Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

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Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby ThuChad » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:46 pm

Anyone else see this on REI's facebook page? Not sure about the quality of the jacket but the idea is cool. I think I need one.

http://gearjunkie.com/jacket-has-hood-with-goggles-built-in?stop_mobi=yes
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby bunny256 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:27 pm

I would feel a bit ridiculous wearing it, but I'll admit it's pretty awesome! No exposed skin, how great would that be?
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby Hunter » Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:04 pm

Seriously, are we trying out for the role opposite Dustin Hoffman in Outbreak 2? Nice gimmick, but there goes the ability to use a stuff sack for a down jacket and I'd question the quality of the optics. Most gimmicks I've seen sacrifice on performance, durability, and quality. Even if there was a collaborated effort between Arcteryx and Zeal I still wouldn't buy something like this.
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby bking14ers » Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:39 am

The little pom-pom is a nice touch. It looks like a winter coat for The Fly.
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby Taillon75 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:06 am

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Creepy. Reminds me of those old Land of the Lost shows..... Sleestaks!
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby pvnisher » Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:14 am

That will be on full display in Chamonix and Zermatt next winter.
I wouldn't be surprised to see someone wearing it.
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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby Dave B » Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:06 am

I bet they'll be big in China following this years "face-kini" craze.

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Re: Full-Face Hoodie Jacket

Postby susanjoypaul » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:13 am

I've never actually tried one of those on, but at first glance it looks like the designer opted for fashion over function. I can only imagine how quickly those goggles would fog up.

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