About Haglofs Boa Hooded Soft Shell Jacket (For Men)
Closeouts. Haglofs Boa hooded jacket is a basic soft shell with optimum breathability. The wind-resistant, four-way stretch fabric has a DWR treatment and lets you move freely during a range of activities.
Specs about Haglofs Boa Hooded Soft Shell Jacket (For Men)
- Closure: YKK®,Zipper
- Zipper: Left
- Length: 28" (based on size large)
- Fabric: 90% nylon, 10% spandex
- Care: Machine wash/dry
- Total weight: 1 lb. 4 oz.
- Made in Viet Nam
- Cannot ship to Europe, China, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan
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Most Helpful 5-Star Review
Verified Buyer Reviewed by jacklee from China on Friday, August 21, 2015I like the color of the product haglofs, I like it very much, very appropriate, very suitable for my body size
Verified Buyer Reviewed by Taras from New York on Saturday, April 4, 2015Reale good looking jacket and comfteble
Reviewed by Choochoo from New York on Thursday, February 19, 2015This is a very versatile jacket that I can use for high energy output activities like ice climbing (when it's not too wet), cross country skiing, trail running, backpacking, etc.). It's pretty wind resistant and sheds a light rain (but not a sustained rain storm). If I anticipate really bad weather I'll grab my hardshell instead.
The fit is very trim. I'm 5'8", 140lbs and wear a size Sm in most jackets (Marmot. TNF, Patagucci, Rab etc.) and this Haglofs jacket fits well in the body, shoulders & arms. And because the jacket material is so stretchy there's lots of "give" if you need more room in a particular area or when placing my ice tool over my head.
Note, though, that it fits quite close to the body. For a 20 degree F day, I'd wear a base layer, thin/lightweight micro-fleece, a 60g mid-layer like a Nano Puff and this Haglofs Boa soft shell. Anything more wouldn't fit under the jacket. But that layering system works great if I add a puffy over the Haglofs when I stop at the belay for anything down to 0 deg F or even slightly lower if it's not too windy.
Likes: very light (about 1 lb in size Sm), I like the green color (stands out, but may show dirt easily), very stretchy, very breathable, 3 way adjustable hood (and I like how the hood draw cords can be adjusted from the outside and doesn't hit your face), hood fits under my helmet. Easy to put on and take off, doesn't snag against my other layers.
Dislikes: hem is little short, so it just barely stays under my climbing harness & a chest pocket would be nice.
Reviewed by Duke from Buffalo on Friday, February 21, 2014Love this thing. Stretch fabric is awesome. Sizing is a size small to me. I'm 5'9" 180lbs & I bought a XL. I have a wide back / shoulders. It fits well.
Reviewed by KEV from Nebraska on Wednesday, November 6, 2013I'm 5'7", 150 lbs, 32"Waist, 43"Chest, broad shoulders. XL fits perfect when worn over insulating layers and isn't too oversized as to feel tent-like when worn with just a t-shirt underneath. Haglofs size chart indicates XL @ 110cm = 43-inch, which is spot on. Nice taper to the body, but I wouldn't call it athletic, which in this garmet I did not want anyway. I dislike bonded fleece softshell so this unlined garment is exactly what i wanted. It allows me to control the insulating layers and not have the heavy, restrictive, cumbersome feel of bonded softshell. I can go from just a t-shirt underneath to a Rab Photon or Generator (133g and 100g Primaloft respectively) without compressing the insulation. It even fits over a 170-gram primaloft Loki Lodur jacket or Austrian army issue wool sweater, at which point it gets a little snug, but I can still move freely due to the stretch fabric. Wore it in a steady freezing rain (34-degrees F) which later turned to snow without getting wet, which is amazing considering you can hold this up to the light and see through it. Wind resistance is acceptable for not having any windblock membrane or face to the fabric. Hood isn't perfect, but on a miminalist jacket like this I'm surprised they even put a 3-point adjustable hood on it to begin with. Most jackets in this class don't have any hood adjustments or just two in the front. Only two pockets but they are nice and big. Easily holds a beanie and light gloves with room left over for your hands. Only problem is the angle they're at makes it slightly awkward to walk around with your hands in them like typical handwarmer pockets, but since they're hand/cargo pockets I can deal with it.