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Arc'teryx Camosun Parka
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award   Best Buy Award 
Price $239.40 at Backcountry$453.93 at REI
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$699 List$181.47 at Backcountry
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Pros Lightweight, functional, cozyDurable, clean looking, warm, weather resistantWarm, weather resistant, very stylishFashionable, warm, weatherproofWarm, long hem
Cons Expensive, not warm enough for stand-alone winter use, not waterproof“Crinkly” shell fabricLight on featuresExpensive, controversial hoodBulky, small hood
Bottom Line This Jacket is good for warmer winter locales, but not warm enough for proper winter conditionsCrème 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 Patagonia Macro Puff Hoody Arc'teryx Camosun Parka Arc'teryx Thorsen Parka Patagonia Frozen Range McMurdo Parka III
Warmth (25%)
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9
Weather Resistance (20%)
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Comfort (20%)
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Specs Patagonia Macro... Arc'teryx Camosun... Arc'teryx Thorsen... Patagonia Frozen... McMurdo Parka III
Down Fill Power Synthetic Plumafill 750 750 700 550
Total Weight (pounds) 0.96 lb 2.14 lb 2.44 lb 2.76 lb 3.55 lb
Pockets 2 zippered handwarmer, 1 external zippered chest, 2 internal drop-in 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 One rear drawcord 3 adjustable drawcords 3 adjustable drawcords One rear drawcord Rear drawcord
Baffle Type Discontinuous quilting Sewn-through under an outer shell fabric Interior baffles Interior baffles Sewn-through under an outer shell fabric
Main Fabric 0.8 oz 10-denier 100% recycled nylon ripstop with DWR finish 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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