Simple and effective, the Marmot Oslo Jacket features the lofty lightweight warmth of down combined with the high-performing protection of Gore-Tex. This 2-layer waterproof membrane is backed by fully taped seams, keeping moisture out of the down baffle and off your midlayers. Even so, the 700-fill down won't lose its heat-trapping loft so easily—due to a hydrophobic treatment the down resists getting soaked in wet conditions.
Thanks to the articulated cut of Marmot's Angel-Wing Movement, you're guaranteed unrestricted mobility as you ski or snowboard, and the breathable nature of Gore-Tex means you won't find yourself getting stuffy and warm between laps. This insulated jacket also features an adjustable hood and water-resistant zippers. To top it all off, the Oslo boasts a sleek design that keeps your style on point during trips into town.
- Insulated jackets easily transitions between the resort and town
- Gore-Tex membrane guarantees breathable, waterproof protection
- 700-fill recycled down is treated to retain loft when wet
- Attached hood insulated for extra warmth on stormy days
- Articulated elbows and Angel-Wing Movement offer full mobility
- Plenty of secure pockets provide a stash for small essentials
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- Q & A
Not as pictured...
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: Runs large
I bought this jacket because it was better than the Patagonia Tres 3 in 1 jacket for the functionality of the GoreTex and the slit in the back to give more room for movement without having to unzip the bottom.
Much to my surprise, when I got the jacket there was no slit in the back. I contacted backcountry and they did a search on the inventory and found that all of their jackets do not have a vent on the back hem. So the pictures, its description and pretty much every picture out there is wrong. The jacket pictured on this site is wrong. Now, backcountry said they would be changing the picture to represent the true product. But Im not sure how much I trust them. I find it hard to believe their entire inventory is wrong. I was told I would be contacted within 24 hours with an answer/resolution. I had to contact them after 48 hours. So we shall see if they were being truthful if the picture listed above actually does change.
I contacted Marmot and told them that Backcountry has a large inventory of jackets that are not what is represented on their site. That is a huge inventory control issue and I hope it gets figured out. I gotta believe Backcountry is one of Marmotâs largest accounts and probably wants to get this figured out.
Despite the construction issue, this jacket is great for its combo of down and goretex. Super warm and waterproof. I would say itâs a tad on the large side. Sometimes mediums in Marmot are snug on me but this was plenty big with room.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: Runs large
- Size Bought: Large
- Height: 6'0"
- Weight: 200lbs
I rarely write reviews, but I am obsessed with gear and I can't believe there aren't more reviews of this jacket online. I live in northern Vermont and have been wanting a long, insulated, waterproof jacket for being outside in cold, wet weather. When I walked my dogs in mid November and the temperature was 14 degrees and a snow storm followed, I searched in earnest for a good parka that would work from town to the mountains. This thing is great, and amazing for the price.
I was looking for a jacket that had the following-
- Long cut
- Clean, simple lines / styling
- Insulated (preferably down)
- Waterproof (preferably Gore-tex)
- Two way zipper
- Insulated hood
I considered a number of other jackets, including the Arcteryx Therme, the Patagonia City Storm Parka or the Tres Parka. In many ways this Marmot jacket outshines those others even at half the price of the Arc jacket.
The minimal styling is great, wrist gaskets around the sleeves, tons of insulation and fully waterproof. I've had this thing in wet snow, wind, rain and sleet in just a few days. It performs well and has kept me warm and dry. Its very light for the size, and lighter than the other jackets I mentioned above.
I got it in navy blue and the color is deep, dark and sleek. Its much better looking in person than the photos that Marmot is using. It has waterproof vislon zippers which was hard to tell in photos. The hood adjustment works well and the two way zipper is key when getting in and out of a car or bending down. The chest pockets (one external, one internal) are large and useful.
If I was nitpicking there are a couple small cons. It fits baggy. I'm over 6ft, around 200 lbs and got a large. Its big around the mid section, so you could size down if you want a more trim fit. The wrist gaskets are a little thicker than I would like, a personal preference. The high collar is a little tight when zipped all the way up with the hood down, but it does keep weather out.
Overall these are minor gripes for an otherwise epic jacket, especially for the price. If you are looking for a longer insulated parka, definitely try this one, especially if its on sale. The Arcteryx Therme was my other choice, and I think it has a little better "urban" style, but I'm not missing out by wearing this jacket in any other way. Great product.