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Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Grid II Fleece Jacket - Men's

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    Climb trees, hike mountains, eat bananas.

    The Mountain Hardwear Men's Monkey Man Grid II Fleece Jacket craves outdoor adventures whether you're climbing, hiking, or camping in the alpine's cold weather. Polartec's High Loft fleece is insanely packable, and its burnout grid pattern reduces bulk and increases breathability. Strategically placed hardface stretch fleece helps the Monkey Man stay strong and mobile for seasons of outdoor play.

    • Polartec High Loft Grid Monkey Phur fleece
    • Hardface burnout grid pattern
    • Stretch side panels
    • Active fit
    • Thumbholes
    • Single adjustment hem
    • Item #MHW00D3

    Tech Specs

    Material
    Polartec High Loft Grid Monkey Phur (59% recycled polyester, 41% polyester)
    Fit
    active
    Length
    hip
    Center Back Length
    27 in
    Pockets
    2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest
    Thumbholes
    yes
    Claimed Weight
    12.6 oz
    Recommended Use
    skiing, snowboarding, alpine, climbing, hiking & camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Great mid layer, but narrow use cases.

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

    I picked this up hoping it'd be an all-around town jacket. Unfortunately it's better suited as a cold weather mid-layer with a wind-resistant layer. It'll keep me warm when I'm lounging around home and the office, but it provides no wind protection at all. I know it's only a fleece but even by that standard, very little wind protection.

    That said, as a mid-layer it's fabulous. I've been very comfortable under a light shell snowboarding in single digits, even when hiking for turns. The same air permeable nature that makes it useless in wind makes it really breathable and keeps it from getting swampy. I expect it'll also work great backpacking as it's very light, although doesn't compress super well. Not great if you're an ultralighter, but a solid choice if you carry a decent sized pack (as I do).

    It's definitely a specialist piece, but if you're generally outdoorsy you'll get a lot of wear out of it.

    Better than a box of kittens

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

    The Monkey Man Grid hits it out of the park! I'm a huge fan of MHW for their quality products, and this jacket is no different. I bought this in a large so it is a bit roomy (6' 185), but it is perfect for running around town. Not only does the Polartec fleece on this jacket keep you warm, but it also keeps you comfortably cool when conditions aren't crazy cold due to its amazing breath-ability. I've had countless fleece jackets, and this one is without a doubt the best! As a warning, you'll want to wear it to bed... just too comfy... if MHW offered bed sheets, I would be their biggest customer

    Super light, super warm

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium

    Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Grid Fleece Jacket:

    It's super lightweight and surprisingly warm. A bit tight in the armpits, but I'm kind of between a Medium and a Large at 6'0" 150lbs. I like the snug fit of the medium because I plan on using it as a mid-layer while skiing.

    The "grid" fabric is interesting, it seems like it might wear quickly, definitely something I'll keep an eye on. You can somewhat see through the fabric in the back of the jacket, still feels super warm though.

    Does this jacket have a hood? I know older versions of this jacket had a hood, but none of the pictures show one and there is also the a jacket that specifically says hoodless. Thanks for the help

    Best Answer

    Hey Daniel- thanks for your question.



    This model does not have a hood, but we carry similar styles that do have a hood. Check out these:



    http://www.backcountry.com/mountain-hardwear-desna-grid-hooded-fleece-jacket-mens



    http://www.backcountry.com/mountain-hardwear-strecker-hooded-fleece-jacket-mens



    http://www.backcountry.com/mountain-hardwear-toasty-twill-fleece-hooded-jacket-mens