MontBell Ex Light Down Jacket

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Specs

Weight 4.5 oz (Size M)
Fill Weight 1.4 oz
Insulation 900 Fill power goose down

While the women's version hasn't been reviewed yet, there is 1 review for other versions of the Ex Light Down Jacket. Read all reviews »

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit MontBell's Ex Light Down Jacket page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Mont Bell's EX Light Jacket represents the ultimate in minimalist design. Ultra light and space saving this pocket-less garment provides the sweater weight warmth essential to gram conscious trail enthusiasts. Mindful selection of premium materials make the EX Light jacket a perfect replacement for heavier, bulky items that traditionally demand so much space in your pack. Staying comfortable in the fickle weather of the backcountry requires a well thought out layering system that finds its strength in gear rooted in function and versatility. This item is cut trim to work more effectively with outer layers.

- CampSaver.com

Frills, bells, and whistles go hand in hand, and it makes sense you're not a fan of any of them. Forget fanciful names and fussy features and focus instead of function. The MontBell Women's EX Light Down Jacket is a minimalist's warm dream jacket. Well under a 1/2-pound and filled to the gills with 900-fill goose down, this trim piece works as a jacket on your winter trek through the White Mountains or as a mid layer when you suit up for a ride in stormy winter weather. Down insulation dominates. Consisting of feathers and plumules, down creates an air-trapping grid. Trapped air isn't like a trapped bear; it's nice and protective, preventing warm air from leaving and cold air from entering. As a result, you stay warm when it's downright cold outside. And since you like the less-is-more philosophy, you'll appreciate the number associated with the down The higher the number, the more space a single ounce of down occupies. For example, a single ounce of 900-fill down takes up more space than 550-fill down. The greater volume occupied by the ounce of down means greater air-trapping opportunity, and more warmth per ounce of down. It necessarily follows that you can use less of the 'bigger' down and still be warm. The folks at MontBell get that simple train of thought, which is why they used 900-fill down to keep you warm in the EX jacket. With only 1. 4 ounces of insulation, a lesser fill-power down would fail in the mission to keep you warm. Made from 7D ballistic airtight ripstop nylon, the shell keeps a stiff upper lip when the winds turn rude. DWR treatment helps this jacket resist a light drizzle, giving you time to seek substantial shelter. Sewn-through construction creates designated space for down, preventing the insulation from shifting and leaving you exposed to the cold.

- Backcountry.com

The Ex Light represents the ultimate in minimalist design, you won t find any superfluous bells & whistles here. With laser-like focus on the basics we have created a tool with the ideal attributes for extricating yourself from urban entanglements: ultra-light, space saving, versatile, sweater-weight warmth that defies the term Seasonal Usage . Mindful selection of premium materials make this jacket the perfect replacement for the traditional fleece garments that demand so much room in your pack. Staying comfortable in the fickle weather of the backcountry requires a well thought out system that finds its strength in versatility. The Ex Light Jacket provides this flexibility which is prized by core users. A phenomenal warmth to weight ratio makes this down piece a must have addition to the quiver in your gear closet. Standard DWR treatment Elastic cuffs to seal out drafts Stuff sack included Lightweight 3C YKK zipper DUE TO THE USE OF ULTRA LIGHT FABRICS THIS GARMENT MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL CARE 900 Fill-Power Super Premium Goose Down 7-denier Ballistic Airlight calendered nylon Single-quilt construction for weight reduction Compresses : 4.1 x 6.2 (stuff sack included) Size: S/ M/ L/ XL Color: LEGN(Leaf Green)/ OF(Off-White)/ RDBR(Red Brick) Weight (size med):4.7 oz. Fill Weight:1.4 oz

- Vargo Outdoors

Free Shipping. MontBell Women's EX Light Down Jacket DECENT FEATURES of the MontBell Women's EX Light Down Jacket Sewn thru construction No pockets Elastic cuffs to seal out drafts Stuff sack included Due to the use of ultra light fabrics these garments may require special care The SPECS of the MontBell Women's EX Light Down Jacket Weight: (M): 4.5 oz Fill Weight: 1.4 oz 900 Fill power goose down 7-denier Ballistic Air light calendared nylon Standard 25-wash rated DWR treatment OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean. ALL CLIMBING SALES ARE FINAL. This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us. We cannot ship MontBell products outside the United States or Canada. Sorry about everything.

- Moosejaw