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Sharp Point Jacket
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Sharp Point Jacket

 

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Sharp Point Jacket

Manufacturer: Marmot

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Page By: scottfromcali

Created/Edited: Mar 31, 2004 / Mar 31, 2004

Object ID: 1057

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S P E C S
Garment fit:
Shell material: Gore® WindStopper Fitzroy N-850S
Reinforcement: Gore® WindStopper Trango N-950S
Weight: 23 ozs / 652 g
Sizes: S - XXL
Colors:
001 • Black
825 • Platinum/Maritime
241 • Electric/Black
632 • Dk Red/Thunder Grey
*Suggested U.S. Retail: $250.00

D U R A B I L I T Y
Stretch woven nylon shell fabric laminated to polyester fleece has excellent windproofness at 2 CFM, high breathability, high thermal integrity, and extraordinary moisture protection (fabric is waterproof to 20 psi) as well as high abrasion resistance.

F U N C T I O N A L I T Y
Windproof, water resistant, and breathable fabric protects you from mild conditions so you stay comfortable
PitZips™ underarm zip that extend into the body for aggressive venting
Inside zip pocket secure pocket to store small items
Elastic draw cord hem for adjustability in serious weather

C O M F O R T
Standard Fit A general performance cut for multi sport fit.
Anatomic shaping for an enhanced fit
Angel-Wing Movement™ allows full range of motion in arms so jacket doesn't ride up
Zip handwarmer pockets soft fabric to warm hands

Reviews

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scottfromcaliUntitled Review

Voted 5/5

I love this jacket. I wear it everywhere on trips to the store to the backcountry and summits. For a soft shell I was surprized to find pit zips, I love them. When the going its tough, I vent. It breaths so so, likely because of the Windstopper material. It does block wind extreamly well, and sheads precipitation equally well. The waist sinch closes through the front hand pockets, strange design but it works. There is an inside security pocket. Found this at REI for only 175 late winter 04.



Bad stuff: No hood, I'd rather carry the extra wieght but wasnt willing to buy the Arx Terx hooded softshell for a mild 350!!!
Posted Mar 31, 2004 11:01 pm

HotfeetReview

Hasn't voted

A very nice soft shell. I'm not sure but I think my MH Alchemy is warmer. I do however love the pit zips the Sharp Point offers.
Posted Feb 25, 2007 10:43 pm

BLongGreat Buy

Voted 5/5

This soft shell has become a standard addition in my pack on nearly any trip. The light weight of the jacket allows it to be packed fairly easily, but the range of features lends itself to be worn in a variety of circumstances (the pit zips and windproof fabric are a great combo). I have used it for layering in colder conditions and as a sole jacket in milder weather. It also looks good enough to wear around town.

A great buy which can often be found below the MSRP of $250
Posted May 25, 2009 7:20 pm

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