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Rab Electron Down Jacket - Women's

$324.95

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    High-powered warmth.

    The Rab Women's Electron Down Jacket delivers turbo-charged warmth to keep you going when you're hiking, climbing, or skiing. Between its lightweight construction and technical features, the Electron ensures that winter doesn't stand a chance of stopping you from getting after it when temperatures drop.

    Pertex Endurance fabric is amazingly durable considering how light it is, and the DWR finish helps it repel light rain and snow. Lightweight and low-profile 800-fill goose down insulation offers surprising warmth, and it has a hydrophobic treatment to prevent it from getting soggy and losing its insulating properties in wet weather. Down also makes the jacket highly compressible so you can comfortably wear it under a technical shell while you ski or embark on alpine expeditions, and the entire jacket packs into its own pocket so you can stash it in your pack when conditions are more forgiving.

    The helmet-compatible hood is adjustable so you can get a secure fit whether you're wearing a helmet or not, and it has a wire brim so it shields your face from the elements without obscuring your field of vision. Elasticated cuffs and an adjustable hem seal out chilly drafts and blowing snow. Zippered pockets secure any essentials you want to keep handy.

    • Pertex Endurance fabric
    • DWR finish
    • Nylon ripstop lining
    • 800-fill hydrophobic European goose down insulation
    • Regular fit
    • Helmet-compatible hood with wire brim
    • Hem drawcord
    • Item #RAB006P

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [external] Pertex Endurance (20D nylon), [internal] 20D nylon, DWR finish
    Insulation
    800-fill hydrophobic European goose down
    Fill Weight
    6 oz
    Fit
    regular
    Length
    hip
    Hood
    yes
    Pockets
    [external] 2 zippered hand warmer, [internal] 1 zippered security
    Claimed Weight
    15 oz
    Recommended Use
    alpine expedition, climibing, alpine touring
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Seems awesomely versatile.

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs large

    I was looking for a truly mid weight down jacket, and this fit the bill for me. Flattering cut and more attractive in person than the product photos make it seem. Lofty 800 down in good quantities make this jacket a real step above "down sweater jackets" in terms of warmth, but it is cut well enough and slim enough that you can comfortably put it under a waterproof shell (it's hydrophobic down but I live in the PNW). You could layer with it for extra warmth or use it in more high activity situations without overheating too much. I also tried the Infinity Endurance, and that is a WARM down jacket, a bit overkill for my needs. This jacket hits the sweet spot for me and represents a really good value in terms of gear for that reason. I have to disagree with the other reviewer about pocket size, I don't think the front pockets are very big. Will fit lighter to medium gloves but not very insulated ones. Also didn't think the pockets were very deep for putting your hands into, but the other qualities of the jacket make up for this. Zipper is nice, hood is functional and adjustable. Light weight makes it great for backpacking. I'll be using it in the mountains, at camp and in town. Not sure about the Velcro to fasten the hood down, but I suspect that is a feature for climbers in windy or other conditions (dunno, I don't climb). Anyways, I'm really pleased with the jacket. Runs a bit large in my opinion. I'm hardly a size small in any clothes I own (usually a medium) but the small is a good fit for me. Arm length is good and long.

    Awesome choice for midweight tech jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS

    I'm writing this review off of initial impressions, mostly to help folks with sizing and features.

    I got an XS, and I would describe the fit as similar to the Patagonia slim fit in the same size (maybe a tad smaller), but with slightly longer sleeves. The hood is really roomy and will fit over all but the largest helmets. The jacket feels soft and reasonably light to wear and lights up immediately reflecting your body heat---this thing is warm! My only criticism is I wish the jacket was a little longer at the hem, I have a long torso and raising my arms up lifts the jacket more than I'd like. But I'd call the length adequate, just not ample.

    Other features I really liked:
    -- The cuffs on the sleeves are really awesome, they have a stretchy triangle built into the cuff that softly and automatically snugs the cuff against your wrist. This is the kind of cuff that would go under a powder skirt on a mitt or glove.
    -- There is a velcro tab on the collar for securing the hood; you roll it up and velcro it down using the hood velcro adjuster.
    -- The front pockets are huge!
    -- Comes with a stuff sack, but it's a separate piece (does not stuff into its own pocket).