Dependable, fleecy warmth.
Whether you're skiing with a handful of your buddies out yonder in Utah or climbing a project in Eldorado Canyon, you need a midlayer that offers a dash of flexibility, hint of warmth, and a heavy helping of no-frills design. So, look no further than the Mammut Men's Polar ML Hooded Fleece Jacket to put an end to your recipe searching, so to speak. Designed as a versatile midlayer, the Polar features a Polartec Thermal Pro fabric that's equal parts breathable and warm, while the Pontetorto Dryfast (say that five times fast) lining wicks away moisture and dries quickly. The flatlock seams combined with articulated sleeves offer a chafe-free fit, and the drawcord hem seals in warmth when the winds start to bring down the house.
- A midweight fleece for aerobic activities
- Polartec Thermal Pro offers cozy warmth
- Pontetorto Dryfast lining wicks away moisture
- Flatlock seams assure a chafe-free fit
- Drawcord hood seals in warmth
- Hand pockets keep necessities close by
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: True to size
- Size Bought: XL
Technically this is a pretty advanced fleece, made with super nice material to make it more breathable/wicking than other fleeces. But to be honest, I love mine for around town use. It does feel pretty breathable... not a great outer layer on super cold windy days, but very helpful to prevent over-heating. The whole thing is incredibly soft and comfortable which is definitely my favorite part. The look is pretty simple and clean, so you can where it all over town, to work, to dinner, etc.. I would highly recommend this for an all around fleece for when the puffy is too warm, but a long sleeve shirt won't cut it.
Fit is true to size, but a bit slim for sure. So the arm and torso length are pretty spot on, but the body is a bit more trim than brands like North Face, Marmot, etc.. I'm between a L and XL depending on the brand, and XL is always great for me with Mammut.