Plasma Parka


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Plasma Parka
Manufacturer Marmot
Page By Erik Beeler
Page Type Nov 23, 2003 / Nov 23, 2003
Object ID 869
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Reinforced shoulders and elbows heavier fabric protects in high abrasion areas

Oversized to fit over all layers
Elastic draw cord hem for adjustability in serious weather
Inside zip pocket secure pocket to store small items

Attached hood with drawcord hood muff adjustable extra warmth around your face
Angel-Wing Movement™ allows full range of motion in arms so jacket doesn't ride up
Lycra® bound cuffs for low bulk and comfort
Hand warmer pockets soft fabric to warm hands
Down-filled draft tube eliminates cold leaks through the zipper


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Mike N - Nov 15, 2005 10:51 am - Voted 4/5

Untitled Review
This is the best down Parka you can get for the money. It is very light and incredibly warm. The hood is insulated and will fit over a helmet. I have used this belaying while ice climbing in frigid single digit temps in a cold wet canyon and I have used this on 6000 m peaks in Peru. It packs down pretty small as well. I would take this anywhere I would be too cold in my MH Chugach jacket.

LINKALPA - Feb 6, 2007 12:42 am - Voted 4/5

Good Buy!
I have few complaints about this parka, it's light(under 2lbs)packs down small, and sheds a good amount of moisture for not even claiming to be water repellent. The shell is thin so you have to be carefull around the sharp stuff, but thats a trade off for the weight. I sleep in this in addition to my 32deg moonstone bag and have never been cold in temps down to 8-10f. Good purchase all around.

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