Gear Review

4 5

Great Deal, Pretty Good Vest

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Pros: Very light, very warm, and very packable (although its not built to pack in to its own packet..it just happens to do that. You can't zip it shut once you pack it in, but you can pull the waistcord around it and it works fine.)

Cons: Feels pretty cheap, zippers snag easily, already seeing some tiny feathers coming out at the seams.

For $65, it's a great deal and I don't regret the purchase, but I'm not expecting this vest to last more than a season or two. It's very warm and very light though, which I think is what most people care about.