A5 - Cadre Jacket
- Zippered hand pockets
- Hook and loop wrist adjustments
- Fleece Laminated Tweave® Durastretch® Softshell with DWR
- Stretch Construction
- Berry Compliant
Weight: 28.8 oz.
Part No: M5-MCFM-C00
Fits right, body and sleeve length very good at 6 3. Have not been out in the cold, but kept the rain off for a dry outing. Work well with the rest of the Beyond clothing I have purchased for pursuing the outdoors.
Until recently, the highest quality clothing brand I've owned, besides my boots, has been Carhartt. Haven't been able to afford nicer until this year, which is rough since I'm a bit of a whore for quality gear. But I recently became a superintendent/QC Inspector in Yuma AZ (25 year Tucsonan) And as a result, I've been on a paycheck spanning mission to find the best lightweight, warmest/coolest, most durable work clothing I can justify buying...
And with this jacket, my previous idea of quality has been shattered. No off stitch. No loose threads. Insanely lightweight for how warm it is. Rain/wind proof but very breathable. The fit almost feels tailored and the material quality is bar none.
Id have never bought it if it wasn't on sale, I can justify $170 on a quality softshell/fleece, but I couldn't imagine spending $350. With that said, I believe it's well worth the original price for the craftsmanship, technology and care that goes into it.
15/10. Price, and ALL the quality that comes with it, reminds me that I'm still a peasent.
Just arrived so can only give first impressions. Appears to be very well made. Cut, fit and design are good. Sadly, jacket not as pictured on website. I was wanting it to use for situations where a ‘non-technical’ look would pass unnoticed but it has arrived with a black zipper and cuffs. Sure it will work well in the field tho.
I first used this jacket rucking Mauna Loa at 11,000 ft. it was 40 degrees. This jacket breathes incredibly well and dries very quickly. It is a welcome member of my kit.
The A5 is/was a great piece destined to become a classic icon of Beyond Clothing. Top materials and construction and best of all made in the US. Just wish there were a hoody version and pit zips were included. As these are on closeout we may never see those improvements.