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Men's Perch Belay Parka™

#244808

$325.00 40.0% Discount Sale Price: $195.00
FIT: Standard fit
COLOR black
SIZE: XS - In stock
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Ice climbers know a thing or two about staying warm in all those long, stationary stretches when their partner is leading a pitch. We made the Perch Belay Parka for them (and for anyone who wants water-resistant warmth while, say, grilling burgers in a ski resort parking lot in February). A Pertex® Endurance shell pumped full of down-like PrimaLoft® Gold, designed to fit over all your other layers. It also stuffs into the big interior pocket in the back so it can clip to your harness while you lead the next pitch—or be used as a pillow.
Fabric :
Pertex® Endurance 2L
100% nylon 20D melange body
Pertex® Microlight
100% nylon 22D ripstop lining
PrimaLoft® Gold 100% polyester insulation 200 g/m2 body
160 g/m2 lower body and lower sleeves
Center Back Length :
31˝ / 79 cm
Weight :
30.4oz / 860g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Water-Resistant
Breathable
Windproof
Design Features :
Staggered Insulation to Prevent Cold Spots
Helmet Compatible Wire-Brimmed Hood
Draft Tube Around Face
Two Internal Shove- It™ Pockets
Zip Chest Pockets
Zip Hand Pockets
Internal Pocket Doubles as Stuff Sack
Two Carabiner Loops Inside Stuff Sack
Internal F
Functional Details :
Dynamic Reach™ Underarm Panels
Double-Separating Center Front Zipper
Pocket Placement Above Harness or Pack Belt
Hook/ Loop Cuff Closures
Elastic Cuffs
Elastic Drawcord Hem with Hooks to Attach Cord Inside Jacket

RATING AND REVIEWS

Awesome, super warm.

4

Just as expected! Incredibly warm and stylish. I wore this parka in -20 degrees celsius with just a t-shirt. Two cons keeping it from a 5 stars for me: slightly tight around the hips when zipped up and difficult to pack into the designated back pocket/stuff sack. I am 5'8" 165 lbs and I purchased a size small. Big enough to fit a base layer and a hooded fleece.

Whitehorse, Yukon

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One stop mountain bomb shelter

5

Had my go to OR belay jacket for 4 years, sadly the zipper failed. Thanks to some awesome customer service they helped get me sorted with the updated Perch jacket. If you're into mountains, climbing, ice and adventure then this jacket is like a concrete bunker when the weather turns nuclear. Warm, comfortable and with the climber in mind handy for the belay or the bivvi and will stay warm even if it gets soaked. Only downside is might be a bit bulkier/heavier than some of its down counterparts, but you can't have it all. Thanks Outdoor Research.

New Zealand

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Warm, Comfortable,

5

Used this while Ice climbing in and around Canmore area. Temperatures were COLD (-25- to -18 Celcius). The jacket kept me more than warm (with an O.R. Hoodie and technical shirt underneath). Windy conditions were also not a concern, windproof was true to claims. I was finally able to comfortably fit my harness over a jacket as well.

Edmonton, AB

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Nice jacket and very happy of the purchase

5

Very nice jacket and very warm. Nice colour and bright. Light weight in this kind of jacket size (which I have a large)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Covers All the Important Bases

5

This my second PB Jacket after having purchased another, earlier lighter version (don't remember the name) that had Gore Windstopper incorporated into the design. The jacket still preforms exceedingly well with nothing underneath but a mid-weight LS shirt in temps in the single digits with kickin' 20kt gusts. Not the smartest approach, but I was able to be comfortable enough to concentrate on what I was doing, not how stupid I was. Not the most compressible piece of kit I own, but I'll gladly sacrifice a bit of space for a good backstop anytime. Also, while it's not a suit of armor, it's survived a number of spills crossing icy roots and dirt, as well as unintended run-ins with trees, and has come out with only minor abrasions. Hang on to this particular design for a while OR....I'll be back!

Seoul, RoK

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Great coat.

5

This is a very good all-around winter coat. Warm, comfortable, and has lots of pockets for my stuff... like phone, flashlights, kid's mittens, and a lot else I end up carrying when out with my kids. One thing I'll say it's a tight fit if you plan to have layers underneath, which you'll want on really cold days. I'm usually a large but had to replace it with an extra large to wear it over my fleece etc. But great coat aside from that initial hiccup.

Des Moines Iowa

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quality seems great

4

Haven't had it in a storm yet, but I have owned a lot of jackets and this one seems super quality. Can't wait for the weather to get nasty. Headed to Alaska in a few weeks. I am sure to get relly wet. This will be the bomb. I am tall and skinny long armed ape. I had to go XL for sleeve length; but then chest was a little baggy. Story of my life.

Nevada city

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Warm, lightweight and comfortable coat. Bad zipper :(

4

This is a great coat for staying warm on a windy icy summit or low activity in a cold environment. You get the nice warm feeling of down in a lightweight synthetic, Very comfortable. Unfortunately, the whole thing is kinda ruined by the use of a tiny flimsy zipper. So small it is hard to get started, even with bare hands, which is not ideal in frigid conditions. OR would have a real winner if they put in a more substantial zipper.

The Adirondacks

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Warmth!

5

I love this jacket! It could pack down smaller, but it's really warm!

Traveling...

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Bright spot in IL

5

Mountain background, now a reluctant resident of the midwest due to work. That sucks but the good news is, my Belay Parka makes it more livable. Windy gray with single digits is all the time around here and I have to say, I have never worn a better heavy jacket for that kind of morale-killing weather. The insulation is superbe and the jacket seems generally overdesigned. I would expect long life in hard use and much better durability than down parkas costing four times more. The hood is better than most. My favorite feature, and the the one least common in my experience, is the CUT. Often, big parkas are cut too short at the hip and too baggy through the middle. Even in fighting shape, the human behind provides signifgant surface area for heat transfer so cover that thing up. OR clearly had this in mind and, the athlete's body, layered for cold. Well done guys. Trekking across a half-mile parking lot in flimsy dress pants when it's -4 degrees; you might as well be naked. Perch jacket. Big help there. If I thought OR's Cirque pants would work for "business casual" I'd be all over it but Lumberg would probably mention same when counselling me on the TPS reports. Best wishes all.

Scott AFB IL

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Size & fit guide

Men’s apparel - measurement guide & size chart


Measurement shown in:
  XS S M L XL XXL
CHEST 34”86 37”94 40”102 43”109 46”117 49”124
WAIST 26”66 29”74 32”81 35”89 38”97 41”104
HIPS 33”84 36”91 39”99 42”107 45”114 48”122
INSEAM 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
SLEEVE-LENGTH 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
*All sizing is based on your body measurement for graded styles.
We adjust the garment for intended fit and intended use.