Coalatree’s Most Sustainable, All-Purpose Camper Down Hooded Jacket Raises Over $250,000 on Kickstarter

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Presales from crowdfunders are now five-times the campaign goal set for the camper hooded jacket 2.0 made from recycled and upcycled materials – providing the warmth and comfort of a puffy jacket with improved style and functionality that makes it perfect for outdoor adventures, traveling and city living

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We’re excited our campaign for the Camper Down Hooded Jacket got off to such a great start, but we’re also excited that more people will get to enjoy wearing this cool-looking, super lightweight jacket.

The new feature-loaded version of Coalatree’s beloved featherlight, toasty-warm Camper Down Hooded Jacket has quadrupled its campaign goal on Kickstarter to raise more than $250,000 with less than a month left in its crowdfunding campaign.

“We’re excited our campaign got off to such a great start, but we’re also excited that more people will get to enjoy wearing this cool-looking, super lightweight jacket,” said Coalatree Founder and CEO Jacob Charles Bessey. “The material we used for the Camper Down Hooded Jacket ensures you can wear the jacket and still move at pace as if it were summer, while incorporating technology to ensure you stay toasty even on the coldest winter days.”

Made from recycled and upcycled materials, the Camper Down Hooded Jacket is an all-purpose jacket that combines the warmth and comfort of a down jacket with the style and function that makes it ideal for outdoor adventure, travel and city living. Since it can also be packed down into a tiny pouch for easy transport, or a comfortable travel pillow, the jacket is ideal for travel.

Windproof and water-resistant, the jacket is lined with strategic pockets for carrying gear and it’s made with eco-friendly insulation. Its sleek, lightweight design makes it an “everyday, mountain-to-city must-have.”

The jacket is designed with Dupont™ ComfortMax™ Fiberfill, a multi-layer padding for low temperatures that offers warmth down to minus-20 degrees Fahrenheit. This insulation provides up to five-times more insulation warmth than other similar fibers. Each layer of fiberfill weighs only five-to-10 grams, which provides multi-layer protection from the elements with superior performance.

Bessey said the previous retail success and popularity of the original Camper Down jacket prompted the company add new features to make it “improved and better than ever” for its reintroduction on Kickstarter.

The new design elements include multi-layer insulation with additional air pockets for increased warmth and performance. Also, a vapor-coated, durable water repellent (DWR) finish helps to keeps liquids at bay while retaining 93 percent of its warmth when wet. The jacket also has an antimicrobial finish – allowing users to do more and wash less.

With plenty of zip pockets, an adjustable hood, and cuffs and hem, users can easily carry any gear while staying comfortable. If it happens to heat up outside, the jacket can be easily folded back into its own front pocket and stored until needed.

Coalatree Camper Hooded Jacket features include:

●    Reflective hood screenprint
●    Adjustable hood
●    Chin guard
●    Media pockets with headphone port
●    Internal stuff pocket (which fits a flask when not in use)
●    Quilted brick pattern
●    Adjustable hem
●    Zipper hoods
●    Adjustable Velcro Cuffs
●    Glove pockets

The Coalatree Camper Hooded Jacket is also sustainably made from bluesign®-approved and recycled materials, so users will know they are making a positive impact on the environment with every purchase.

Coalatree also contributes to the communities in which it works through its #Blanketstothehomeless Give Back program, providing surplus fabric to create warm blankets for the homeless in its hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. The company also partners with local organizations to maintain and protect hiking and biking trails from watershed.

For more information, or to purchase the jacket at early-bird discount pricing during crowdfunding through Oct. 31, visit the Coalatree Camper Hooded Jacket Campaign Page on Kickstarter.

About Coalatree
Coalatree, founded in 2010, designs eco-minded gear and apparel for the adventurer in everyone, from athletes and photographers to city folks and weekend warriors. Sourcing only the finest sustainable materials from throughout the world, Coalatree crafts products from organic and recycled materials. Its products are practical, stylish, and functional.

Coalatree is passionate about giving back. Each year it uses surplus fabric to create warm blankets for the homeless in its hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. Coalatree also partners with local organizations to maintain and to protect well-loved hiking and biking trails.

To learn more about Coalatree products, its mission and give back programs, go to the website or call 385-557-4303. Follow Coalatree on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and share photos with #greettheoutdoors.

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