Closeouts. It's hard to beat Lowe Alpine's Torre vest when it comes to versatile layering. Thanks to Stormweave soft shell it provides excellent resistance to wind and rain as an outer layer, and adds warmth when used as a midlayer.
Reviewed by hodac09 from Texas on Monday, April 22, 2013
Looked like a good quality vest. However, returned product due to giant, gaudy, tacky, and ugly logo on back. Lowe Alpine generally makes great products. Not sure what they were thinking when they designed the logo for this one.
Reviewed by Capellan from High Plains on Monday, November 28, 2011
5' 10" 170#...medium fit fine: designed for a snug fit but not too tight. Bought this to use as a wind blocking underlayer w/fleece and for light insulating duty in spring/fall wx. Suits that use for me perfectly. Like others I found the embroidered logo on the back gaudy...but quality permanent marker (black) and careful application fixed the "glare" aspect of the logo and now it appears more like an embossed logo in black/dark grays ... 10 minute fix. Pockets are adequate for minimal bulk items...As an underlayer pockets were of little concern. Good neck protection, and vest rides well up under the arms for better coverage. Not a primary thermal vest even it it helps hold heat under other layers...but a great layering vest for my uses.
Reviewed by EdY from Wilmington, NC on Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Excellent construction; Extremely wind resistant; light and flexible so as not to restrict movement in any way. Giant logo on back does limit some casual applications, however, I bought it for outdoor activities in the fall and spring so thats no big deal.
Best Uses: Daily Use, Outdoor Activities, Travel
Describe Yourself: Casual Dresser
Pros: Attractive Design, Durable, Good Cut, Lightweight, Versatile
Reviewed by Koze from Melbourne, Australia on Thursday, June 30, 2011
I just ordered a second of these vest because I find I use it every day. As an arborist, I wear this vest climbing in winter to cut out chilly winds high up in trees. It's thin and close fitting so I can wear my harness over the top and still access the pockets. The stretchy material resists dirt and doesn't snag. I've put it in the washing machine a couple of times and it still looks new.
Best Uses: Climbing, Layering, Outdoor Activities, Windy weather
Describe Yourself: Classic Dresser
Pros: Attractive Design, Comfortable, Durable, Good Cut, Lightweight, Warm
Reviewed by the "old fly fisher" from Flint MI on Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Unfortunately the fit was way to tight. I anticipated the size issue as I'm normally a XL therefore i ordered a XXL.Still to tight.I'm returning the vest. It's overall quality was very good just a bad fit for me.