Helping you perform at the limit.
The Men's Kishtwar Softshell Jacket is The North Face's Summit Series offering for highly aerobic activities in harsh, cold-weather environments. In other words, it's the absolute cream of the The North Face crop. Polartec Power Shield Pro is windproof, water-resistant, super-durable, and extremely breathable to protect you and keep you comfortable at the same time.
- Highly breathable Polartec Power Shield protects you from the elements and allows moisture to escape
- Alpine fit lets you layer under or over the Kishtwar comfortably
- Fixed hood is fully adjustable
- Adjustable hook-and-loop cuff tabs seal out the snow
- Zip handwarmer pockets to warm frozen digits
- Napoleon chest pockets for convenient storage
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I purchased this jacket for winter hiking and snowshoeing here in northern Idaho. I needed a breathable, windproof garment that was light weight, water repellent vs. waterproof and that would stuff into a pack without a hassle. This jacket fits that need perfectly. Being a shell, it can be worn with whatever form of underlayment is necessary; having year-round flexibility is important given the price of the garment.
I ordered a medium for my 5'9", 153 lb frame and the fit is perfect. I add layers as needed.
The assembly of the garment is impeccable; TNF black is a beautiful color and the texture is nearly luxurious.
If you are willing to ante up the cash for this jacket, I don't think you will be disappointed.
Does the hood fit over a helmet?
no it doesnt not.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
this was my favorite shell, it breathes great, almost waterproof, used it for everything!! only gave it three stars because it snagged lightly on a doorknob and ripped the napolean pocket.
For those of you who have this, how is the fit? It says Athletic but looks boxy or regular fit from picture. Thanks.
I am 5'10" 160, I got a large and it fits great! Still room for layers... I have been wearing it for about a year now and love it. Need to re-up the DWR though, as it is starting to loose its waterproofness after a year.