Mammut Ultimate Hoody
One of the best soft shells I have ever used. Constructed…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $200
One of the best soft shells I have ever used. Constructed well with many great features!
- Full side pit zips for ventilation
- Thumb loops
This jacket is the 'best ever'! The Windstopper fabric works great. The side zippers and front zipper are both two way zippers for good ventilation. The hood can be easily cinched down to keep out rain and snow. It is not waterproof, but very water resistant. Zippered pockets keep small articles safe. The stretchy fabric makes it very comfortable when stretching for a hand hold.
The fit is true to size. It comes in a variety of colors and is pretty stylish! It has a $200 plus price take but with a bit of searching you can find it on sale for less.
I used the jacket as a 3-season and would highly recommend to anyone.
Colorado winters are fairly dry. Cold, but the snow…
Fabric: Gore-Tex Windstopper
Colorado winters are fairly dry. Cold, but the snow we get isn't nearly as wet as what the mountains in California, Washington, or the NE receive. Consequently for the past several years I have only been using a softshell jacket for protection from the winter weather. I just have not noticed the need for a hardshell.
My softshell of choice since it came out on the market two seasons ago has been the Ultimate Hoody. Constructed from Gore-tex Windstopper fabric this windproof and water-resistent piece has done an excellent job of giving me total freedom of movement, while functioning great at keeping the moisture out and the heat in. The athletic fit may not be for everyone but I can climb difficult routes which demand athletic performance and the jacket when totally zipped up doesn't hold me back. It is also trim enough that I can war the Stratus Flash Jacket over it and not feel bulky.
Without a doubt this is my favorite softshell and will go with me everywhere. In the summer the Windstopper fabric serves as protection against the wind above 11,500 feet and still offers enough moisture protection where I can wear it and be comfortable through one of our Colorado thundershowers.
The only drawback might be the lack of outside handpockets. However as an active pursuit jacket the Ultimate Hoody cannot be beat.
Jack Roberts Team Mammut
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Here's what other sites are saying:
The Mammut Ultimate Hoody is made from the proven full-stretch, highly breathable GORE WINDSTOPPER Soft Shell for freedom of movement and absolute wind resistance. It is breathable and satisfies every wish in terms of function and equipment.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
The Mammut Ultimate Hoody has been redesigned and All drawstrings have been fitted inside so as to offer wind and weather no contact surfaces Well-made hood with clean closing, reinforced shield and 2-point regulation, which does not give the wind any contact surface due to the fact that the drawstrings are inside Pre-shaped closed thumb loop: Sporty, pre-shaped thumb loop remains completely closed when not in use and therefore does not allow cold to penetrate 2 side pockets with zip and reinforced with tape - easily accessible even when carrying a backpack 1 easily accessible chest pocket Multi-media pocket outlet with loop on the inside Very clean finish with flat seams to improve functionality Bonded front flap as wind and chin protection with Ultimate embossing Completely integrated 2-way side zip for easy access and optimum ventilation Well-fitting waistband with elastic inside edge 2-way front zip
- OMCgear refers to the men's version
Mammut Ultimate Hoody Soft Shell Jacket for MenThe Mammut Ultimate Hoody Soft Shell Jacket for Men is here to prove that a hoody cannot get better than this. Made from stretchable GORE WINDSTOPPER Soft Shell, this garment has elasticity, breathability and of course it provides comfort. Two-way front zips allow for ample underarm ventilation. An adjustable drawcord hem gives you the perfect fit, and it's easily operable with one hand. Two zippered hand pockets help keep small items safe, and more importantly, keep your hands warm throughout. Articulated elbows keep the shape of the jacket contoured to your body for a snug fit. It is available for your choice, in a range of lightweight sizes from Small (1.25 lbs.) to XX-Large (1.5 lbs.). So before you get outdoors next time, wear the Mammut Ultimate Hoody Soft Shell Jacket for Men and start feeling the difference.
- SunnySports refers to the men's version
Whether your weekend plans include a multi-pitch climb or a backcountry tour, the Mammut Ultimate Hooded Softshell Jacket features WindStopper fabric to block wind, expel excess heat, and shed light rain or snow.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version