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The 12 Best Down Throws & Insulated Blankets for Outdoors

From recycled NanoLoft to certified duck down to bison fur, these highly packable, weather-resistant throws will keep you cozy wherever you wind up

The 12 Best Down Throws & Insulated Blankets for Outdoors

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Field Mag

Courtesy Snow Peak X Rumpl
Courtesy of your highly caffeinated and ever thankful editorial team at FM HQ

With winter rounding the corner, colder nights means cozier nights, making now is the ideal time to get in some late season camping, backyard chilling, and park picnics. So grab one the of the following outdoors-specific insulated blankets, or even an outdoorsy snuggie (we hear they're making a comeback), and stay comfy all season long.

Made with recycled insulation, traceable down, and sustainable materials, these warm and reliable down blankets and insulated throws help maximize good vibes and warm extremities—even if you're just chilling on the couch at home.

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Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket

Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket

Rumpl more or less created the insulated outdoor blanket market as we know it today. This new version of their OG blanket is made with 100% post-consumer recycled NanoLoft insulation and a DWR treatment for weather repellency. For an ultralight option, check out the 16 oz Featherlite Down version.
Weight: 1 lb 12 oz
Price: $179
Dimensions: 52 x 75 in (one-person) SHOP NOW

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Kammok Bobcat 45 Backpacking Quilt

Kammok Bobcat Backpacking Quilt

One of the most versatile blankets on the list, this down quilt, made with rip-stop nylon, DWR waterproofing, and 600 duck down fill, converts to poncho mode, hammock underquilt mode, and sleeping bag mode. Let's hear a round of applause for the jack-of-all-trades of quilts.
Weight: 1 lb 4 oz
Price: $199
Dimensions: 55 x 84 in SHOP NOW

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UBB Packable Bison Blanket

United By Blue Packable Bison Blanket

This insulated blanket is a special one—it's made with real American bison fur, an overlooked "waste product" of the ranching industry. Similar to wool, the unique fiber retains insulating capabilities when wet, is temperature regulating, and lightweight. The blanket also comes in three nature-loving all-over prints and packs into a pouch for easy storage.
Weight: 2 lbs
Price: $128
Dimensions: 50 x 70 in SHOP NOW

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Montbell Down Blanket

Montbell Down Blanket

The medium sized down blanket looks minimalist on the outside, but converts to shawl or skirt with drawstring, making it a superior wearable option with its smaller size and lightweight properties.
Weight: 7 oz
Price: $89
Dimensions: 38 x 52 in SHOP NOW

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Big Agnes Dotsero Down Blanket]

Big Agnes Dotsero Down Blanket

Constructed with DownTek, a water resistant technology that protects down from light rain, morning dew, and wet grass—the same materials as Big Agnes's best selling sleeping bags—this blanket is durable and eco-conscious. Plus everyone loves a lifetime warranty.
Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz
Price: $250
Dimensions: 80 x 88 in SHOP NOW

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Rumpl X Snow Peak NanoLoft® Takibi Blanket

Rumpl x Snow Peak NanoLoft® Takibi Blanket

Named after the word for "bonfire" in Japanese, this all-new blanket collab is one of a kind. With fire-resistant Snow Peak recycled fabric on one side and recycled Rumpl 20D nylon on the other, this blanket is built for hangouts by the fire; what Snow Peak calls "Takibi Time."
Weight: 1 lb 11 oz
Price: $299
Dimensions: 50 x 70 in SHOP NOW

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Feathered Friends Down Throw Blanket

Feathered Friends Down Throw Blanket

A fave OG PNW brand with an unbeatable name, Feathered Friends, makes this no-frills 700-fill hypoallergenic throw. As the above photo suggests, this blanket is our top pick for getting snuggly by the wood stove in an old cabin.
Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz
Price: $145
Dimensions: 48 x 66 in SHOP NOW

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Stoic Basecamp Bivy Quilt

Stoic Basecamp Bivy Quilt

A huge blanket—with synthetic insulation and a water repellent finish—for its price; Stoic can't be beat. A backcountry exclusive, Stoic makes high-quality camp gear with accessible prices aimed at lowering the financial barrier of entry in the outdoors. This one's perfect for two.
Weight: 3 lbs
Price: $95 $71
Dimensions: 84 x 84 in SHOP NOW

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Therm-a-Rest Ramble Down Blanket

Therm-a-Rest Ramble Down Blanket

The Seattle-based Therm-a-Rest consistently delivers. Another hella puffy option, the Ramble Down Blanket is among the lightest of the list, with 650 fill down, DWR treatment, and a lifetime warranty.
Weight: 1 lb 8 oz
Price: $260
Dimensions: 88 x 88 in SHOP NOW

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Klymit Versa Blanket

Klymit Versa Blanket

Say it with me. Per-fect-tra-vel-pil-low. This lightweight synthetic blanket from Klymit doubles as a pillow by stuffing into its built-in foot-box that creates an ideal-warm weather sleep system. A real twofer.
Weight: 1 lb 8 oz
Price: $80
Dimensions: 88 x 88 in SHOP NOW

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REI Co-op Down Camp Blanket

REI Co-op Down Camp Blanket

This 600-fill goose down insulated blanket is available in two sizes and features a DWR treatment, packs down to roughly twice the size of a Nalgene, and is made of recycled poly fabric. The color may leave something to be desired, but at this price it's going to be tough to find a bigger or better down blanket for camping.
Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
Price: $169
Dimensions: 54 x 70 in SHOP NOW

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Horizon Hound Down Blanket

Horizon Hound Down Camping Blanket

Although we've never personally tested this brand (buyer, beware), this option looks to be one of the puffier versions of the lot. Machine washable with 650-fill down, featuring rip-stop nylon and water resistant treatment, this blanket packs a punch. For the size and the price, you can't beat it.
Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
Price: $85
Dimensions: 50 x 77 in SHOP NOW

Published 11-10-2020

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