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Mountain Hardwear - Kor Strata Climb Hooded Jacket - Men's

Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata Climb Hooded Jacket - Men's

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$64.99 - $144.99 Original price:$224.95
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Item #MHW01FE

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Tech Specs

Material:
Pertex Quantam Air 20D Ripstop (59% recycled nylon, 41% nylon), DWR coating
Insulation:
40g Primaloft Gold Active
Fit:
standard
Length:
hip
Center Back Length:
29in
Hood:
elastic
Pockets:
2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest
Claimed Weight:
1lb
Recommended Use:
sport climbing, trad climbing
Manufacturer Warranty:
lifetime

Kor Strata Climb Hooded Jacket

The minimalist and lightweight design of the Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata Climb Hooded Jacket will help push you to new heights on your climbing pitch in times of cold weather. Equipped with a Pertex Quantam Air fabric, the nylon material is durable against abrasion from porous rocks and resists water to keep you dry and comfortable if storm clouds roll in during your climb. Harness compatible pockets allow access to your gear when roped up, and a drop tail adds extra protection while you're reaching far for the next hold. When you're headed back to the car or basecamp, toss it in your pack without taking up room thanks to the compressible Primaloft Gold insulation.

  • A climbing-specific jacket for colder shoulder seasons
  • Nylon ripstop fabric is durable and abrasion-resistant
  • Primaloft Gold insulation is compressible to save pack space
  • Harness compatible pockets provide easy access while roped up
  • Low profile hood fits under a climbing helmet

A simple jacket not worth the full price

  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Large

It is a nice jacket, it just doesn't warrant the $224 full price.
I like the Kor Strata material and this jacket will be great for the mountaineering season as a mid layer, or knocking around camp with it. It is soft and comfortable, but it is just the most basic piece as you will ever find, there isn't anything really worth mentioning, it is a stripped down Kor Strata jacket. No cinch at the bottom to tighten it up from any drafts, or the wind blowing, no hood cinch, no inside pockets, it has a hood, it has two hand pockets and that is about it. If it is on sale.. Sure, it is a nice simple piece to add to a lightweight layering system. I described it to my wife as the equivalent to a hooded sweatshirt, I gave all my normal hooded sweatshirts away because I wasn't wearing them. This is something I will wear and the material will perform in the situations I put myself in.

Again, it is a nice piece, I just don't think paying full price is warranted for how stripped down and basic the piece is. I would say this is the replacement for the Desna jackets I have purchased in the past from MHW. Just a simple hooded mid layer, which were in the $150 range. But even then, those had more features than this jacket.

I feel someone would be kinda disappointed if this jacket showed up and they saw how basic it is and if they paid full price for it.

Mountain Hardwear

Men's Apparel
 SMLXLXXL
 30, 3132, 3334, 3638, 4042
Chest

36 - 38in

(91 - 97cm)

39 - 41in

(99 - 104cm)

42 - 45in

(107 - 114cm)

46 - 49in

(124 - 127cm)

50 - 53in

(127 - 135cm)

Sleeve

33in

(84cm)

34in

(86cm)

35in

(89cm)

36in

(91cm)

37in

(94cm)

Waist

29 - 31in

(74 - 79cm)

32 - 33in

(81 - 84cm)

34 - 36in

(86 - 91cm)

37 - 39in

(94 - 99cm)

41 - 43in

(104 - 109cm)

Hip

36 - 38in

(91 - 97cm)

38 - 40in

(97 - 102cm)

42 - 44in

(107 - 112cm)

46 - 48in

(117 - 122cm)

50in

(127cm)

Inseam

Short 30in (76cm)

Regular 32in (81cm)

Long 34in (86cm)

How to Measure:
All measurements correspond to equivalent body measurements, not the dimensions of the garment. For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Sleeve:
Measure from the center of your back to your wrist with arms held out.
Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Hip:
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.
Inseam:
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.