Kelvin Down WS Hoody in Optifade Subalpine
Kelvin Down WS Hoody in Optifade Subalpine
Kelvin Down WS Hoody
Kelvin Down WS Hoody
Kelvin Down WS Hoody

Kelvin Down WS Hoody

  • Big Game : Optifade Subalpine
$399.00
(12 Reviews)

Highly packable, quickly deployable and exceptionally comfortable, the Kelvin Down Windstopper Hoody is a versatile cold-weather workhorse. Filled with 250 grams of water-resistant, heat-trapping insulation surrounded by a resilient GORE-TEX INFINIUM with WINDSTOPPER® shell, it’s a jacket that combines optimum warmth and weather resistance while minimizing bulk. An upgraded brimmed hood keeps out precipitation, and internal pockets offer essential storage.

Product ID: #30057

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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FEATURES & SPECS
  • GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Subalpine is designed for stalking and ambushing ungulates from ground level in tree-covered and vegetated terrain.

  • Weight: 32 oz. // Size: L

  • Fabric: Water-Resistant® GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ with WINDSTOPPER® Technology Shell.

  • Insulation: 250 Grams of PrimaLoft® Insulation (70% Water-Resistant European Goose Down, 30% PrimaLoft® Gold® Synthetic Insulation).

  • Durable Water Repellent finish resists light precipitation and prevents the face fabric from wetting out.

  • GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ with WINDSTOPPER®: Offers complete windproof protection through a durable, lightweight, and breathable membrane.

  • Brimmed Hood: The hood has an extended brim to shed water and further protect against inclement weather.

  • Internal Stash Pockets: Internal stash pockets provide easy storage for small essentials and are composed of mesh so you can cook necessities dry with your body heat.

  • Stuff Sack: The included stuff sack makes for easy packing and rapid deployment.

Warmth
Packability
Wind Protection
Durability
Fit
Product is Expedition Fit, designed for full layering in all conditions.

Technology

PrimaLoft

Why We Made This

Traditional down insulation is easily compromised by moisture and compression while 100% synthetic insulation has the ability to withstand both but limits packability of a jacket made for frigid conditions. Our design approach was to leverage a hybrid insulation that delivers the warmth-to-weight ratio and packability of down with the durability of synthetic insulation. The added Windstopper® layer provides fully-windproof protection, serving up the ideal defense required to withstand the elements of the late season.

Product Comments

12 Reviews
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Houndhunter
Reviewed On 11/15/2020

Outstanding cold weather puffy. Like a sleeping bag with sleeves, plenty of room, hood is great, outer shell is surprisingly tough. Definitely the best extreme cold weather layer ive have found.

colton
Reviewed On 05/24/2020

So comfortable, the large fit makes it great for layering. The coat is very warm and I would suggest it for winter hunts. Fits true to size, I bought an xxl and its a bit big on me in the belly. I am 6'2 290.

Vance Smith
Reviewed On 05/09/2020

Absolutely love this jacket. Knocks the wind down, keeps ya beyond warm, and is packable. Have tested it while in 20-30 deg weather up in the Rockies while sitting for hours at a time. Highly recommend!

Reed Alexander
Reviewed On 04/10/2020

LOVE this jacket! Was blown away with how great this jacket is, very comfortable, very warm, zero wind penetration, pockets for days, fits great! Stuff sack is super handy as well, was hunting on sleds after bison in February and as the day wore on it became to warm for the jacket - being able to stuff the jacket in the stuff sack and then strap it under the webbing on the sled was very convenient! Also a random use for the jacket in the stuff sack - shooting bag, buddy of mine forgot his bags on range day so we decided to prop it under the stock while shooting off his bipod.

Paul
Reviewed On 01/20/2020

Size runs a little big. I love this jacket. I was on an elk hunt last week and it kept me nice and warm. It is a great jacket. the only problem is it does not have any instructions on how to wash it.

DJ
Reviewed On 12/19/2019

Warmest coat I've ever owned!! It comes with a nice stuff sack which helps its pack down. I've worn this from single digits into the 30s. I call it a walking sleeping bag! I just hunted PA rifle season. 1 day it never got above 20 degrees and we had snow , wind. I was warm for hours with just the core midweight zip t under it.

TH
Reviewed On 11/26/2019

Wore this every morning on a recent ID archery deer hunt. The day would start out windy and temps in the low 20s. The sizing of the jacket allows you to quickly put it on over other layers/jackets, and the hood cinches down nicely over a hat, trapping in the heat. The Windstopper was key, and it packs down pretty well to fit in the pack for glassing, etc. Definitely lives in my pack during the fall season. Very warm for the weight.

Jeremiah
Reviewed On 10/29/2019

I used this on a two-week backpacking hunt in remote Alaska. This packed up perfectly and kept me super warm when I needed to glass while temperatures dropped below freezing and the wind was blowing. This is an excellent jacket for back-country hunts where you can only carry so much weight, but you need to stay warm in harsh conditions. I highly recommend this jacket.

Brahm
Reviewed On 09/05/2019

I replaced an old Kelvin jacket (no hood) with this new model. I wear a Large and this new Kelvin has a ton of extra room in the midsection, almost to much. But I need the arm length and length in the back. It also does not have fleece on the inside of the collar like my old jacket. But it has much more loft and I like the Wind shear. I’m in Canada and no local dealers. It would have got a 5 star review if it fit better. But function I believe has improved over my old Kelvin jacket.

lynn gould
Reviewed On 12/30/2018

XL fits great,I took this out shooting yesterdayxand the wind blew the whole time then wind chill was about 13 and this coat kept me toasty warm it kept the wind out. Great coat.

E. Nuggs
Reviewed On 12/13/2018

Great warmth. The brimmed hood is nice once adjusted w/drawstrings. I was outside the other day- wind was 20-30, temps in the teens. I was only wearing a t-shirt underneath and was nice and toasty. Didn't feel the wind. Can't wait to use it this winter! I'm 6'2 230 athletic build and usually wear XL and some XXL in most sitka stuff. Dont size up. The XL fits great everywhere except the mid section/gut area. You could honestly fit a small child in there. No, its probably not that bad, lol.Maybe it's for maximum layering? It's not a deal breaker because this hoody is the bomb otherwise.

kevin woudstra
Reviewed On 09/12/2018

I have the Kelvin lite jacket in XL and it fits me well. I ordered this jacket thinking it would be just slightly larger but I think its more like a XXL-XXXL size for me. I'm 6'1 with longer arms and legs,and weigh in at 190lbs. Its a bit of a hassle to order from Canada as now I have to send it all back again, claim border taxes and reorder. It looks great though! Its just like a good down winter jacket in camo with the wind blocker.

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