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Haglöfs
Another option is Haglöfs Magi 2 down hoodie, 700g total weight and 320g 800fp eu down. I don have any personal experiance with that modell, but all Haglöfs gear i have owned has been top quallity.

In GEAR » Lightest Expedition/Very Cold Weather jacket?
October 03, 12:02am

Re: Re: Re: Lightest Expedition/Very Cold Weather jacket?
Gasherbrum is a great jacket. The only con is the hood, it isnt deep enough for my liking. Other than that its super warm and verry light. Just keep the outer fabric away from sharp objecs and spar...

In GEAR » Lightest Expedition/Very Cold Weather jacket?
October 02, 11:51pm

Re: Gear for -20 to -50 degrees?
For temps of -40 and colder just go with the warmest of everything you can find. When it that cold its not the time to find out that your clothes isnt warm enough. For jacket i would recomend th...

In GEAR » Gear for -20 to -50 degrees?
March 17, 10:15am

Re: Cumulus Quantum Models - Pretty Impressive On Paper
The difference is the baffle construction... The WM bag use straight H baffles and the Cumulus use Trapzodial-baffles. Trapezodial baffles are more efficiant than standard boxwall baffles.

In GEAR » Cumulus Quantum Models - Pretty Impressive On Paper
February 22, 11:35am

Peak XV Clo value
Richard Nilsey said that it had a clo of 7.47. If the new modell has 2 oz less down filling it should be around 6,5 clo

In GEAR » Anyone own a Eddie Bauer Peak XV
February 12, 9:15am

Re: RE: Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
Thank you Walter! That makes sense!

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 1:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Peak XV fill weight
Dont get me wrong. I own the first modell of the peak xv jacket and i love it. But if the newer versions is heavier and less insulating and cost more money than the first version then thats a step ...

In GEAR » Anyone own a Eddie Bauer Peak XV
February 08, 12:59pm

Re: calculations
And the 12 clo value for the down jacket is Richard Nilsey's number so i think its correct

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 11:47am

Re: calculations
I may be wrong on this but i think fully lofted down is more efficiant than synthetics. fylly lofted 800fp down has a density of 1.62oz/yd2/in3. at that density you would have to make one thick jac...

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 11:43am

Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
Most people say that high quallity down is warmer for its weight vs the best synthetics. Is this true even for the warmest and thickest down clothing too? For example, many people say that the Roc...

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 11:01am

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