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Omega Down Jacket

Omega Down Jacket
Omega Down JacketIn red TempestDetail, in HS2 fabricHood up, in HS2 fabricPocket detail, in HS2Sir Ranulph Fiennes used an Omega Jacket on his Trans-Antarctic Winter Expedition - The Coldest JourneyOmega Down JacketOmega Down JacketOmega Down JacketSir Ranulph Fiennes used an Omega Jacket on his Trans-Antarctic Winter Expedition - The Coldest Journey

I have recently purchased a 900 fill PHD Omega Jacket, and it's absolutely fantastic ... by God it's hot!!!!!
Lee Rawlins.

Omega Down Jacket

Our warmest expedition jacket. Warm enough even for periods of inactivity in extreme cold.
Typical Operating Temp:-55°C (-67°F)
Weight:1,450g (51oz)
Price:£650.00

Available Options:

Size:
Outer Fabric:
Fill:
Hood Attachment:
Velcro Patches:

Features

  • Exceptional 900 fillpower European Goose down
  • Waterproof HS2 outer fabric shell with taped seams
  • Lightweight M1 inner fabric. Black for quick drying
  • Box-wall construction for maximum loft.
  • Differential Cut allowing full down loft*****
  • Front closure:
    • 2 way zip
    • Protected by double baffle with intermittment velcro
  • 5 pockets:
    • large handwarmer on each chest
    • storage pocket under front flap
    • 2 large water-bottle pockets inside: high position and easy entry
  • Hood:
    • large size with rear volume reducers
    • elastic face cord with cord end channels
    • peak
    • adjustable front velcro closure
  • Arms - all layers articulated at elbow
  • Elasticated waist and elasticated inner back for snug fit
  • Fleece-liner collar
  • Cuffs: velcro closure
  • Black inner for quick drying
  • Reflector tape on pockets and back of hood for night searches
  • Beard flap
  • Mitt attachments at chest
  • Stuff sac
  • Pack size: 25 x 44cm* 
  • Options:
    • Rare 950 fillpower European Goose down (4°C more insulation)
    • Tough waterproof Tempest fabric outer, 210g heavier
    • Hood attachment (sewn on)
    • Velcro patches on chest to attach mitts for quick in-out usage

 

*Please note: We make our stuff sacs big enough to allow fairly easy stuffing rather than reducing the jacket to the tightest minimum.

Description

The Omega is the warmest Jacket that PHD makes. An incredible refuge of a Jacket, the Omega is the choice for the very coldest mountains and the worst Polar conditions. A fully waterproof outer protects the down on long and arduous expeditions.

HS2 is a lightweight, wind- and water-proof, breathable fabric that’s the first layer of protection in truly inhospitable conditions. A huge depth of down insulation and a differential cut designed to allow full lofting delivers an immensely high-performing Jacket.

Five expedition pockets, a large helmet-compatible hood, Velcro-adjusted cuffs and cordlocks at the hem allow complete lockdown in whiteouts, and the option of filling with 950 down pushes the Typical Operating Temperature down to -59°C.

Tempest outer fabric remains an option for trips where extra durability is the most important factor.

As used by Sir Ranulph Fiennes on the first Trans-Antarctic Winter Expedition - the Coldest Journey, the BBC's Tribe team in Siberia, by the Ice Warrior team, and many others.

As used on The Coldest Journey on Earth

Technical

Tough Waterproof Tempest outer fabric (weight: 160gsm)

A technically advanced waterproof breathable material. 100% Nylon. Good abrasion and tear resistance, yet offering high flexibility for such a tough material.

Waterproof HS2 outer fabric (weight: 88 gsm)

HS2 is PHD's high-spec 2-layer ripstop for waterproof outers on our down. It is light enough to be the optional taped shell on our sleeping bags and tough enough for expedition use in our Omega clothing. HS2 is completely waterproof (when the seams are taped) and offers excellent breathability.

950 Fillpower Down

A newcomer to our range. European goose of rare quality. A high value alternative at the top levels of performance. More on our down insulation.

900 Fillpower Down

European goose down of very high quality. A truly excellent down with large clusters, consistent quality and lively long-term performance. More on our down insulation.

Sizing

Standard clothing sizing chart

Weight shown is for medium (M) size.

The PHD Sizing Chart below is based on measurements without clothing, exactly the way you would buy a shirt, a sweater or a pair of trousers. A 42" (107cm) chest means that your bare chest uninflated measures 42". Inside Arm is measured from armpit to wrist-bone and Inside Leg from crutch to ankle bone. If you find that you fall between (or across) these sizings, please contact us and we will quote you for modifications needed. Modifications cannot be made to sale items, bargain box items or other products not offered at full price. And if you are supplying us with your measurements, it is always useful for us to know your height, even when you are only buying a jacket.

Size Height Chest Waist Inside arm Inside leg
XS 155-163cm
(5'1"–5'4")
86cm
(34")
71cm
(28")
46cm
(18")
69cm
(27")
S 164-170cm
(5'5"–5'7")
91cm
(36")
76cm
(30")
48cm
(19")
72cm
(28.5")
M 171-178cm
(5'7"–5'10")
99cm
(39")
84cm
(33")
51cm
(20")
76cm
(30")
L 179-186cm
(5'10"–6'1")
107cm
(42")
91cm
(36")
53cm
(21")
80cm
(31.5")
XL 187-193cm
(6'2"–6'4")
114cm
(45")
99cm
(39")
56cm
(22")
84cm
(33")
XXL 194-201cm
(6'4"–6'7")
122cm
(48")
107cm
(42")
58cm
(23")
88cm
(34.5")
XXXL 202-209cm
(6'8"–6'10")
130cm
(51")
114cm
(45")
61cm
(24")
91cm
(36")

N.B. PHD clothing is unisex and made in standard sizes S / M / L and XL, with XS available on Minimus, Sigma, Ultra, and Yukon jackets, vests and pullovers as standard, and on certain other items on request. XXL & XXXL are available for certain items on request, and so are simple modifications between sizes (e.g. Medium width combined with Large length). Please contact us for details.

Allowances:

  • Down Jackets, Pullovers, Vests, Down Suits: sized to fit over thermal underwear & fleece.
  • Down Trousers & Salopettes: sized to fit over thermal underwear &/or climbing trousers.
  • Shell Jackets: sized to fit over thermal underwear & fleece or light down clothing (e.g. Minimus Jacket); to cover thick down clothing, go up one size.
  • Shell Trousers & Salopettes: sized to fit over thermal underwear &/or outdoor trousers.
  • Shell Suits: D-type suits will fit over down clothing of the same named size; F-type suits will only fit over thermals and fleece.

Reviews

As used on The Coldest Journey on Earth

"I have recently purchased a 900 fill PHD Omega Jacket, and it's absolutely fantastic. HS2 fabric, feels like i'm wearing a pullover it's that light. The quality/finishing is out of this world and by God it's hot!!!!!"
Lee Rawlins.

"I purchased an Omega jacket from PHD about two years ago, which I absolutely love!!!! It was perfect for my 7 week trip to Mt. Vinson and the South Pole."
Lance Metz.

"The work that goes into something like this is immense, having seen the process and the methods of bringing the raw materials together to produce the finished item, it's actually rather inspiring."
Petesy (a.k.a. Peter Macfarlane).

Features

  • Exceptional 900 fillpower European Goose down
  • Waterproof HS2 outer fabric shell with taped seams
  • Lightweight M1 inner fabric. Black for quick drying
  • Box-wall construction for maximum loft.
  • Differential Cut allowing full down loft*****
  • Front closure:
    • 2 way zip
    • Protected by double baffle with intermittment velcro
  • 5 pockets:
    • large handwarmer on each chest
    • storage pocket under front flap
    • 2 large water-bottle pockets inside: high position and easy entry
  • Hood:
    • large size with rear volume reducers
    • elastic face cord with cord end channels
    • peak
    • adjustable front velcro closure
  • Arms - all layers articulated at elbow
  • Elasticated waist and elasticated inner back for snug fit
  • Fleece-liner collar
  • Cuffs: velcro closure
  • Black inner for quick drying
  • Reflector tape on pockets and back of hood for night searches
  • Beard flap
  • Mitt attachments at chest
  • Stuff sac
  • Pack size: 25 x 44cm* 
  • Options:
    • Rare 950 fillpower European Goose down (4°C more insulation)
    • Tough waterproof Tempest fabric outer, 210g heavier
    • Hood attachment (sewn on)
    • Velcro patches on chest to attach mitts for quick in-out usage

 

*Please note: We make our stuff sacs big enough to allow fairly easy stuffing rather than reducing the jacket to the tightest minimum.

Description

The Omega is the warmest Jacket that PHD makes. An incredible refuge of a Jacket, the Omega is the choice for the very coldest mountains and the worst Polar conditions. A fully waterproof outer protects the down on long and arduous expeditions.

HS2 is a lightweight, wind- and water-proof, breathable fabric that’s the first layer of protection in truly inhospitable conditions. A huge depth of down insulation and a differential cut designed to allow full lofting delivers an immensely high-performing Jacket.

Five expedition pockets, a large helmet-compatible hood, Velcro-adjusted cuffs and cordlocks at the hem allow complete lockdown in whiteouts, and the option of filling with 950 down pushes the Typical Operating Temperature down to -59°C.

Tempest outer fabric remains an option for trips where extra durability is the most important factor.

As used by Sir Ranulph Fiennes on the first Trans-Antarctic Winter Expedition - the Coldest Journey, the BBC's Tribe team in Siberia, by the Ice Warrior team, and many others.

As used on The Coldest Journey on Earth

Technical

Tough Waterproof Tempest outer fabric (weight: 160gsm)

A technically advanced waterproof breathable material. 100% Nylon. Good abrasion and tear resistance, yet offering high flexibility for such a tough material.

Waterproof HS2 outer fabric (weight: 88 gsm)

HS2 is PHD's high-spec 2-layer ripstop for waterproof outers on our down. It is light enough to be the optional taped shell on our sleeping bags and tough enough for expedition use in our Omega clothing. HS2 is completely waterproof (when the seams are taped) and offers excellent breathability.

950 Fillpower Down

A newcomer to our range. European goose of rare quality. A high value alternative at the top levels of performance. More on our down insulation.

900 Fillpower Down

European goose down of very high quality. A truly excellent down with large clusters, consistent quality and lively long-term performance. More on our down insulation.

Sizing

Standard clothing sizing chart

Weight shown is for medium (M) size.

The PHD Sizing Chart below is based on measurements without clothing, exactly the way you would buy a shirt, a sweater or a pair of trousers. A 42" (107cm) chest means that your bare chest uninflated measures 42". Inside Arm is measured from armpit to wrist-bone and Inside Leg from crutch to ankle bone. If you find that you fall between (or across) these sizings, please contact us and we will quote you for modifications needed. Modifications cannot be made to sale items, bargain box items or other products not offered at full price. And if you are supplying us with your measurements, it is always useful for us to know your height, even when you are only buying a jacket.

Size Height Chest Waist Inside arm Inside leg
XS 155-163cm
(5'1"–5'4")
86cm
(34")
71cm
(28")
46cm
(18")
69cm
(27")
S 164-170cm
(5'5"–5'7")
91cm
(36")
76cm
(30")
48cm
(19")
72cm
(28.5")
M 171-178cm
(5'7"–5'10")
99cm
(39")
84cm
(33")
51cm
(20")
76cm
(30")
L 179-186cm
(5'10"–6'1")
107cm
(42")
91cm
(36")
53cm
(21")
80cm
(31.5")
XL 187-193cm
(6'2"–6'4")
114cm
(45")
99cm
(39")
56cm
(22")
84cm
(33")
XXL 194-201cm
(6'4"–6'7")
122cm
(48")
107cm
(42")
58cm
(23")
88cm
(34.5")
XXXL 202-209cm
(6'8"–6'10")
130cm
(51")
114cm
(45")
61cm
(24")
91cm
(36")

N.B. PHD clothing is unisex and made in standard sizes S / M / L and XL, with XS available on Minimus, Sigma, Ultra, and Yukon jackets, vests and pullovers as standard, and on certain other items on request. XXL & XXXL are available for certain items on request, and so are simple modifications between sizes (e.g. Medium width combined with Large length). Please contact us for details.

Allowances:

  • Down Jackets, Pullovers, Vests, Down Suits: sized to fit over thermal underwear & fleece.
  • Down Trousers & Salopettes: sized to fit over thermal underwear &/or climbing trousers.
  • Shell Jackets: sized to fit over thermal underwear & fleece or light down clothing (e.g. Minimus Jacket); to cover thick down clothing, go up one size.
  • Shell Trousers & Salopettes: sized to fit over thermal underwear &/or outdoor trousers.
  • Shell Suits: D-type suits will fit over down clothing of the same named size; F-type suits will only fit over thermals and fleece.

Reviews

As used on The Coldest Journey on Earth

"I have recently purchased a 900 fill PHD Omega Jacket, and it's absolutely fantastic. HS2 fabric, feels like i'm wearing a pullover it's that light. The quality/finishing is out of this world and by God it's hot!!!!!"
Lee Rawlins.

"I purchased an Omega jacket from PHD about two years ago, which I absolutely love!!!! It was perfect for my 7 week trip to Mt. Vinson and the South Pole."
Lance Metz.

"The work that goes into something like this is immense, having seen the process and the methods of bringing the raw materials together to produce the finished item, it's actually rather inspiring."
Petesy (a.k.a. Peter Macfarlane).

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