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Patagonia Das Parka: Polarguard vs Primaloft
I am looking to replace my old das Parka with Polarguard insulation. I see the new ones with the latest Primaloft insulation are on sale. Does anyone know if Primaloft packs smaller, more compactly than Polarguard? or is lighter? I know that das Parka is not ultra light gear but it does the job above treeline when I take it out of my pack. My main complaint is that it takes up so much room in my pack.
The new Primaloft ones are warmer, WAY more packable and much lighter than the polar guard ones
I finally got a couple of jackets with primaloft (Patagonia Nano Puff and REI Salix). I am a huge fan now. It is extremely warm. IMO, better than any other synthetic insulation I've had.
I've had my fair share of Primaloft (One, LM, Sport) and other Synthetics, and I must say that PL One is the warmest. Coreloft (by Arcteryc) is a close 2nd though.
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