The Approach Down Vest easily layers over a hoody on brisk multi-pitch rock routes or under a shell on ice climbs and alpine missions. The vest’s ultralight nylon ripstop shell features Green Theme Technology’s Empel revolutionary Breathable Water Protection Technology—an environmentally friendly, PFC-free DWR that’s superior in performance and substantially more durable than other DWR solutions. Inside, premium 800-fill, RDS-certified HyperDRY™ goose down insulation offers high-lofting, incredibly packable warmth that resists inclement weather.
The ultimate down layering vest for chilly fall belays and breezy ridgelines, the Approach Down Vest packs down to nothing and is ready in an instant for dependable alpine-worthy warmth.
Material [Shell] 10Dx7D Lightweight nylon woven with GTT Empel Breathable Water Protection (26gsm, 100% nylon), [Insulaton] 800 Fill Power Goose Down (90% Down, 10% Feather, White Goose Down), [Lining] 10D lightweight nylon woven with DWR (29gsm, 100% nylon)