User Review: Eddie Bauer Men's First Ascent Hangfire Hoodie
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $80
Very comfortable, lightweight and warm.
- Good looking
- Fits well
- Washes well
I got this because I forgot to bring a jacket to San Francisco, so I grabbed it thinking it could have some hiking use. I love it. I used it on a foggy 5k that same weekend over a t-shirt and was quite comfortable.
It fit well, did not bind, stretched appriopriately and wicked. I use it as my main cover layer now if needed. Cannot wait to see how I will use it in Nepal for Everest Base camp.
The quality is impeccable as well.
I was wearing this in a blizzard and actually was warm, though I did get wet in the shoulders. I wore this all over from Katmandu to Base camp. It was layered. The radio cord access was nice for music and the fit was great! The hood is great. It didn't make me feel like turning left or right impaired my vision.
It seemed to let out the dampness and I never felt it holding in sweat. Nor did I get particularly chilled after taking off my pack. I easily threw on down over it in higher elevations because it is not bulky and the sleeves are more fitted than loose.
I have had it for over 2 years now and it is my favorite go-to jacket. Still looks new! Zippers are as good as new and seams are holding up well.