Heiko [Womens] Primaloft jacket
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Warm, windproof and packable; Heiko is your dependable friend when the temperature drops or the wind picks up, cutting out the chill and keeping you comfortable during light activity.
The quilted Primaloft insulation keeps a low profile, making it easy to layer under a shell when needs must. And it is easy to stow too as Heiko packs into its chest pocket. The benefit of Primaloft synthetic insulation is it retains its thermal properties well even when wet – and it shouldn’t take too long to dry out either.
We’ve used a soft touch polyester fabric for the inner and outer, which feels great next to the skin but with a DWR coating it is still tough enough for the job at hand.
- Lightweight and packable Primaloft jacket, ideal for light activity in UK conditions
- Low-profile quilted insulation for easy layering
- Stashes into its own chest pocket
- Active cut: articulated arms for freedom of movement
- Primaloft insulation retains thermal properties when wet
- Soft-touch fabric for great next-to-skin feel
- 2 zipped hand warmer pockets
- 1 zipped chest pocket for valuables
- Lycra bound cuffs and adjustable hem drawcord to keep out the draughts.
- C6 DWR keeps the moisture at bay
- 3 Year Alpine Bond
Fill: Primaloft Silver insulation (100% polyester), 60 gsm
Fabric: 100% Polyester, 20d, 45 gsm
8: 250 g; 10: 260 g; 12: 275 g; 14: 300 g
Primaloft Silver insulation is a synthetic fiber which create millions of tiny air pockets to trap body heat. It uses water repellent finish to improve performance in extreme conditions, maintaining its thermal properties even when wet. It’s also easy to care for, packable, breathable, and super soft: mega!- --
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Great light-weight warmth
I bought this jacket a few months ago and it's barely been removed! So useful for all conditions. Layers comfortably under waterproof if needed.......and I don't overheat like I do in my down jacket.
Packs really small.
I have had this jacket now for over 2 years and have worn it to death. It is fantastic. I wear it cycling, walking, as a jumper on colder evenings, under a waterproof when it's slinging it down in the middle of winter, it is completely versatile, beautifully warm and I never, never travel without it. It packs so small, why would leave it at home? I am about to buy a replacement as mine is starting to look a little "worn". I love it so much though, the old one will not be going anywhere, I'll keep it for wearing when washing the bikes at the end of a muddy ride or for doing the gardening in!!
Great jacket that I wear in the mountains and day to day. Super lightweight and packs small. Great if the weather is a bit damp too. I wore this jacket with a base layer and a water proof at 6000m and was plenty warm enough.
I bought the Heiko and the Katabatic jacket for layering on a ski-touring trip across Svalbard in April. Most days I was warm enough with the Heiko over a base-layer, adding the Katabatic at breaks to keep the wind off. When we got some 'weather' the two jackets were more than adequate without a waterproof over the top. The Heiko stayed on in the tent, as well, and I never needed to get my emergency down jacket out of the stuff sace. Warm, comfy, without being bulky - this is now my favourite jacket.
My other half is too busy to write a review, so I will do it for her.
I was really happy with my Synoment jacket. I didn't want a down jacket in case it got wet. When I saw the Heiko I wanted one, but the Synoment has loads of life in it so I persuaded her to buy one.
I could see the disappointment on her face when she got it out of the bag. How is this going to be any use? It's too thin. I just smiled and told her to try it, and after 10 minutes, as I knew would happen, she said, wow this is really warm. She took it off to look at is as though some trick was being played on her!
These type of jackets are really amazing. Down is nice, but if you don't need that level of warmth, and want to spend less time looking after it then these synthetic fill jackets really are good. They are light and warm. They dry very quickly too, and take up next to no space.
She loves this jacket so much I won't be surprised if I turn over and she is wearing it in bed!
Great Heiko Jacket
Love this jacket - I get really cold in winter but also really heat up when on the move, but this jacket has proved to be a treat. Cosy over a base-layer to get me out, and then once on the move, pushing uphill, I'm not overheating. I've used it for walking and biking and it has been great for both. More practical than a down jacket in places it'll get muddy and stuffs into a small pocket too. When I get back home I don't want to take it off either as it's so lightweight and lovely. I'm going to be wearing this a lot.
HEIKO JACKET, WOMENS
THIS JACKET IS BRILLIANT, AND SOOO LIGHTWEIGHT. I NEVER GET TOO HOT IN IT (LIKE I DO HALF WAY THROUGH THE WALK IN A NORMAL JACKET). ITS MY NEW FAVOURITE DOG WALKING JACKET. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS JACKET
This jacket is just amazing, it's so light weight and yet perfectly warm. The cut and size fit well and colour is great. I'm very impressed for the money, I was looking for a synthetic jacket and this is just perfect. Service from Alpkit as always was swift, efficient and I love the personal message on the packing card