At higher elevations, Kilimanjaro can be quite cold. The down jacket is a heavy mid-layer used for cold to very cold climates. They are typically worn for overnight camping, during a night summit attack, or briefly while resting on the trail.

The Ro Scavenger Safaris Limited® equipment list shows the down jacket which is a heat resistant synthetic or low top jacket because you need an inferior jacket also known as insulated jacket, down jacket and quilted jacket to keep you warm. In this article we will tell you what you should look for in a down jacket.