Our View - Paramo Mens Torres Medio Gilet:
Layering is crucial to maintaining warmth and an insulated Gilet such as the Paramo Torres Medio Gilet is the perfect way to achieve this keeping the core of the body warm without excess bulk. The Torres Medio is ideal to take with you on walks, hikes and overnight trips for extra warmth when you slow down or stop. Its small pack size (packing into its own chest pocket) but excellent warmth to weight ratio are hard to beat. With 100% synthetic insulation the gilet stays warm even when wet. You can wear the Torres Medio Gilet simply over a baselayer or as an additional outer layer over jackets. It is a highly versatile piece of clothing that you will turn to again and again!
Specifications - Paramo Mens Torres Medio Gilet:
- Gilet packs down easily into its own secure internal chest pocket for easy carrying.
- Handwarming from two large insulated and zipped pockets.
- The scooped tail and adjustable hem help retain body heat whether it is worn over an outer layer or baselayer.
- Internal zipped storage pocket that works as a stuff pocket (with loop).
- Two zipped, insulated handwarming pockets.
- Two-way, reverse zip with chin guard at top and internal storm flap to aid effective ventilation and allow access to internal pocket.
- Adjustable hem to retain body heat with scooped tail to protect lower back.
- High insulated collar for comfort.
- Binding at arm holes improves fit and heat retention.
- All zip pulls are designed to be used with a gloved hand.
- Sized for everyday wear - choose a larger size if you wish to overlayer with the Nikwax Analogy® system.
- Nikwax Analogy® Insulator’s synthetic fill provides very effective warming even in wet conditions.
- Nikwax Analogy Insulator FabricThe Insulator combines Nikwax® Windproof closely woven microfibre outer with a synthetic, water-resistant fill to cut windchill and provide excellent insulation for overlayering with other Nikwax fabrics. It retains body heat very effectively to warm the body quickly and deflects the rain while providing excellent moisture vapour transfer. It packs down small, giving a high warmth to weight ratio. The fill gives a down-like feel and performance with the benefit of still working well when wet. It can be compressed in a pack without damage and washed in a home washing machine.