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DriDown™ Better Vest

$99.00 $49.50
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This superlight DriDown™ jersey is warmer than a vest and packs down small for emergency warmth on a done-in-a-day adventure.

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10D x 10/30D 100% Nylon Ripstop
50g, 800 fill Duck Down
1,740g (JIS)

Tech Specs

Center Back Length:
30 in. / 
Air Permeability:
1.5 CFM
Water Entry Pressure:
675 mm
7 oz. / 0.20 kg
Collection: Insulation
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    1. Great vest

      Just what I wanted and needed. on Feb 22nd 2018

    2. Better Vest

      Very happy. Form fitting bicycle jersey style will fit under my wind shell for spring hiking warmth. Like how the quilt extends over my shoulders and down my arms, as well as up and around my neck. Panels under arms and down sides stretch to permit unfettered mobility and should provide ventilation where needed. Nice materials particularly around interior of neck, plus a zipper garage. on Feb 20th 2018

    3. Must have

      Lightweight and warm on Feb 24th 2017

    4. More down goodness.

      Got my XL better vest before Christmas and used it a few times for XC skiing.
      It got quite wet but still held good warmth. I'm trying to decide if this is a good mid-layer for fat biking. I also used it for an outdoor evening fire-it night with my 450g jacket and the 2 were enough for the -16-deg-C temps.

      The vest is fitted. I'm a 44-Tall jacket and i have an XL. No extra material anywhere, but the side stretch panels provide good motion and its very comfortable. the neck zipper stays down below the cuff and doesn't affect the comfort.

      I probably wore it around the house for 7 days straight.

      I think it's a great piece!
      on Jan 2nd 2017

    5. versatile layer, good warm-up piece in camp, runs small, moves well

      Adds lots of warmth as an inside layer, but prevents arm pit ventilation. Great to throw on around camp to warm up quickly. Also a great emergency piece to roll up and throw in your pack. The side stretch panels work great to keep the piece from binding you up. May not work so well for the portly because it doesn't stretch anywhere else. I normally wear medium in sierra designs, but I could barely get the medium in this piece over my head. The large in this piece fits me well. I bought a 2nd one after they were discontinued because I like it so much. on Dec 28th 2016

    6. Functional.

      Warm. Breathes well. Great layering piece. If you need to use your arms, ventilate, and stay warm this is the piece. It runs a bit small. I'm a standard medium, usually fits with a little room, but not this. It's form fitting, but it stretches and moves with you. I'm 5'9" 155 pounds. on Oct 20th 2016

    7. Great Piece

      I have owned this Down T-Shirt for 1.5 years now. Absolutely love it. It's light at 6 ounces and perfect for my AT spring and fall trips. I hike in a long sleeve T, layer with this and add a shell and it's the ultimate SUL set-up. on Jun 5th 2016

    8. Customer Review

      I like the vest design but it hasn't been cold enough to use it yet. Only one thing I would add to this vest is a pocket. Four star because I haven't been able to try it in cold weather yet. on Oct 19th 2015

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