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Minimus Down Pullover: K Series

Minimus Down Pullover - Burnt Orange
Minimus Down Pullover - Burnt OrangeMinimus Down Pullover - CharcoalRear view - in Burnt Orange Ultrashell fabricWith our unique 1000 fillpower downWith two zipped handwarmer pocketsRear view - in Red Ultrashell fabric

PHD Minimus pullover is a warm, cosy life saver! I have used this jacket continually throughout this winter and I can only say it is absolutely brilliant.
Jeremy Hastings, Islay Bush Craft.

Minimus Down Pullover: K Series

The latest incarnation of our classic lightweight down pullover: now lighter than ever, but still just as warm.
Typical Operating Temp:-5°C (23°F)
Weight:255g (9oz)
Price:£317.00

Available Options:

Size:
Colour:
Hood:

Features

  • Redesigned for 2016
  • A PHD 'K Series' product: Ultimate warmth/weight performance
  • Unique 1000 fillpower European goose down
  • Water-resistant Ultrashell outer fabric
  • Superlight 10X inner fabric
  • Elasticated side panels for closer fit
  • 3 Pockets:
    • Large zipped cross pocket at front
    • 1 zipped patch pocket on the chest
    • 1 zipped inner security pocket
  • Stitch-through construction for maximum weight saving*****
  • Front closure: short zip
  • Drop tail hem
  • Lycra edging on hem and cuffs
  • Stuff sac supplied, 13 X 21cm**
  • Options:
    • Colours: Charcoal, Red, Burnt Orange, Green
    • Sizes:  XS, S, M, L, XL
    • Stud on hood with Lycra edging: Adds 35grms

 

*Giving a 20% discount in July to customers who have qualified for our loyalty scheme.

**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 Minimus Down Pullover has lost weight, but gained features. The full-width front handwarmer pocket is now zipped, and it’s grown a zipped quick-access chest pocket too, ideal for a smartphone or camera.

Elasticated panels have been added at the sides, increasing the insulating performance by creating a closer, warmer fit.

So, if we’ve added to it, how have we made it lighter? Well, although it’s not as visible as the other features, that’s perhaps the biggest change of all: it’s now made with our exclusive 1000 fillpower goose down, wrapped in Ultrashell, our lightest water resistant fabric.

Still exceptionally warm and comfortable, still perfect for minimalist mountaineering and backpacking, only now it’s even lighter.

As used by the Ice Warrior team and many others.

Technical

Ultrashell (weight: 40gsm)

The lightest of PHD's coated materials. This ripstop nylon provides complete wind block and good water resistance at minimal weight. Ultrashell gives an excellent upgrade to performance with very little weight penalty. Order samples of this fabric & just pay the postage.

Ultralight 10X fabric (weight: 26 gsm)

10X, PHD's First 10 Denier Fabric. 9,000 metres of the yarn used to weave 10X weighs just 10g, that's about the same as a £1 coin! For all its thinness 10X is amazingly downproof and with reasonable care will go on giving you good service for years. Order samples of this fabric & just pay the postage.

1000 Fillpower Down

This rarest of all downs we reserve for the K Series. European goose down of unique quality. 1000 provides the highest warmth-for-weight performance possible from down. 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 go over a down jacket (e.g. Yukon Jacket). To cover thicker down clothing go up one size; to cover base layer & fleece clothing, go down 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

Reviews are for previous version, which was 24% heavier

"PHD Minimus pullover is a warm, cosy life saver! I have used this jacket continually throughout this winter and I can only say it is absolutely brilliant. It has become a permanent part of my kit wherever I am. It folds/squishes into a most ridiculous small space and bounces right back! It is warm and comfortable and above all light. Another fabulous design."
Jeremy Hastings, Islay Bush Craft.

"Have worn the Minimus down pullover virtually every autumn, winter and spring day since, often indoors as well as out. Absolutely fantastic, comfortable, warm, light."
D.T.

"Eddie Bauer sold goose down pullovers in the 80's ... they finally have a new version out this year [but] ... After reading a bit about your company, the quality manufacturing process/materials and the customer reviews, it was an easy decision [to order one from you]."
C.P., New York City.

"[My Minimus down pullover is] fantastic, half the weight of my old Mountain Equipment one and much better quality."
R.B.

"I purchased a Minimus down pullover from you ... and love it!"
T.B.

"The down pullover I bought from you before Christmas was absolutely outstanding! I wore it every day, favourite item of clothing."
C.B.

"Warmer than a warm thing from the warm shop. So light you just don't even know it's there. Warmest performance for minimum weight that I've ever found."
A.H.

"Pullover arrived yesterday ... and I am totally delighted and chuffed with it. It is about to take up a tiny space in my rucksack when I go out to France this weekend and will deliver more tog value per gram than anything else I can think of."
T.H.

"Have just returned from our six week GR11 backpack across the Spanish Pyrenees. The gear we got from you was SUPERB. The Minimus pullovers worked fantastically well and were a major weight saving over two Lightline jackets. Thanks again for making such good gear. I will be spreading the word as much as I can!"
G.T.

"I have a PHD Minimus pullover, and can attest to the great craftsmanship of these products."
Allison Miller on Outdoorsmagic Forum.

"I recently got the opportunity to see your Minimus Pullover and I absolutely love it!"
M.C., Sweden.

More...

Features

  • Redesigned for 2016
  • A PHD 'K Series' product: Ultimate warmth/weight performance
  • Unique 1000 fillpower European goose down
  • Water-resistant Ultrashell outer fabric
  • Superlight 10X inner fabric
  • Elasticated side panels for closer fit
  • 3 Pockets:
    • Large zipped cross pocket at front
    • 1 zipped patch pocket on the chest
    • 1 zipped inner security pocket
  • Stitch-through construction for maximum weight saving*****
  • Front closure: short zip
  • Drop tail hem
  • Lycra edging on hem and cuffs
  • Stuff sac supplied, 13 X 21cm**
  • Options:
    • Colours: Charcoal, Red, Burnt Orange, Green
    • Sizes:  XS, S, M, L, XL
    • Stud on hood with Lycra edging: Adds 35grms

 

*Giving a 20% discount in July to customers who have qualified for our loyalty scheme.

**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 Minimus Down Pullover has lost weight, but gained features. The full-width front handwarmer pocket is now zipped, and it’s grown a zipped quick-access chest pocket too, ideal for a smartphone or camera.

Elasticated panels have been added at the sides, increasing the insulating performance by creating a closer, warmer fit.

So, if we’ve added to it, how have we made it lighter? Well, although it’s not as visible as the other features, that’s perhaps the biggest change of all: it’s now made with our exclusive 1000 fillpower goose down, wrapped in Ultrashell, our lightest water resistant fabric.

Still exceptionally warm and comfortable, still perfect for minimalist mountaineering and backpacking, only now it’s even lighter.

As used by the Ice Warrior team and many others.

Technical

Ultrashell (weight: 40gsm)

The lightest of PHD's coated materials. This ripstop nylon provides complete wind block and good water resistance at minimal weight. Ultrashell gives an excellent upgrade to performance with very little weight penalty. Order samples of this fabric & just pay the postage.

Ultralight 10X fabric (weight: 26 gsm)

10X, PHD's First 10 Denier Fabric. 9,000 metres of the yarn used to weave 10X weighs just 10g, that's about the same as a £1 coin! For all its thinness 10X is amazingly downproof and with reasonable care will go on giving you good service for years. Order samples of this fabric & just pay the postage.

1000 Fillpower Down

This rarest of all downs we reserve for the K Series. European goose down of unique quality. 1000 provides the highest warmth-for-weight performance possible from down. 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 go over a down jacket (e.g. Yukon Jacket). To cover thicker down clothing go up one size; to cover base layer & fleece clothing, go down 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

Reviews are for previous version, which was 24% heavier

"PHD Minimus pullover is a warm, cosy life saver! I have used this jacket continually throughout this winter and I can only say it is absolutely brilliant. It has become a permanent part of my kit wherever I am. It folds/squishes into a most ridiculous small space and bounces right back! It is warm and comfortable and above all light. Another fabulous design."
Jeremy Hastings, Islay Bush Craft.

"Have worn the Minimus down pullover virtually every autumn, winter and spring day since, often indoors as well as out. Absolutely fantastic, comfortable, warm, light."
D.T.

"Eddie Bauer sold goose down pullovers in the 80's ... they finally have a new version out this year [but] ... After reading a bit about your company, the quality manufacturing process/materials and the customer reviews, it was an easy decision [to order one from you]."
C.P., New York City.

"[My Minimus down pullover is] fantastic, half the weight of my old Mountain Equipment one and much better quality."
R.B.

"I purchased a Minimus down pullover from you ... and love it!"
T.B.

"The down pullover I bought from you before Christmas was absolutely outstanding! I wore it every day, favourite item of clothing."
C.B.

"Warmer than a warm thing from the warm shop. So light you just don't even know it's there. Warmest performance for minimum weight that I've ever found."
A.H.

"Pullover arrived yesterday ... and I am totally delighted and chuffed with it. It is about to take up a tiny space in my rucksack when I go out to France this weekend and will deliver more tog value per gram than anything else I can think of."
T.H.

"Have just returned from our six week GR11 backpack across the Spanish Pyrenees. The gear we got from you was SUPERB. The Minimus pullovers worked fantastically well and were a major weight saving over two Lightline jackets. Thanks again for making such good gear. I will be spreading the word as much as I can!"
G.T.

"I have a PHD Minimus pullover, and can attest to the great craftsmanship of these products."
Allison Miller on Outdoorsmagic Forum.

"I recently got the opportunity to see your Minimus Pullover and I absolutely love it!"
M.C., Sweden.

More...

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