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Outdoor Research Men's Axcess Jacket

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Outdoor Research Men's Axcess Jacket

Enjoy weatherproof protection while skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing in this insulated Men's Axcess Jacket from Outdoor Research. It's a versatile and durable winter jacket made with waterproof and breathable two-ply GORE-TEXPerformance fabric and insulated with EnduraLoft synthetic insulation. Outdoor Research added more insulation around the torso area for core warmth while lightening up on EnduraLoft through the back and lower sleeves to enhance your range of motion. This waterproof GORE-TEX hardshell features CrossFlo chest-to-hip zippers for optional venting on sunny alpine days. The hood accommodates ski and snowboard helmets and features adjustment options for sizing. There's also a zip-out Thermodynamic balaclava that fits inside a tuck-away pocket whenever you don't need the extra insulation. Outdoor Research also added an integrated RECCO reflector to enhance your safety measures and precautions in the snowy backcountry.

  • Shell fabric: 2-layer 70D GORE-TEX®Performance fabric
  • Lining: Reversed tricot
  • Insulation: EnduraLoft™insulation; 60 g front and upper sleeves arms, 40 g back and along underarms
  • Integrated RECCO®reflector on left shoulder
  • Fully waterproof, breathable and seam taped
  • Water-resistant zippers
  • Full-length, double separating front zipper
  • Fully adjustable hood accommodates ski, snowboard and alpine helmets
  • Zip-out Thermodynamic™balaclava with internal tuck-away pocket
  • CrossFlo™chest-to-hip zippers for ventilation
  • Nylon/spandex-knit mesh powder skirt with gripper elastic
  • Zippered napoleon pocket with media port
  • Zippered hand pockets
  • Two large, inner Shove-It™pockets
  • Inner lift pass pocket with drawcord key-clip attachment
  • Hook/loop cuff closures
  • Dual drawcord hem adjustments

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5 Star Rating

Reviews - Outdoor Research Men's Axcess Jacket

5 Stars Campjeep - 2013-03-31

OR Axcess Jacket
This is the best ski jacket I've owned. After a full season both at the resorts and in the backcountry of Colorado I can safely say that this performs exactly how I want a ski jacket to be. It has enough insulation to keep you warm on those cold days but enough vents to regulate when the sun comes out. At first when trying it on it seemed huge, however, once I was out on the snow I appreciated the room for layering, and the freedom of movement. The cuffs go great over gloves or mitts, the hood fits easily over a helmet, or cinches down when you're on the ascent. Plenty of pockets and even a built in balaclava are great features that come in super handy when the weather changes. The gore-tex keeps all moisture out (I've been in full downpours and stayed bone dry). The only downsides I've found are that it's a little heavy, but for an insulated jacket it's not too bad, and that after a lot of hiking the insulation definitely holds odor. Maybe I'm just more smelly than most, but it seems to hold a lot. Also, the vent zips aren't ideal when wearing a pack. They're not bad, but a bicep to hip zip would be a lot easier. Otherwise, this is a fantastic ski jacket. Disclaimer: I am a Gore Mountaintech that product tests gear for gore-tex. However, this in no way sways my reviews.



5 Stars drcrusher - 2013-01-05

Great coat
Outdoor research products are growing on me. This coat is burly and warm. I ski 60+ days a year in the Wasatch, mostly Snowbird and the coat has stood up well in powder, cold blowing wind and fridgid temps. I like the ventilation zip placement better than pit zips since they are easier to access and allow more air flow without having to raise your arms. The zips also allow easy access to the inner pockets if necessary. The hood fits over my helmet well and I bet it would do well to keep the head warm over a hat in a storm. It also zips off which is a big bonus. The zips are the "sealed" kind that are less apt to allow wind to penetrate the coat, so lack of a storm flap is not an issue. The one thing I wish the coat had is a wrist pocket for small items (lip stuff, goggle shammy, goodies etc). Other than that I would recommend this coat to anyone.



5 Stars avalon - 2011-12-12

Perfect jacket!!
highly recommend this jacket. stoic makes some great quality gear and this jacket is really nice. high quality design, fits wells, and really warm ... not too warm though, just enough to only wear a light layer underneath



 
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