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What is down fill power and why does it matter?

What is down fill power and why does it matter?

Ever wondered what those little numbers on your sleeve mean? Here's our quick guide to understanding down fill power.

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Gear & Packing Lists
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Epiq Women's Hooded Down Jacket

Epiq Women's Hooded Down Jacket

…the Epiq Hooded Down Jacket is made from responsibly sourced down and recycled fabric. Grouped with the warmest down jackets in our range, this is the one for cold-weather outdoor adventures camping, watching rugby or a winter day hike. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-womens-hooded-down-jacket-v.html&lgsku=14905%2f&rk=2&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=OGPyTRWJmdiX7YQO&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$165.00 - $399.98
Heli Women's Lightweight Down Jacket

Heli Women's Lightweight Down Jacket

…Women s Down Jacket offers warmth without the bulk, making it lightweight and easily compressible. Pack it as an extra layer or wear it after carving up the slopes. A high neck warming collar and an adjustable hem will keep you well protected when the weather turns foul. Need a down care cleaner…

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fheli-women-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14574%2f&rk=3&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=X8QyanZturdntOeY&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$249.98
Member's Price $174.99
Frisco Women's Down Jacket v2

Frisco Women's Down Jacket v2

With the Frisco Down Jacket v2, you can love your city no matter what the weather. The Frisco s Responsible Down Standard (RDS) certified duckDOWN 550 fill insulates you from lowered temperatures and persistent winds, while the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish shrugs off light snow and rain.…

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffrisco-womens-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14561%2f&rk=4&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=CM3-9dFa9ZU-jqTc&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$175.00
Federate Men's Down Shacket

Federate Men's Down Shacket

Embrace the shirt-jacket with the Federate Men s Down Shacket for when you want to be warm but don t want to wear a jacket. We chose a natural down fill because it wins the best warmth to weight stakes. This is an everyday layer with a few surprise travel features, like a hidden passport pocket.

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffederate-mens-down-shacket.html&lgsku=14912%2f&rk=5&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=tJjdDFIfbNgkO9Rf&method=and&isort=score&view=list
Now: $70.00
Granger's Down Wash Kit

Granger's Down Wash Kit

Choosing the right detergent to care for your down-filled items is vitally important. Granger's Down Wash Kit is your complete down protection package an all-in-one kit that s designed to clean your down possessions, renew their loft and remove any bad odours.

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fgrangers-down-wash-kit.html&lgsku=61799%2f&rk=6&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=ylGNnHJU1dfgzOll&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$39.98
Member's Price $35.98
Granger's Down Wash

Granger's Down Wash

Granger's Down Wash is a wash-in detergent that can care for all your down-filled clothing and equipment. Regular household detergents can reduce your down s ability to insulate or repel water, whereas Granger's will clean thoroughly without damaging the delicate material within.

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fgrangers-down-wash.html&lgsku=61800%2f&rk=7&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=haxOY7XcVf%3anni1F&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$19.98
Member's Price $17.98
How to choose a down jacket

How to choose a down jacket

…& down fill power Down keeps you warm by trapping body heat and preventing it from diffusing into the cold air around you. The performance of down fill is measured by 'fill power'. The numbers 550, 600, 800, for example, refer to the fill’s quality, not the amount of fill in the down jacket…

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Tips & How-to's
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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fbe-inspired%2ftips-and-how-tos%2fhow-to-choose-a-down-jacket&lgsku=How%20to%20choose%20a%20down%20jacket&rk=8&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=oMOjzQrvWOGiXEz-&method=and&isort=score&view=list
Elcho Kid's Down Jacket

Elcho Kid's Down Jacket

There's nothing cosier than down. The Elcho Kids Down Jacket is great warmth for weight. Even better - all our down is responsibly sourced. The removable hood makes this like two jackets in one. Two front zipped pockets keep hands warm and there's an inside stash pocket for storing secret treasures…

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2felcho-kids-down-jacket.html&lgsku=14978%2f&rk=9&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=GLR5l%3aTV456GhPJx&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$80.00 - $199.98
Alptic Women's Down Jacket

Alptic Women's Down Jacket

…distinctive personality, the Alptic Women s Down Jacket is your essential travel piece. This hooded jacket provides a lot of warmth for its weight, protects against the weather and is easily compressible Part of our pack&GO travel solution. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2falptic-women-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=14576%2f&rk=10&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=zukGyYaWDBVhFdcc&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$100.00 - $299.98
Alptic Men's Down Jacket

Alptic Men's Down Jacket

…distinctive personality, the Alptic Men s Down Jacket is your essential travel piece. This hooded jacket provides a lot of warmth for its weight, protects against the weather and is easily compressible Part of our pack&GO travel solution. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2falptic-men-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=14577%2f&rk=11&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=ibmzarnoffdUTwgO&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$100.00 - $299.98
Epiq Women's Down Jacket

Epiq Women's Down Jacket

…s Down Jacket is made from responsibly sourced down and has a recycled polyester shell. Grouped with the warmest down jackets in our range, this is your ideal down insulation for outdoor adventures in cooler weather like camping, watching rugby or hiking. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-womens-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14907%2f&rk=12&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=XAAD1VDFC8I-wcEV&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$349.98
Member's Price $244.99
Down Jacket v2 Kids

Down Jacket v2 Kids

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fdown-jacket-v2-kids.html&lgsku=12643%2f&rk=13&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=sMkjNPUBge9rdLHO&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$229.98
Federate Women's Down Poncho

Federate Women's Down Poncho

The Federate Women s Down Poncho has been designed for those who are brave enough to be different. Packed with sustainable down for maximum warmth, this fashionable layer is engineered for travel, with a high collar and hidden passport pocket.

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffederate-womens-down-pullover.html&lgsku=14911%2f632%2fL&rk=14&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=5SjD%3abPkxKLFxsOr&method=and&isort=score&view=list
Now: $70.00
Elcho Kids' Down Vest

Elcho Kids' Down Vest

There's nothing cosier than down. The Elcho Kid s Down Vest offers your youngster great warmth for its weight. This vest is perfect for your active kid, when a jacket might get too hot. They can even wear it over their favourite hoody for extra body warmth.

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2felcho-kids-down-vest.html&lgsku=14977%2f&rk=15&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=-GCVlWYLemEHsATn&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$189.98
Member's Price $132.99
100% Responsibly sourced down

100% Responsibly sourced down

down have significant insulation value, this natural fibre is also incredibly lightweight and easy to compress, making it the fill of choice for many professional outdoor adventurers. Now you can be confident that when you buy high quality down jackets and down sleeping bags at Kathmandu, the down

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Winter 2016: South America
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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fbe-inspired%2fsummit-magazine%2fwinter-2016-south-america%2f100-responsibly-sourced-down&lgsku=100%25%20Responsibly%20sourced%20down&rk=16&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=pK1LZkpPvM%3aiUbOB&method=and&isort=score&view=list
The lowdown on duck and goose down

The lowdown on duck and goose down

…and greater durability than duck down. With that said, it is not simply a case of one being better than the other. Essentially, it is possible for high quality duck down to provide better insulation than mediocre goose down, so it’s important to consider the source and quality of your down fill.

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Tips & How-to's
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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fbe-inspired%2ftips-and-how-tos%2fthe-lowdown-on-duck-and-goose-down&lgsku=The%20lowdown%20on%20duck%20and%20goose%20down&rk=17&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=xL4IZVPm2%3adFIqL8&method=and&isort=score&view=list
Epiq Men's Hooded Down Jacket

Epiq Men's Hooded Down Jacket

…the Epiq Hooded Down Jacket is made from responsibly sourced down and recycled fabric. Grouped with the warmest down jackets in our range, this is the one for cold-weather outdoor adventures camping, watching rugby or a winter day hike. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-mens-hooded-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14906%2f&rk=18&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=5un2slQMjTiDMmF4&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$165.00 - $399.98
Frisco Men s Down Jacket

Frisco Men s Down Jacket

…when commuting to work. The Frisco Men s Down Jacket will insulate you from low temperatures and cool winds keeping you warm and dry. Smart threads to wear over your work clothes, the Frisco s your ultimate, urban lifestyle down jacket. Need a down care cleaner to keep your down gear immaculate?

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffrisco-men-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=A0156%2f&rk=19&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=qyrdeFkhZT-bwnix&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$449.98
Member's Price $314.99
Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

Heli Men's Lightweight Down Jacket

…Heli Men s Down Jacket offers warmth without the bulk, making it lightweight and easily compressible. Pack it as an extra layer or wear it after carving up the slopes. A high neck warming collar and an adjustable hem will keep you well protected when the weather turns foul. Need a down care cleaner…

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http://gear.kathmandu.com.au/search?p=R&srid=S1-2SYDP&lbc=kathmanduau&w=Down%20Filled&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fheli-men-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14575%2f&rk=20&uid=348172855&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527334817575&rsc=NSCA%3agm4lYHVWNJX&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$90.00 - $249.98
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