User Review: Mountain Hardwear Men's Windstopper Tech Jacket
Price Paid: $170
Why do I give this jacket such a low score? For one thing, it's too cold. This is due to the very light/thin layer of fleece, which is sandwiched to the windblock laminate. MH wanted to save weight, so they skimped on the fleece, thus the jacket is cold below 45 degrees or so. That's not much use. They should have made this jacket beefier, which would have meant a bit more weight. The sleeve hems are too loose as well - they can't be tightened, and there is no elastic!! Finally, the neck closure at the zipper digs into my neck. It's not a smooth, soft closure. If Patagonia can manage it, why can't Mountain Hardwear? I'd advise that you pay less and buy a warmer windblocking fleece jacket or pay WAY less and get an ordinary fleece jacket and wear a shell over it.