MontBell Alpine Light Down Vest
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The Montbell Women's Alpine Light Down Vest comes with a stuff sack, but you'll probably never want to take it off long enough to store it in there. Ultra-light and ultra-packable, this vest stashes easily in your pack so you can bust out some extra core warmth whenever you need it. The 800-fill down insulates exceptionally well, and smooth ballistic nylon deflects wind and light rain and glides easily over your other layers. Whether you're scaling Denali, walking around campus on a cool fall afternoon, or just out for a casual snowshoe, this vest has the recipe for warmth. You'll find core-warming 800-fill goose down sandwiched between two layers of ballistic nylon. The ripstop face won't let a little snag turn into a major tear, and the DWR finish prevents little spits from soaking through to the insulation. Smooth taffeta on the inside makes slipping into this little number easy like a Sunday morning while the microfleece lined collar keeps the warm love flowing. Stylish quilting holds the down in place and adds some feminine flavor, and the included stuff sack makes for easy packing when the temps start to rise. Two fleece-lined hand-warmer pockets dial in warmth for chilly digits after an afternoon of apple-picking. Two internal drop-in pockets give you a place to put your keys and lip balm when you need free hands, be it climbing, chasing kids, or throwing snowballs at your honey. The included stuff sacks lets you pack this sleeveless wonder into a small package for organized unpacking when you've reached your final destination.
The Alpine Light Down Series are our highly functional mid-layer s that flaunt characteristics essential for comfortable backcountry activity: aggressive warmth to weight ratio, while maintaining exceptional compressibility. The secret to the warmth of these garments not only relies on the high lofting 800 fill power goose down, but the inherent wind shedding ability of the 30-denier Ballistic Nylon shell. By blocking a large percentage of wind, a relatively light layer is able to conserve the heat your body naturally produces. Designing outdoor clothing with warmth to weight ratio in mind is great, but we also like to think the Alpine Light pieces succeed when it comes warmth to dollar ratio. Features: Standard 25-wash rated DWR treatment Sewn thru construction Micro-fleece lined collar Draw cords for hem adjustment hidden in pockets 2 zippered hand warmer pockets 2 interior drop-in pockets Clean looking Reverso coiled zipper [Center Back Length] 24.8 in. (Size M) [Compressed] 4.5 x 8.6 (stuff sack included) 800 fill power goose down 30-denier Ballistic rip-stop nylon shell 30-denier Ballistic nylon taffeta lining Size: S/ M/ L/ XL Color: BK(Black)/ GN(Green)/ SUF(Sunflower) [Weight] 7.9oz. (Size M) [Fill Weight] 2.1 oz.
- Vargo Outdoors
The Montbell Alpine Light Down Vest is Montbell's highly functional mid-layer that flaunts some essential characteristics for comfortable backcountry travel: aggressive warmth to weight ratio, while maintaining exceptional compressibility. The secret to the warmth of the Alpine Light garments is not just the premium 800 fill goose down, but the excellent wind shedding ability of the 30-denier Ballistic nylon. Single quilt construction to reduce weight Standard 25-wash rated DWR Micro fleece lined collar Elasticized cuffs to seal out drafts Hand warmer pockets 2 interior drop in pockets Elasticized hem to seal out drafts Reverso coiled zipper Stuff sack included