Full-length wintertime luxury for a song, the Montreaux Coat’s elegant styling and rich details disguise a wealth of advanced technologies designed to keep you dry and warm. Durably water-resistant Ripstop fabric sheds weather, while 650 fill goose down corrals heat for a civilized interior, even in wild winter conditions. The down filled hood features a removable fur ruff, and zips off for sunny days.
- Zip-off down filled hood with removable fur ruff
- Micro fleece lined zip handwarmer pocket
- Interior zippered pocket
- Interior drop pocket
- Plush fleece lined torso
- Micro fleece internal cuffs
- Centre Back Length: 106cm
- Weight: 1054.6 g
- Main Material: 100% Polyester DWR 1.8 oz/yd
- Lining Material: 100% Polyester Embossed WR 1.8 oz/yd
- Insulation Material: 650 Fill Goose Down
From the beginning, down has been Marmot’s foremost insulator. No synthetic surpasses the lightweight, compactability and longevity of down.
Marmot Down DNA:
Down is in our DNA. Marmot was founded in 1974 as a manufacturer and seller of premium quality down jackets, vests and sleeping bags. To this day we only use the finest quality certified goose down for our down insulated outdoor products. Mountaineers and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide rely on Marmot down gear for warmth, comfort, and sometimes survival.
Marmot Down Quality:
Down quality is determined by fill power and durability which is dependent upon the age/maturity of the bird and the processing of the down. The best down comes from larger, more mature birds and goose down is better than duck down (when age/maturity are equal). More mature goose down has larger filament clusters than less mature goose down. These clusters, when grouped, provide many more trapped air pockets and therefore provide better insulation. To maximize the effectiveness of the down clusters, the proper processing of the down (sorting, washing & drying) is required to open them up.
Higher fill power means higher loft, better insulation, lighter weight, and greater durability. We test all of our down for content, cleanliness, species, and fill power. We guarantee minimum fill power for all of our down clothing and sleeping bags. That means, for example, that our 800 fill sleeping bags are guaranteed to have at minimum 800 fill power. We don’t believe in + or – variation when it comes to comfort.
Down is the light, fluffy undercoating at the base of the feathers of waterfowl. Down is a multi-dimensional structure that insulates by creating pockets of still air that retain body heat. Down is highly breathable and exceptionally comfortable. Pound for pound, high quality down is the most efficient natural insulator there is.
Geese are raised primarily for food and the down that is derived from them is a by-product of the food industry. Geese are raised on large and small farms and roam free outside on these farms. This is their natural environment. They are not raised indoors in controlled conditions. Geese are grain fed and also have access to local plant life.
Geese are generally harvested after 4-9 months for food. Some female geese are kept for breeding stock and are harvested between 1-2 years. These are the geese called the “mother birds” that provide the best, most mature down. After the geese have been harvested for food, the down and feathers are removed, washed, dried and then sorted by separating the down and small feathers from the larger, heavier feathers. These processing methods determine the final quality and fill power of the down. Marmot currently buys down primarily from Russia, Poland & China.
Women’s Montreaux Coat reviewed by Marmot athlete Heather Paul
“Sometimes it is nice to be able use a jacket that feels like a nice comfy sleeping bag. Now this is not the coat for a day of skiing or hiking but just about anything else outside in the winter where you want to stay warm. Here in Crested Butte, it can be the coldest place in the country and having a ¾ length down jacket is about the only way to stay warm. The length is perfect, it comes to just above my knee and my thighs are happy walking in the wind and cold. The fabric is soft and silky enough to slide over anything you are wearing. The fur and the whole hood are removable so depending on just how sassy you want to be, the jacket will fit the mood. The inner fleece cuffs around the sleep really serve to seal you right in the warmth of the jacket, no gaps. The pocket lining is heavenly! It provides comfortable movement, is not restrictive at all, which is so nice in a garment so big. Standing outside in the winter cold for extended lengths of time is no problem in the Montreaux, I’ve never been so warm. It offers extreme warmth and with the cute cuts, baffling and great choice of colors, it is also a flattering piece.”