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The Womens Nitrous Hooded Down Parka from Mountain Hardwear is light and packable, but super-warm, great for winter hikes or everyday wear when temperatures drop. In-built zippered handwarmer pockets give you added warmth when needed, and the parka length provides full coverage for further heat retention. With ripstop fabric that resists tears and abrasion, this jacket will go the distance with you. Features Q.Shield™ Down holds warmth at the highest level Incredibly light and packable, even pocketable 22D Sensor Ripstop fabric is reinforced to prevent tearing and ripping Parka length for extra coverage and warmth Zippered handwarmer pockets, zippered left chest pocket, and two easy-access interior drop pockets Adjustable hood Unique baffle pattern Fabric Body: Sensor 22D Poly Ripstop Insulation: NIKWAX Hydrophobic Down™ 800-fill /Fluorine Free Glossary Q.Shield™ Down infuses down fibers are with a permanent water repellency that helps maintain insulating performance even when exposed to moisture for a giant leap forward in down performance. Ripstop fabrics are woven fabrics, usually made from nylon, that are woven with thick reinforcement threads at regular intervals that form a crosshatch pattern, making them very resistant to tearing and ripping. NikWax Hydrophobic Down™ is a safe, high performance, fluorocarbon-free water resistant down fill for outdoor insulating clothing and gear. It resists getting wet, so the loft and insulation properties of your gear are maintained and you stay warm and dry.