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Stay warm without feeling tied down.

The Marmot Alpinist Hybrid Insulated Jacket combines the fleecy, flexible awesomeness of a Polartec Power Stretch Pro with the cold-conquering goodness of Primaloft One. This packable jacket is great for windy morning tours when you need protection from the chill but you aren't willing to sacrifice mobility, or when you want to layer under a shell without feeling like a stuffed sausage.

  • Nylon ripstop with DWR is lightweight and sheds moisture to help keep the snow off
  • Polartec Power Stretch Pro in the sleeves, back, and hood is flexible, breathable, wicking for comfort in high-output activities
  • Smooth outer face of Power Stretch Pro resists wind and abrasion, and slides easily under layers
  • Soft, compressible PrimaLoft One insulates the front of your body to shield you from freezing air during quick descents
  • Super-stretchy, breathable fabric in the underarm panels give you extra mobility and a touch of ventilation
  • Angel-Wing movement lets you move freely without the jacket riding up
  • Packable design allows the entire jacket to zip into one of the hand pockets
  • Elastic-bound cuffs features thumbholes to help create a gap-free interface with your gloves
  • Zip sleeve pocket and generously-sized hand pockets stow essentials

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When its too cold for just a PAT R1

When its too cold for just a PAT R1

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Fits a bit tight but, I like it to fit snug as there is no fabric flapping all over the place. Still big enough to stuff a pair of gloves on my chest to keep them warm.

Patagonia selfie!

Patagonia selfie!

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Waiting for the horses to arrive with our gear for a 6 week traverse of the Northern Patagonian Ice Cap! I wore this piece every. single. day.

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Ya look good, Seth!
Thanks for sharing!

Functional for multiple conditions

Functional for multiple conditions

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Mt. Superior LCC
Size Med
5'8" 170lb
32-33 in waist

Does the hood tuck away nicely? When not...

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Does the hood tuck away nicely? When not in use, does it hang around and just add bulk to the upper back of jacket? I love the fact of having the hood to wear under my helmet, but love the casual look this has without having the hood up. Thanks in advance

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Evap, the hood lays fairly flat and isn't too bulky however a lot depends on the coat you wear over it on how invasive it will feel. If you wear a form-fitted coat it will feel bulkier. It looks really good when worn casual and hood down.

5 5

great layer!

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This is a great layer for numerous applications. I have used it skinning as my outerlayer and as a midlayer on resort. The hood add's some extra warth on cold days and keeps a tight seal around the neck and face on POW days. The PowerStrech Pro is a great freedom of movement material and the added length above the thumb holes is a nice feature. This allowed me to go without gloves for most of the way up. I do however run very hot in the hands.

4 5

upgrade from 3yr old variant

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This is a definite upgrade from a 3yr old Marmot Variant. Same quality, same fit (tight in arms), same awesomeness. I am 5'10", 165 lbs and wear a medium but could definitely wear a large - if you are in between M and L I would go for the L.

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keep on crushin' it kid

2 5

Not for fall/winter Paragliding.

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: Runs large

I ended up returning the item because the seem around the elastic came undone around the rist. I flew my paraglider in Eastern WA this fall and it wasnt warm enough for me. The "ventilation" in the underarm was too much and the sleeves werent warm enough despite two layers underneath.

4 5

My favorite piece to wear!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

This is my new favorite go-to jacket when hitting the snow. I can wear this over my mid-weight smartwool and I'll be good for the entire trip (weather was approx 10-35 degrees F). If it gets any colder you can layer over it and keep stacking if it gets colder. My only gripe is though the hood is nice to have when your ears get cold, it's kinda useless and after wearing it for 10+ mins it seems to constrict my neck making it slightly uncomfortable. If you have a problem with it, just don't use the hood. The variant hood is more of a legit hood than the alpinist. What Seth said below is true, if you got big arms, it might feel a bit tight around the bicep area.

4 5

awesome for layering!

This jacket is excellent for a good fitting alpine layering system! my only gripe would be tight fitting arms, maybe its my big guns! haha!

Good afternoon, what�s the difference...

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Good afternoon, what�s the difference between this one Alpinist Hybrid and the Variant hooded Jacket by Marmot.
What�s the warmest?

thank you regards

Jorge Sousa

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This Variant has Thermal R Eco as insulation in the body where as this jacket has PrimaLoft one, which is considered to be the industry leader for synthetic insulation. This jacket also has angel wing construction which should give you the ability to lift your arms without the body of the jacket riding up as much, and an extra zippered pocket on the arm. Both should be similar warmth wise as they are of similar weights, though the I think this jacket is probably just a tad bit warmer, and is of better quality then the variant.

Marmot Video Review

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Curly's Clips - Marmot review of the jacket.

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Good video.

What are differences between alpinist...

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What are differences between alpinist hybrid and variant hoody? Eco r insulation vs primaloft one?

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That is pretty much the main difference yes.