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Arc'teryx Camosun Parka
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award   Best Buy Award 
Price $639.00 at Feathered Friends$649.00 at Backcountry
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$699 List$181.47 at Backcountry
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Pros Extremely warm, lightweight, technical featuresDurable, clean looking, warm, weather resistantWarm, weather resistant, very stylishFashionable, warm, weatherproofWarm, long hem
Cons Bulky, too warm for most uses, not completely waterproof“Crinkly” shell fabricLight on featuresExpensive, controversial hoodBulky, small hood
Bottom Line The best expedition parka we have testedCrème de la crème of winter coats, this model outperformed the others overallA stylish long-hemmed parka with excellent warmth and weather resistanceA good choice for staying warm and looking good, but you'll have to fork over a hefty chunk of cashExtreme cold weather protection with a relatively affordable price tag
Rating Categories Khumbu Down Parka Arc'teryx Camosun Parka Arc'teryx Thorsen Parka Patagonia Frozen Range McMurdo Parka III
Warmth (25%)
10
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Weather Resistance (20%)
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Specs Khumbu Down Parka Arc'teryx Camosun... Arc'teryx Thorsen... Patagonia Frozen... McMurdo Parka III
Down Fill Power 900+ Goose Down 750 750 700 550
Total Weight (pounds) 2.11 lb 2.14 lb 2.44 lb 2.76 lb 3.55 lb
Pockets 5 (2 zip hand, 2 internal mesh, 1 chest) 2 zippered hand & 1 internal security 2 hand zip, 1 internal zip 2 zippered handwarmer, 1 external zippered chest, 1 interior drop-in 2 chest height, zippered handwarmers, 2 exterior top-entry Velcro flap pockets, 1 sleeve, 1 interior media pocket, and 2 side-entry waist handwarmers
Hood Yes Yes (removable) Yes Yes Yes (removable)
Hood Adjustments 3 adjustable drawcords 3 adjustable drawcords 3 adjustable drawcords One rear drawcord Rear drawcord
Baffle Type Tuck-stitched baffle Sewn-through under an outer shell fabric Interior baffles Interior baffles Sewn-through under an outer shell fabric
Main Fabric Pertex Shield fabric N150p-x Gore-Tex 2L 2L Gore-Tex Shell: 4 oz 75-denier 100% recycled polyester Gore-Tex 2L, Lining: 100% recycled polyester ripstop with DWR finish DryVent 2L 100% nylon
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