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I guess fill weight isn't everything
Thanks again Richard. It's interesting that the Montbell UL Parka + Vest ensemble is ~15% warmer than the Alpine Light Jacket ensemble even though the amount of down is identical at 4 oz and...

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 12, 12:21pm

boundary layer clo clarificaiton
Richard, Thanks so much -- that was very helpful. Just for clarification... Can I factor in a boundary layer of 0.6 clo with any ensemble that includes base layers, insulating jacket, and win...

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 11, 8:40am

Re: Rutherford is correct
Richard -- do you have any thoughts on my original post?

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 09, 8:39pm

Re: intrinsic clo
intrinsic clo is clo normalized by surface area, so you can compare the insulation value of garments of different sizes (hats, gloves, vests, jackets)

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 09, 11:13am

Re: off
Eric -- see this post regarding the value of air gaps. Scroll down to Richard Nisley's table almost at the bottom. It claims iclo of .8 between an MB inner jacket and Cocoon Pro Parka. http:/...

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 09, 9:35am

Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
Hi Everyone, I’m contemplating layering a MB Down vest under a MB Down Parka for cold conditions. From my calculations it appears that this would be far better lclo-wise than the MB Alpine Li...

In GEAR » Check my math: MB Down vest + Parka > MB Alpine Light
November 09, 8:41am

WTB: montbell down vest, size medium
Looking for a lightly used UL inner vest or ex light vest.

In Gear Swap » WTB: montbell down vest, size medium
November 02, 7:40am

Re: How is the fit?
The jacket is now sold. But to answer your question, I would say it's closer to an athletic medium though for me there was room for another thin insulating layer underneath.

In Gear Swap » FS or Trade: Montbell UL Down Jacket and OR Helium Rain Jacket
November 01, 6:59am

Price drop
Price reduced to $99 for the jacket, which is in pristine condition.

In Gear Swap » FS or Trade: Montbell UL Down Jacket and OR Helium Rain Jacket
October 31, 6:55pm

FS or Trade: Montbell UL Down Jacket and OR Helium Rain Jacket
Bump

In Gear Swap » FS or Trade: Montbell UL Down Jacket and OR Helium Rain Jacket
October 31, 7:43am

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