In all honesty I was not super visually impressed with the coat, but after it became part of my closet I LITERALLY USE IT EVERY DAY. I live in a cold place and to grab a warm down jacket on my way out the door is what I do. But the versatility of this jacket is insane: It's super light, so you can pack it down and compress it into your touring pack for the top of the tour on a cold day / throwing it over the shell /or warming up before descending if it's mega windy or you catch a chill because of sweat at the top?.. .. it's also a warm enough jacket to double as emergency jacket for your touring pack too. I put it over a very VERY thin layer (okay, it was a costume but nevertheless) the other day and skied in it on a 8 degree storm day and was perfectly comfortable up top. It's SO WARM!! It's also ridiculously comfortable. Ladies: it's like wearing a sleeping bag. Fabric is soft, interior is soft: it's THE BEST. Functional zippers and two huge mesh inner pockets that are potentially one of my favorite features. Anyway- It's my favorite down jacket of all time (okay, maybe not the sexiest, but definitely the most comfortable, functional, and warm) I'd recommend this jacket to anyone.
Jackson Hole, WY