I got the Montreaux jacket from my husband for Christmas. We live in ND and this winter has had more days below zero than above zero. I needed a very warm jacket and one that could withstand the extreme wind that we get here as well. This jacket lives up to the test and then some! It is not extremely bulky so I don't feel like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. It washes easily with a damp wash cloth too (which is great because I got the Whitestone color). It fits pretty true to size. It comes to just above my knees. The hood is HUGE and covers my full face if I want it too (again-this helps with our high winds). I can wear a t-shirt under this jacket and be outside in -20, with the wind blowing full force and I don't feel a thing. I actually get very warm if I have too many layers on! Only one minor downfall is that when I have the jacket on and I am driving it is hard to see to my left when I turn my head to look for cars before changing lanes. I have learned to keep the hood off to my right shoulder. This is definitely worth the investment if you live in cold climates or are outside quite a bit in the winter.