Windstopper Vest

 

Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Windstopper Vest
Manufacturer Mountain Hardwear
Page By desainme
Page Type Feb 21, 2004 / Feb 21, 2004
Object ID 1016
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Windproof and breathable microfleece

Zip chest pocket

Lycra bound arm holes and waist

Zip hand pockets

Interior zip pocket

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jenniferdenoya - Oct 7, 2004 1:06 pm - Voted 5/5

Untitled Review
I don't leave home without this vest! I purchased the male version, but a friend has the female one and loves it as well. I've run into trouble with vests in the past having thick seams. When you put a 50 pound pack on over a vest with thick seams, you find yourself chaffed and often bruised. The seams on this vest are strategically placed so as not to allow this to happen, especially on the shoulders. The zipper is covered with a windtight (for the most part) flap. It allows for a free range of motion and contributes to warmth for the wearer. The pockets are roomy and the zippers on them allow for reliability as well. A good investment for the frequent climber/hiker.

RSBARNES - Nov 15, 2008 12:05 am - Voted 5/5

Jacket
Thought about the vest, but I opted for the Tech jacket by Mt. hardware. It has been great. Cold wind not a problem. Works well as a base layer. Pricey, but solid equipment for the climber or hiker who plans to be out in windy cold weather.

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