8000-meter down performance.This is a hard-core down parka designed for the world's highest peaks. With a complex 100% box-wall construction and filled with exceptional 900 fill power down, the Guide Expedition Down Parka is in a class of its own. Designed with purpose and crafted without compromise it is exceptionally lofty and surprisingly lightweight for its size, featuring technical details perfected for ferocious weather conditions. It is the result of extensive development and testing, and it represents the pinnacle of our expertise in down technology. This is one of the most extreme down jackets on the market.
Note: Sizing is built on our men’s fit block – for women, we suggest ordering one size smaller than usual.
Why you will like it
- Full box baffle construction for extremely cold conditions.
- Ultralight 3-layer shell fabric for maximized weather protection and durability.
- Sophisticated 8000-meter parka with impressive warmth-to-weight-ratio.
The Guide Expedition Down Parka is the final result of extensive technical development, superior craftsmanship, meticulous lab testing, and above all gruelling real-world experiences.
In collaboration with down experts in the US and fabric innovators in Japan, we designed this sophisticated expedition parka to withstand extensive periods of extreme temperatures on the world’s highest peaks and in desolate arctic regions. It is the most technically complex garment we have ever made.
This is a 100% boxwall baffle construction parka, filled with generous amounts of responsibly sourced premium 900 fill power goose down that is RDS-certified, bluesign-certified and 100% traceable. The Dermizax®Ultralight 3-layer rip-stop hardshell fabric provides extreme weather protection and lightweight durability. It has an oversized expedition fit with an elongated back piece and an extremely generous hood. At only 930g in size medium, with a 345g down fill, it has an impressive warmth-to-weight-ratio. Very few parkas on the market that can match its performance.
Please note: The parka will be extremely compressed on delivery. It will need 72 hours minimum to regain its shape and to loft completely after shipping.
Full box baffle 3D construction with eliminated cold-spots and a comfortable fit.
900 fill power goose down insulation that is fluorocarbon free, RDS-certified, bluesign-certified, allergen-free, 100% recyclable and completely sourcetrack verifiable.
Dermizax®Ultralight 3-layer rip-stop hardshell fabric.
Water-resistant, wind-resistant, durable and packable.
Lab-tested in controlled environment to withstand temperatures well below -30°C.
Oversized adjustable baffled hood that fits over any helmet.
Asymmetric front flap at collar, with perforated panel insert for increased airflow.
Full-length inner and outer front flaps.
Stretchable interior cuff for oversized gloves and increased weather resistance.
Stretchable inside seams for increased comfort and fit.
Two large chest pockets, two large side pockets and two large open inner pockets that fit 1,5 litre bottles.
Oversized expedition fit with extended back piece.
Sizing is built on our men’s fit block, for women we suggest ordering one size smaller than usual.
Full technical details
Main fabric: Dermizax®Ultralight – 3-ply, DWR-treated, 82 g/m2, 100% nylon.
Main fabric denier: 20D.
Lining fabric: Water-resistant DWR-treated ultralight rip-stop, 100% nylon, 34g/m2.
Insulation: 900 fill power DWR-treated goose down. (Synthetic padding in front placket.)
Down fill weight: XS 302.4 g, S 323.2 g, M 344.7 g, L 367 g, XL 390.1 g, XXL 414 g.
Waterproofness: Main fabric – 20 000 mm. Lining fabric – PFC-free DWR-treated rip-stop. Insulation – DWR-treated water-resistant goose down.
Breathability: Low. This is not a garment for high-pulse activities.
Garment weight: XS 885 g, S 912 g, M 998 g, L 1046 g, XL 1106 g, XXL 1155 g.
Center back length: XS 82.5 cm, S 85 cm, M 87.5 cm, L 90 cm, XL 92.5 cm, XXL 95 cm.
Hood/collar: Fixed hood. Opening adjustable with elastic cord on the inside. Bendable brim of hood. Size of hood adjustable at back with velcro. Double placket, whereof inner placket at collar equipped with 3D spacer mesh to avoid your breathing to condensate and freeze. Outer placket padded with synthetic insulation.
Pockets: Two large zipped chest pockets, two zipped hand pockets, two extra large inner pocket in power mesh.
Zippers: YKK zippers.
Sleeves and cuffs: Pre-bent sleeves. Elastic cuffs.
Bottom hem: Bottom hem adjustable with cord. Drop tail.
Extra features: Stow bag included. Box wall construction to avoid cold spots. Baffles sewn with elastic thread for maximum freedom of movement. Tested in Japanese cold chamber. Both inner and outer placket for protection against cold. Extra big hang loop made of shell fabric.
Note: Colors might differ slightly between different materials due to differences in fabric texture and luminance.
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Shipping & Delivery
For EU + Norway customers: All orders placed before 12:00 CET (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day. For all non EU customers: All orders placed before 10:00 CET (Monday-Friday) will be shipped the same day.
Please see chart below for shipping cost and estimated delivery times. Orders placed during weekends or holidays will be shipped the following work day (excluding public holidays). As soon as your order has left our warehouse, you will receive an email with the tracking number. The delivery times listed here are only estimations, shipping times may differ between regions. During the checkout process you will be informed about the exact shipping times and available shipping methods.
Wash & Care
Hand wash or cold water wash. Do not use fabric softener.
After wash, tumble dry the jacket on low temperature until the jacket is dry. Make sure to close all pockets and the front zipper. Place a couple of tennis balls in the dryer – this will make the down distributed evenly within the jacket.