The North Face Aconcagua Down Jacket - Men's
Rely on The North Face Men's Aconcagua Down Jacket for durable versatility that keeps you warm with 550-fill down; on or off the mountain. Designed with a durable ripstop exterior that consists of over 50% recycled materials, this rugged down jacket excels at shoveling driveways, walking down wind-tunnel city streets, and layering for winter adventures. When the weather gets really nasty, the Aconcagua will zip-in to your compatible North Face Shell to create the ultimate shield against the elements.
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Yep, down loss confirmed.
December 4, 2011
I took a trip to The North Face store here in Portland, OR and ran into the same issue. The jacket fit fine, and had a decent amount of down, but the feathers were poking out along the seams quite a bit. Looking at the other jackets on the rack it seemed to be a common problem. I suspect the feather to down ration in this jacket is a bit higher than most, in the feathers favor. For this reason the harder feathers are causing down to leak out. I would check out something offered by Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, or Patagonia instead.
Poked by Feathers
May 3, 2012
I have another North Face down jacket which is fine. This one, however, seems to have quality problems with the inner lining.
I bought it in multiple colors. The orange one was made in Vietnam. This one I put on and wore for just for a walk. The feathers were poking me and making me itch through the lining. I was wearing an undershirt and a long-sleeved oxford shirt underneath. I was poked all around from my arms to belly to back. This one was by far the worst.
The green one was made in China. I thought I would give that one a try too since it was made in a different country. This one was nowhere near as bad at the orange one. So that seems to make a difference. However, I was still getting poked by feathers even though it was less pronounced than with the orange version.
They went back, unfortunately. This is the first time I've ever returned a product after using it finding it was unsatisfactory from the North Face.
Does this jacket run true to size. I'm between a M &
Does this jacket run true to size. I'm between a M & a L. Depending on how the jacket sizer runs determines what size to order
By: Chas Warkomski
February 19, 2012
pls. don't buy, you will regret bec. of feathers..
April 9, 2012
I'm usually between a M & L in The North Face too, and needed to go with a Large on this jacket. It was just a little tight in the chest in a size Medium.
By: John Langer
February 22, 2012
April 9, 2012
too much feathers coming out. we are like a bird after wearing it. i hope this company will not disregard this complaint. very poor quality, i am not buying anymore northface brand....
January 11, 2012
I LOVE my new coat! It fits perfectly and it is warm and comfortable. Excellent quality at a great price!
I bought the vest but I guess some ppl have the same issue with the feathers coming out
December 8, 2011
The vest version of this jacket looks great but the feathers started spitting out for the two days I tried it on. This has to be defective. I've never had a bad TNF jacket/vest till I got this one. I bought a Nuptse 2 vest and I'm very happy with it. It's only 30 bucks more and its way warmer.
K-Mart Quality at TNF Price
December 3, 2011
Basically, if you want a down jacket that actually keeps the down in it, don't get the Aconcagua. It has dropped over a hundred feathers in the past two weeks and the pace is picking up. They've come through the stitching and through the facing, on the body and the sleeves, both inside and out. It's a terrible jacket and The North Face should be embarrassed for putting their logo on it.