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Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket

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Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket

$449.00

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LOW ACTIVITY RATING 32°F.
MODERATE ACTIVITY RATING -30°F.

Live Your Adventure®

Guide-built for cold-weather alpine climbing, this jacket is exceptionally warm, yet it's equally lightweight and packable. An ideal belay jacket, our guides depend on it for safety and comfort up high. Those qualities also make if perfect for travel in extreme cold. Thermally efficient, highly compressible, 800 fill StormDown maintains its insulating loft even in wet weather. Durable Pertex® ripstop nylon shell with StormRepel Super DWR finish that sheds moisture.

"This is a layer I've been missing, and it's extremely useful. It easily fits in a 40L pack with my full ski guide kit and doesn't add significant weight. I'll continue to use it as my go-to emergency layer and for breaks. I see it being a part of my guiding and personal kit throughout the winter."
—Erik Leidecker, Eddie Bauer Ski Guide
After testing the Downlight Alpine while guiding backcountry skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho

  • 30D Pertex Ripstop NylonHighly water-resistant polyurethane coating
  • Responsible Down Standard (RDS)-certified down insulationCertified by Control Union More About RDS
  • Trackmydown supply information on garmentLearn where your down comes from and what makes premium down premium
  • Fits like an Exterior layer, not a Midlayer Like original DownlightMore room for layering and slightly longer for extra coverage and warmth
FIT

Classic: Our most universal fit. Not too slim, not too relaxed on body. Designed to fit over midweight layers.

  • Adustable, fully insulated hoodHelmet-compatible
  • Secure Zip, Tricot-Lined Hand PocketsSet behind down for extra warmth
  • Dual interior stretch-mesh stash pocketsHold gloves or water bottle
  • Adjustable drawcord waistSeals out cold, dials in fit
  • Built for mobilitySleeves and shoulders cut to allow full range of motion
  • 100% nylon
  • Average length: Reg 29.5"
  • Average weight: Reg 1.42 lbs
  • Imported
  • Machine wash

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Review Summary

by PowerReviews
First Ascent|Men|Jackets & VestsMen's DownLight Alpine Jacket
 
4.3

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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4.0

Well Done

By KP

from Saskatchewan

Comments about First Ascent|Men|Jackets & Vests Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket:

Got this cozy warm extra length jacket on sale - tremendous value. Love the Velcro cuffs and drawstring at the bottom. The generous yet adjustable hood really adds a lot of warm on those really cold Nasty days.
Where I'm from -20 is common and -30 not unusual in the Winter - this jacket handles the deep freeze no problem.
I haven't put it into action in any wet conditions, so not sure yet about the storm proofness.

So far, I give the Downlite a lofty 4.5 out of 5

  • Gender:
  • Male
  • Height:
  • 5'10"
  • Fit:
  • moderately large
  • Size Type:
  • Regular
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  • Walking
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3.0

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By soccerhobie

from Iowa

Comments about First Ascent|Men|Jackets & Vests Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket:

I wish I had read the comments below about the feathers showing throw. Online the orange color looks amazing and even when I first opened the box and pulled it out it looked good, however, after further evaluation it does look dirty which is a shame for the price.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Super warm

By Mike

from Tennessee

Pros

  • Very warm, even when wet

Cons

  • Looks bad when wet

Best Uses

    Comments about First Ascent|Men|Jackets & Vests Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket:

    We bought this jacket for a ski trip last winter. We chose the orange color for better visibility on the slopes, and it was great. The style looks good, the jacket feels good and keeps you incredibly warm, even when the jacket gets wet from the melting snow. The problem with this jacket is that the inner lining is very dark, so the jacket looks really dirty along the seams, and in any areas where the down is not quite as thick. The appearance becomes exponentially worse when wet, to the point that it almost appears that the jacket is moldy. It's just due to the black lining showing through. My wife got the same jacket in the Poppy color, and hers has a light gray lining instead, which seems to eliminate most of the issue, although some dark feathers still show through when damp. We both love the comfort and warmth, but it's disappointing to have a jacket that looks dirty for this price.

    • Gender:
    • Male
    • Height:
    • 4'6"
    • Fit:
    • true to size
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    • Skiing
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    5.0

    You need this jacket

    By Ridelinkride

    from Colorado

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    Pros

    • Great adventure gear
    • Great color
    • WARM

    Cons

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        Comments about First Ascent|Men|Jackets & Vests Men's DownLight Alpine Jacket:

        This is the jacket. I personally own 6-7 other jackets from EB and I live them all but when I don't want to have to be worried about being cold outdoors this is what I wear. Skinning Trail ridge road in thanksgiving. Skiing Hidden valley in -11 deg temps. With only a t-shirt on underneath. This is the jacket. I hate summer only because it means I can't wear this jacket anymore! Why haven't you bought it already?!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Please keep the goods coming. The day you stop making first ascent is the day I stop buying gear. What I think you forget is people buy things for the logo. EB is a classic brand but we love 1st ascent BY eddie bauer. They just go hand in hand.

        • Gender:
        • Male
        • Height:
        • 5'9"
        • Fit:
        • true to size
        • Size Type:
        • Regular
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        • Skiing
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