The Pierra Ment’ Hoodie is specifically designed for efficient ski mountaineering. Four way stretch material, external pockets for skins, and a balaclava-style hood will have you up and down the mountain quickly and comfortably. The full-zip hoodie from Millet uses a proprietary Vueltex Knit fabric that is flexible, breathable, and resistant to abrasion. The Pierra Menta-inspired top is great for racing or touring. Thank you Millet for solving our clothing problems.
- Four way stretch fabric and an alpine fit offer sleek and functional protection.
- Large stash pockets for skins are top loaded elastic that can accommodate various widths.
- Flat-lock seams built with a Composit™ construction prevent unnecessary friction.
- Balaclava hood protects your head and neck from exposure but easily opens with the full zip.
- Zippered sleeve pocket can be used for energy, phone, map, or what have you.
- Elastic waist and cuffs hold the hoodie in place, with an optional thumb hole to boot.
|Pockets||2 large chest for skins, 1 zipped sleeve|
|Cuffs||Elastic cuffs with thumbhole|
|Fit||Alpine (fairly tight)|
|Materials||Vueltex Knit w/ nylon, spandex & polyester reinforcements|
|Skimo Co Says|
|Usage||Active touring, racing|
|Notes||Sleeves long enough to use thumb holes|
|Bottom Line||You will like this|
|Compare to other Men's Speed Jackets|
Questions & Reviews
Anyway, the PDG is a bit lighter (372 grams, Large) and the PM (461 grams, XL and 424 grams Large) is a somewhat burlier fabric and just a tad warmer. I go 6' and 175 lbs and I wear a large in the PDG but an XL in the PM. I could get away with a Large there but it binds in the arm pit and across the chest a bit (all those push ups and pull ups making me MASSIVE!). The XL fits great and the sleeves work even with my +3 ape index. With the PM I do miss the beacon pocket of the PDG which is a handy feature.
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