Mountain Hardwear Monkey Woman Jacket

2 reviews
5-star:   0
4-star:   0
3-star:   2
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Specs

Weight 15.2 oz / 430 g
Center Back Length 26 in / 66 cm
Body Fabric Polartec® ThermalPro® Monkey Phur

Reviews

0

warm fleece with dumb pocket on front. It is a average…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

warm fleece with dumb pocket on front.

Pros

  • warm
  • washes & dries well

Cons

  • not wind proof

It is a average fleece jacket. Will stand up to pack rub, but the pocket on the front is virtually useless and looks funny in most colors. Most women over 32" bust will never use it. The fit is a bit boxy but layers well. Water beads and shakes off well. Average on breathability.

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I love this jacket, but only for specific uses. I…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $110

I love this jacket, but only for specific uses. I can't give it 5 stars, because, well, it doesn't do every job -- the thing is not windproof or waterproof. You *do* need to wear either an outer shell or a windproof layer underneath if you are going outside to hike/ride/sport/play in windy weather.

But! The lovely Monkey Woman Jacket is a great outer piece for fall/spring and a nice layer in winter... it's very snuggly, soft, warm, and I love the big pockets, and the wrists (extra non-fleece fabric which hugs softly around your wrists to keep air from flowing up loose arm sleeves). The collar is also a big deal for me with jackets. I like the way it looks zipped up, keeping my neck warm but not choking me.

Ladies, if you're looking for a shape-flattering jacket (really nice trim and lines) I'd give this one 3.5 of 5 stars. The Monkey Woman by Mountain Hardwear is the only successful jacket to use this thick and fluffy kind of fleece--I've seen it reproduced by other companies, and it just doesn't compare!

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Mountain Hardwear's Monkey Woman Jacket page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Mountain Hardwear Monkey Woman Jacket is constructed from plush Monkey Phur for outstanding thermal efficiency and warmth-to-weight ratio. Perfect for climbing and all backcountry pursuits.

- CampSaver.com

Perfect for cool-weather climbing or backcountry pursuits, the Monkey Woman Jacket packs plenty of warmth into a soft, stylish design that looks just as good during post-adventure dinner at the pub.

- REI

Mountain Hardwear Monkey Woman Jacket for WomenThe Mountain Hardwear Monkey Woman Jacket for Women will keep you warm and toasty and looks trendy as well. This jacket comes with MicroClimate Zoning construction for built-in warmth, breathability and stretch. So you get warm apt insulation where you need it the most and lightweight ventilation in areas that put out more heat, for greatest comfort in all situations. It uses versatile Airshield fabric that blocks wind, provides incredible warmth, and breathes to help you keep up a comfortable temperature. It comes with a trim fit and plush, high-pile Monkey Phur for outstanding thermal efficiency and warmth-to-weight ratio. The Mountain Hardwear Monkey Woman Jacket for Women is a great buy for all alpine climbing and camping activities!

- SunnySports

On Sale. Free Shipping. Mountain Hardwear Women's Monkey Woman Jacket FEATURES of the Mountain Hardwear Women's Monkey Woman Jacket MicroClimate Zoning construction for built-in warmth, breathability and stretch Extremely warm, extremely soft Stretch hem and cuffs seal in warmth Zip handwarmer pockets Chest pocket for maps, snacks, and other goodies SPECIFICATIONS of the Mountain Hardwear Women's Monkey Woman Jacket Average Weight: 15 oz / 430 g Center Back Length: 26in. / 66 cm Body: Polartec ThermalPro Monkey Phur 100% polyester Panel: Polartec Power Stretch 88% polyester, 12% elastane

- Moosejaw