- September 30 2011
Awesome Jacket! This Arc'teryx jacket is the winter jacket winner of OUTSIDE magazine. So I bought it. I am very satisfied with it. It's very warm and very suitable for middle layer in the winter. Moreover, it 's lightweight, so I will feel very comfy with it when winter come.
- September 2 2011
It wasn't cheap, but I love this jacket. My wife purchased one last season and loved it so much I had to give it a try --- I was not disappointed in the least. It's very comfortable and extremely warm. If I had one complaint, it would be the sizing. I still haven't figured Arcteryx products out. I'm 5' 10"ish, 160lbs (avg build). When it comes to t-shirts and base layers, I'm a large. The jacket I ultimately kept is a medium, however. I originally bought a large but it seemed too baggy - if I was going to layer under the jacket (e.g., with a vest, etc) I might have kept the large but becasue I generally wear it over just a t-shirt, the large was just too big. The medium fits just right - I can wear a long sleeve t-shirt or maybe a thin sweater but not much else.
- July 14 2011
Mens Hyllus Hoody
This hoody has a great fit very well made, quality zipper. Looks great where ever you go with it. Very warm as a jacket and great midlayer when the temps really turn cold put on a hard shell for maximum protection to keep the elements at bay. If you are looking for a great hoody take a good look at this it will not let you down and may just become one of your favorites it truly is one of mine.
- May 18 2011
Very nice jacket
It is very nice jacket and well made. It is also very warm and light. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes to do the outdoor activities. Also, i think it is very nice jacket and stylish.
- November 10 2010
Excellent for work and play
This is my go-to jacket for just about anything involving inclement weather in the frontcountry- it is waterproof enough to handle light precip, and windproof. The added insulation is both extremely comfortable and makes it a much more useful garment than a simple softshell. The range of temperatures- from the 50's down to the 20's, means that it can work in the autumn and spring, and even in the winter, alone on top of a shirt. The fit is true to size. The look is great. In the backcountry, I tend to use it less often because it looks so great I don't want to mess it up- I tend to save it for the city. But I have used it a lot in bad weather in the Whites in New Hampshire, as a midlevel layering piece or as an outer garment over capilene. Once again, in this environment the temperature range is great, especially in winter when you need some warmth and lots of breathability. In full-on winter conditions I would always carry a bomber parka in my pack for rest stops. I've used it for ice climbing because I worry about making holes in my hardshells. I think I would use it less for extended mountaineering but for single pitches on ice it has just enough warmth, comfort, and flexibility that I prefer it over a hardshell and the piece itself is bomproof.