Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Parka

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Whether you live for Halloween parties and hair-rising hijinx or not, if you're looking for a ridiculously lightweight but super warm parka to wear on deadly cold nights, check out the Mountain Hardwear Women's Ghost Whisperer Down Parka. This ultralight jacket barely makes a dent on the scale, weighing in at a measly 9 ounces, and still packs a wallop of warmth with 850-fill down. When you're tired of the weight of the world on your shoulders and you need a warm parka, reach for the Ghost Whisperer for heavyweight warmth and a lightweight feel. Down is known for providing superior warmth without significant weight, but with a substantive failing--when wet, down is as warm as your birthday suit (not very warm). So the folks at Mountain Hardwear engineered Q. Shield Down. Traditional down, a mix of feathers and plumules, is infused with permanent water-repellancy, and the fibers retain their loft even when exposed to moisture. So long as the down stays lofty, it retains its insulating abilities and you stay warm. While this jacket won't withstand a downpour, you'll have plenty of time to find shelter from the storm without ending up with the chills. Ghost Whisperer ultra-light fabric is naturally windproof and water-resistant, offering protection from wind-whipped flurries and sleet. Sewn-through baffles prevent the down from shifting and leaving bare spots, and articulated quilting at the waist offers definition without constriction. Princess seams enhance the distinctly feminine shape of this cozy parka, and on-seam pockets provide storage without changing the sweet shape of the jacket. Stay warm and ladylike through bitter cold or freezing drizzle in this lightweight down parka.

- Backcountry.com

Free Shipping. Mountain Hardwear Women's Ratio Down Vest FEATURES of the Mountain Hardwear Women's Ratio Down Vest Q.Shield Down resists heat-robbing moisture and retains maximum loft even when wet Larger stitch through channels with high loft for more heat trapping Down Soft and luxurious high pile Velboa lining in the collar Center-front reverse coil zipper adjusts easily SPECIFICATIONS of the Mountain Hardwear Women's Ratio Down Vest Average Weight: 10 oz / 270 g Center Back Length: 26in. / 66 cm Body: Hi-Five 30D Ripstop (100% nylon) Insulation: Q.Shield Down 650-fill Standard fit

- Moosejaw

Mountain Hardwear Women's Ratio Down Vest - The Women's Ratio Down Vest by Mountain Hardwear is great for camping, skiing, or just running around town. This stylish, versatile high-loft vest features a chevron-quilted stitch pattern with bigger channels to hold more down and trap essential heat for increased comfort in damp conditions. Fortified with Q.Shield Down 650-fill insulation, the Ratio retains critical loft and warmth even when wet, so it stays warm without the bulk. Soft and luxurious high pile Velboa lining in the collar keeps you toasty, while a center front reverse coil zipper makes adjustments easy. It has two zippered pockets that keep your hands warm and valuables secure. If you are looking for something that is great as a stand alone jacket, or as a layering piece on colder days, you have found it with the Women's Ratio Down Vest by Mountain Hardwear.

- Outdoorplay

You won't find a full-length jacket lighter than Mountian Hardwear's Ghost Whisperer Down Parka, a reliably warm jacket for seriously cold conditions. The 850-fill down is treated with Q.Shield to help repel water, protecting the down from heat draining moisture. The quilted construction keeps the down securely in place while allowing you to vent and release sweat.

- Mountain Gear

High Loft down that features Q.Shield DOWNTM to protect warmth when wet and a chevron-quilted stitch pattern. Whether you take it camping, skiing, or just running errands around town, the Heratio Down Vest is a versatile, stylish, everyday go to. It's fortified with Q.ShieldTM DOWN 650-fill insulation, which retains critical loft and warmth even when wet--so it keeps you toasty without the bulk.

- Mountain Hardwear