Tag: DownTek

Big Agnes Sleeping Bag

Preview: Big Agnes Sleeping Bags for Spring ’17

Big Agnes Sleeping Bag

For Spring 2017, Big Agnes adds 12 new bags to their sleeping bag lineup, including three new major collections. The new sleeping bags include eight new traditional mummy bags, some with adjustable fit, two zipperless sleep-system bags, and a new lightweight double wide bag built for couples.

L.L.Bean Ultralight 850 Down Jacket Review

L.L.Bean Ultralight 850 Down Jacket

Almost every outdoor brand has made or is making the move towards water-repellent down in one form or another. L.L.Bean has teamed up with down supplier Down Decor to use their water-resistant DownTek treated down in a line of ultralight down jackets and coats. I have been wearing the Ultralight 850 Down Jacket non-stop this winter for everything from cold rainy walks with Lola to ice climbing in Montana and Colorado.  

Where To Try Water Repellent Down This Winter Season

water repellent down

'Tis the season for water repellent down. Appearing in a variety of gear this winter, a number of brands have either sourced hydrophobic down from Down Decor or are using their own proprietary technology. If you want to try out this innovative new insulation for yourself, choose from the below items featuring three different kinds of water repellent down. 

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