Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Core warmth and breathability come together in the women's Patagonia R2 fleece vest. With tech fabrics and fit, it's the multipurpose, compressible mid layer you'll want for cold-weather excursions.


Core warmth and superb breathability come together in our R2(R) Vest. The high-loft directionally knit Polartec(R) Thermal Pro(R) fabric is also compressible, fast wicking and quick drying. Along the sides, R1(R) Polartec(R) Power Grid(R) panels enhance fit and mobility, as do the technical shaping and raglan shoulder seams. There's a pair of sleek handwarmer pockets, and the interior has two drop-in mesh pockets.


Thanks to a trim fit and high-loft insulation, the Patagonia Women's R2 Vest keeps your core cozy without making you look boxy. Long fibers in the Polartec Thermal Pro insulation help keep the R2 Vest from getting cold spots after being compressed in your pack, and a wicking fabric speeds moisture transport on your alpine adventures. Pull the R2 Vest on over base layers, or wear this low-bulk vest under a weather-proof shell.

- Backcountry Outlet

Patagonia's dialed and refined R2 fabric (Polartec Thermal Pro) is supremely warm, with great stretch and a soft hand, while being incredibly compressible, breathable and light. The short-sheared but high-loft polyester face has a smooth appearance and insulates especially well underneath a shell; its directional knit wicks superbly, speeding dry times. Breathable, warm stretch panels (Polartec Power Stretch) along the sides allow for a close, mobile fit. With a softly lined inner collar and chin flap for skin comfort, offset shoulder seams to stay clear of pack straps and zippered



Weight 8.2 oz / 232 g
Body Fabric 6.1 oz Polartec® Thermal Pro® 97% Polyester, 64% Recycled / 3% Spandex
Side Panels 6.6 oz Polartec Power Stretch® 88% Polyester, 60% Recycled / 12% Spandex

While the women's version hasn't been reviewed yet, there is 1 review for other versions of the R2 Vest. Read all reviews »

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