Yeti Womens Desire Lightweight Down Jacket

71g of 800+ Fill Power Down (EU Method) / Exclusive Next to Nothing Fabric
Weighs 244g (UK size 12)
Code: AW16228
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Desire is our dedicated lightweight down jacket for women. It features a unique cut and design for female users making it a versatile jacket you can use as an everyday stand alone item or as a fully technical piece of equipment you pack when you need to add a light and warm jacket to your gear selection. Designing the Desire the Yeti crew kept the focus on keeping the weight to a minimum (a size small weighs only 184 grams) while still offering solid insulation, so the jacket can be used as a year round addition to the wardrobe.

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Since 1983, we have been developing high-quality down sleeping bags and down clothing. For adventurers and explorers we have always been fighting for each millimeter of pack size and each gram of total weight. However, in everyday live or on small trips the equipment of people often is still inappropriate.


The Next to Nothing Technology among others means that: for all Companyon products we are processing the currently lightest and most exclusive materials.

Thus, the downproof rip-stop nylon fabric weighs just 25 grammes per square metre. The secret of lightness is based on the 1,000 kilometres yarn holding the downs together. This yarn has the size of a twentieth of a human hair, these 1,000 kilometres of yarn weigh only 140 grammes.



In all over the world, there are just five weaving machines available who can manufacture such a fine material. All these machines can be found in the North of Japan. Each of them produces only 35 metres per day.


For this reason the delivery quantity of Companyon products is limited.

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For this reason, we have created a professional equipment for everyday life with extremely small pack sizes under the label “Companyon“. The weight of Passion sleeping bags or ultra-light-weight clothing is hardly noticeable. Almost weightless they provide for a comfortable body climate and feel soft and silky.

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- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear


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  • Very light technical down jacket
  • Highly breathable and insulating
  • First class European down quality
  • Ultralight NTN ripstop fabric
  • Durable downproof (dot protect technology)
  • Super soft and silk-like touch
  • Lightweight zip (2-way)
  • 2 Spacious front pockets with zip
  • 2 Spacious inner pockets
  • Adjustments on hem (1 hand)
  • Hidden elastic cuffs
  • Front zip with windflap and chin protection
  • Packable in its own left hand pocket
  • UK 08 (XS) weighs: 228g
  • UK 10 (S) weighs: 232g
  • UK 12 (M) weighs: 244g
  • UK 14 (L) weighs: 250g


  • Shell & lining: Next to Nothing (100% Polyamid) 19/m2, 7d x 7d
  • Filling: European Crystal Down, 95/5 Pure White Goose Down - class 1, Euro standard 800+ cuin / US standard 870+ cuin. 71g = Size S filling
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