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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

Fjallraven Men's Polar Parka

On sale - now $508.99

- was $849.95

Canada Goose Citadel Down Parka - Men's Black

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

On sale - now $559.96

- was $799.95

Mountain Hardwear Absolute Zero Down Parka - Men's Azul

On sale - now $599.96

- was $799.95

Fjallraven Men's Kyl Parka

Mountain Hardwear Men's Absolute Zero Parka

On sale - now $639.96

- was $799.95

Canada Goose Banff Down Parka - Men's Black

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

On sale - now $487.47

- was $749.95

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

Marmot Men's 8000M Parka Jacket

On sale - now $599.96

- was $749.95

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

On sale - now $453.99

- was $699

Canada Goose Ontario Down Parka - Men's Military Green

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

Marmot Thunder Bay Down Parka - Men's Slate Grey

On sale - now $249.98

- was $499.95

Marmot Men's Thunder Bay Parka

On sale - now $398.99

- was $499.95

Patagonia Thunder Cloud Down Parka - Men's Alpha Green

On sale - now $274.45

- was $499

Patagonia Men's Thunder Cloud Down Parka

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

Canada Goose Expedition Down Parka - Women's Black

Canada Goose Dawson Down Parka - Women's Black

Canada Goose Mystique Down Parka - Women's Redwood

Fjallraven Women's Kyla Parka

Canada Goose Montebello Down Parka - Women's Black

Canada Goose Solaris Down Parka - Women's Military Green

Canada Goose Trillium Down Parka - Women's Black

Canada Goose Women's Montebello Parka

Arc'teryx Patera Down Parka - Women's Black

Arcteryx Women's Patera Parka

Canada Goose Rideau Down Parka - Women's Redwood

Patagonia Women's Tres Parka

Fjallraven Nuuk Insulated Parka - Women's Black

Helly Hansen Women's Magdalenefjord Flow Parka

Fjallraven Women's Snow Flake Parka

On sale - now $398.99

- was $469.95

Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Parka - Women's Dark Currant

On sale - now $291.85

- was $449

Patagonia Women's Fitz Roy Down Parka

Patagonia Women's Duete Parka


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