Mountain Hardwear's Monkey Man Grid II Hooded Jacket uses Polartec's High Loft Grid Monkey Phur™ fabric which offers outstanding warmth, comfort and breathability without the bulk.
Mountain Hardwear says:
Warm, soft, and comfortable fleece just doesn’t get any better than this.The Hooded Monkey Man Grid II boasts our high-loft Monkey Phur fleece throughout the body and on the hood. This 100% polyester fabric offers outstanding warmth, comfort, and breathability, but does it without adding bulk. Extremely adaptable, the jacket makes a great, insulating mid-layer.
The Monkey Man Grid II Hooded Jacket is constructed from plush Monkey Phur with a burnout grid pattern which reduces bulk and increases breathability. It provides maximum warmth to weight ratio and is perfect to wear alone or under a shell. This cosy jacket has two zippered hand warmer pockets which are positioned well so you can still get into them when wearing a harness or pack. It also has a handy chest pocket for storing maps, snacks and other goodies you want to get at fast.
Mountain Hardwear have strategically placed hardface fleece on the inside panels, under the arms and on the hood for increased mobility. The Monkey Man Grid II Hooded Jacket is extremely soft and warm, perfect for climbing as well as other outdoor pursuits.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear