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Mountain Hardwear Men's Geist™ Vest

Geist™ Vest
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Customer reviews for Men's Geist™ Vest
Review 1 for Men's Geist™ Vest
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Nice to see this one named after Don Geist-30 Rock

PostedJanuary 31, 2012
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Location: Bryson City, NC
Super light ultra packable windproof layer. I like the hi-vis color to be seen by hunters. This vest is great on the coldest days where I like a windproof layer over a powerstretch top for running. Zipper is nice for venting and if I want to take it off it stuffs into any pocket or even the sleeve of an inner layer.
It's the bomb-diggity.
Should be good for Spring transition weather over a short sleeve shirt as well.
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Review 2 for Men's Geist™ Vest
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Men's Geist Vest

PostedJuly 15, 2011
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Location: Bellingham, WA
I was disappointed with this product. The Details said "Hand pockets with earpiece cord exits". That's pockets, plural. Therefore I thought it had "handwarmer pockets". This vest comes with one pocket on the chest. Granted, my use was not primarily "Running / Biking" but rather warm weather wearable "urban bag" for carrying reading glasses, cell phone, etc. So, I spent another $40 having pockets put in. Now I love the vest. It is very light and looks great.
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Review 3 for Men's Geist™ Vest
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5 / 5

A most important piece of gear!!

PostedApril 2, 2011
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Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Pound for pound a wind vest is the most important peice of gear in you pack. It weighs nothing, and folds into nothing, but put it over your fleece and suddenly your fleece is a jacket. On a bicycle it keeps the wind off your chest, which lets your insulation work, while letting your back breathe, thus cutting way down on 'sweaty back, frozen front' syndrome. (It does the same under a pack.) It repels light rain, and since my arms almost never get cold when I am actice, in many cases its all the rain gear I need. Put it under your shell, and when you open the shells front zipper, the cold air is diverted all around you instead of just blasting a spot on your chest. It is amazing how much more versitile it makes all your other gear!
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