Rated5out of5byVolundfromUse in extreme cold onlyThis is a great jacket that does what it says. My only complaint, as such, is I did not realize that the "SV" means severe weather, and that is where this jacket is at its best. I took it on a backpacking trip last winter with moderate snowfall and temps in the 20's at day and single digits at night. After twenty minutes of hiking all I had on was a t-shirt and the jacket and was still sweating. Great at night though. Go to their web page to size: makes all the difference. Just don't plan on using it if you are active and the temps are above 20 degrees.
Date published: 2012-11-25
Rated5out of5byJTHutchfromA serious jacket.I live in Minnesota. I ride the bus. Waiting at a bus stop in January is freakin' cold. I looked at other down and synthetic jackets, but this one hit the sweet spot for durability (a lot of the down jackets just seemed a little ... delicate in the shell), weather resistance, and warmth. So far, I haven't been able to try it in anything below 15 degrees F. I'll update this review after I've had a few -10 degrees farenheit / -40 degree windchill days. My early experience is very hopeful.
Date published: 2012-11-15
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