- October 27 2011
Great quality. Cant wait to use it on the slops. Very warm and windproof. I am 178lb Ordered size medium. Great fit and enough room for extra sweeter on colder days. I was not sure about the orange color, however this was the best choice. Looks b . I would definately recommend that jacket.
- February 7 2011
Awesome Warmth and Water Proofing...Only Complaint is maybe a bit big...all other jackets I wear a large and this large is a bit large considering you wont need a lot of layering
- January 8 2011
Usual Patagonia Quality
5' 11', 180 lb.- Medium fit great. Especially like the mp3/phone/wallet pocket location, you don't have to unzip the jacket to access; it is tucked under the zipper flap. Bought the green and get many compliments.
- December 17 2010
Ex-Ski Guide, Professional Skier
My first new ski jacket in 20 years and thats because the last jacket I skied in was a Patagonia Guide jacket and their products hardly wear out. I love this jacket ! Skied in temps ranging from 0 degrees to 35 degrees and was always warm and comfortable. It's quite easy to dress for the day on the mountain with this jacket. My first layer is a Patagonia light weight capilene top, then I'll wear a light wt fleece top if its 0-25 degrees. If the temps 25 degrees or higher I'll wear a zip neck over the base layer. Then I'm set for the variable of temps here in the Cascades. I like the Ipod pocket and headphone cord routing thru the back of the pocket . The tall collar is great on those windy days, the hood fits well and is easy to adjust. Gave it a waterproof rating as I skied in the rain one day and never got wet but it wasn't a savage rain storm. The pit zips are nice when you have to do some hoofing to get to the untracked powder. The jacket is typical of all Patagonia products in that they are well thought out in the designing process. I am very happy with this product, it's an Awesome Jacket !!!
- December 3 2011
Just received the jacket today, the forge grey looks great! Definitely order a size smaller, I had ordered an XL, as my north face jackets are xL; it was way too big. Set the return, everything want smoothly. Would always recommend Altrec to anyone.