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A monkey for a few reasons.

The high-loft Monkey Phur monkey Man Grid Jacket is warm on its own and warmer under a shell. The stretch side panels add durability and keep the jacket from binding when you jump around and swing your arms like a .... well, like a monkey.
  • High-loft Monkey Phur fleece on body and arms for warmth
  • Stretch fleece side panels and hood for added mobility
  • Dual hem drawcords for quick adjustments
  • Zip chest stash pocket for convenient storage
  • Integrated thumb loops keep your sleeves in place

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I have an older Monkey Man fleece. It is...

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I have an older Monkey Man fleece. It is the only MHW product that fits differently on me. I normally wear small in everything. For the Monkey Man I had to size up to a medium. Does this product fit like the other Monkey Man products?

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It does. It's definitely intended to fit snugly to your body, so if you want more of a sweatshirt fit I'd size up again.

5 5

A big hit

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Bagged 3 of these. one for myself and one each for my lads for a Telluride ski trip. They wore this and the Patagonia Down Shirt as mid layers on alternate days. Hopefully they will now ditch those awful, ghastly, naff, cotton, baggy "hoodies" when they get home to London. Warm, slim-fitting, vents well and when Jack Frost starts to gnaw at your exposed parts, just flip the hoodie under your skid-lid and it provides welcome insulation from the elements

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Unsure

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I like this fleece a lot, mostly.
I hike in the mountains of Montana a lot. I foresee this being a great mid or outer layer . I got it to be a layer up from my Patagonia R1 Hoodie (one of the best items I own).
So far I think I will be happyish, but there are some details that could use some tweaking still


Pros- Its pretty warm, yet breathable, very versatile.
Cons- Several small things. The thumb loops are too tight to wear very long. The hood comes to under my chin, and is not a balaclava. It is fitted in that it would not go over a helmet, but isn't really that fitted.. The flap behind the zipper has loose stitching that began to get stuck in the zipper on day one.

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I am very disappointed in the quality of this item. Beside the cons mentioned above. The elastic waist drawstring has broken. I have older MH gear that is of a very high quality and lasted many years. I hope this doesn't represent the rest of their lineup. I will be wary of continuing to buy their brand.

Is it windproof?

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Is it windproof?

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No. Something like the Airshield Monkey Man would be though.