Mountain Hardwear's Monkey Womens Grid II Jacket uses Polartec's Thermal Pro fabric to produce an attractive garment with a high warmth to weight ratio.
Mountain Hardwear says: Fleece simply doesn’t feel any better than the Monkey Woman Grid II Jacket The high-loft Monkey Phur fleece throughout provides unbeatable warmth, the grid pattern making the jacket more breathable while decreasing its mass. Extremely adaptable, the Monkey Woman Grid II has the insulating properties of a midlayer.
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Mountain Hardwear's Monkey Womens Grid II Jacket is an accomplished piece of kit, Polartec Thermal Pro is a high void fleece with an attractive dot grid pattern on the external face and an excellent warmth to weight ratio. There are two hand warmer pockets and a concealed chest pocket. The cuffs are simply finished with a fold over seam and the hem has a shockcorded cinch adjustment.
Its more of a relaxed garment than performance driven, but with Polartec Thermal Pro it achieves that all important higher warmth to weight.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear