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Gear manufacturer's generally purchase the down (waterproofed or not) from suppliers. There are several water resistant down products, but they all work withing a small range of results with the same basic tech Things to know: It's water resistant not water proof. For jackets this means you can probably withstand sweat and a light shower, but not a ...


I would consider a polyester or wool liner before one made of cotton. Cotton is quite comfortable dry but not so much wet. Andrew Skurka has a lot of experience with vapor barrier and wrote a good article about it. How damp will it be is dependant on how well your thermoregulation is. I would definitely recommend trying your system before hitting the ...

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