I have now resigned to the notion that I will not be able to locate a BMW / BPL cocoon hoodie. I would like to find a replacement product that offers the cocoon specs. What are you using for light puffy synth insulation?Regards,John
i really like my mec one, went without the hood and a full zip i wear it everywhere. not sure how much insulation the cocoon had but these are very thin. they make a thicker version as well. even have last years on clearance last i looked.http://www.mec.ca/AST/ShopMEC/MensClothing/InsulatedOuterwear/Synthetic/PRD~5026-943/mec-uplink-2-pullover-mens.jsp
The cocoon had 60 or 90 gram insulation,someone please correct my if I am wrong. I like the concept & construction of this jacket (40 gram insulation), but I am between a Lrg & X-Lrg and the size is like 4" different in the chest. I would probably try one if a clearance modle wasavailible in my size. Regards,John
Edited by cabana on 10/19/2012 23:25:33 MDT.
John,I'd go with the bigger one either way. That way, you'd be able to pull it on over whatever you're wearing when you stop hiking for a meal or to set up camp, i.e., not having to take off your shell, out on your insulation, put in your shell.
I think I will pass on the red wind boots as an option,LOL!I am looking into the RAB jacket. Thank you for the help! RegardsJohn
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