Rated5out of5byGJ the GingerbeardfromPerforms beyond expectationsI think this jacket may be severely overlooked. I originally bought this piece as casual wear, but it really holds its own compared to the more technical pieces i have. It is super warm, comparable to a micro-puff which is far more expensive. The two-way zipper makes it a great jacket for belay/cragging activities that don't require a super-light (and less durable) substitute. This jacket compresses pretty well, and has a great warm to weigh ratio. Most important, the material has proven super durable when rock scrambling, bushwhacking, and carrying firewood. The price point has made this jacket my go-to piece for any adventure where I am not counting grams. It handles wind easily, does reasonably well in the rain, stays put when you raise your arms, and the longer cut on the back keeps the warm air in without requiring a cinch cord. I give it five stars because it has far exceeded the "casual wear" purposes I originally intended.
Date published: 2013-03-05
Rated4out of5bycampingnutfromA must haveMake sure not to get this wet, its not made for rain, but if its cold outside this is a must have. Very light and comfortable. The description of this product is spot on.
Only draw back is that if you are a medium, you will need to get a large. Size on the jacket does not match the fit of what it says.
Date published: 2013-01-16
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