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What is down fill power and why does it matter?

What is down fill power and why does it matter?

Ever wondered what those little numbers on your sleeve mean? Here's our quick guide to understanding down fill power.

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Epiq Women's Down Vest

Epiq Women's Down Vest

Stay warm in-between seasons with the Epiq Down Vest. It s ideal for your outdoor lifestyle and compressible for quick storage while you re travelling. The Epiq will keep your core body insulated any time the mercury drops. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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$125.00 - $299.98
Columbus Down Sleeping Bag

Columbus Down Sleeping Bag

…best-selling sleeping bag, probably because it’s so adaptable. The down fill has a great warmth to weight ratio – perfect for backpackers, campers and hikers in moderate climates. The lightweight properties of down make it extremely compressible to optimise pack space while still…

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$499.98
Member's Price $299.99
Goose and Duck Down

Goose and Duck Down

Down? Goose down and duck down fill delivers the most efficient and comfortable insulation available. Down combines the highest warmth to weight ratio with excellent compressibility, making it the ultimate lightweight solution when packing for those chilly outdoor adventures. How does it work? Down

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Granger's Down Wash Kit

Granger's Down Wash Kit

Choosing the right detergent to care for your down-filled items is vitally important. Granger's Down Wash Kit is your complete down protection package an all-in-one kit that s designed to clean your down possessions, renew their loft and remove any bad odours.

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$44.98
Member's Price $40.48
Granger's Down Wash

Granger's Down Wash

Granger's Down Wash is a wash-in detergent that can care for all your down-filled clothing and equipment. Regular household detergents can reduce your down s ability to insulate or repel water, whereas Granger's will clean thoroughly without damaging the delicate material within.

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$24.98
Member's Price $22.48
Columbus Women's Down Sleeping Bag

Columbus Women's Down Sleeping Bag

The Columbus Women s Down Sleeping Bag is our most adaptable women s sleeping bag. The down fill has a great warmth to weight ratio perfect for backpackers, campers and hikers in moderate climates. The lightweight properties of down make it extremely compressible to optimise pack space while still…

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$549.98
Member's Price $329.99
Pegasus Down Sleeping Bag

Pegasus Down Sleeping Bag

…for comfort, utilising the best of both worlds: lightweight down in the upper and hood of the bag gives extra loft and warmth while synthetic fill in the base prevents moisture saturation from the ground. Part of our pack&GO solution. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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$399.98
Member's Price $239.99
Navigator Down Sleeping Bag

Navigator Down Sleeping Bag

The Navigator Down Sleeping Bag is our warmest semi-rectangular down sleeping bag, designed for multi-day backpacking, hiking and camping in colder climates. This lightweight sleeping bag has down s natural warmth and insulation, and is extremely compressible to optimise pack space. It has comfort…

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$599.98
Member's Price $359.99
Elcho Kid's Down Jacket

Elcho Kid's Down Jacket

There's nothing cosier than down. The Elcho Kids Down Jacket is great warmth for weight. Even better - all our down is responsibly sourced. The removable hood makes this like two jackets in one. Two front zipped pockets keep hands warm and there's an inside stash pocket for storing secret treasures…

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$199.98
Member's Price $119.99
Elcho Kids' Down Vest

Elcho Kids' Down Vest

There's nothing cosier than down. The Elcho Kid s Down Vest offers your youngster great warmth for its weight. This vest is perfect for your active kid, when a jacket might get too hot. They can even wear it over their favourite hoody for extra body warmth.

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$189.98
Member's Price $113.99
Federate Women's Down Poncho

Federate Women's Down Poncho

The Federate Women s Down Poncho has been designed for those who are brave enough to be different. Packed with sustainable down for maximum warmth, this fashionable layer is engineered for travel, with a high collar and hidden passport pocket.

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Now: $100.00
Epiq Women's Down Jacket

Epiq Women's Down Jacket

…s Down Jacket is made from responsibly sourced down and has a recycled polyester shell. Grouped with the warmest down jackets in our range, this is your ideal down insulation for outdoor adventures in cooler weather like camping, watching rugby or hiking. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down

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$349.98
Member's Price $209.99
Alptic Men's Down Jacket

Alptic Men's Down Jacket

…distinctive personality, the Alptic Men s Down Jacket is your essential travel piece. This hooded jacket provides a lot of warmth for its weight, protects against the weather and is easily compressible Part of our pack&GO travel solution. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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Now: $109.00
Globetrotter Down Sleeping Bag

Globetrotter Down Sleeping Bag

…climates. This lightweight sleeping bag has down s natural warmth and insulation, and is extremely compressible to optimise pack space. It has comfort and high performance with a soft, breathable lining that invites sleep and relaxation. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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$449.98
Member's Price $269.99
Epiq Men's Down Vest

Epiq Men's Down Vest

Stay warm in-between seasons with the Epiq Down Vest. It s ideal for your outdoor lifestyle and compressible for quick storage while you re travelling. The Epiq will keep your core body insulated any time the mercury drops. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.co.nz/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmandunz&w=Down%20Fill&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.co.nz%2fepiq-mens-down-vest.html&lgsku=14910%2f&rk=16&uid=283560797&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1539628356703&rsc=moKbDFV39fb4QJYF&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$299.98
Member's Price $179.99
100% Responsibly sourced down

100% Responsibly sourced down

down have significant insulation value, this natural fibre is also incredibly lightweight and easy to compress, making it the fill of choice for many professional outdoor adventurers. Now you can be confident that when you buy high quality down jackets and down sleeping bags at Kathmandu, the down

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Winter 2016: South America
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How to choose a down jacket

How to choose a down jacket

…& down fill power Down keeps you warm by trapping body heat and preventing it from diffusing into the cold air around you. The performance of down fill is measured by 'fill power'. The numbers 550, 600, 800, for example, refer to the fill’s quality, not the amount of fill in the down jacket…

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Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

…Heli Men s Down Jacket offers warmth without the bulk, making it lightweight and easily compressible. Pack it as an extra layer or wear it after carving up the slopes. A high neck warming collar and an adjustable hem will keep you well protected when the weather turns foul. Need a down care cleaner…

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http://gear.kathmandu.co.nz/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmandunz&w=Down%20Fill&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.co.nz%2fheli-men-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14575%2f&rk=19&uid=283560797&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1539628356703&rsc=K-AWKLZXlJDtpcyl&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$249.98
Member's Price $149.99
Heli Women's Lightweight Down Jacket

Heli Women's Lightweight Down Jacket

…Women s Down Jacket offers warmth without the bulk, making it lightweight and easily compressible. Pack it as an extra layer or wear it after carving up the slopes. A high neck warming collar and an adjustable hem will keep you well protected when the weather turns foul. Need a down care cleaner…

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http://gear.kathmandu.co.nz/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmandunz&w=Down%20Fill&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.co.nz%2fheli-women-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14574%2f&rk=20&uid=283560797&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1539628356703&rsc=OD-Aa2-zZ8raz1kn&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$249.98
Member's Price $149.99
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