REI Salix Jacket



I bought this jacket because it had a very rare combination…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Fabric: REI Elements outer
Fill: PrimaLoft
Price Paid: $129

I bought this jacket because it had a very rare combination of attributes. Water resistant, moderately insulated, and had an insulated hood. Conceptually, this was the perfect jacket for me.

However, the sizing of this particular jacket is a bit odd. The large, which is what I usually wear, was very baggy around the midsection. It's almost as if the cut of this jacket is made for a large beer belly.

The medium fit me perfectly in the midsection, but the shoulders are a little restrictive. It's a trade-off that I'm not accustomed to.

The styling is very bland and odd. But functionally, it is a great product, which is why I will keep it. I do, however, wish I could unzip the jacket from the bottom up as well as top down.

REI Men's Salix Jacket


The REI Men's Salix Jacket is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 11, 2014 at REI.

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