For the upcoming cold weather, the well-known Californian company Patagonia has recently introduced its lightest and most compact insulated jacket, which is designed for active use, including in mountainous conditions. The jacket has received the commercial name Micro Puff and is currently available only with an integrated hood in both men’s and women’s versions..
The outer and inner layer of the jacket is made of lightweight Pertex Quantum GL nylon material, which provides rip-stop reinforcement, as well as water-repellent impregnation. The maximum density of the material is only 10 denier. As a heat-insulating filler, a synthetic PlumaFill insulation is used, consisting entirely of hydrophobic polyester fibers. The density of the insulation does not exceed 65 grams per square meter.
The design of the Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody, which weighs less than 264 grams on average, features a hood with a high collar and an elastic neckline, profiled sleeves with elasticated cuffs, a central zip fastening, elasticated waistband, and two slit pockets with zip closures. zippers and two inside open pockets. If necessary, the jacket can be completely folded into the left pocket, which is complemented by a reinforced loop for hanging on a carabiner.
The Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody is currently available in four solid color options (Black, Viking Blue, Forge Grey, Paintbrush Red) in both men’s and women’s cuts. The recommended retail price of the novelty is $300.