So close... but not quite

Reviewed by Dave from CO on Wednesday, December 16, 2015
I really wanted to keep this jacket. It's well-made and has excellent features like roomy pockets and a well-designed hood. The version I ordered is like the one pictured in Blue Sapphire/Dark Ink. It has the velcro cuff closures and adjustable hood. The shell is made of durable nylon that is a nice alternative to the Patagonia Nano Puff hoody that seems to get a tear in it every time I look down. This isn't a very light/compressible jacket so it may not be well suited to backcountry pursuits, but it's very warm and would be a great townie/frontcountry jacket.

The problem I have with it is this: At 5'8" and 175lbs. I generally find myself fitting nicely in size Medium jackets. This one worked in every dimension except around the arms/chest. The arm openings are way too tight and the chest is a bit restrictive (I wear a size 40 blazer).

I would have loved to keep this jacket, but alas the restrictive fit in the arms is a show-stopper.
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