Marmot Original DriClime Windshirt
8.8 oz / 249.5 g
100% Polyester DWR 1.5 oz / yd
The original DriClime is a great product, though a…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $90
The original DriClime is a great product, though a little bit warm for a very-warm-blooded hiker.
- Dries quickly
- Very warm for the weight
- Excellent wind resistance
- Just a little bit too warm for me if I am doing anything aerobic—even heavy hiking
I loved the Original DriClime but found that I always left it at home. It was too warm for most conditions, yet not quite as flexible as the slightly-heavier combination of a superlight wind jacket and very light microflleece. In the end, I gave it to my wife who has worn it on many, many hikes as well as city trips.
(I replaced it with the lighter, less-warm but hooded Marmot Ether--see my review of that item, my current favorite hiking jacket).
Spendy but comfortable and durable. Three stars only…
Source: bought it new
Spendy but comfortable and durable.
Three stars only due to price, but 5 for comfort.
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Marmot's Original DriClime Windshirt's is legendary, cozy, wind-blocking warmth is now being handed down from one generation to the next.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Topping the charts year after year, the ''Original's'' legendary, cozy, wind-blocking warmth of the Marmot Driclime Windshirt is now being handed down from one generation to the next.Original Driclime Windshirt Features:Angel-Wing Movement Allows Full Range of Motion in Arms so Jacket Doesn't Ride UpDriClime- Bi-Component Wicking Lining For Breathability and Excellent Moisture TransferDriClime- Lined Collar and Chin Guard Moisture Wicking Fabric for Comfort Around Your Neck and FaceElastic Cuffs For ComfortMesh Pit Vents For Excellent Breathability and Moisture WickingWind Flap Behind Front Zipper Protects Against DraftsWind Resistant, Water Repellent, and BreathableZippered Chest Pocket To Secure Small ItemsMain Material: Banshee P-170 with Marmot Defender DWRLining Material: DriClime- P-275 Ideal Uses:Backpacking / HikingHigh Aerobic SportsMountaineeringRock ClimbingSnowsportsUrban
- Mountain Hideaway refers to the men's version
Description of Marmot Original DriClime WindshirtTopping the charts year after year, the Originals legendary, cozy, wind-blocking warmth is now being handed down from one generation to the next.FeaturesWeight 11 ozs 312 g Shell material Banshee P-170 with Marmot Defender DWR Lining DriClime P-275 Mesh pit vents for exccellent breathability and moisture wickingDesigned to fit over baselayer Wind resistant, water repellent, and breathable fabric protects you from mild conditions so you stay comfortableDriClime Bi-Component wicking lining for breathability and excellent moisture transferZip chest pocket to secure small itemsDriClime lined collar and chin guard moisture wicking fabric for comfort around your neck and face.Wind flap behind front zipper protects against draftsElastic cuffs for comfortAngel-Wing Movement allows full range of motion in arms so jacket doesnt ride up
- US Outdoor Store refers to the men's version
The Marmot Men's Original Jacket brings back the style of the 1989 DriClime Windshirt but uses the newest materials for even better performance. Its combination of lightweight insulation and windproof breathable nylon makes the Original Jacket an extremely versatile piece for any outdoor activity. Wear it as a layer for skiing, for protection on a hiking trip, as a shell in light rain, to fight the wind on a mountain bike, or for anything else you could possibly do in the outdoors.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version