The North Face – Nuptse Jacket

The North Face – Nuptse Jacket

RRP: £149.99

Range: ” Entry Level”

Fill power rating: 700 (more extreme versions are out there of up to 1000!)

Weight: (FP 700) 782g approx

This beauty has been on the market for some time and has become somewhat of a classic, namely for its weight to warmth greatness.  Over the years the design has not appeared to have changed much; what you see is what you get.

It’s popular for folk who need a little something extra around about town who don’t want to pay the high price tag for the more technically jackets as well as those needing some extra insulation in the hills, especially for those Scottish winters!

General features:

  • Durable Waterproof Finish (DWF)
  • Hem cinchcord
  • Internal zip and horizontal pocket
  • Double-layer taffeta on shoulders
  • Adjustable cuffs
  • Two hand pockets
  • 10 oz more down for increased warmth

Great for: Warmth, great fitting and excellent price

Bad for: Stuff sack a little  on the small side

Fitting: Street sizes

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Alternatives: Mountain Equipment: Classic Lightline Jacket

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