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Men's Absolute Zero™ Parka


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The most advanced, and carefully crafted high-altitude climbing parka ever made. The welded, waterproof construction and 800-fill down will withstand the harshest conditions atop the worlds highest peaks.
$600.00 $800.00
Style# 1459281
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Features & Specs

  • Breathable - -
  • Waterproof - -
  • Weight: - 2 lb. 13 oz. / 1.28 kg. -
  • Reviewers rated this product: - True to Size -
  • Good For: - Alpine Climbing -


The most advanced, and carefully crafted high-altitude climbing parka ever made. The welded, waterproof construction and 800-fill down will withstand the harshest conditions atop the worlds highest peaks.



  • Fabric Body: AirShield™ Nylon Ripstop
  • Body Fabric Content: 100% nylon
  • Insulation: 530 g. 800-fill Goose Down


Center Back Length: 31 " / 79 cm
  • Apparel Fit: Standard
  • Weight: 2 lb. 13 oz. / 1.28 kg.


  • Waterproof down: welded, watertight baffle construction
  • Low profile, insulated, fixed hood with one-handed drawcord for quick fit adjustments
  • One-handed hem drawcords for quick adjustments
  • Soft, stretchy, internal cuffs seal in warmth
  • Zip handwarmer pockets
  • Internal water bottle pocket and mesh stash pocket
  • Two large alpine pockets accommodate a harness and pack


Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 21 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Geat Parka I am 5'10" and 167 lbs. 42 chest. Started with a large and way too big. Medium was perfect. Used on Denali and this parka saved my butt above Denali pass and on summit. At the pass it was minus 10 with 30 mph winds and summit was less than 20 below zero with 40 mph winds. I would have failed to summit without it. I was very warm in the parka. I had room for 4-5 layers underneath. Thanks Mountain Hardware, this is an amazing parka and it is evident you guys put a lot of research into it! It worked great and exceeded expectations! June 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A great upgrade over the prior iteration Just received it today. This jacket fits significantly better than the prior iteration which was made with the Conduit SL shell. The Large in this still provides ample room for me to layer underneath whereas the older model I was just swimming in. I cannot wait to wear this jacket in the Alps in the winter time when I'm staying at a refuge. Please keep up the great work MHW! June 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Everything I need to keep me warm I purchased this Absolute Zero Parka for my photography and chasing Northern Lights in Alaska, on a snowmachine. I pack it in. (includes stuff sack) I ordered a XXL for my 6' 260lb frame. I'm able to put it over my riding clothing, once I get to my location, and set up for taking photos. The Zero comes into play. Very light weight, (big +) compared to my Canada Goose Expedition. List of likes... H2o proofing. Wind resistance Hood and velcro Pockets inner/outer Hobo sleeves Don't have any dislikes as of yet.... Great Parka April 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wow . . . Pure Heat Ordered the Absolute Zero this past Summer as I knew I had trips to Winnepeg and Palmer (Alaska) coming this Winter. Those trips are behind me now and all I can say is this is the warmest jacket I have ever owned. Period. I am 6'1" 185 Lbs., (42L) and the Large fits perfect. Have used a pack some with the jacket, no signs of wear. -10 F No problem. With a light day pack I tried to wear this jacket on level terrain in 24 degree(F) weather without layering up. NO! Too warm. Cooked my back especially. 24 degrees is probably fine if your just standing around or sitting without much in the way of layering. Too hot for skiing except in bitterest cold, but you use what you have in your luggage: In zero degrees F you're hot skiing, but on the lift in twenty mph wind your toasty. Bulky for sure, but that's why it is so warm. It is light weight for what you're getting thanks to the 800 fill down. One issue, the hood: Hood gets the job done with some compromises, no. 2 is serious. 1. hood's interior area could be a touch larger for wearing your balaclava etc - 2. hood is shallow and needs to be much deeper, another 4" minimum for the environments this jacket thrives in, and together with number one is the only significant shortcoming of the parka, with the shallowness of the hood being a real issue - 3. This is a nit-pick, the hood has so much Velcro at times you have to remove your gloves to get enough grip to pull it apart. February 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The perfect coat if you hate being cold just received this coat and haven't put it through a real test yet, but so far I can't feel the 20 degree wind chill. This coat is designed for very cold temperatures. I love it. December 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by sun in a jacket! First off this jacket fits me 6,4 and 280lbs muscular body perfect as I like room in my clothes.. I wore this jacket at negative 10 with one base layer and I was burning up! not for the high temps like -10 its most definitely for -30 and below, just an idea to Mountain Hardware for a better jacket would be......ahh heck they all ready built it! good job guys! January 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Parka I ordered this wonderful parka, but did not check closely the size information you offered, as this parka runs very large. MY fault! I normally require an XL, but this one was far too large, thus I have had to return it for a L. It is well -constructed and visually appealing, for the very cold situations one might encounter. December 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Absolute Zero Down I got the Absolute Zero down last year and all I can say is, Wow!!! This parka is, without question, the warmest parka made today. Whether on a polar jaunt or scaling the world's highest peaks, the MHW Absolute Zero Down is the coat you need. Don't consider the many pretenders. This coat delivers warmth at 50-60 below zero with ease and wind is not a factor. I have the red and shark and would like the orange and sharks but can't afford two coats, but color aside, if you want the warmest coat in the world, but Mountain Hardwear's Absolute Zero Down.!! Phil Jacobs Pana, Illinois November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very warm Lots of pockets in the right places. Tons of down. It's big. Surprisingly light for the bulk but if you run cold or are going to a place that can get well below zero, this is the jacket. After a long day I can get depleted, dehydrated, cold and I need to warm up before I begin to shiver. This jacket allows me to recover immediately. While climbing, at breaks, or around camp. It has become my friend under tough conditions. April 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing Warmth Recently purchased this parka for a Denali climb in May 2013. I have used in 3 times now, in temperatures ranging from -15 to 30 degrees. Within moments of putting it on, you can feel the incredible amount of warmth. Several large pockets help keep your hands warm and stuff items inside to dry out and warm up. It's big. It's bulky. It's pretty heavy. But I was willing to sacrifice weight--so far I am glad it did. My only complaint is that I wish it came with a compression sack. March 7, 2013
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