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Plummeting mercury is no concern of the Fitz Roy Hooded Down Jacket.

Inspired by the iconic mountain ridgeline of the company’s namesake, the Patagonia Men’s Fitz Roy Hooded Down Jacket delivers massive warmth in the harsh alpine cold thanks to its premium 800-fill goose down. This lofty yet highly compressible jacket features windproof, fully recycled shell fabric and a fully insulated, adjustable hood that fits right over your climbing helmet. When you reach the belay, fleece-lined hand pockets reanimate your frozen digits.

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5 5

Awesome Jacket for Belaying

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

Bought the jacket to help keep me warm on those long days of Belaying ice climbing as an owner/instructor of a company.

I have been wearing it for 8 hour days just standing at the bottom in every temp from -40c to 5c. Has done an excellent job of keeping me warm.

Often all I've had to wear underneath is a Merino wool T-Shirt.

Is this sufficient for a summer climb on...

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Is this sufficient for a summer climb on rainier?

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The Patagonia Fitz Roy Hooded Down Jacket is a beefy puff jacket and would be capable of keeping someone warm on the glacial temps of Rainier in the summer. How warm this jacket will be depends a great deal on you and your metabolism (do you run hot or cold generally). If you did find yourself cold at all you could easily combat that with a light shell over the Fitz Roy, but during a summer ascent even that would probably be overkill.

Does the jacket come with a stuff sack?

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Does the jacket come with a stuff sack?

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It is not included but the jacket is super compressible.

5 5

Awesome coat

I have a down sweater that I really like but then I got this jacket and I love it. Super warm.

is the hood removable

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is the hood removable

Will this be warm enough for the non-Rainier...

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Will this be warm enough for the non-Rainier cascades? I'm starting with Shasta this Spring.

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Yes, plenty warm. In fact, depending on what your layer system is and how prone to cold you are...it may be a bit much.

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I have worn this in -10 degrees with a LS merino shirt.

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It will be way more than enough for Shasta. I would actually recommend just getting the regular Patagonia Down Sweater and layer over it instead, which will be more dynamic on the mountain when you start to heat up.

3 5

Needs updating

I tried to really like this coat. when I first got it, it looked like just the ticket for an over-the-shell-belay puffy. It is perfectly adequate for the job, and I almost kept it untill I tried a Rab Neutrino endurance. The rab is just flat out a better coat in all respects. Rab uses pertex endurance outer shell that is windproof and nearly waterproof w/ waterproof zippers that give it a more advanced performance and looks. Patagonia just needs to update this coat with some better materials or lower the price.
In the Fitz's defence, there are way more pockets, it is a bit more packable and lighter-feeling (a tiny bit). As for sizing - I am a solid Med (5'9 160 42in chest 32in waist) This is sized very big. I wanted a coat that goes over my gore-tex though for summits, sitting in the snow, belaying in snow/ice, etc.... the med fit over my shells snugly. the large was a tent. The Rab fits much more traditionally - a L was right between the Fitz M & L.
Overall, Patagonia just didn't compare.

3 5

Not The Right Jacket For Me

As a Patagonia loyalist, I ordered the Fitz Roy in a medium as I was told the fit was going to be similar to Das Parka which Med fit great. The medium ran a bit smaller than Das Parka and was way too small on me (I am 5'9" 195lbs / Barrel chested). I found a Large which fit like a damn sleeping bag. I ended up returning for a Large Rab Neutrino Endurance which I love.

I'm giving three stars because the fit was poor and for the same money I'm much happier with the Rab.

Fitz Roy
Pros: SUPER light, Very Warm, great hand warmer pockets
Cons: Bad fit for my body type, Outer material easily subjected to rips and tears, Not water resistant in case I get caught in a light rain / snow

For the same money the Rab had a slightly tougher exterior that repels water, taped zippers, better fit, better colors. Beware, the Rab is a little heavier and bulkier if you're pinching grams.

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I found the DAS parka Medium a bit too small for me (5'11" 185lb, 42" chest) in that I couldn't layer. I got the Fitz Roy in the large instead because the price dropped and I don't have any down gear. It is much warmer than the DAS and with the large I can layer more comfortably. The DAS was nice but lacked the extra warmth of down. The FR is so comfortable I can't wait for the temps to drop. Over the low 30's you only need a light shirt. In the teens you can put a shell over it or fleece under it. I would not want to get it wet despite the DWR coating. It does have a nice inner zipper pocket that the DAS did not have, as well as one chest outer pocket. The hand warmer pockets are lined with a soft material which the DAS did not have.

I haven't tried the Rab, but the Fitz Roy is a keeper.

5 5

Don't listen to Olaf's review

He shouldn't have ever ordered the Medium. Patagonia has typically used a "boxy" torso cut for their jackets. At 5'8 - of course its going to be long on him, "halfway down his thigh" and at 145 lbs, of course its going to be baggy on him! However if you are 5'11 - 6'1 the length will be perfect, and a weight range of 165 to 180 lbs will be ideal.

Throwing 5 stars up to offset his 2 stars that shouldn't have made it on here. Of course he's allowed to review.... but don't let him mislead you!

5 5

Best Present Ever

My boyfriend loves this jacket. We live in Wyoming and it's freezing all the time, but he can just put on a t-shirt and the jacket and is plenty warm. Thanks Patagonia for making such a fantastic piece. The fit is also true to all other Patagonia stuff he's worn.

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Wow. You are the best girlfriend ever! Glad it worked out for him.

size medium on a 5'8" 140 - 150 lb model

size medium on a 5'8" 140 - 150 lb model

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big sloppy fit.

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It's a sloppy fit because you are clearly a Small or Extra Small. I have this coat in Medium too and it fits me perfectly. I'm also 5'11" and 175 lbs. Get your proper size instead of deeming something a 'sloppy' fit.

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I've never heard of someone 5'8 at 145 wearing a medium unless their shoulders were exceptionally large....

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ridiculous review Olaf... considering you should 100% be a small with no layers on... /sigh... cmon man.

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I've used this in Mongolia during sub -20 C degree high winds and had no issues. Good fit as you can layer within.l Also great space in hood as it can fit a helmet. Patagonia Fitz Roy is a great jacket.

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looks like a great fit to me for a super warm oversized parka!

5 5

Its toastier than you'll ever comprehend

I just recently purchased this jacket from a smaller local outfitter within the last month. I absolutely love it. I don't understand peoples problems with the fit, I'm 5'11" and it fits me fine... Im not sure whether the guy below realizes that the other patagonia down items are mostly slim fitting. I have a new R3 and the medium fits completely different- because its slim fitting. I have worn this thing around camp and while belaying with only a t shirt underneath and I'm perfectly comfortable. It packs down ultra tiny. It weighs absolutely nothing which is what I like most about it. The outer fabric seems very resilient and the pocket hand warmers work great. The hood is THE greatest fitting hood I've ever used, it tightens up but still lets you see your peripherals. The fact is, stop thinking about it just buy one, its my greatest investment clothing wise besides a gore-tex shell. The only downside to it is that there is no stuff sack included, so I just use an old sleeping bag one, problem solved.

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I'm very curious to know what size you got? you didn't say. I'm 5'8"/155 lbs and the medium was massive on me. The chest of the medium jacket I bought measured to be 25.75 inches across armpit to armpit and the length down the back from bottom of collar to uncinched-hem was 33.6 inches. Whereas other similar down coats I have in medium usually measures no more than 20 - 22 inches across the chest and 29 - 31 inches in length. Nevertheless I'm glad you are happy with it but giving a $300 800 fill down jacket a 5 star positive review for being warm alone is like giving a car perfect test drive ratings because it came with tires. The are other more important qualities that makes a jacket worthy of 5 stars. ;-)

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Also you may want to give Backcountry a phone call because my Fitz Roy Down Hoody came with a seperate matching shiny black nylon stuff sack in one of the hand pockets. Yet I would hardly call not having it a downside because it is always easier and quicker to stuff down jackets of this size into their hoods, cinch in down and quickly stow it away in your pack while on the trail instead of spending most of your basecamp morning trying to stuff an elephant into shot glass-yeah I been there done that but no longer doing it.

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probably was meant to throw over your outerwear

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Okay, I went to Paragon Sports after work tonight in Union Square Manhattan, NYC and tried on a few medium Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Hoody Jackets that they just got in stock and it seems the one I received from Backcountry was indeed irregularly sized. However my review will remain the same at two stars because I realized a few more flaws with the Fitz Roy Hoody. 1. The main zipper pull is too small for gloved hands and the main zipper track is super cheap and flimsy compared to the zippers on similar jackets like the Rab Neutrino and Marmot Ama Dablam. After trying on a few jackets I realized zipper snags were prevalent on all of them. 2. The hood has a nice puffy loft but when not in use it flops around a lot and can feel bulky around your neck. I've been wearing my Rab Neutrino daily in NYC and now realize how useful the hood secure flap on that jacket is when the hood is not being used and the wearer is active and don't want the hood flapping around. 3. The outer DWR treated nylon shell of the Fitz Roy Hoody is actually a softer and silkier than all the other heavy Patagonia Down Jackets and Sweaters. I'm not sure why Patagonia did this other that to shed weight but my opinion, based on being active in the outdoors since 1994 when I was 14 yrs old, is that it will not last more than a few seasons before it inevitably starts to shred or get punctured somewhere.
Positives that I now realize is the Fitz Roy is a super light weight jacket for the warmth you get and it has the best hood I've experienced on a down coat. The reason my review was so harsh is because the Fitz Roy carries a $300 price tag. Had it been a $200 or $100 coat I could've understood the flaws and gave it 4 stars. But the hefty price tag of $300 needs to present consumers with something that is comparably better than similar $300 and $200 down coats. The Fitz Roy, hood excluded, is not better than other cheaper or same price 800 fill down hoodies on the market. For that see or try out the Rab Neutrino Endurance!

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@eri4551486
Actually it is quite the opposite. Down doesn't work when it gets wet so it is best to put a rain shell over a down. And you don't want to sweat inside a down so it is best to wear no more that two layers beneath a heavy hooded down coat. What you are maybe thinking of is a Belay Winter Jacket like the Patagonia Das Jacket or Mammut Stratus Belay Coat. These will work to keep you warm when they get wet from snow melt or whatever.

2 5

Super Lofty but the Sizing was way off and Fit was sloppy!

I love the idea of this jacket but I had to return it. I'm 5'8" 155 lbs and I wear medium in everything. I also own the Patagonia Hi-Loft Down Sweater-Jacket in a size medium. However, the Fitz Roy Down Hoody size medium was super big on me. The hem when cinched was still past my mid thigh and the torso was literally wide enough to fit two medium sized people inside and zip it up. I'm not sure if I got an irregular jacket because I'm already aware of the generous cut of some Patagonia and Arcteryx men's wear but I've never experienced such poor fitment from Patagonia before. My brother is 6'2 175 lbs and wears a large but on him my medium Fitz hoody fit like a baggy large compared to what he usually wears.
I would've exchanged it for a small but I strongly believe I would have to buy an XS in this jacket to get a normal medium fit.
The positives of this coat is that the down loft is super fluffy and firm. Even in the hood the loft is nice. It is like wearing a warm down sleeping bag. Last year I had the Ama Dablam by Marmot which is also 800 fill but about 1/4 as lofty at the Fitz Roy and had almost no loft in the hood. So I expected that I would've been much warmer in the Fitz Roy Down Hoody.
Said and done the BIG negative was for me was how sloppy the tailoring is on the Fitz Roy Down Hoody. When the jacket is unzipped it hangs off your body awkwardly and one side hangs lower than the other side. At first I thought it was the result of the fit being too big but I posted a Guru photo of a stock image with a model wearing the Lagoon color unzipped and it can clearly be seen that the balance is off on the tailoring. This was another reason I didn't exchange for a smaller size. Another negative was the outer nylon shell didn't seem durable enough to last more than a few seasons of moderate use.
In the end I just got the Rab Neutrino Edurance which was 1000% better in tailoring, fit and durablity but more pricey than the Fitz Roy but it was worth it.

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Olaf,

I think you may have purchased an irregularrly sewn jacket. I too found some tailoring issues with the first Fitz Roy I purchased, last year's XL Green.

The right pocket was sewn unevenly, causing the jacket to off-hilter when a pocket had something in it.

Patagonia exchanged it for me no problem, as I had never used it. I wear this year's Lagoon in large, and wear Patagonia large in everything.

It fits perfect. I'll post a thorough video review shortly.

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Thanks buddy! Please do. Looking forward to that video. Other than fit and size issues I had the Fitz Roy Down Hoody is a really great jacket. I think it has one of the best loft hoods on a down hoody I've ever seen. That thing is super lofty for the weight. I may still get a small if I can get one on sale and see how that fits me but the medium was super big on me to be of any use to me other than wearing it at a bus stop in freezing weather.

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Okay, I went to Paragon Sports after work tonight in Union Square Manhattan, NYC and tried on a few medium Patagonia Fitz Roy Down Hoody Jackets that they just got in stock and it seems the one I received from Backcountry was indeed irregularly sized. However my review will remain the same at two stars because I realized a few more flaws with the Fitz Roy Hoody. 1. The main zipper pull is too small for gloved hands and the main zipper track is super cheap and flimsy compared to the zippers on similar jackets like the Rab Neutrino and Marmot Ama Dablam. After trying on a few jackets I realized zipper snags were prevalent on all of them. 2. The hood has a nice puffy loft but when not in use it flops around a lot and can feel bulky around your neck. I've been wearing my Rab Neutrino daily in NYC and now realize how useful the hood secure flap on that jacket is when the hood is not being used and the wearer is active and don't want the hood flapping around. 3. The outer DWR treated nylon shell of the Fitz Roy Hoody is actually a softer and silkier than all the other heavy Patagonia Down Jackets and Sweaters. I'm not sure why Patagonia did this other that to shed weight but my opinion, based on being active in the outdoors since 1994 when I was 14 yrs old, is that it will not last more than a few seasons before it inevitably starts to shred or get punctured somewhere.
Positives that I now realize is the Fitz Roy is a super light weight jacket for the warmth you get and it has the best hood I've experienced on a down coat. The reason my review was so harsh is because the Fitz Roy carries a $300 price tag. Had it been a $200 or $100 coat I could've understood the flaws and gave it 4 stars. But the hefty price tag of $300 needs to present consumers with something that is comparably better than similar $300 and $200 down coats. The Fitz Roy, hood excluded, is not better than other cheaper or same price 800 fill down hoodies on the market. For that see or try out the Rab Neutrino Endurance!

Could anyone tell me where this jacket is...

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Could anyone tell me where this jacket is made? Thank you

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Cathy,
The Fitz Roy Down Hoody is made in China.

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China! Up until the mid to late 1990s most if not all of Patagonia goods were made in the USA. I still have some old fleeces that all say Made In USA. The original Down jackets and Das Parkas were still made in the USA up until the early 2000s. Which is why you may find some old Patagonia Down Jackets and Das Parkas on eBay for $800 to $1200+. Those are collector items

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Are you implying that ethnicity determines quality?

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I'm not sure why someone would assume Cathy is implying anything. Maybe she wants to support products made in the U.S. Maybe she wants to see the savings made on products made in China passed on to us, the consumers. She mentioned nothing about 'quality' or 'ethnicity'. She simply asked where it was made.

I am 5'9''/ 5'10'', 175 pounds. Am wondering...

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I am 5'9''/ 5'10'', 175 pounds. Am wondering if i should get a medium or large. Dont want it to be baggy or too tight, just a comfortable right fit.

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Large will be good... give you a bit of room for layers but not too baggy

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The medium that I got measured 25.75 inches across the chest armpit to armpit and around 33 inches down the length of the back from bottom of collar to hem. It would be best to say it fit like a large medium. Heck actually for my 5'8" 155lb body it was a large large. lol.

Any recommendations on this vs. a Rab...

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Any recommendations on this vs. a Rab Endurance Neutrino? I like the box wall contraction on these, but it looks like the neutrino has more fill and higher quality down. Not sure what the Rab's "sewn through baffling" is, perhaps just a simple sewn through design. Anyhow, does anyone have any advice here? Is the box wall enough to beat out the higher quality over stuffing on the neutrino?

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Both are great jackets. The Neutrino Endurance will resist water a lot better, but because it doesn't have box wall baffling construction it will have cold spots. Both have 800 fill down, and in similar amounts.

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Look at the Rab Neutrino Plus. Even more down fill, cut a bit longer in length and has the box wall construction.

Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

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Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

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pic's with stats don't lie,keep pic's coming Olaf.

Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

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Black Color w/ odd looking gray fleece rectangles at color flap.

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