Patagonia Ultralight Down Vest - Women's

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When a breeze blows one minute and snowflakes fly the next, our Ultralight Down Vest will block the chill and trap your heat. High-lofting, extremely compressible 800-fill-power Traceable Down (European goose down traced from parent farm to apparel factory to help ensure the birds that supply it are not force-fed or live-plucked) is encased in an ultralight nylon ripstop shell that's tough for its weight and sheds moisture with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Variegated channel construction creates a thin, thermally efficient silhouette that uses less down to trap your core warmth; the vest fits easily over light layers or under a shell and stuffs into the left handwarmer pocket to create a travel pillow. With two zippered handwarmer pockets and a drawcord hem.


The Patagonia Women's Ultralight Down Vest is an insulated vest for fast moving, cold weather adventures. Let's face it, cutting down on overall carrying weight is a great advantage, and what better way to keep warm with something that won't overload? Climb tough, yet stay warm thanks to the 800 fill power down and if the work starts to heat you up, take it off and stuff the whole thing into the left hand pocket. Clip it to your harness and continue on, knowing you've got an extra layer incase you need it. The 15D, 100% nylon ripstop Pertex Quantum shell is durable and smooth, slipping over and under layers with ease. Finished with a durable water repellent treatment, it will also resist moisture incase a light Snow or rain happens upon the earth. Features of the Patagonia Women's Ultralight Down Vest Ultra lightweight Pertex Quantum shell and liner fabrics use interlocking Y-shaped nylon fibers to enhance the Performance of the DWR (durable water repellent) finish 800-fill-power 100% Traceable Down (European goose down that can be traced back to birds that were never force-fed, never live-plucked) Variegated channel construction stabilizes goose down; side panels with narrow channels provide shape and reduce bulk Longer-length hem; center-front zipper has interior storm flap and wicking kissingwelt zipper garage at chin for next-to-skin comfort Two zippered handwarmer pockets have zipper garages; jacket self-stuffs into left hand pocket as a travel pillow Elastic-bound armholes and hem with single drawcord adjustment seal in warmth Fabric is bluesign approved

- Moosejaw

Mountain conditions are often varied and unpredictable, but with the Patagonia Ultralight Down Vest for women, you'll be ready for anything. This ultralight down vest weighs in at just over 5 ounces, and it's stuffed with 800 fill power premium European goose down for incredible low-bulk warmth. It's made from 10 denier nylon ripstop, Patagonia's toughest-ever lightweight shell fabric, and it's treated with a Deluge DWR finish to bead and wick light precipitation. Variegated channel construction stabilizes the insulation and allows the use of less down, creating an elegant, low-profile silhouette that's compressible, light, and easy to layer under a shell for extreme warmth around your core. It comes with a self-fabric stuff sack for easy storage in your pack. The hem drawcord seals out the chill on blustery days, and two zippered handwarmer pockets provide warm shelter for your hands or secure storage for small items, like your chapstick or camera.

- Altrec Outlet

When sun-kissed days turn cold, reach into your pack for a simple solution without excess: the women's Patagonia Ultralight Down Vest. It's adept at blocking wind and trapping core warmth.


Patagonia Women's Down Insulated Vests Ultralight Down Vest - Women's-Black-Large 84781BLKL. With its slim thermally efficient silhouette it layers easily or stands alone in cold conditions.