heavy down sweater
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
When I first got this in the mail I was a bit worried how light it was - I was planning on taking it as a puffy up Illniza Norte, Cotopaxi, and Chimborazo in Ecuador. It looks and feels more like a heavy sweater or mid layer jacket rather than a huge puffy. But it kept me warm when we took a break, it is super light and compresses to where it takes up almost no weight in your pack. It was fine for my trip (I also had a heavy gore-tex NF shell and a fleece) but if I was going up to Alaska, I would probably want something heavier. With that said, the price is awesome and I will definitely continue using it. not disappointed with my purchase!!