The Rab Men's Neutrino Endurance Jacket is made for the outdoorsman who knows what is truly important, and simply put, is all about quality. Made with 30D Triple Rip-Stop Pertex Endurance material for the exterior and interior, the Neutrino Endurance can resist even the harshest of conditions. You will also stay completely insulated with the 225g of 800 fill power superior quality European goose down with stitch-through baffle construction for shape retention, which means even frigid peaks won't be able to slow you down. Rab provides multiple premium features for this men's jacket, including a fixed down hood with wired peak, hand warmer and security pockets, 2-way water resistant YKK zipper with internal down-filled zip baffle, adjustable Velcro cuffs, and medium fit with hem drawcords. The Rab Men's Neutrino Endurance Jacket is true to it's namesake and is built for those with incredible endurance and need a jacket that can keep up with their actively intense lifestyle.
FEATURES of the Rab Men's Neutrino Endurance Jacket
Pertex Endurance outer
Pertex Quantum inner
800FP European Goose Down (225g/8oz in size L)
Rab fluorocarbon free Hydrophobic Down developed in conjunction with Nikwax
Stitch-through baffle construction
Down filled hood, helmet compatible, wired peak
2-way YKK Aquaguard front zip, internal insulated zip baffle, chin guard
2 YKK Aquaguard zipped hand warmer pockets
1 YKK zipped internal security pocket
Velcro cuffs, hem drawcord
SPECIFICATIONS of the Rab Men's Neutrino Endurance Jacket
Weight: 23 oz / 640 g
52g/m2, 100% nylon 6 with Endurance coating
35g/m2, 100% nylon 6
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I don't have a ton of other true winter down jackets to compare this to, but it kept me warm doing winter biological field work in Northern Minnesota (temps down to -20 or so in the mornings). Throw a good rain jacket over it, and you'll have trouble finding a better winter parka for any outdoor activities you could name. It's not super compressable like a lighter weight down jacket, but it's definitely better in that category than any true winter parka with synthetic insulation. Solid all-around product.
This jacket is simply amazing. It's everything a jacket should be and more. It's warm, it fits exactly right, it has an insulated hood, a quality zipper (on the opposite side because its from UK) and can pack into a small stuff sack (included). My winter adventures on the AT trail have always been accompanied by this jacket and I have never second guessed it's top notch quality or design. Whenever anyone asks what kind of winter jacket they should get, without hesitation my answer is "get a rab". Only thing I don't like is that it doesn't stuff into it's own pocket but other than that it's a flawless design.
"Nice fit Jacket with some tiny flaws, definitely worth the price!"
Well, as a sailor shifting towards mountain adventures, I am 5'9 and 162 with normal athlete size, and the jacket of a small size just fits me perfectly when I'm under a mid-layer of fleece shirt. To start with, Rab did great job in collecting opinions from serious climbers. The jacket features a helmet-compatible down filled hood and great butt protection that prevents losing heat when sitting on cold surface- those friends of mine who don't do climbing thought it look silly (It is still very stylish though). The jacket is also highly compact-able because of the great 800 fill European goose down.The only problem for me is the pockets. Only two handwarm pockets(warm and big but too shallow) and one inner pockets. I definitely want one more inner pocket and at least one napoleon pocket or I might wear a hardshell outside.Overall, the jacket is more activity-oriented, so you may not feel warm when sitting but people know what they want and this is really a greatest product.
I don't ski or climb mountains but here in Chicago the winters are prettttty brutal. This coat is super warm. You can't keep it on indoors actually. It actually doesn't feel hot when temps are 30+, but it feels warm at 20 and below, which is good when you are going in and outdoors back n forth. I love that the hood is fully integrated because it keeps the wind away from my neck so I'm not shrugging my shoulders to keep the wind out. The hood itself is like a pillow and traps so much heat without you feeling sweaty. The only gripe I have is that the zipper is on the left side...odd to use for right handers. As far as size goes I got a LARGE. I'm 5'9 180lbs muscular build, Im pretty sure a medium would be tight unless I wore t-shirts in the winter time. Which with this coat I probably could do!
This jacket is ACE! I also purchased the Neutrino Plus to compare but decided to return that one because the hood wouldn't likely stay up in a serious hurricane unless I was wearing a helmet (hmmm.. Perhaps a helmet in a hurricane is a good idea now I think of it!).Anyhoo, I chose to keep the Endurance for pretty much that only reason and am very happy that I did.Pros: Dead warm; wicked color; wired peak to hood helps more than you'd expect; hood stays up in a hurricane (not actually tested this one though).Cons: Not as warm as the Plus (apparently, but darned if I can tell); no toasty fleece bits at the chin bit; no toasty fleece in the pockets (yes I do have a thing for toasty fleece).
"Perfect Balance of Warmth, Weight, and Packability"
I bought this jacket for multiple uses including ice climbing, mountaineering, and backpacking and so far I am very impressed. I bought it for extra warmth during "down time" activities like belaying, eating, resting, taking summit pictures, or sitting around at base camp and for these uses the jacket is great. I would not recommend using this for anything active because it is flat out too warm. In my opinion the jacket provides the perfect balance between warmth, weight, and packability. As for the fit, I am 6'4" 215lbs, athletically built, and ordered an extra large. I typically wear a large but I went with the extra large because I will mostly be wearing it over my shell, mid and base layers. So far the jacket has performed great and has held up to anything I can throw at it.
"Warm, feels, fits and LOOKS fantastic. A real winner!!!!"
I love the liner of this jacket. Feels so silky soft. Filed with 800 plus down its super warm for its weight. It's not over bulky as some jackets in this class. Anyone in the civilized world would love this jacket. Pockets are positioned just right for ME, it comes with its own stuff sack. The sleeve closures can be closed with a light weight glove on. The collar fits snug around my neck preventing heat loss and is comfy on my chin. The Pertex fabric sheds a light rain with ease. I live in the north east and it's been very snowy and very very cold this season, it's been my goto jacket to walk the dog at 6AM in single digit temps. Overall, one of the best pieces in my winter arsenal. Color RED.....my favorite...I hope this helps those that are on the fence. By the way, I own several RAB pieces, and one thing that's stands out, quality of construction and attention to details.
"Solid jacket for the price, has some flaws"
I bought this jacket and have worn it in temps that reached the lower teens. The hood on this thing is awesome. Very warm, stays in place, and is extremely adjustable. It shielded wind pretty well, but the hand pockets are someone shallow and aren't lined with fleece, which was a big negative. This is definitely a slim fitting jacket. I am 6' 195 with broad shoulders and the large was very tight up top. The armpits were very tight and the arms were a tad bit short. Good jacket if you don't want to break the bank!
first:i am 5'9" 150lbs and i bought a medium with the intentions of having room for layering for mountaineering. a medium was the perfect size for this. if you are my size and just wanna wear the jacket around town and have an "athletic" fit (i dont know why you are getting this jacket for that use) get a small.second:I live in MN and we have already had sub 20 deg F temps this year. I wore this jacket with a short sleeve button up under it and i wasnt coldoverall:i like the insulated hood. i like the internal baffle behind the main zipper to eliminate cold penetration. only negative is the main zipper is on the opposite side of a normal jacket and cant sometimes be a little finicky.
"Incredible Jacket. I have to try to find problems with it."
I love this jacket. It is definitely one of the best mid-weight down jackets on the market. I use it for ice climbing, mountaineering, winter backpacking, bc skiing, etc. I wrote a full, in-depth review with lots of pictures on www.gearthirty.blogspot.com. Check it out.
this jacket is incredibly warm, fits fantastically, packs down quite nicely, and so far seems quite durable. as far as warmth is concerned, i can walk my dog in just this and a t-shirt down to about 20, and am fine belaying in the shade with typical climbing layers down to...well, pretty darn cold. as for fit, i'm 5'10 and about 165, size small fits like it was tailored with the back coming down just below my butt. it provides great mobility and won't pull up. it also fits well over a helmet with better than average visibility. it also doesn't have that god-awful michelin man look. only drawback is the lack of interior pockets and the pockets don't have a fleece lining.