An extremely well insulated winter parka for professional use in Arctic conditions. Reliability and functionality have been paramount the development of the Women's Expedition Down Parka No. 1 and every stitch of the jacket has been constructed to withstand considerable pressure and protect its wearer against long exposure to extreme cold.
The cut is long and it has a deep storm hood with detachable synthetic fur edging for extra protection against bitter winds. The two-way zip is hidden behind a protective flap with buttons that are attached with corded ribbon. All buttons and zip grips are oversized so that they can be easily handled when wearing thick gloves.
Several spacious pockets on the chest and lower down have room for a GPS, ski goggles, extra gloves,, and cold fingers can be warmed up in the handwarming pockets at chest height. There are also pockets inside the jacket, as well as a pair of detachable braces that let you have the jacket on without using the sleeves – practical, for example, when shovelling snow or partaking in other hard work when you don't want to risk losing the jacket in a sudden gust of wind.
The primary fabric is G-1000 Eco fabric and the padding consists of ethically produced down. The shoulders, sleeves, lower back and pockets are reinforced with G-1000 HeavyDuty Eco and the jacket is lined with nylon. The handwarming pockets and the inside of the collar, against the chin, are lined with warm wool from the renowned cloth mill, Abraham Moon.
The fabric and details have been chosen to minimise their impact on the environment and to make it easy to replace exposed sections after years of use.
- Main: G-1000 Eco (65% recycled polyester, 35% organic cotton)
- Reinforcements: G-1000 HeavyDuty (65% polyester, 35% cotton)
- Lining: 100% nylon
- Main: Goose down (95/5, 800 fill power, 600g)
- Panels: G-Loft Supreme (100% polyester)
- Water resistant
- Wind resistant
- G-1000 Wax treatment
- Adjustable storm hood
- Faux fur trim
- 2-way front zip with protective flap
- 2 chest hand pockets
- 2 vertical chest pockets
- 2 lower top-loading pockets
- 2 internal storage pockets
- Velcro cuff adjustment
- Drawcord waist adjustment
- Detachable bivouac braces
- Weight: 2,221g
For over 50 years Fjällräven has had a strong driving force, to develop products that make it easier for people to enjoy the countryside. Their functional, durable and timeless designs sets Fjällräven apart from their competition. The company is best known for its durable and adaptable G-1000 fabric found in many of their products.
Åke Nordin may not have known that he was creating an international company when he turned his passion of creating backpacks into Fjällräven, back in 1960, but since then Fjällräven’s products has sold in over 20 countries. Since its Örnsköldsvik beginnings, Fjällräven has continued to produce innovative, functional products which are appreciated by generations of outdoor enthusiasts across the world and which have also received a number of distinguished awards over the years.
From its very first innovative framed backpacks and lightweight outdoor jackets, Fjӓllrӓven has stayed true to its original mission, not only through the products they produce but their stance on protecting the environment that they draw their inspiration from. Fjӓllrӓven is always looking for new ways to reduce its environmental impact; from its innovative, PFC-free Eco-Shell fabric to its highly ethical and fully traceable Down-sourcing programme.
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