2006 Patagonia MARS DAS Parka Special, Alpha Green (XL)
Season/Year: Fall 2006
Made in Thailand
Tag Size: None
Best fits a Mens XL
Pit to pit: 27in
Base of the back collar to bottom: 31in
Pit to end of sleeve: 27in
Condition Rating: B+
Notes: An extremely rare and highly sought after Patagonia MARS (Military Advanced Regulator System) DAS (Dead Air Space) Parka Special from Fall 2006 in great preowned vintage condition with minor signs of wear including a small repair/patch on the left wrist as seen in photo 4.
The definitive belay parka, used from Alaska to the Alps to the Karakoram, the DAS Parka delivers exactly what the serious storm-battling alpinist needs: idiot proof warmth. Simply put, it sheds snow, blocks wind, and the best-in-class, high-loft hollow-fiber PrimaLoft One (170-g) insulation stays warm, even when wet. The light yet tough polyester quad-ripstop shell fabric is treated with a Deluge DWR (durable water repellent) finish and is reinforced at the shoulders, elbows and hips. An adjustable, helmet-compatible hood and the tall collar protect your face.
Patagonia MARS gear, made for the US Military Special Forces, Patagonia MARS (Military Advanced Regulator System) DAS (Dead Air Space) Parka Special” (webbingbabel.blogspot.com, 2015).
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