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Black Diamond Men's Approach Down Hoody

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Designed with climbers in mind, the Black Diamond Men's Approach Down Hoody is the perfect ultralight down jacket to bring along for multi-pitch routes, long days breaking trail in the backcountry, and everything in between. The nylon ripstop material features an environmentally friendly, durable DWR treatment that will keep you dry through passing storms and light snow flurries while the 800-fill down insulation keeps your core warm on long belays. For days you decide to go fast and light, leave the pack in the car, stuff the Approach Hoody into its own pocket, and clip it to your harness for convenient warmth whenever you need it. Coming in at a featherweight of just under 10 ounces, this lightweight jacket will your new favorite companion on all of your upcoming peak-bagging adventures.


  • The perfect piece for long approaches, multi-pitch belays, and days spent on the skin track
  • Ultralight nylon ripstop shell fabric with DWR finish
  • Insulated, elasticized hood with drawcord for frozen mornings
  • Slim YKK center zipper is easily packable
  • Two zippered hand pockets and a single zippered chest pocket
  • Packs into hand pocket with a carabiner loop clip
  • Elastic cuffs keep snow from sneaking into the jacket


  • Fit: Slim
  • Insulation: 800-fill RDS® certified goose down
  • Materials: [Shell] 10Dx7D Lightweight nylon woven with GTT Breathable water protection (26 gsm, 100% nylon); [Insulation] Fill Power Goose Down (90% Down, 10% Feather, White Goose Down); [Lining] 10D lightweight nylon woven with DWR (29gsm, 100% nylon)
  • Weight: 275 g (9.7 oz)