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Mountain Equipment Men's Arete Hooded Jacket

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A versatile hooded duvet design for the ultimate in warmth and comfort - now available in web exclusive colours.

Mountain Equipment's Arete Hooded Jacket provides the ultimate in lightweight insulation for cold climate and mountain use.

It uses their Helium 30 outer shell, filled with water-resistant down, so it will keep you warm and comfortable even if it gets damp.

With a touch more length than the average jacket to cover more of your body, the down filling provides exceptional warmth and gives excellent protection for early starts, ski tours and climbing excursions.

ME's Helium fabric is exceptionally light, compressible and tough, ensuring down-proofing, wind resistance and resistance to heat loss.

High-quality water-resistant duck down with a minimum cluster content of 90%, with a durably water-repellent Bluesign™ approved Teflon treatment. DOWN CODEX approved.

  • 90/10 Pure Down, with a fill power of 700
  • Stiched-through narrow baffle construction throughout
  • Lycra bound mountain hood
  • Two-way YKK® moulded centre front zip with insulated rear baffle
  • Two zipped handwarmer pockets
  • Packs into hand pocket with karabiner carry loop
  • Lycra bound cuffs and and adjustable dual tether hem drawcords


Windproof: Wind Resistant
Hood Features: Any Hood, Fixed
Insulation Type: Down
Jacket Features: Water Resistant
Packable: Yes
Waterproof: Water Resistant
Fill: 116
Fill Power: 700
Fill Type: 90/10 water resistant Pure Down
Gender: Mens
Zip Type: Full Zip

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  • 2 out of 5
mountain equipment, 26 March 2017
By bakero (newton aycliffe)
material is quick to rip don't sit on anything sharp only had the jacket 3 months and sat on a rock .

  • 5 out of 5
excellent Jacket but a snug fit, 08 December 2016
By sam (liverpool)
Ordered the jacket in a medium. As a previous reviewer stated the fit in the arms and the top half of the jacket is perfect but the bottom is very tight. I am assuming this is the way the jacket should fit because despite the tightness I was able to move around without feeling restricted. I sent the jacket back with no issues and exchanged it for a large and the jacket now is a much more comfortable fit. Overall the jacket is great, very lightweight and stylish and the fact the it packs into it's own pocket is a nice touch. I would definitely recommend jacket but would advise ordering 2 sizes or going into a go outdoor store to try it on first

  • 5 out of 5
Mountain Equipment Men's Arete Hooded Jacket, 08 December 2016
By stav (tyne and wear)
bought this to use as a upgrade to my winter walking and outdoor sleep system as a warm outer mid layer, its basic as in very warm and a good fit its xxl im 6 ft odd and 17 st so i went a size bigger and its snug enough to do the other jacket is a rab ascent which has a few technical advantages, overall this is warm and very light and packs down small into its own pocket for a pillow, no inside pockets and zip a little unbulky which could be irritating when cold and in a hurry but overall a good bit of kit , not too short either and good to wear around town with just a t shirt on

  • 3 out of 5
Odd Size and Cut - Disappointing, 07 December 2016
By Glyn (South Yorkshire)
I ordered a medium online (ME say to fit size 40" to 42"), as I am a 40" chest. However, the product was incredibly tight and small. Arm and body length were good, but the fit across the back and shoulders was way too tight. To the point where I would split the jacket with basic movements. I appreciate the fashion today is for a tight cut, but this has been taken to the extreme with this jacket, even before any layers underneath. Sent back to Go Outdoors, who were great as ever.

  • 5 out of 5
Best Lighweight Down Jacket, 20 November 2016
Great fit, fits like a Glove.... Amazing Jacket.... I would highly recommend this Jacket. 5 Stars from me!!!
Great for wearing everyday.

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Size Guide

Mountain Equipment
Men's Size Chart
Chest Size - 38-40 40-42 42-44 44-46 46-48
Waist - 30 32 34 36 38
Inside Leg - 31 31 31 31 31

Mountain Equipment
Men's Size Chart
Chest Size - 96-102 102-107 107-112 112-117 117-122
Waist - 76 81 86 91 96
Inside Leg - 79.5 79.5 79.5 79.5 79.5



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