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Montane Montane North Star Lite Down Jacket

210g of 800+ Fill Power Down (US Method) / Pertex Quantum Outer Fabric / water resistant fluorocarbon-free HyperDRY ECO Goose Down
Weighs 496g (Medium size)
Code: AW16708
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The North Star Lite Jacket is an ultra lightweight, warm and water resistant alpine jacket, filled with high quality fluorocarbon-free HyperDry ECO goose down.

Montane says:

The North Star Lite is an Alpine down jacket designed and constructed for supreme versatility. Containing water resistant fluorocarbon-free HyperDRY™ ECO goose down from Allied Feather & Down and encased in a PERTEX® water resistant and windproof shell, it is light and warm enough to be used in a multitude of situations. Neat tailored stitch through baffles follow your anatomical profile and allow efficient trapping of body heat. Wear it year round in the mountains and on cold, winter adventures.

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PERTEX® Quantum Rip-stop

37g/m² 100% Polyamide mini rip-stop weave
Air permeability 1.0cc max (JIS L 1096 / ASTM D737)
Spray rating 80 / 20 (JIS L 1092)
Abrasion resistance 10,000+ at 12.5k PA (BS EN ISO 12947-2)

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The only change with this jacket is that Montane have updated the HyperDry down to HyperDry ECO down. This flurocarbon-free down exhibits an optimal blend of water resistance, fill power, durability, cleanliness and washability while diminishing it's impact on the environment.

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CONSTRUCTION

  • Constructed from PERTEX® Quantum Y Yarn which provides enhanced downproof properties and a strong tear strength
  • PERTEX® Quantum Y Yarn features a Super 100 DWR that provides excellent water shedding through extended periods of wear
  • 210g of high quality 90/10 Allied Feather & Down Titanium water resistant fluorocarbon-free HyperDRY™ ECO goose down at 800+ fill power, certified non live plucked and non force fed
  • PERTEX® Quantum Rip-stop lining throughout ensures the jacket is incredibly lightweight
  • Stitch through down panel construction prevents down migration and eliminates cold spots

PATTERNING AND DESIGN

  • Articulated arms with engineered tailoring to prevent seams constricting over elbows and biceps
  • Technical tailoring to prevent arm lift raising the lower hem whilst reaching high

RESPONSIBLE DOWN SOURCING

  • The premium down inside this product has been certified through the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) to ensure that it is the most responsibly sourced down available
  • Track my Down™ for comprehensive traceability information about the down used in this product

HOOD CONFIGURATION

  • Fully insulated and baffled hood with stretch bound aperture and rear pre-elastication for a close fit and to help retain heat
  • Internal elastic loop and hook at rear neck allows hood to be rolled down and stowed away whilst not in use in windy conditions

POCKET CONFIGURATION

  • Two hand-warmer pockets positioned well clear of backpack or climbing harness belt
  • Internal zipped left hand side pocket

CENTRE FRONT ZIP

  • Full length, reversed and baffled YKK front zip
  • Soft fleece beardguard next to chin for extra comfort

CUFF AND SLEEVES CONFIGURATION

  • Low bulk stretch bound cuffs which can be pulled up to forearms to aid cooling

HEM CONSTRUCTION

  • Adjustable hem to prevent spindrift entry and heat loss

FURTHER FEATURES

  • Lightweight trims for packability
  • Own waterproof storage Montane dry bag
  • The North Star Lite Jacket uses PERTEX® fabric which contains a Durable Water Repellency (DWR) as the first barrier to keeping you dry.
  • MONTANE® recommends a professional cleaning service for down products.
  • If you choose to wash your down clothing yourself, it ideally needs to be handwashed and care must be taken to dry the product correctly.
  • Wash using a mild detergent in warm water (around 30°C / 86°F). MONTANE® recommends Nikwax Down Wash.
  • Do not use fabric softeners, bleach or liquid detergent.
  • Rinse the product thoroughly after washing to remove any soap traces.
  • You should dry the product carefully in a tumble drier on a cool setting. You may need to stop the tumble drier at regular intervals to loft the down by hand (TIP: place a bag of three clean tennis balls in the tumble drier. This agitates the down to help stop it clumping together when it dries).
  • It will take some time to dry a down product thoroughly, even if the outer fabric is dry the down may not be
  • Please see www.nikwax.com for more information on their products
  • Fabric: PERTEX Quantum Rip-Stop, PERTEX Quantum Y
  • Allied Feather & Down Titanium HyperDRY™ ECO 800+
  • Fit: Active Mountain
  • Suitable for: Climbing & Mountaineering, Hiking & Trekking
  • Small weighs 478g
  • Medium weighs 496g
  • Large weighs 510g
  • XLarge weighs 546g
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