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I've had some involvement in the outdoors industry over the past few years and I always feel that Fjallraven gear falls into 2 distinct categories (I've used both) - things that are made for, at best, travel or going to the pub, and things that are properly built-for-purpose. My guess is that Woodlore know this, as their selection is very limited and, if the Singi Down Jacket is anything to go by, they've picked the 'good stuff'. I generally go for 'light, but hardwearing' gear (Paramo, Rab, Montane), as I'm often lugging heavy camera gear around the hills. However, when you stand or sit still for an hour in a Scottish winter, even technical down jackets aren't immune to the cold - the Singi pretty much is. Likes - Very tough, well-made, very warm, great hood in snow and wind, warm bum, easy to add extra layers. Dislikes - drawcords and leather tabs look great but aren't the most practical, handwarmer pockets seem an obvious omission. Already used in some moderate blizzard conditions and passed with flying colours. Dare I say it's actually worth the price.
Andrew Atkins26th February, 2021