Moonstone Nordwand Jacket
Awesome Jacket... still get comments on it. Runs small...
Price Paid: Half off MSRP
Awesome Jacket... still get comments on it.
Runs small... true to the statement "Trim Fit", and you're talking to a guy who is 5'7" at 140lbs and I normally love all my stuff very FITTED but this is a tad bit on the uncomfortable side. You may have to go one size bigger just to layer for really cold ice climbs. I can barely get two thin layers of base-layers - for example: a short sleeve EMS T1 and a long sleeve T1 combo or barely a single layer medium weight Patagonia Capilene.
Seems best suited for 2.5 seasons - Spring & Fall ventures and late winter/early spring ice climbing... when temps start rising but still a cool breeze at times.
PROS: Overall a stellar piece with a stowable thin fabric hood and bullet-proof fabric..
CONS: Outside of the fit running small I wish it had a double headed main zipper and two interior pockets instead of just the one.
Here's what other sites are saying:
The Moonstone Men's Nordwand Jacket is a stretchy lightweight softshell for ice climbing and alpine assaults. Moonstone made the Nordwand Softshell from the abrasion-resistant Gemini Mechanical Stretch fabric and coated it with their Super DWR. With a tight wind-resistant weave and a water-resistant coating, the Norwand Jacket protects against weather while remaining breathable. This Moonstone trim-fit jacket has a pull-out micro stretch fleece hood you can put on under your helmet when the temps drop.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. Moonstone Men s Nordwand Jacket (Fall 2005) For serious alpinists who demand the versatility of a soft shell, the Norwand by Moonstone attains a new summit. As you climb over rock and ascend ice, the abrasion-resistant Gemini mechanical stretch woven fabric remains breathable and comfortable while resisting water and wind. The pull-out stretch fleece hood provides extra cover when the weather shuts down. On every climb, the Norwand will work as hard as you do. Trim Fit Fabric Gemini Mechanical Stretch Woven with Super DWR Weight 23.1 oz / 598 g size M Back Length 27 size M Adjustable hem drawcords Pull-out micro stretch fleece hood Water-resistant center front zipper Low-profile, die-cut cuff tabs Large hand warmer pockets Wrap around chin guard Napoleon security pocket
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version