Get the look of a high-tech Arctic parka without the expedition-sized expense. Our hip-length cotton canvas jacket is rated for less extreme temperatures than the annual average of 7° at the Poles, but the quilted poly lining traps warmth to keep you comfortable throughout brisk weather. Zip front with detachable, quilted hidden hood. Two button-down patch pockets on each breast; two side-entry hand warmer pockets. A center tail vent makes it easy to sit and move despite the length. Elbow patches reinforce friction points and reduce wear and tear. A patch displaying the Society seal decorates the right sleeve.
Comments about National Geographic Rugged Explorer's Long Jacket:
The claim is that the jacket can take care of the average temperature of 7 F (-15 C) of Antartica. Well, it passed the test on arrival as the temperature in Montreal on Jan 20 was -2 F (-19 C) without taking the wind into account. What is surprising is the jacket, at first look, looks more like a fall/spring coat, until you put it on and feel the warmth of the down. Adding a hood to this jacket was brilliant. One little drawback : there are 4 pockets that are rather small.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend