1. Heli Women's Hooded Lightweight Down Vest

Heli Women's Hooded Lightweight Down Vest

Please note

All measurements listed below are in centimetres and based on actual body measurements, not garment measurements.
AUS/NZ UK US EU Bust (cm) Waist (cm) Low Hip (cm) Inseam (Inner Leg length)
6 XXS 2/4 36 85 68 91 77
8 XS 6 38 89 72 95 78
10 S 8/10 40 93 76 99 78
12 M 12 42 98 81 104 78
14 L 14/16 44/46 104 87 110 78
16 XL 16/18 46/48 110 95 116 79
18 2XL 20 48/50 116 103 122 80
womens size chart

How to measure

Chest: Measure around the fullest part of your chest, making sure to keep the tape under your arms and around your shoulder blades.

Waist: Measure around the smallest part of your waist (natural waistline).

Hips: Stand with your heels together and measure around the fullest part.

Inside Leg: Measure from the top of your inner leg along the inside seam to the bottom of your leg.

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Heli Women's 600 Fill Lightweight Down Vest is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 143.
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Central heat

Versatility goes a long way when the weather’s changeable. For an extra layer, pack our latest Heli Women’s Hooded Down Vest and enjoy its warmth without the bulk. Utilise it as either a mid or outer layer. Lightweight and easily compressible, you’ll barely realise you’ve added it to your gear.

Part of our pack&GO solution.

Outer Fabric
100% Ripstop Polyester with DWR treatment, fabric is certified as bluesign® approved

Inner Fabric
100% Polyester Taffeta

Fill
RDS certified duck down and feather, minimum 80% duck down (class 1)

Fill Power
600

Fill Weight
62 g (size 10)

Weight
249 g (size 10)

  • 600 fill power Responsible Down Standard (RDS) certified duck down
  • Durable Water Repellent (DWR) finish – which encourages water to bead off the fabric's surface
  • Full front zip with a chin guard
  • Elasticated cuffs and an adjustable hem – for enhanced fit and weather protection
  • Two front zip pockets and two large inner stash ones
  • Packs into its own pocket to save you space – part of our pack&GO solution
  • The iconic back ‘Peak’ design is a trade mark of Kathmandu
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight vest Can’t get enough of Kathmandu gear, I just love all the clothes that I have bought over the last year or so and with them being on special all the time it’s very affordable and my new vest is no exception, I just love it
Date published: 2021-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great colour So light and easy to squash up in my backpack when the day warms up on hike
Date published: 2021-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great material I purchased this a month ago and love the material and quality of the best!
Date published: 2021-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from plenty of pockets, fits well My daughter bought this for my birthday and I love it, the colour is my favorite and its so comfortable
Date published: 2021-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Lovely colours, not bulky but warm. Well shaped. Love this jacket.
Date published: 2021-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So warm Perfect for early morning walks- nice and warm without being too hot for those in between days.
Date published: 2021-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vest!!! I enjoyed this vest very much, I bought it for my winter running, but I have used this almost every day.
Date published: 2021-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Comports to superior Kathmandu standard. Well constructed, true to size and colour.
Date published: 2021-05-12
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What is the length of the vest please 

Asked by: Yvette68
The back body length from the centre back neck seam to bottom hem is: Size 6 - 62.9cm Size 8 - 64.2cm Size 10 - 65.5cm Size 12 - 66.8cm Size 14 - 68.1cm Size 16 - 69.4cm Size 18 - 70.7cm
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2021-05-05

What is the difference between this one & the other heli wothout the hood?

Asked by: Jules1111
The only difference between these two vests is the hood.
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2021-04-16

What is the difference between this one & the other heli vest but no hood??

Asked by: Jules1111
The only difference is that this one has a hood and the other does not.
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2021-04-16

Is the hood removeable

Asked by: Looloomaree
No this hood is not removable
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2021-04-13

is it Australian made

Asked by: Abhay
No - this is designed in New Zealand and manufactured in Vietnam.
Answered by: Kathmandu team
Date published: 2021-04-10

is the hood detatchable?

Asked by: DeejR50
The hood is not detachable.
Answered by: KathmanduTeam 2
Date published: 2021-03-28

I don't have a scanner. What are the detailed care and washing instructions for Help Woman's down vest please

Asked by: Roseruby
These are the care instructions on the label of the Heli down vest; Cold gentle cycle machine wash Wash separately Rinse thoroughly Do not use enzyme detergents Do not use fabric softener Cool tumble dry thoroughly Do not dry clean Do not iron Do not store when wet
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2021-06-03

The care label on my down vest says to refer to your website for restoring the DWR finish and caring for down garments after washing - I can't find anything at all on your website - what is the answer please

Asked by: Gill L
If you pop into our Help Centre, you will find all the information you need from washing a down jacket to re-water proofing your rain jacket. Under Product Information there is a 'product care' category, this is where you can find all the links to videos and articles about looking after your gear. I hope this helps!
Answered by: Kathmandu Team 6
Date published: 2020-11-29
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