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Rab Nimbus Jacket 2017-18 £135.00
The Nimbus Jacket is a quick drying, featherless synthetic insulated jacket, using Cirrus™ insulation by 3M, designed as a technical all-rounder perfect for climbing and winter walking. Cirrus™ is a new, breakthrough insulation which combines almost all the key benefits of natural down and synthetic fillings, whilst avoiding their limitations.
Fit Notes (Regular Fit)
There are 2 reviews with an average rating of 5.00
Anonymous from GermanyOwner07 November 2017 21:33
the nimbus is pretty awesome. when wearing it literally feels like nothing on. it is that light. first you think it is too damn light to be warm, but at 8 degrees celsius it is actually warm enough to be too warm. I started sweating and think I will wait until around 0 degree to pull it off. amazing peace of clothes that can be compressed to fit in it's own pocket.
Anonymous from United KingdomOwner04 February 2016 14:08
Down clothing is great but in wet conditions its slightly high maintenance.
For cold and wet conditions this jacket is a better option.
Its not as light as down - the medium weights 436g - not heavy but heavier than an equivalent down jacket.
It would be way too warm for wearing while exercising hard but great when on the flat or going down hill.
Sizing caught me out - I'm a small in most Rab clothing ( tops, jackets ) but the small Rab Nimbus was a bit tight fitting on me! Wearable but only with just a t-shirt under.
The medium was a lot more comfortable with layers under.
I would recommend going up one size if you want to fit anything underneath.
Length of arms and body is perfect for me - slightly on the long side which is just want you want to keep cold air out.
Feel of the material is nice too - it does look a little like a down jacket - not as warm but pretty good nevertheless.
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