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Forty years of experience of high quality down

We have worked with down as an insulation for more than 40 years and we only use down that meets the highest quality standards. This means that a Fjällräven down jacket or sleeping bag offers an unbeatable ability to insulate in relation to its low weight. You will also notice how well our down products can be compressed to take up minimal space in your pack. When you buy a down product, you should primarily check to make sure it has a high CUIN and a good blend of down and feathers. You can read more below about what this actually means.

Read about Fjällräven's Down Promise: Ethically produced down of the highest quality >>

Fill Power/CUIN

High quality down products are often rated on their "fill power". Fill power is a measurement of buoyancy or "fluffiness". It measures how much of one cubic inch is taken up by one ounce (27.3 grams) of down. This is called CUIN (cubic inch per ounce) or fill power. The higher the value the better the insulation.

A down product with a higher fill power weighs less and is more compressible than a similarly warm product made with a lower quality of down. Fill power of 400–450 is considered to be average quality, 500–550 good, 550–750 very good and 750+ excellent. Many of our down products have a fill power over 600.

Mix of Down and Feathers

Another factor that determines the features of the down jacket, sleeping bag or other garments is the blend of down and feathers. Down binds more air than feathers and also offers better insulation. The higher the percent of down, the higher the insulation properties given the same weight. A description of "90/10" means that 100 grams of padding consists of 90 grams of down.

Down's main features: Down is a natural product but it still offers the best insulation on the market. It is also extremely lightweight, and garments made from down can often be compressed to take up little space in the pack.

The down's origins

The high-quality down that we use in our garments and equipment comes from the food industry and is tested according to American standards. We only use one down supplier, with whom we have a close and active relationship throughout the production process. Our supplier has signed our code of conduct, which for example regulates animal protection, as well as an agreement that prohibits down being plucked from living birds. We monitor our down process regularly, through both pre-arranged and unannounced visits by Fjällräven's quality assurance team.

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  1. Expedition Down Jacket

    Expedition Down Jacket

    Fjällräven’s timeless down jacket from 1974. Large, long and warm, with a protective hood ...
    €740.00
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  2. Fjällräven Polar Parka

    Fjällräven Polar Parka

    Durable down anorak with fixed hood for extreme winter temperatures. G-1000® reinforcement...
    €799.00
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  3. Greenland Down Jacket

    Greenland Down Jacket

    Classic down jacket in durable G-1000 Original with fixed, well-fitting hood. Hip-length m...
    €499.00
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  4. Övik Lite Jacket

    Övik Lite Jacket

    Hip-length, lightly padded down jacket in wind and water resistant G-1000 Lite. Two hand p...
    €399.00
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  5. Down Jacket No. 16

    Down Jacket No. 16

    Reversible down jacket in G-1000 Eco and polyamide. Perfect as a reinforcement garment. Se...
    €775.00
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  6. Kids Greenland Down Parka

    Kids Greenland Down Parka

    Down parka for kids in durable G-1000 with insulating, high-quality down padding Detachab...
    €239.00
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  7. Down Jacket No. 16 W

    Down Jacket No. 16 W

    Reversible down jacket in G-1000 Eco and polyamide. Perfect as a reinforcement garment. Se...
    €775.00
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  8. Snow Flake Parka

    Snow Flake Parka

    Long parka with down channels and Pertex Microlight outer fabric. Lightweight but still wa...
    €445.00
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  9. Övik Lite Jacket W

    Övik Lite Jacket W

    Hip-length, lightly padded down jacket in wind and water resistant G-1000 Lite for spring,...
    €389.95
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  10. Övik Classic Down Jacket W

    Övik Classic Down Jacket W

    Timeless down jacket in comfortable polyamide with G-1000 on the shoulders and elbows. Det...
    €509.95
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  11. Greenland No. 1 Down Jacket W

    Greenland No. 1 Down Jacket W

    Timeless down jacket in G-1000 Eco with contrasting colours and leather details. Fixed hoo...
    €499.95
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  12. Expedition Down Parka No. 1

    Expedition Down Parka No. 1

    Extremely well insulated down parka in G-1000 Eco with reinforcements in G-1000 HeavyDuty ...
    €1,800.00
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