Take your lunch on the hill.
Let it dump and delve into subzero temps, because you have a protective barrier in The North Face Women's Gift It Down Jacket. Filled with a light layer of lofty goose feathers and sealed with waterproof and breathable PU coating, you can ride all day in what everyone knows are the best conditions: snowy. With all the bells and whistle, including venting, powder skirt, media pocket, goggle cloth, and RECCO reflector, you'd better pack a PB & J, because you won't want to come off the mountain.
- Durable 2-layer HyVent twill provides 25PSI-rated waterproof protection and exceptional breathability
- Lofty and compressible 550-fill down and 80g Heatseeker (in hood) insulation keeps you toasty-warm when temps plummet
- Solid taffeta lining slips on easily over layers and feels fabulous
- Full underarm zip with mesh gusset lets you dump excess heat when you're riding up a sweat
- Fixed, helmet-compatible insulated hood keeps the noggin warm
- Snap-back adjustable powder skirt seals out the snow and cold; clip integration connects to your pants for double the protection
- Internal rib cuff and rib knit hem help prevent drafts and chill from sneaking in
- Napoleon zippered, wrist zippered, dual-entry handwarmer zippered, external media, and internal goggle pockets stow everything right where you want it
- Goggle cloth is conveniently stored in the zippered wrist pocket
- RECCO avalanche rescue reflector adds peace of mind and safety in-bounds
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I ordered this jacket blind having never seen it in person... It's a nice jacket!!! Color and fabric really nice. The weight is good and it will keep me warm during my Canadian winters :) I ordered a medium.. I'm 5"6" 135 lbs. it's a bit large all around but that will allow for more layering underneath. I recommend.
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I loved the idea of this coat. I'm 5'8" and about 160 pounds (usually a size 12-14),and I don't consider myself a small person, so I first ordered an XL, expecting NF to run a little small. When it first came, it was huge, so I exchanged it for a smaller size (this coat does runner bigger than other NF coats). The smaller size just came, but I discovered that while the waist fit fairly snug and perfect, the chest, shoulders and arms are still several inches too big. Now, I've got quite a large bust and a smaller waist, so this is a very new and odd problem for me to have. The sleeves went to my fingertips, and everything from the waist up was huge. I cannot see myself skiing in this coat. I find it a very awkward fit and it made me look frumpy. It has lots of pockets, and stuff like that, but I don't see how anyone is shaped to fit this coat.
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Perfect, all kinds of bells and whistles....lots of pockets for everything with nice zipper handles, extra long cuffs to keep the cold out,love the hood it really blocks out the wind. Had to get one for my mom, she's really small 5'2 105 lbs and the medium fit perfect. The quilt pattern really dresses it up.
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
This was like my uniform last year--put it on and go to the hill feeling protected, warm, and ready for whatever. I LOVE the length and the retro quilting. I normally go a size larger than my clothing size in ski jackets (ie, I normally would wear a M sweatshirt but get a size L ski jacket), but this one trends on the larger size so a medium is perfect for me and still has the oversize fit that I like.