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 Parkas - Down Filled Winter Jackets for Cold Weather
Extreme cold weather parka, the outer shell layer

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There's no such thing as bad weather - only the wrong clothes. The shell layer takes the direct battering from the elements. It should be at least windproof and preferably waterproof too (but see below in very cold temperatures). Antarctica is the windiest place on earth, so don't skimp on this or imagine that you can get by with an outer garment that is "pretty windproof". Antarctica does proper wind. Proper biting - gets through every nook and cranny - straight to the bones - wind.

Some garments such as duvet style puffa jackets have a wind-proof outer nylon layer but are not waterproof. This has the advantage of making the garment softer, pliable and comfortable and of also reducing the cost. Water-resistant or water-repellent are fine if you will not use the garment in extended wet conditions or and will have the opportunity to dry it out between uses. In cold conditions, waterproof is not necessary as there's not a lot of liquid water about!

500 / 600 / 700 fill down? The number is a measure of  "fill power". This measures the amount of space taken up by one ounce of down. Take one ounce of down, compress it and then release it - on release the down will expand and fill up a certain volume. The volume it occupies is measured in cubic inches and is the down's "fill power". The higher the number, the higher the quality of the down - generally.

As well as down quality, the fill power is what gives the down its insulating properties. The more the fill power, the warmer the jacket - generally.

Parkas for Men - Down Jackets
More men's down coats

Canada Goose Polar Bears International Expedition Down Parka - Men's PBI Blue, L

Fjallraven Men's Polar Parka

On sale - now $508.99

- was $849.95

Canada Goose Citadel Down Parka - Men's Black, L

Fjallraven Kyl Down Parka - Men's Dark Grey/Black, L

On sale - now $599.96

- was $799.95

Mountain Hardwear Absolute Zero Down Parka - Men's Azul, S

Fjallraven Men's Kyl Parka

Mountain Hardwear Men's Absolute Zero Parka

Canada Goose Banff Down Parka - Men's Black, S

Western Mountaineering SnJack Down Parka - Men's Yellow/Black, L

On sale - now $562.46

- was $749.95

Marmot 8000M Down Parka - Men's Acid Yellow/Cobalt Blue, S

Marmot Men's 8000M Parka Jacket

Canada Goose Chateau Down Parka - Men's Black, M

Patagonia Men's Roy's Bay 3-in-1 Parka

On sale - now $453.99

- was $699

Marmot Men's Zurich Parka

Canada Goose Chilliwack Bomber Down Parka - Men's Military Green, L

Marmot Thunder Bay Down Parka - Men's Dark Ink, XL

On sale - now $349.96

- was $499.95

Marmot Men's Thunder Bay Parka

Patagonia Thunder Cloud Down Parka - Men's Alpha Green, L

On sale - now $299.4

- was $499

Parkas for Women - Down Jackets
More women's down coats

Canada Goose Expedition Down Parka - Women's Black, L

Canada Goose Dawson Down Parka - Women's Black, M

Canada Goose Mystique Down Parka - Women's White, L

Fjallraven Kyla Down Parka - Women's Black, S

On sale - now $562.46

- was $749.95

Fjallraven Women's Kyla Parka

Canada Goose Montebello Down Parka - Women's Black, L

Canada Goose Trillium Down Parka - Women's Military Green, XXS

Canada Goose Women's Montebello Parka

Arc'teryx Patera Down Parka - Women's Ash Khaki, L

On sale - now $487.46

- was $649.95

Arcteryx Women's Patera Parka

Canada Goose Rideau Down Parka - Women's Black, XS

Patagonia Women's Tres Parka

Fjallraven Nuuk Insulated Parka - Women's Black, XXS

Fjallraven Women's Snow Flake Parka

Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Parka - Women's Dark Currant, L

On sale - now $314.3

- was $449

Patagonia Women's Fitz Roy Down Parka

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Parka - Women's Black, S

On sale - now $239.97

- was $399.95

Mountain Hardwear Women's Ghost Whisperer Down Parka


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