The glaciated pass at Nangpa La, at an altitude of 5,716 metres, is the main trading route between the Tibetans and Sherpas of the Khumbu. This important pass is located west of Cho Oyu and separates the Khumbu and Rolwaling Himalayas.This is not your everyday, average hooded down jacket. Insulated with PrimaLoft Gold 750, a revolutionary combination of 750-fill-power goose down and PrimaLoft fibres, it has some very special abilities: it absorbs water ten times slower than 100 percent down, retains 95 percent of its warmth if it does get wet, and dries four times faster than down. This translates to incredible warming performance in an expanded range of conditions. The micro-grid ripstop shell is water-resistant and has a tight weave, so no feathers escape. For warmth that won't wilt when wet, the Women's Nangpala Hooded Jacket is your jacket.The attached hood provides crucial warmth for your neck and head, where body heat can be easily lost. Both the hem and hood can be cinched in when you want to seal in body heat and deflect a cold wind. Internal mesh pockets are great for drying out gloves with your body heat, whilethe handwarmer pockets and a chest Napoleon pocket zip shut to secure necessities. The chest pocket also features a port for your music device cable. The whole jacket can be compressed into its built-in stuff sack for packing.