Black Diamond
Men's Approach Down Vest

Suitable for
Sustainability Label
  • RDS certified
  • PFC-free water treatment
Down Density
800 Cuin
Dry treated
DWR coating
Down blend
90/10 down
Specific activity
  • Alpine Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Hiking
  • Front pocket
  • Zipped side pocket(s)
  • Chin protector
  • YKK®
  • Elastic piping
  • stand-up collar
Slim Fit
General Material Properties
  • Breathable
  • Water repellent
  • Insulated
  • compact
Animal origin
Contains non-textile parts of animal origin
100% down
Outer material
100% polyamide
Inner material
100% polyamide
Black Diamond


<p>The Approach Down Vest from Black Diamond - here the men's version - is a super-warm lined, extremely lightweight, and packable down waistcoat.</p><p>With 800 cuin HyperDRY™ goose down and a super-lightweight outer fabric treated with a PFC-free water repellent, the waistcoat keeps you warm exactly where you need it: on your torso. The arms remain free for freedom of movement and temperature equalization.&nbsp;</p><p>Side zipped pockets and a chest pocket, stand-up collar, and elastic edging are the practical details of the waistcoat.</p><p>The Approach Down waistcoat works well as a base layer for ice climbing, as a lightweight thermal layer for alpine tours, for hiking, or whenever you need a good stowable warmth solution.</p>
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