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Kelvin Down Hoody

Kelvin Down Hoody

PrimaLoft
Product Rating   Star Star Star Half Star   4 Reviews

The Kelvin Hoody brings the protection of a sleeping bag in the form of a jacket to frost ridden mountain sessions spent glassing mountain topography. Enjoy the brilliant convenience of a balmy micro climate thanks to PrimaLoft's Down Blend Gold insulation.

$369.00 $0.00 with Promo Code CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
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    Weight
  • 22.70 oz. ; Medium
  • 27.20 oz. ; Large

    Features
  • Stuff Bag Included
  • 2 Deep Hand Pockets
  • Single Handed Hood Adjustment

    Technology
  • PrimaLoft® Down Blend Gold
  • 30% PrimaLoft®
  • 70% 750 Fill Power Water-Resistant European Goose Down
  • 8 oz Fill Weight ; Large

    Tech Drawing
  • tech

As part of your Big Game system, this intense insulator is like a sleepingbag for your upper body. While your legs chew up the miles, the Kelvin Down Hoody rides neatly compressed in an included stuff sack. When you stop to hunker and glass, it contains your body heat in an envelope of goose feathers.

We’ve stuffed the Down Hoody’s baffles with half a pound of PrimaLoft® Down Blend Gold insulation. The ample cut is designed to fit over the rest of your Sitka System, with wider arms, broader shoulders, and a longer torso than our other pieces, creating a portable capsule of balmy air where you can zip in and escape the chill. Insulated hand pockets are fully wrapped with down-filled baffles to thaw your fingers. The insulated hood provides additional heat containment, built in a dropaway configuration so it won’t tug at the jacket collar when not in use. A large internal pocket stows your cold-weather necessities.

Ounce for ounce, down is warmer than any synthetic material, and with proper care, it will last a lifetime. The Down Hoody sandwiches quality down between light, rugged polyester mini ripstop fabric with a Durable Water Resistant finish.

Athlete Perspective

Athlete Perspective

"I use the Kelvin Series as my insulation layer for every cold Willamette Valley morning."

- Sitka Athlete Dave Smith

Read Reviews (4)

 
Chris Viel
March 14, 2014
Star Star Star Half Star

I was looking for an all around winter coat for Thunder Bay winters and turned to companies I knew I would get a decent product from. The first thing to mention about this jacket is how light it is. Weighing only 27oz this jacket is ideal for wearing around and never gets in the way. Even for those looking to wear a back-pack, this coat doesn't get in the way. This jacket also cuts the wind and is unbelievably warm. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a winter jacket, or for any situations requiring minimal movement due to the insulation qualities of this coat. One thing I would consider changing on this jacket is the angle of the side pockets. They are on somewhat of a downward slope allowing for things to fall out of the hand pockets. Perhaps a deeper pocket (lower then the zipper) could solve this. All in all a great purchase and worth every penny!!!!

 
Kevin
January 26, 2014
Star Star Star Star

I put my new jacket to a good test this weekend and it passed with flying colors. The down hoody is very warm, light, comfortable and easy to pack. I will be buying Kelvin pants now. My hunt this weekend was 22 degrees in Mississippi. I wore core next to skin, traverse insulation, 90% jacket and pants and the down hoody and stayed very warm. For those who have never hunted in this part of the country, temps below freezing with the high humidity is very cold. I also hunt in Colorado an think 32 in Mississippi is comparable to 10 in Colorado. That being said, this jacket in my opinion is good for temps down to zero degrees and below. I wore thin traverse gloves and with my hands in the pockets they never got cold. Lastly when I had the hood on with my traverse balaclava my head and face felt hot. I love this jacket.

 
Jason
December 15, 2013
Star Star Star Star

There's not a whole lot I can add to what the previous review mentioned. This jacket is an absolute must when going into cold climate. You want to stay warm, you take the Down Hoody. I could wear this jacket everywhere. It will never leave my pack on cold days. Another winner from the Sitka line. If your in debate between the Kelvin and the Kelvin Down Hoody, go with the Down Hoody. My new favorite from Sitka.

 
Erich Gnewikow
October 4, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Surprised! When Sitka Gear came out with this jacket I thought that it would only be for a small niche of users. Well I was wrong! As a Gore product tester I have certain opportunities that come my way, one of which was testing this jacket. On a recent hunt for September archery elk my hunting partner brought me a Down Hoody to use. I wore this jacket more that I thought I would. When I woke up and got out of my sleeping bag I put this on, it made it a lot easier to get going on the 16 degree morning. I threw it in my pack for the day and anytime we stopped for snacks or to glass I put it on. It was cold enough at times to keep it on while hiking and then just shed it once I got warmed up. When we were sitting in a spot for the evening hunt I put it on and was able to peel it off for a quick stalk. The hand pockets are insulated to thaw my frozen, stiff hands and the hood fit perfectly. Didn't block my vision and gave me some great insulation. The jacket is plenty durable too. When I was hiking in it I snagged some branches and looked down thinking "that was the one that ripped the down out" but no, not with this jacket! Not a scratch! The versatility is also something to think about. I used this as a pillow at night (also during the day), when it was really cold I zipped it up around the foot of my sleeping bag for more insulation, and when it was in my pack it worked great as padding for my optics. This jacket, combined with the Kelvin pants, could also be used as a bivy set up and leave your sleeping bag at home. If you want a great warm, comfortable, durable, versatile jacket get the Kelvin Down Hoody. You won't be disappointed!

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