Bergans Slingsbytind

The down jacket for adventurers

Bergans Slingsbytind

The down jacket for adventurers

We are not proud of it, but we have been joking about people bringing their lightweight down jackets almost anywhere they go. Boy have we been wrong…

A few months ago we were planning our trekking adventure to Patagonia; trying to update our packing list, we were looking for every extra gram to spare. The Bergans Slingbytind came just at the right time.

Bergans Slinsbytind down jacket with hood

If you are looking for a lightweight, small packable jacket, which keeps you warm, even in windy and cold conditions, take a look at the Bergans Slingsbytind Down Jacket W/Hood.

Overview

Review | wind proof

wind proof

420 g | 15 oz

Review | with hoody

hood

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Material
Windproof and water-repellent Pertex® Microlight fabric. Low weight and minimal packing volume. Product contains bluesign® approved fabrics.

Hood
Fixed, tight-fitting hood with an extra high collar for better heat retention.

Ventilation
2-way zip in front (perfect if you have more than one layer of clothing)

Pockets
Front pockets, chest pocket, and inner pocket. The inner pocket also functions as a compression pocket. The design ensures that the front pockets don’t interfere with a climbing harness.

Backside of the Bergans Slinsbytind
Bergans Slingsbytind zipper
Bergans Slinsbytind down jacket

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Bergans of Norway
  • Weight: 420g
  • Down weight: 120g
  • Material: Super-tight Vinyl
  • Fabric: Pertex® Microlight: 100 % Polyamide (Nylon)
  • Down: 90/10
  • Fill volume: 700 cuin. Stitched through
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Bottom line:

I can now confirm: nothing beats a great lightweight down jacket, whether it’s for severe weather conditions, as a reinforcement garment or for casual use. The jacket is so comfortable and light that I am wearing it all the time (even if it’s just for a quick run to the market)… The slim cut fits perfect under a hardshell jacket. If the sun finally comes out, you can store the jacket in the integrated compression pocket.

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