- Detail Images
Your personal heater.
Whether you’re wearing the Basin and Range Men's Summit Park Polartec Fleece Hoody as a technical layer on the mountain or casually by the bonfire, you'll feel warm and comfortable. With its breathable Polartec fabric, wearing it under a rain jacket is relaxing instead of stuffy. And in case your fingers feel a little chilled from holding a cold beverage, simply reheat them in the hand-warmer pockets.
- Polartec (100% brushed polyester fleece)
- Regular-fitting hoodie
- Side zips
- Zip hand-warmer pockets
- Q & A
Trying to decide what size to order, seems like every brand is a bit different. A Marmot brand product fits me comfortably, How does this compare? Thanks!
Nice fleece but minor issues
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: XL
Warm and looks nice but there's a couple problems as I see it. The zipper zips to high. Runs into your neck with just a slight look down. Totally fine zipped down a inch or two. Also the fabric is not very comfortable. Kinda scratchy. It grabs your t shirt when putting on and takes a bit to get adjusted. Other then that it's a nice hoodie. But not the right cut or fabric for me.
Great Warm Hoody
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: Large
I am 5'8" 200lbs and the large is slightly baggy on me which is how I would want a piece like this. I wouldnt say it runs "big" but, that its fit story is meant to be more relaxed as opposed to a performance more tighter fitting piece in the same size.
I got the Raisin color which I was skeptical at first of. I dont own anything that looks like that, its a plum almost. I found it to match my blue jeans, grey climbing pants, and brownish climbing pants which covers my entire pant wardrobe so that's win.
Its way warmer than a generic cotton hoody and just as comfortable. The inside fleece feels great against the skin and I love wearing this around the house and out and about here in SLC. Today it was in the mid-40's and it was perfect for the morning commute and biking around this afternoon. Definitely sweat in it on longer bike rides and when I was climbing but, since its not cotton it dried out super quick.
The real win for this piece is in the zippered hand warmer pockets. I hate to get apparel that I cant use in the mountains or on my bike even if it is supposed to be more casual. Easily can put my keys or wallet in those pockets and ride down to the gym without them digging into my thigh while on the bike.
Tested it out climbing and enjoyed it. Sure its bulky and I wouldnt climb any huge routes with it but, for single pitch stuff at the crag its awesome.
The elastic at the waist doesnt ride up which is important as that is annoying with some other pieces like this. The sleeves also have it which again I like. When I was climbing I could hoist the sleeves up and they stayed there so I could keep my hands/wrists free of fabric when I was climbing.
I always run right between a Medium and a Large. Do these tend to run bigger/smaller? Or pretty true to size... I once bought a Backcountry branded Wool zip-hoodie that I loved. But it ran a little on the small side, and shrunk a bit after 3+ years of use.
I think this runs on the baggier/bigger side of things.