightweight down jacket category, adding several degrees of durability along with added weather protection to ultralight, packable warmth.

On the hood, shoulder and upper sleeves, Outdoor Research uses Pertex Shield Diamond Fuse, a unique waterproof fabric with diamond-shaped filaments that lock together, offering five times the tear strength of the current fabric used in OR's Helium shell.

The rest of the jacket uses Pertex Diamond Fuse Ripstop, a more breathable fabric that is two times more abrasion resistant than the face fabric used in most down jackets. The interior is filled with premium RDS (Responsible Down Standard) 800+ fill goose down. This 463g (size large) jacket fits the bill for durable, ultralight warmth throughout the year. SRP £200 available for men and women.

Design Features

  • Hybrid mapped construction.
  • Adjustable hood.
  • External zipped chest pocket.
  • Brushed Tricot liners to hand pockets for comfort.
  • Internal stash pockets
  • Left hand pocket doubles as a stuff sack for the jacket to pack away in.
  • Carabiner loop with key clip.


  • Main body; Pertex Diamond Fuse 100% nylon 15D and 30D ripstop Blue Sign approved.
  • Hood/shoulder/upper sleeve; Pertex Shield Diamond Fuse 2.5L nylon 30D ripstop, Blue Sign approved. Hydrostatic resistance 20,000, breathability 20,00.
  • Lining: 100% nylon 20D ripstop.
  • Fill 800+ RDS goose down.


S-XXL men's, XS- XL women's

And dont forget the Infinite Warranty!

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