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kdnwrote a review of on January 12, 2015

5 5

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

I'm 5'8, 135 pounds and these were long enough, cute, and tough in a size 4. They feel very flimsy and thin, but they've held up through knee jams and slips on granite, and they're a little warmer than I first anticipated. These are a summer early fall layer - not the bridge season layer I was hoping for, but worth keeping for the great cut!

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kdnwrote a review of on January 12, 2015

5 5

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

This is a great jacket by rab - I've been on a quest to find an alpine puffy for frigid belays in the Cascades that looks vaguely feminine, and this fits the bill. I'm 5'8" 135lbs, and the small fits well over my shell. Also rare for my size, the sleeves and torso is long enough. Love the wire in the hood to stay put over helmets without feeling pinched down. Soft cloth near the neck and hands - great touches. One thing I wish it had is the ability to unzip from the bottom to free up my harness. Overall great product though - kept me warm ice climbing in 7 degrees in Cody, Wyoming, and cozy in camp in the Cascades!

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kdnwrote a review of on April 24, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: Runs large

I normally wear a small in tank tops (135, 5'8") but have found I need to size down for horny toad. It's a bit more fitted than it would look from the picture of the model. Thin material in the bust (might show even if you're not that cold!) but I use bathing suit inserts in a bunch of exercise tops that solves it nicely. Otherwise super cute!

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kdnwrote a review of on April 24, 2014

5 5

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

This is the softest merino product I own and it looks great. Warm, dresses up for the office over slacks but equally comfortable over leggings to head to the bar apres ski. Flattering cut is tight at the hips but dolman sleeves are flattering for my climbing shoulders. 5'8 and 130 lbs and the small was perfect

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kdnwrote a review of on April 22, 2013

5 5

In the continuing quest to find gear that has a tailored fit, rain jackets seem the last hold-out. This is a great jacket in that it has a sleek cut but is still totally waterproof. It's a shell, but the hood and neck are lined for soft comfort, and there's room to fit a mid-layer underneath when taking it to the backcountry. I'm 5'8" and 130lbs, the small fit great.

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kdnwrote a review of on January 17, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

This jacket is superb - great fit and true to Mammut form, a great outdoor product. The fit is slim, and like the other reviewers stated, is perfect for long torsos and arms (though with the cut, shorter torsos would fit well into it too, it was borrowed by my friend, about 6 inches shorter than me, and still looked great). I've replaced a much heavier fleece with this thinner one as a mid-layer and it stands the test - yesterday took it out under a shell for a full day of ice climbing at temperatures just above freezing. My core stayed warm (toes were another matter!). Would have needed a puffy on belay if it had gotten much colder, but stood the test for that climate!

I wear this around town too, because I love the color (looks great in alpine pictures) and fit.

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kdnwrote a review of on January 17, 2013

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

This jacket is a great product - the fabric at the elbows and side body means it's easy to bend and reach overhead without it creeping up your belly. That does mean those spots get a little colder- when the wind was blowing I could feel it on my arms. It's not a puffy for putting on for a shell, it's a warmer better tailored replacement for a heavy fleece.
I'm 5'8, 130lbs, and usually take a small, the small fit well and was long enough for my torso and arms. Keeper!

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