Kelvin Lite Down Jacket Open Country

Kelvin Lite Down Jacket

  • Big Game : Open Country
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(12 Reviews)

The Kelvin Down Lite Jacket is the go-to mid-season piece where warmth and packability are key. Lightweight, compressible 900 fill Primaloft® Gold insulation delivers amazing warmth-to-weight. The jacket packs down and nestles into its own zippered hand pocket. A fully-featured hood offers shelter from the elements so you can stay focused on your target while two zippered hand pockets and a chest pocket securely stow at-hand essentials.


  • Size:

    Product is Standard Fit, designed to be layered for versatility.

    GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country is scientifically optimized for engagement ranges of 50 yards and beyond at ground level in rocky terrain above the timber line.

    Men's
    Sizing Guide

    Jacket & Tops Sizing

    Size Chest Sleeve
    Small 36 - 38" 33"
    Medium 39 - 41" 34"
    Medium Tall 39 - 41" 36"
    Large 42 - 45" 35"
    Large Tall 42 - 45" 37"
    X-Large 46 - 49" 36"
    X-Large Tall 46 - 49" 38"
    2XL 50 - 53" 37"
    2XL Tall 50 - 53" 39"
    3XL 54 - 57" 38"

    Pant Sizing (Inches)

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    30 30" 31"
    31 31" 31"
    32 32" 31" 33"
    33 33" 32" 34"
    34 34" 32" 34"
    35 35" 32" 34"
    36 36" 33" 34.5"
    37 37" 33" 34.5"
    38 38" 33" 34.5"
    40 40" 33"
    42 42" 33"
    44 44" 33"

    Pant Sizing

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    Small 28 - 30" 31"
    Medium 31 - 33" 31" 33"
    Large 34 - 37" 32" 34"
    X-Large 38 - 41" 32" 34"
    2XL 42 - 45" 32" 34"
    3XL 46 - 49" 32" 34"

    Equinox & Dakota Pant Sizing

    Size Waist Reg Tall
    30 31" 31"
    32 33" 31" 33"
    34 35" 32" 34"
    36 37" 32" 34"
    38 39" 32" 34"
    40 41" 32"
    42 43" 32"
    44 45" 32"

    Glove Sizing

    Size Palm Circ Length
    Medium 8 - 8.5" 7.5 - 8"
    Large 9 - 9.5" 8.5 - 9"
    X-Large 9.5 - 10" 9 - 9.5"
    2XL 10 - 10.5" 9.5 - 10"

    Gaiter Sizing

    Size Calf Circ Boot Size
    M/L 17.5" US 6-10"
    L/XL 18.5" US 10-14"

    How to Take
    Your Measurements

    • 1. SLEEVE MEASURE

      Bend your elbow and put your hand on your hip. Measure from the center of the back of your neck, along the shoulder and down the elbow to the wrist bone.

    • 2. CHEST SIZE

      Take measurement under armpits, around fullest part of chest and shoulder blades.

    • 3. WAIST SIZE

      Measure around where you normally wear your pants, keeping the tape measure a bit loose or putting one finger between your body and the tape measure.

    • 4. INSEAM

      In a standing position,measure from your crotch to where you want your pants to end, breaking at the top of the shoe in the front and just above the heel in the back.

    • 5. GLOVES

      With hand partially closed, measure over the knuckles, around the hand, excluding the thumb.

    Fit Guide

    SITKA Gear engineers gear with a specific Fit and intended end use in mind. These functional designs provide the user with authentic garments for the right situation.

    Fit Descriptions

    We can communicate our Fit descriptions in 3 different ways. Keep in mind that each garment will allow for layering in accordance to the garments place in a system and described Fit

    • P/F
    • S/F
    • E/F
    • P/F - PERFORMANCE FIT

      Designed for minimal layering. Whether an early season piece or already insulated this garment fits to prevent inefficiencies in heat retention caused by dead space.

    • S/F - STANDARD FIT

      Designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.

    • E/F - EXPEDITION FIT

      Designed for maximum layering in the worst conditions. Cut roomier to accommodate additional layering underneath.

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    Standard Fit

    Fit Guide

    SITKA Gear engineers gear with a specific Fit and intended end use in mind. These functional designs provide the user with authentic garments for the right situation. We can communicate our Fit descriptions in 3 different ways. Keep in mind that each garment will allow for layering in accordance to the garments place in a system and described Fit.

    • P/F - PERFORMANCE FIT

      Designed for minimal layering. Whether an early season piece or already insulated this garment fits to prevent inefficiencies in heat retention caused by dead space.

    • S/F - STANDARD FIT

      Designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.

    • E/F - EXPEDITION FIT

      Designed for maximum layering in the worst conditions. Cut roomier to accommodate additional layering underneath.

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    FEATURES & SPECS

    • GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Open Country is scientifically optimized for engagement ranges of 50 yards and beyond at ground level in rocky terrain above the timber line.

    • Weight: 17 oz. // Size: L

    • Down Weight: 110 grams

    • Insulation: 900 fill PrimaLoft® Gold Down Blend.

    • Arms & Lower Back Insulation: 60 grams of PrimaLoft® Gold Active Synthetic.

    • Two way stretch nylon face.

    • Two zippered hand pockets.

    • Zippered chest pocket.

    Warmth
    Packability
    Wind Protection
    Durability

    Technology

    PrimaLoft
    Cam Foss glassing in Kelvin Lite Down
    Foss glassing in Kelvin Lite Down

    Behind the Design

    Mountain hunting is a pursuit that requires ruthless scrutiny at every turn. If ounces mean pounds, warmth means life and the terrain demands high aerobic output, what insulation layer can rise to that very specific challenge? We set out to build a jacket that is exceptionally warm, highly compressible in a pack and as light as possible. This led us to partner with Primaloft to create an entirely new hybrid down and synthetic insulation package not available anywhere else on the market. The Kelvin Lite Down is the answer to the mountain’s questions.

    Product Comments

    12 Reviews
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    Jim
    Reviewed On 10/26/2020

    I wear this as a mid layer under the Jetstream so I don’t hear the noise. I don’t think it’s noisy and it’s super warm. Very light and stays in my pack for added warmth.

    Aaron V
    Reviewed On 10/03/2020

    Quality fit and comfort are second to none - five stars. However, the jacket is noisy!

    Aaron V
    Reviewed On 10/03/2020

    Quality and fit and comfort are five stars, however, this jacket is noisy!

    Stephen Hudspeth
    Reviewed On 09/18/2020

    I am 5’7” and 160lbs. I ordered a medium and it fits perfectly. It screams quality and I can’t wait to get it on some November deer and elk hunting.

    Justin F.
    Reviewed On 09/15/2020

    Used this jacket in my system for Colorado archery elk hunting this September. Kept me comfortable when temps got down to 15 degrees with only a base layer and the Apex Hoody underneath. The underarm area doesn't have a lot of extra material which I like. The hood is my favorite out of all the Sitka gear I own as of right now. I'm 6'4" 190 lbs and an XL fits great. Packs down nicely and is light. Highly recommend!

    Tony Celeste
    Reviewed On 08/29/2020

    I'm 5'10" and 175 lbs. I have a bunch of Sitka gear and I'm really impressed with this piece of kit. I have the Kelvin lite, Kelvin and Kelvin Down Hoody for really cold and long sits. I'm always looking for the most versatile pieces that can minimize the need for choosing the right piece for hunt but provide me the greatest options. The new Kelvin Lite Down Jacket is that piece. Super light, super warm and very compressible for packing as a puffy insulating layer. I order it in a large and the fit is perfect. I have room enough to layer over the my Jetstream jacket. If I wear it underneath the fit is good too with ample arm articulation and ease of movement. The Jetstream is the only piece I have had to go up a size in. I wear an XL in Jetstream for layering. The only concern is the extra material length in the arms of the Jetstream jacket when layering over top but that's true for all the Sitka pieces I have. The hood fits really nice too. This is a must have piece in your line up!

    J. Lane
    Reviewed On 08/26/2020

    This Kelvin jacket seems to be an improvement on the Kelvin Lite Hoody which I currently own and the body mapping of the insulation is strategically placed in all of the right places. Unbelievably lightweight for the amount of warmth this jacket produces. Unfortunately for me, I am 6'0 and 165 lbs. so the medium is too short and the large is too wide. They really need to offer this jacket in Tall sizes for individuals such as myself. Will be returning until Tall sizes are available. Otherwise, for someone who does fit the standard sizing structure and doesn't require a tall like many of us do, I could easily see where this would be my new go-to jacket based upon the design and construction of this piece.

    Stephen Hudspeth
    Reviewed On 08/24/2020

    I am 5’7” 170lbs, ordered a medium, and it fits perfectly. The outer shell material feels like it’s going to be much more resistant to tears and wind in comparison to the Patagonia nano puff I currently run.

    Garrett
    Reviewed On 08/21/2020

    I purchased this in a size small because I am a small guy at 145 ish pounts and 5'8. It is a performance fit so no layers would fit under this at the current size for me so I returned it and got a size medium and that made all the difference in the world. What an awesome company with awesome products!

    M1KL83
    Reviewed On 06/15/2020

    Initial impressions are great with this new piece. It packs down incredibly well and the craftsmanship is nothing short of immaculate. Fall cannot come soon enough!
    Sizing: I'm 5'10" 190lbs 45" chest, 34-36 waist, broad shoulders, 35.5" long arms.
    Ordered this in a Large and I'm very pleased with the fit; as if it's tailored for me. Enough room to layer some underneath yet fitted enough to throw a shell on over top when needed. For reference I wear a Large Tall in the Core Lightweight Hoody and Kelvin Active Jacket and both fit perfectly; sized up in my Jetstream to an XL to accommodate laying for cold Canadian hunting and the XL Jetstream slips on over top the size Large Kelvin Lite Down Jacket like a glove.
    If you're on the fence about ordering this piece, I'd recommend going for it. I'm thrilled that I pulled the trigger and have zero buyers remorse.
    Thank you Sitka by golly you've done it again!

    Everett
    Reviewed On 05/31/2020

    What a puffy! This is like walking around in a sleeping bag. It's instant warmth when you put it on, regardless of wind. I sent with an XL for 6'/210lb frame and it fit really nicely. Plenty of mobility in the arms. I upsize my Jetstream andiand felt great underneath for that added windprotection. The hood came around my head without making me feel trapped. My hearing was not really affected. A must have for mountain pursuits.

    Jack Franklin
    Reviewed On 05/04/2020

    This is the best ...most versatile garment I have ever used.
    You can wear it in all conditions.
    Amazing how warm it is...yet perfectly comfortable..
    It travels with me wherever I go.

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