Grade: B

Pretty solid down jacket. Can’t complain about it at all. It’s a slight bit heavier than top of the line down jackets, but not by much. This trip was really the first time I ever wore a good down jacket and it is amazing how warm these things are. It compressed down pretty small as well. And most nights I would roll it up and use it as my pillow. Overall, good solid down jacket that you can get at a reasonable price.


Although not the highest quality of down, it was more than enough to keep me warm during the coldest parts of my hike.


When not in use, the jacket compressed down to the size of my .5L Nalgene bottle. It took up very little room in my pack.


The jacket, for all the warmth it provides, is amazingly light.