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About Outdoor Research Aspect Jacket - Soft Shell (For Men)

Closeouts. It's all about precision temperature regulation and versatility in Outdoor Research's Aspect jacket. High-loft fleece insulation is strategically placed where cold-weather exposure is greatest, and low-loft, breathable fleece is bonded where ventilation is needed most. Additionally, innovative two-way Cross-Flo chest-to-hip underarm vents let you decompress quickly.


Specs about Outdoor Research Aspect Jacket - Soft Shell (For Men)

  • Closure: Zipper,YKK®,Two-way
  • Zipper: Right
  • Length: 30" (based on size large)
  • Fabric: 100% nylon
  • Care: Machine wash, tumble dry
  • Total weight: 1 lb. 14 oz.
  • Made in China


Outdoor Research Men's Size Chart

Top Size S M L XL XXL
Chest 37 40 43 46 49
Waist 29 32 35 38 41
Hips 36 39 42 45 48
Bottoms Size S M L XL XXL
Waist 30 32 34 36 38
Hips 37 39 41 43 45
Inseam 31 32 32 33 34

Note: Measurements in inches.


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4.571428 5 Overall Rating: 4.6 Based on 7 reviews

Most Helpful 5-Star Review

Reviewed by Chris the hiker from Rogers, AR on Monday, March 5, 2012
I have been looking for a all around jacket to be able to use both outdoor and around town. This jacket is perfect for this. This is the 8th jacket I have tried and it was the only one I loved! I am 6'3" and 200lbs and the XL fits perfectly. I had my dad try it on one time and he loved it so much he... Read More
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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Chris P Bacon from Knoxville, TN on Friday, December 21, 2012
    I'm 6'1" & 230lbs and the XL fits great. The sleeves were just a tad long but they provide excellent mobility and range of motion. That combined with the fact that it's a little thick for a soft shell and has great pit zips makes this a perfect jacket for being active outdoors in the winter. Skiing, hiking, or just walking the dog on a cold windy night. This jacket covers a wide range of uses and has the ability to cool you down quickly so you don't sweat too much.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by ~in a small town... from kenai mountains, alaska on Saturday, November 3, 2012
    Even if layered with other products bought for that purpose, this has such a poor fit that defies expectation; and invites all other jacket/coats I bought with the idea of layering from STPost to be returned together in one large box to be shed of them.

    A major disappointment, as were my marmot precip, marmot threshold, and others already sent back... however I do well at random-chance discount + thrift stores.

    Looks better in the picture.
    • Chest Size: Feels too big
    • Cons: Poor Fit
    • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
    • Fit: Feels too big
    • Pros: Stylish
    • Sleeve Length: Feels too long
    • Was this a gift?: No
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by BishopsRobes from North Idaho on Monday, October 8, 2012
    Nice jacket. Purchased to replace my old, but incredible, Patagonia R4 jacket. I would have bought the new version of the R4 if they hadn't abandoned the hem drawstring...

    The OR Aspect jacket has true to length sleeves, which I found lacking in another OR jacket I tried.

    I appreciate the OR build quality -- well-taped seams, quality materials, durable zippers, and efficient pocket design.

    It's a little stiff compared to my fleece, but that was expected. The windproofing is very good and I expect this to be my everyday winter jacket. The OR Aspect seems to achieve a good balance of weight and warmth.
    • Best Uses: Casual Wear
    • Chest Size: Feels true to size
    • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
    • Fit: Feels true to size
    • Pros: Breathable, Warm, Windproof
    • Sleeve Length: Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?: No
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by slim from bayfield WI on Saturday, September 29, 2012
    Great jacket, looks great too, love the arm pit vents,
    • Best Uses: Casual Wear, Hiking and Camping, Skiing/Snowboarding, Wet Weather
    • Chest Size: Feels true to size
    • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
    • Fit: Feels true to size
    • Pros: Breathable, Comfortable, Durable, Lightweight, Stylish, Warm, Waterproof, Windproof
    • Sleeve Length: Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?: No
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by outtheresomewhere from Idaho on Friday, June 15, 2012
    I bought this after winter was over, but I've worn it in 50 degree rain and found it surprisingly comfortable although it is clearly designed as a cold weather shell. The upper part is nearly hard shell-rainproof (no soaking through) and the breathable panels on the sides keep it from being too warm. The side zippers can then be opened to further vent heat. Fit allows a thin fleece underneath for extreme cold. Looking forward to using this in the backcountry this winter, though looks good for town wear too. Good value for the money.
    • Best Uses: Backcountry, Casual Wear, Cold Weather, Extreme Conditions, Skiing/Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Wet Weather
    • Chest Size: Feels true to size
    • Cons: None
    • Describe Yourself: Avid Adventurer
    • Fit: Feels true to size
    • Pros: Breathable, Comfortable, Durable, Stylish, Warm, Waterproof
    • Sleeve Length: Feels true to length
    • Was this a gift?: No

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About Outdoor Research

The concept for Outdoor Research was devised in 1981 when climber Ron Gregg’s planned ascent of Denali was cut short, ending prematurely with his frostbitten partner being airlifted off a glacier. The cause was a faulty pair of gaiters. During his descent, Gregg resolved himself to create better gear, a resolution that soon led him to build the first pair of award-winning Outdoor Research gaiters. The concept was simple: Make outdoor apparel and gear with a clear focus on reliability. In the many years since, this brand has continued to blaze new trails with cutting-edge products that now include Outdoor Research gloves, jackets, backpacks and Outdoor Research hats, all engineered to exceed expectations in the most demanding conditions on the planet.