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With more and more synthetic insulation options becoming available and higher quality down appearing, the decision between the two is becoming harder and harder. Which should you choose? Which is best? Well, we're here to tell you! The jackets Hannah used: Down: https://www.trekitt.co.uk/35893/products/arcteryx-womens-thorium-ar-hoody-zaffre.aspx Synthetic: https://www.trekitt.co.uk/35991/products/montane-womens-phoenix-jacket-tibetan.aspx Down Sources: RDS: https://responsibledown.org/ Down Codex: http://www.thedowncodex.co.uk/ Down Promise: https://www.fjallraven.com/about-fjallraven/sustainability/promises/down/ Down Statement: https://arcteryx.com/article.aspx?country=gb&language=en&article=Down-Statement Follow us: ◾️ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Trekitt/ ◾️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trekittmountainsports/ ◾️Twitter: https://twitter.com/Trekitt
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