Rated5out of5bykemsykofromExcellent jacket! Very warm!I've used this jacket for skiing and I stayed warm all day. The pocket locations are decent, and there are plenty of them. This jacket will keep you warm and dry. It blocks out the wind very nicely as well. Overall, a very good jacket.
Date published: 2014-02-20
Rated5out of5byDanTechfromGreat JacketThis jacket is lightweight and warm. Great for skiing. I use it with a couple of under layers and I'm never cold. Great jacket and very comfortable.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated4out of5byBrian the AnglerfromExcellent performance for wet areasI bought this for a trip to Portland, OR, and a rainy forecast. It kept me dry and warm the entire time with no issues. The lightweight liner was actually too warm for me. This will be a good winter jacket for hiking and light outdoor time.
I had two issues with the jacket, neither particularly major:
1. The hood drops too low in the front, blocking my view. I think the hood could be scaled back slightly and still provide good coverage.
2. The jacket is a little tight on the bottom. Although this is parka length, it doesn't have a zipper to relieve the bottom pressure like Columbia's older design (which I have as well). It wasn't uncomfortable but did take some getting used to.
Date published: 2013-12-05
Rated4out of5byskicatfromNice butOnly worn 3 times so could not comment on a lot of the suggested pros or cons. Tight fit under the arms my only real concern at this time; but allowed me to shed two layers worn with my previous shell jacket when skiing. Love all the available pockets for storing stuff.
Date published: 2013-02-27
Rated5out of5byCampandfishDavefromGreat coatUsed this on a winter campout near Ely, MN. Worked great, warm yet not bulky.
Date published: 2013-02-20
Rated5out of5byColdPlayfromMy new favorite jacket x 2!I lent my jacket to a family member and it was lost. I'm so glad it was, because I ended up buying this jacket. First off, I want to make it clear that when you buy this jacket, you really get TWO jackets for the price of one so it's totally worth the price. The inner layer is very soft and warm. When I'm playing rough in the snow I like to have the outer layer linked as well; but, when I'm just out and about, I actually like wearing the inner jacket. It's lined completely with the OMNI-HEAT layer which DOES work. I was going to select another brand because of the foil-looking OMNI Heat layer. I thought it may be a marketing ploy only, but once I wore it, I was sold. It worked so well I ended up buying separate OMNI HEAT base layers! For being so light, this soft inner shell/jacket is what I wear the most in and out of the house during cold days. Now, once you zip this layer into the outer layer you get the ultimate protection from the cold. It's very light and you can move around without restrictions. The outer layer is more rugged so if you end up falling in snow or swiping equipment, it's more durable. Yet, it's not stiff or bulky so you can feel in control without the weight as well. About the only thing that may be uncomfortable for someone may be the positioning of the pockets, but I didn't find it too annoying when I needed to use it.
Date published: 2013-02-13
Rated5out of5bypanconesterfromMy Husband LOVES it!My husband absolutely LOVES this jacket! He didn't want to part with his "dress" jacket, but once he wore this one on a hike, he was convinced. I'm slowly turning him into an outdoorsman!!!
Date published: 2013-02-06
Rated5out of5byjessenikofromthis product is amazingi go sking with this it is so warm and i love this i would buy it again if i lost mine.
Date published: 2012-10-08
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