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Western Mountaineering Flight Vest

in Clothing - Insulating - Down

Average Rating
4.33 / 5 (3 reviews)

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Jay Wilkerson
( Creachen )

East Bay
Western Mountaineering Flight Vest on 06/10/2008 15:02:04 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

I orderd the XL and it ways in at even 7oz. It more then keeps me warm sitting around camp at night and it is big enough to throw over me when sleeping to add a extra layer. I have used Flight Vest in June,July, August and even September. Altitude would be between 8,000 to 12,000 feet. It is a nice addition to your layering system.
Highly recomended.

Price comparison from GearBuyer: Western Mountaineering Flight Vest - Men's priced at: $184.95
Art Sandt
( artsandt )
mine was too heavy and the fit wasn't perfect on 06/11/2008 07:58:45 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 4 / 5

I would have kept mine but my size medium was also overweight, at almost 7 ounces--ridiculous considering that I bought it thinking I was going to get a 5 ounce vest. For the coverage it provided, which was barely past my waistline, there are numerous warmer options available at that weight or slightly heavier so I ended up selling it. About the fit, I tried a size large before settling on the medium, but the large was just enormous through the torso on me.

Stephen Morse
( scmorse1 )

Bay area
Size runs big on 06/29/2008 21:33:41 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 4 / 5

I normally wear an XL, but this vest in Large fits me fine. Very nice piece of clothing.

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