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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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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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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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2felcho-kids-down-jacket.html&lgsku=14978%2f&rk=3&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=KnZfa5u4IwtqR4QE&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$80.00 - $199.98
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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-womens-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14907%2f&rk=4&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=C5GG2fGy4Et8-7bX&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$349.98
Member's Price $244.99
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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffederate-mens-down-shacket.html&lgsku=14912%2f&rk=5&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=Rwito145H1PmmOpP&method=and&isort=score&view=list
Now: $70.00
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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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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2felcho-kids-down-vest.html&lgsku=14977%2f&rk=7&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=FTANxNjfj0DopKan&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$189.98
Member's Price $132.99
A look down the supply chain

A look down the supply chain

…800 fill power goose down. He visited farms, slaughterhouses, agents and processors to better understand the real–life challenges they face. I took a train from Shanghai to Lu’an, Anhui, China to visit our white geese farms, where the 800 fill power white goose down used in the XT Ultralight Down

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Responsible Materials
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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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fheli-women-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14574%2f&rk=9&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=g5aLeMgKt-l6tFjk&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$249.98
Member's Price $174.99
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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-mens-hooded-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14906%2f&rk=10&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=FvwH3H-KdBxjZaZt&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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffrisco-men-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=A0156%2f&rk=11&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=6-4WKmB2ykiw-dFd&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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fheli-men-s-lightweight-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14575%2f&rk=12&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=QSxPruNjqR1drNlC&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$90.00 - $249.98
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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-womens-hooded-down-jacket-v.html&lgsku=14905%2f&rk=13&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=9E4Ph9sbgIJeEfln&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$165.00 - $399.98
Frisco Women s Down Jacket

Frisco Women s Down Jacket

…when commuting to work. The Frisco Women 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffrisco-women-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=A0154%2f&rk=14&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=kNfudb3YsSrqsF5s&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$449.98
Member's Price $314.99
Epiq Men's Down Jacket v2

Epiq Men's Down Jacket v2

…be a lot warmer in the Epiq Men s Down Jacket. Made from responsibly sourced down and with a recycled polyester shell, this down jacket has a strong sustainable element. Wear it boating, hiking or at your favourite weekend sports event. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fepiq-mens-down-jacket-v2.html&lgsku=14908%2f&rk=15&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=O87A63mpkr0xj54f&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$349.98
Member's Price $244.99
Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket

Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket

…bomber jacket has definitely come a long way. Our Federate Women s Down Bomber Jacket has slim side baffles giving it an original shape and keeping the down in place. It s a fresh accompaniment to our range of Federate pants and shirts. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffederate-women-s-down-bomber-jacket.html&lgsku=A0171%2f&rk=16&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=pqfQSCugK22RoCCP&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$399.98
Member's Price $279.99
Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket

Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket

…bomber jacket has definitely come a long way. Our Federate Men s Down Bomber Jacket has slim side baffles giving it an original shape and keeping the down in place. It s a fresh accompaniment to our range of Federate pants and shirts. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2ffederate-men-s-down-bomber-jacket.html&lgsku=A0172%2f&rk=17&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=bO9Nz1mXC9uJm6PB&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$399.98
Member's Price $279.99
XT Ultralight Women s Down Jacket

XT Ultralight Women s Down Jacket

…XT Ultralight Women s Down Jacket your insulating mid layer for alpine explorations. Exceptionally warm for its lightweight makeup and with a slim fit, wear it under a shell or on its own. Part of our XT series engineered to endure. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fxt-ultralight-women-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=A0164%2f&rk=18&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=pmuftSWVdBzj0ICj&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$499.98
Member's Price $349.99
XT Ultralight Men s Down Jacket

XT Ultralight Men s Down Jacket

…XT Ultralight Men s Down Jacket your insulating mid layer for alpine explorations. Exceptionally warm for its lightweight makeup and with a slim fit, wear it under a shell or on its own. Part of our XT series engineered to endure. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fxt-ultralight-men-s-down-jacket.html&lgsku=A0165%2f&rk=19&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=27cNJAH0CiDcDgNg&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$499.98
Member's Price $349.99
Women's Longline driFILL Down Jacket v3

Women's Longline driFILL Down Jacket v3

…the hooded Down Longline Coat v3 provides a stylish, versatile option to your winter wardrobe. There s wind and water resistance for a high level of weather protection and the extra length delivers snug warmth when the temperature drops. 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=Fill%20Power%20Down&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.kathmandu.com.au%2fwomen-s-duck-down-longline-jacket-v3.html&lgsku=14210%2f&rk=20&uid=969676217&sid=2&ts=custom&champclick=1&SLIPid=1527396967088&rsc=HH4eYAgGQvH-Rdpm&method=and&isort=score&view=list
$599.98
Member's Price $419.99
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