Patagonia Piton Hybrid Vest
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Patagonia's most durable, wind-resistant fleece vest is a hybrid made of Polartec Wind Pro fabric with Hardface Technology and Polartec Power Dry fabric; it works well as an under layer or outer layer for long alpine climbs.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Patagonia Piton Hybrid Vest for MenWhen you're trail running, hiking, climbing or skiing and you need some extra protection to lock in warmth around your core, zip into the Patagonia Piton Hybrid Vest for men. Wear it as a mid-layer on alpine missions or as a top layer in milder conditions. The construction relies on durable Polar Tec Wind Pro Hard face fabric on the front, wrapping over the shoulders and down to mid-back, to shed snow and fend off wind On the sides and back, the vest utilizes super breathable, stretchy and wicking Polar Tec Power Dry fabric. This vest is a perfect fit for any man with a slim fit. It is slightly elastic and fits without excess fabric. It is long in the waist so it comes down below belt line which is also perfect. The single zippered chest pocket and two zippered hand warmers from the Patagonia Piton Hybrid Vest for Men are pack, and harness compatible, while an absence of shoulder joints, allows pack-wearing relief. Polar Tec Wind Pro with Hard face Technology and a deluge durable water-repellent finish, protects your front torso from wind, moisture and abrasion.
- SunnySports refers to the men's version
On blustery approaches, chilly rock routes and full-on alpine missions, the Piton Hybrid Vest takes the edge off of cold conditions. The construction relies on durable Polartec(R) Wind Pro(R) Hardface(R) fabric on the front, shoulders and upper back to shed snow and fend off wind. On the sides and back, the vest utilizes super breathable, stretchy and wicking Polartec Power Dry(R) fabric, creating a body-mapped design for use as a moderate-conditions outer layer until it's time to don a full-on shell. The zippered chest pocket and handwarmers are pack- and harness-compatible, while an off-set shoulder-seam construction lends comfort under your pack. Polartec Hardface Technology enhances the DWR (durable water repellent) finish to repel water and resist abrasion.
- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version
Designed to withstand the wear and tear of technical alpine routes, the Patagonia Men's Piton Hybrid Vest blends comfort and warmth with tough durability. Polartec Wind Pro fabric features Hardface Technology for abrasion resistance and has a DWR finish for reliable protection against wind and water. Micro-fleece lined contact areas are soft against skin and the pockets can be accessed while wearing a pack or harness.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version