High quality PrimaLoft furnace, but...

Reviewed by Davey Crockett from Tennessee, California on Monday, November 14, 2016
What's to love: At 120g of PrimaLoft, this baby will absolutely keep you warm. Naturally, amazing lightweight alternative to regular goose or duck down that won't wet-out.

What I didn't love:

Pockets: While it's nice to have the insulated hand pockets, and especially the chest pocket, the pocket garage flaps are awkward, and not only that, backwards. The photo here shows the guy with hands in both pockets so you really can't see the fact that the (large) flaps wing out and will catch the wind like a parachute. Chest pocket flap is also backwards. Feeling like I need two hands to open or close any pocket—one to pull the flap out of the way, and the other to zip.

Hood: The hood is awkward as well, with cinching scheme that may work for a helmet, but without a helmet will either cover your entire face when cinched securely or flap around in the wind.

Fit: The Medium (M) fit me at 165lbs and 5'7" reasonably well in most areas. Arms are good length and the cuffs sealed well. Shoulders felt almost tailor made. The deal with the fit that I didn't like was the mid-section: very poofy like a balloon with about 8-10-inches to spare. If you're looking for an alpine/ athletic fit, you may want to keep looking.
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