Rated5out of5byHot air nutfromComfortable and WarmI've used the Monkey Man 200 jacket as an outer layer and under a wind/rain shell for hot air ballooning on cool mornings. It kept me warm and there was no perspiration build up while doing the moderate activity of setup and pack up. I'm between a large and XL on size. I ordered the XL and I'm very happy with the way it fits. It fits so well that I don't even think about the jacket while wearing it.
Time will tell on how it wears and if it keeps it's good looks.
Date published: 2013-11-24
Rated5out of5byhrgifffromLoveAmazing comfort and warmth. Once you put it on, you won't take it off!
Date published: 2013-10-31
Rated5out of5bythebrainjfromSolid all around fleece jacket!If you are in need of a mid-layer fleece jacket for cold weather adventures, camping, or just general use, the Monkey Man fleece jacket is just that!
The Polartec 200 fleece (there are three main counts of Polartec fleece: 100, 200, and 300 count. 100 count being lighter in weight and not as warm vs the 300 count being heavier in weight and providing better heat insulation) makes this jacket great for all-around weather.
-provides a great deal of warmth but is also very breathable. This makes for a great midlayer if you plan on having a 3 layer system for mountaineering/cold weather activities.
-very versatile and stylish. The jacket looks great when you wear this out and about town but also provides the utility/features needed for outdoor endeavors. It has 2 large zipper hand pockets and a great chest pocket.
Only two small personal complaints about this jacket:
-prefer front pockets to be placed above hipbelt (so pockets can be accessed when wearing a backpack)
-jacket is not windproof
All in all, great jacket, highly recommended! :)
Date published: 2013-09-30
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