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Men's R2® TechFace Jacket Reviews

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Ms R2® TechFace Jacket

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September 8, 2023

Super warm

Its really super warm

September 7, 2023

Love this jacket

Love this jacket

September 4, 2023

Best Jacket Ever ?

Let's put it this way, I've snagged three of them on sale over the years. It's a great windbreaker/fleece for warmth on fall days. Because it's windproof it's fine on most warmer winter days. It's great for a mid-layer on boarding days in harsh conditions. The softer texture inside makes it super comfy, the finish on t... Read Morehe outside doesn't make it looks schlubby. Fit is great too. I'm 6', 210 lbs (bit on chubby side) and it's flattering too. Just buy one.

August 29, 2023

All good

I like it, and it's my favorite color. I think the design for shoulders are great, I can exercise well.

August 24, 2023

Sleeves are way too wide

Rare miss for Patagonia but this one had to go back. The body part was fine but the arms are way too wide at the top. The fit of the item is shown as 'Slim' but the upper arms are anything but slim fit.

August 6, 2023

Nice and toasty!

I have been wearing capeline and regulator layers for many years. Nothing compares! Standing in frigid waters all day you need the best. Patagonia is the best.

June 28, 2023

Favorite Purchase of all time

This is my go to item in almost all weather conditions. Warm when you need it especially if I layer with another shell. Seems to be very rain and wind resistant even when wearing without a shell. Best fit I could ask for.

May 5, 2023

Perfect fit. Feels very cozy. Strong do anything material.

Go to item. High degree of cozy warmth but not too hot, love the little extra length, and the materials.

April 17, 2023

Super Versatile

This jacket can be used in any number ways. When it's s little cooler out, this can be your go to jacket. If you need a slightly heavier layering piece, this jacket can handle the task. It's got all the pockets you need; phone, wallet, whatever. I definitely recommend this jacket.

April 16, 2023

Super Comfy

Great fit, a bit long for general wear but great when using in winter gear to stay tucked in and the high pockets are easily accessible. For layering size down (M) for me. If wearing around town I would get a size large. Im 5 ft 9 in 185lbs Athletic Build

April 15, 2023

Warm n cozy kept me

Warm n cozy kept me warm on 6 day Colorado river trip in the snow so happy I got it

April 11, 2023

The Ideal Jacket

The R2 is a perfect combination between weight and warmth for 90% of situations. The jacket is very breathable and has a water-resistant coating so it's good for light rain as well. It fits perfectly and keeps me warm when I really need it most. I find myself wearing it daily, even though I purchased this for hiking and climbing. I highly reco... Read Moremmend this jacket, along with any other "R" series from Patagonia. The jacket is really an amazing combination of tech and style.

April 3, 2023

Perfect Fit

I'm 6'1", 190lbs with long arms and it's always hard to find something that fits me just right but this is it. Perfect for hiking/backpacking as an outer layer or to layer up under a jacket. But it's really warm. Used it hiking in 35 degrees in Yosemite and it was perfect. Use it for around the house and going surfing. This... Read More might just be the perfect zip up I've ever got along with my Nano Puff which is right up there too.

March 26, 2023

Lulu alternative carry for its footprint

Typically wear an XL but had to size down as I want this jacket to be relatively tighter and more exacting for layering on my work shirt and a further layer over my R1 half zip. Well built of course and good attention to detail as it relates to cuffs that you pull at to undress. A great worthwhile buy!

March 21, 2023

This is a great product.

This is a great product. It is very comfortable and great to wear when you need to be warm but not so bundled up you cannot move. This works in all 'cool' weather! Great for golf, great for walking, great for work...I fell asleep in this and it was very comfortable. I bought two because they were THAT comfortable.

March 12, 2023


The R2 was my gateway drug to Patagonia circa 2008. I wore that iteration nearly every day (save summer) until I could see through the fleece. The next iteration I owned was the super form-fitting "light" 2012 model. It was great for performance, but definitely not casual. I recently retired that one, but with this iteration, the pendulum... Read More swung too far the other way. It's missing the raglan sleeve and, as other reviewers noted, it's oddly boxy in the chest / arm pits / biceps and tight in the collar / forearms / and waist. Otherwise, the TechFace fabric is awesome and the length is perfect. Instead of the R2, I went with an R1 and sport a vest or a shell when the weather calls for it. The gauge in the fabric is minor between the two and the fit of the R1 is more performance-oriented.

Response from Patagonia
March 15, 2023

Thanks for your feedback Jared, and the opportunity to improve on design. This jacket has a slim fit, so it's interesting to hear that you experienced a boxy fit in the chest area, we'll make sure to let our team know about this. If you're ever looking for past iterations of products, we recommend checking out [Worn Wear](! You can find lightly used past season versions of your favorite items, and it looks like we have quite a few of the TechFace posted at this time.

March 6, 2023

Perfect piece

I cant say enough good things about this piece. I love that I use the same jacket for so many activities. Its great for my fishing kit. I love it for riding my MTB as it offers just the slightest extra length. I mostly use it as a mid layer for my snowboarding kit. I love this thing so much that I have two now. I have read some other reviews about ... Read Morethe length being too long and or the collar being too big. Please never change anything about this piece. Everything is literally perfect about this jacket.

March 5, 2023

Like a warm hug!

Wear medium in a better sweater and that size fit perfect, Patagonia recommended a large but returned that to the store. With the right size this jacket is like a warm hug! Its right where it needs to be and moves with you so you hardly notice you are wearing it. Warmth and wind resistance seem good. Had it on with a light fleece under in 20F a... Read Morend 10 MPH wind for a low intensity walk. That was likely a little too cold. Overall I think this is going to be my new favorite jacket for 35F+ temps if worn solo. For below 35F would need a something like better sweater under. I'm 6ft 2in with 44 in chest and 25in waist. Medium is perfect, large was way big!

February 27, 2023

Best fleece ever

This fleece has the widest comfort range of any jacket I own. A long cut, below the waist adds comfort. Breaths very well under excursion but still has the ability to block a light breeze. With light layering, I can wear this in the 30s and walk inside unzipped and not break a sweat. Truly amazing and exactly what I was looking for. I bought the ca... Read Morebin gold for work uniform color and its more attractive than I thought with a raspberry zipper and accents. Top of the zipper is covered to avoid irritating your neck. This has become my go to jacket.

February 23, 2023

warmer than it looks

the Techface R2 jackets are excellent examples Patagonia ever searching to create the best garments out there...the jacket runs a little large.... but that is keeps you warmer than you would expect for a lighter weight garment... seems almost indestructable...I now own 3 of them...and I am glad ti have them..

February 19, 2023

heavy duty all around jacket

I love Patagonia, my old R2 jacket had thumb holes and it was an everyday jacket for 10yrs! When it got to cold it was a base layer. This new jacket is awesome but I beg of you Patagonia please bring back the thumb holes on the R2 jacket!!!!!!! Please!!!!!

February 10, 2023

Good Quality Light Weight Jacket

Keeps me warm in the 10 degree weather and very comfortable. Im 6-3 tall and the XL is too big. NExt time Ill get the Large

February 8, 2023

love the color and the feel of the inside

should be a little shorter (2") But i love it.

February 4, 2023

I love this jacket as

I love this jacket as my go to casual option. Its just the right amount of protection and serves really well as a mid layer. It is a very presentable jacket too! For sizing I went with an XS based on my research of this product. In my opinion, follow the sizing recommendation through the website. It fits me pretty well, it honestly fits me just rig... Read Moreht. Very happy with the quality and product!

February 3, 2023

Great Jacket

Fits well and is very warm.

February 3, 2023

Roomy for layering

This is a perfect jacket for Fall and early Winter. Owning Patagonia jackets for at least 35 to 40 years, I just noticed that the fit of your outerwear depends on the height of the person. It was too long on the back because of my height. Not taking anything away of this jacket, your products are superior to anything in the market today and always.... Read More

January 30, 2023

Very warm blocks wind

Warm light comfortable blocks wind

January 13, 2023

Excellent jacket and very warm.

Excellent jacket and very warm.

January 12, 2023

Great jacket but runs big

The jacket feels of very high quality but I was really surprised how big it fit! "I'm not a small man"(Forest Gump voice) at 6ft 195lbs and the large was baggy on me. So I exchanged for a medium. Patagonia has to be about the most frustrating clothing company when's it comes to sizing!! Excellent quality stuff, great styling and... Read More functionality but it's always a roll of the dice when it comes to sizing. I can wear a M, L or XL depending upon the style, and styles can vary dramatically from year to year.

Response from Patagonia
February 2, 2023

Hi James, we're sorry to hear about the frustration over sizing. We're always happy to accommodate [complimentary exchanges](, so please feel free to take advantage of that any time you run into an issue with fit.

January 12, 2023

Versatile Mid Layer

The jacket works well as a mid layer under a shell as well as an outer layer while exercising. I like the longer arm length and the extra torso length when backcountry skiing. It would be nice if the neck was a bit smaller in circumference like my Icebreaker wool sweater to keep out a bit more of the cold.

January 3, 2023

Perfect mid-layer. Roomy, comfortable, and

Perfect mid-layer. Roomy, comfortable, and surprisingly thin compared to a fleece.

December 14, 2022

Awesome Mid Layer!

Over the years I have moved away from fleece except for my base layer. Primaloft and the like is warmer per ounce and more compressible. For a typical day of downhill skiing or ice climbing I use Polartec Powerstretch as my base layer. It is considered a heavyweight base layer and when I am moving uphill I can wear it by itself. Two years ago I got... Read More a Polartec Alpha layer and loved it but feel the material isn't very durable and sheds material. I've also been doing more uphill and decided to move to a light weight merino base layer so I can better regulate my temperature. I find for uphill using the light weight base layer allows me to keep my soft shell jacket on, which cuts the wind and holds enough heat to keep me comfortable while keeping up with breathability so I don't sweat out- the bane of winter sports. I needed something to wear over my base layer for warmth but that was more durable and had better face material than Polartec Alpha. That's is where this jacket shines. The techface protects the fleece and slides under layers. It wears like a super breathable soft shell. It adds warmth when I need it and is easy to take off when I don't. People say it has a DWR and handles light precipitation, but I wouldn't trust it in this role beyond shedding some snow falling off branches while you are hiking. It's an awesome layer to wear over a lightweight base layer when you need warmth. You can wear it as a warm and breathable outer later but I would always bring a shell to go over it if any precipitation or wind is possible. I get the feeling this is going to be a new a new staple for me! Strong work Patagonia.

December 14, 2022


I really wanted to like this piece, but it fell just a tad short. As an "R2", I thought this would be a warm insulation layer, but didn't find it much warmer than my R1 pieces. The sleeves were a nice length and fit snugly, so I thought this would be a nice piece to have at the crag. But afternoons in the 50s I longed for just a litt... Read Morele more warmth. I found the length to be this jacket's biggest shortcoming. It didn't layer well with my Nano Puff Jacket, sticking out about 2" below it. It also didn't work well when wearing a harness as the side pocket zippers got trapped by the waist belt. Also, the lower portion of the jacket has a tendency to roll up an make a little 'paunch' at my belt buckle. Overall I just didn't feel 'at home' in the piece and sent it back.

Response from Patagonia
December 20, 2022

We're very sorry that the R2 missed the mark for you, and we really value your detailed feedback. We hope you'll find our Spring 2023 product more fitting for your purposes. Thanks so much for taking the time to review the jacket, Evan!

December 11, 2022

So versatile

This is a great jacket. Its warm, low bulk, and sheds light precipitation. Its become my cold weather go to. Add a shell, and its an all weather set up. I love it. A lot.

December 10, 2022

Looking for a lite jacket

Looking for a lite jacket that has a wide temp range? Look no further. Cut a little long which is great for being active.

December 4, 2022

Perfect Lightweight jacket

If you want the perfect lightweight jacket -- this is it. You can wear it anywhere and it looks great and has the right amount of warmth. I mainly use it when I play golf.

December 1, 2022

Loved the fabric

Loved the fabric

November 29, 2022

Excellent mid or outer layer.

Excellent mid or outer layer. Runs VERY large so I had to return a large, which I usually wear, for a medium. It wasn't even close. But my medium fits perfectly.

November 8, 2022

I wish I had 2

Absolutely epic jacket. Wish I had 2 so I can still wear one on laundry days. Hesitated between the M and L since it's a bit longer than other Patagonia L cloth I have, went for L, no regret, I wear it all the time, around the house, for hiking, soon for skiing. As true as "a jacket needs to be multifunctional" as it gets.

November 1, 2022

Chest pocket too small

I have many Patagonia jackets from goose down to better sweater. I used to order extra small and the chest pocket big enough for my iPhone pro max, but this jacket for size small the pocket is too small but I bought it anyway because is very comfortable. I tried different fleece jackets at the store a few days ago and for size small the chest pocke... Read Moret needs bigger like it used to. For Large size the picket is big enough. Please consider to make chest pocket bigger even for small size enough to put the bigger phone. Thank you.

October 30, 2022

I'm not your average body

At 74 years of age my body has changed, mostly around the waist. I've warn your products from the beginning of time and was always a medium. The last 10 years my body has changed and I now require an XL to get around my middle. Everything else is to big, please consider everyone is Not 6 foot 4 inches and 150 lbs.

October 14, 2022

Excellent Jacket

Well designed and constructed. Lightweight as well as wind resistant. Excellent three season jacket in mild climates.

October 13, 2022

Love the jacket ... just needs a 'tweak' in sizing

OK Patagonia - I have tried BOTH your R1 & R2 Techface jkts. Love them both! EXCEPT :-( .... for me (5-5 / 140#) BOTH had some weird sizing issues. The R1 fit everywhere EXCEPT in the shoulder/ underarm area (cut up into my pits) The R2 - which reviews said was slightly less FITTED then the R1 - I agreed ! Fit much better thru body / shoulders... Read More ... EXCEPT ! it was long enough, it could have doubled as a skirt (all the way to the bottom of my 'bum' :-( I would buy both pcs. for fall & winter here in MICH, but the sizing is just WAY off for me. Hoping your product design team can tweak the 'fit' for the next version of these AWESOME jackets. Raglan sleeve please (like the women's model)

Response from Patagonia
October 13, 2022

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to give us your opinion. If you find the sizing issues with your gear too bothersome, please feel free to begin [return or exchange]( at any time.

October 12, 2022

Versatile and comfortable

The black one works even in formal settings with khakis and a button up. Fit is great for 5 foot 7, 150 lb athletic build. Plan to use under my snow shell on the slopes on cold days. Very warm and comfortable.

October 12, 2022

Very warm for a soft

Very warm for a soft shell. Size is good, jacket is longer than I thought, but works just fine. I'd recommend it.

October 10, 2022

Nice so far; only been a couple of weeks

R2® TechFace Jacket is pretty nice! It's great to the touch and fits around the chest well. I can (almost...) see me going to this daily, if it were not for the long torso. It's just too long for my preference. I'm ever so slightly disappointed but otherwise it's a keeper!

October 2, 2022

Ive owned them all..

Im so old I owned the first generation of Patagonia/The Great Pacific Iron Works fleeces. When I worked for an outfitter I bought/owned 2 of the first generation R2 fleeces. They were my go-to workhorses when peak bagging/backpacking & winter mountaineering as part of my layering system. This recent purchase is my 4th R2 fleece. The new iterati... Read Moreon is a great improvement in my view. They have all been worth the price of admission. I cant recommend it enough. I have bought them for family & will continue to make them my favorite go to insulating layer. Should be a part of everyones kit. And Patagonia will always be worth the price. Consider what they do; especially in light of our new & only shareholder. Thank you Yvon & family for always keeping us outdoor people true to the mission!

September 30, 2022

Great Weight

You should by this, it is way better in person. I got this after loving the R2 hoodie but wanting the more of the TechFace finish to avoid pilling and pet hair the regular R2 suffers from. I love this jacket and really value the springy cuffs on the sleeves. Also the collar stands up great to the wind. This jacket is the perfect layer. It is not to... Read Moreo warm, it is almost like a mid layer. The only down side for me is the torso seems a little long for my frame. I am currently 5ft 9in, 150lbs.

September 17, 2022


Incredibly warm for the size and great look

September 11, 2022

Best in its category

R2 is one technical piece by Patagonia that Arcteryx, Lululemon, and Western Rise do not even come close to matching.

September 5, 2022

Wasn't a hit for me

LOVE Patagonia gear, and I have many pieces, but this didn't do it for me. It fit a little big, was too stiff, and just not for me. Well made, though!

Response from Patagonia
September 13, 2022

Hi John, thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're very sorry that the R2 TechFace Jacket wasn't for you. Please feel free to [begin a return or exchange]( at any time.

September 1, 2022

Great warmth with a wind resistant outer layer

This is my go to jacket for hiking or just hanging out. Love the warmth and wind resistance. True to size

August 27, 2022

Super Warm

Love this jacket! Warm, light weight, DWR finish all in all my favorite jacket

August 16, 2022

Super Warm and wind resistant.

I have been a Ski Patroller for 29 years. The Patagonia patrol vests, Patrol Pants, and R2 layers keep me warm and are durable. I sent my 18 year old Patagonia in for repair and instead of repairing it, I was provided a credit to get the newest R2. The newer style seems warm, lighter, and still wind proof. Ill know more when I am working in snow co... Read Morenditions at 12000 plus above sea level. I absolutely love the warranty and repair service when needed. I use only Patagonia. JR Gallegos New Mexico Ski Patroller

August 13, 2022

Best Lightweight Jacket

Best lightweight warm jacket. I use it on its own or under ski shell. Its a perfect Jacket. Warm, wind resistance, lightweight and flexible.

August 4, 2022

My go to

Very light, easy to throw in the backpack during the day, resists some water decently. I love taking this backpacking because of how functional it is, but also use for everything else.

June 7, 2022

Comfortable and warm

It fits perfectly, light, warm and ever so comfortable. Will buy another in a different color I like it that much

May 27, 2022

Amazing jacket

I have had this jacket for about 2 years, and it is the jacket I reach for most often from October through April here in PNW. The combination of smooth outer surface and inner fleece is perfect. Its one of the most durable jackets I have ever had. If you are annoyed by better sweater pilling or loose threads on the nano puff, get this jacket. I hav... Read Moreen't noticed any significant wear, while using it daily and machine washing it many times. It is very warm depending how you layer. I've worn it to about 30 degrees with a long sleeve t-shit under and it has kept me warm while walking/hiking. Its probably too warm above 50 degrees. The jacket sheds light rain well, blocks wind and is very breathable. It can't withstand a downpour but dries quickly. Some notes about fit (I'm about 6'1, 165 lbs) - I'd say this jacket runs larger than most mediums from patagonia (ex better sweater). It is longer, which is great for my height. I think arm length is perfect as is height of the collar. I use it as an everyday jacket in fall, winter and early spring, as well as for hiking. Overall, excellent job with this jacket, I wouldn't change anything. My only suggestion is a vest version!

May 19, 2022

Phenomenal jacket

This is my new favorite jacket! It can be worn in most types of weather as it is surprisingly warm while providing optimal function. The quality is impeccable. The pockets are excellent. The interior is soft and incredibly comfortable.

May 9, 2022

Super long

I really wanted to like this jacket - stretchy for movement And warm fleece but the jacket is just too long by about 3-4 inches. I found that in most of the fleece jackets I tried this year from Patagonia - Nano puff - down sweater - r1 air no problem. I really appreciate the inclusive sizing with the technical jackets FINALLY- us larger athletes a... Read Moreppreciate this - maybe next year a few more choices in the tech realm with a hoody!! Thank you.

May 8, 2022

Perfect fleece

This is a exceptionally versatile jacket. I bought it in NY during a cold snap with wind. I quickly realized I could stow all other layers as it seemed comfortable in 20kt winds at 40deg. Perfect jacket to move quickly and to layer.

May 2, 2022

Slightly large

Fits rather large, baggy. Arms are too long, and torso is baggy. Patagonia sizing is all over the place

May 1, 2022

Best purchase for climbing Kilimonjaro

This was recommended by the salesman in the store and it was my best purchase. This was my go to fleece for the entire trip, warm when it needed to be and cooler and just needed a layer. I continue to wear it after the trip on hikes around the north east.

April 26, 2022

Great jacket great weight for year round use

Has good sleeve length within important to me. Too many products have sleeves that are too short. Will use this year round. Highly recommend

April 17, 2022

Toasty mid layer / outer layer

Slightly heavier than an R 1 techface and super comfy. Can be warm as a mid layer or cool weather outer layer. Comfy piece at work too. Very versatile!

April 13, 2022

Perfect layering jacket

I love this jacket. Its very breathable under a shell when I am riding but also its warm too. Pockets are roomy and well positioned. It looks good when used as a casual jacket. And best of all its super comfortable.

April 8, 2022

So sweet!

I am 6 feet tall and about 165-170 lbs. I ordered a was way too big. The medium is PUURfect. This thing is outstanding. Super soft and cozy lining with a nice exterior. I would wear this around town or the house on a cool day or I would use it as a warm layer after a day hiking or skiing. You could use it as a layer for skiing/hiking if ... Read Moreit was super cold out but I would go with a down/synthetic down layer in that situation. Onward my friends!

April 7, 2022

great fleece!

versatile fleece - great for layering but good on its own as well. I'm 5'10" and 155 lbs and normally wear a medium in patagonia (and any other company) but medium was too loose and this fit perfectly in a small size.

March 14, 2022

Bullet Proof

This could be the most versatile fleece ever. It blocks wind really effectively and is super warm for its weight. It also breaths well. Super comfortable. Durable. Great collar great fit. Great cuffs that you can easily pull up your forearms when needed. I have one in three colors. I absolutely love this thing.

March 14, 2022

Foundational fleece

The R2 TechFace Jacket is a foundational fleece item in my closet. The Medium size fits me perfectly but I grabbed a Large to layer over the Medium, as I like to keep the house cold (<62 deg F) in Winter and prefer fleece to other shelled insulation. Perfect insulating layer with a bit of wind-protection. I have several R2 TF JKT and love them.

February 21, 2022

Rock climb jacket

Bought this jacket right for rock climbing and I must say it exceeded my expectations. Tested in January and February with temperatures around +10°C. Rock climbing is stop and go and not a high exertion activity and the jacket is perfect for this purpose. It resists abrasions and cuts wind breezes. Now I alternate the R2 Techface with the R1 Techfa... Read Morece for warmer climates. If the wind is strong you can feel it passing through. In this case, I pair the R2 (or R1) with the Black Diamond Alpine Start obtaining an excellent protection, waiting for Patagonia to return to produce similar softshells !!!!!

February 16, 2022

Great jacket but hard to find right size

Love the tech in this jacket, its warm but dumps heat quickly, great for ice climbing and the tech face is great for wind and occasional precip/blowing snow. Im 64, 195lbs., the medium was too tight for me to comfortably wear a base layer underneath , but I feel like Im swimming a bit in the large. I use Patagonia base, mid, and outer layers for ev... Read Moreerything and never have an issue finding the right size, but for some reason this jacket seems to have a very large difference between the medium and the large.

Response from Patagonia
February 18, 2022

We greatly appreciate your feedback on the features and function of this jacket. This design is a "slim" fit so you may want to size up from your normal size in "regular" fit designs. Our Customer Service team would be happy to offer any measurements of our garments which may help you choose the best size to order. We're happy to [help](!

February 6, 2022

Comfortable in all conditions

Obviously if it&#x27;s cold enough this won&#x27;t be enough, but I&#x27;m amazed at just how comfortable this is in a wide range of temperatures. I live in Minnesota and there are times in the middle of winter when I don&#x27;t need a jacket over this sweater. Yet it&#x27;s cool enough to wear in 70 degree weather when it&#x27;s unzipped. It wicks... Read More water and dries in no time. Essential for hiking trips and just as good for a day working from home.

January 31, 2022

The perfect warmth for my needs

I bought this when my favorite R2 layer went in for repairs. I bought size medium although its a little snug in the belly because the fit is perfect everywhere else. I love the weight of the fabric and insulation. I wear it indoors with a t-shirt when the thermostat is set to 68 degrees F. Its great outdoors down to about 55 degrees F. The craftsma... Read Morenship is excellent, and I like that the outside fabric is not furry like that of my R2 thats in for repair. I now like this better than my old one, which Ive worn hundreds of days since I bought in 2009.

January 23, 2022

Super comfortable

Love love love. I travel a lot and its the perfect jacket for layered dressing

January 11, 2022

Super awesome and warm

Perfect in every way for cold weather as an inner layer,

January 10, 2022

Fit, Finish, & Functionality

This is the 2nd R2 that I&#x27;ve purchased. The first is the original R2 with the fluffier finish and I use it as more of a warmer base layer. This R2 with the tech face is used as a supplementary base layer for cold days over an R1 hoody and wool base layer. It allows for enough mobility without being restricted. This layer is excellent for brisk... Read More days on the hill when you want to breathe and not get too clammy.

December 14, 2021

Exactly What I Was Looking For

This is a Goldilocks fleece for me. Great face fabric makes it a good stand alone jacket, and the cut makes it perfect for layering. I am 5 foot 8 and an athletic 160 lbs. The small started a little tight across my shoulders, but it loosened a bit quickly. Well worth the price, and I appreciate that Patagonia keeps track of how the workers are ... Read Moretreated in their factories overseas.

December 2, 2021

Light Fleece Under-Layer or Early Fall Jacket

I purchased this jacket, which feels like fleece and a softshell had a baby, as a fleece to get me through the fall days when my daughter wants to hang out on the playground after school here in Boston. I was universally disappointed by the jacket I received as it really doesn&#x27;t match the product description in any way. Lets go through the di... Read Morefferent claims and the reality: "provides extended versatility in shifting mountain conditions" - this jacket is a viable layering item but it will provide only the most minimal amount of wind protection and no real protection from rain; "high-loft, double-weave fabric is soft and warm but also highly breathable" - given that this is the R2 TechFace Jacket and there is a R1 jacket I expected the R2 to have some more weight to it, I would describe this jacket's weight as lighter than an average fleece, as to the breathability, you can't have a jacket that has a coating on it meant to provide weather resistance and end up with a garment that has above average breathability, in this case I would say that the coating is so thin and minimally effective that the jacket ends up providing ventilation that is slightly worse than a typical fleece of a similar weight; "Abrasion-resistant fabric has a durable water repellent (DWR) coating that provides a defense against moisture" - I don't believe the finish on the outside of this jacket is abrasion resistant or provided any measurable protection from rain/snow. Despite this jacket falling completely flat on the manufacturer's claims about it, I will be keeping it because a need a layering piece for skiing, and the coating on the jacket's exterior should keep it from pilling, hopefully keeping it looking good for years to come.

Response from Patagonia
December 6, 2021

Hello Patrick! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're very sorry to hear about the disappointment with the jacket. We appreciate these comments as its crucial to improving things for future seasons. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed so you're welcome to [return](

November 20, 2021

Very happy with the jacket

I didn&#x27;t go to the local Patagonia store for this item, I came across it while trying on other pieces. I am glad this was mentioned to me by one of the employees. This is my second Patagonia purchase. This is very good jacket. By coincidence the first night I wore it the temps were in the high 40&#x27;s to low 50&#x27;s with quite a bit of w... Read Moreind and some decent light rain. It held up really well while I was walking to and from a theater. I have taken this on bike rides in similar temps, including mid to low 40's and windy conditions. It's adequate in these temperatures but you would probably need something warmer, especially while riding. I love all of the pockets. The chest pocket is solid and can hold my iPhone 11. The pockets zip easily and I'm a fan of the two inner pockets to hold gloves or other items. The jacket is comfortable and I like the feel of the grid lining. I'd say it's about medium weight. It isn't too light but it certainly isn't heavy. When zipped all the way up, the collar provides fairly good protection and warmth. I bought a size Large because I like to layer but I will say that I do wonder if I could have worn a Medium. I only tried on the Large. For reference, I am 5'7 about 150 lbs, 33 waist, and pretty trim. The jacket is on the longish side and does have some room to spare. I don't think it is too big but I definitely know some people like a trimmer fit. The sleeve length is fine. If I stretch my fingers all the way out the sleeves come down almost to the tips but the sleeves aren't baggy at all. My arms are skinny and to me the sleeves are fine. If you have similar measurements to me and can try them on in the store, a Medium might be a better fit for you. But as I said, I didn't try one on. This is just how the Large itself fits. The R2 is an excellent autumn jacket. I can wear it on long walks, bike rides, to work, and around town. This was a good investment because I know I will have this for several years.

November 1, 2021

Best light jacket I've found

A perfect jacket for cooler California weather for everything. Also plan to wear it under my shell and over an R1 Zipneck this winter. Very stretchy. I bought the blue/grey one w/ the orange patch, looks great

October 29, 2021

My Favorite jacket

I had purchased this jacket a few years ago and it was starting to look its age. I pretty much wear it daily through 3 seasons as both outerwear and a liner. The water resistant nature of this jacket along with its breathability and warmth retention, make it an absolute go-to item. I now have my second jacket and I love it even more than the first.... Read More

October 26, 2021

A great all-around jacket

Perfect as a midlayer or as an outer layer. Its stretchy and warm at the same time. I plan on wearing it under my shell on colder days skiing. I also use it around town in cooler nights or when mountain biking. Love this jacket

October 19, 2021

fav technical fleece

i have had 2 of these R2 jackets over the last 3 years. they are an ideal mid layer for colder climates. only criticism is the fabric pills up fairy fast.

October 8, 2021

A must buy!

Great jacket, It's true to size and a must buy.

October 7, 2021


Great quality and very comfortable. I use it for hiking and I love it!

September 4, 2021

Warm and snug

Great layer! Soft and warm, pockets are ideal. A really flexible layer for a variety of uses. Moving or not, it keeps me just right. The material is so soft too. It&#x27;s a technical jacket, but in black it looks fine around town too. So far I&#x27;ve only used it for cool morning walks, but later in the year I plan to use it for hiking either o... Read Moren its own or under a shell. Add a puffy if needed for extra warmth.

July 20, 2021


Comfortable fit, great materials and very good casual ware.

May 6, 2021


Bought this is both an under layer and as a outer layer depending on the weather. I wanted it windproof. Its long through the hips and I ended up really liking the cut. It is windproof and it is a great underlayer. Couldnt be happier.

April 29, 2021

Warm & comfy

The fit is great, but the sleeves are a little long for me @ 57

April 15, 2021

Warm and tough

I own a good amount of Patagonia gear and this is one of my most worn pieces. I dont take it on backcountry adventures but it is perfect for cold weather chore work. The face fabric is tough yet the inside is plush and soft. It blocks a cold breeze but is also breathable. It would be a bit warm for me to do any aerobic activities, even in winter. F... Read Moreor that get something from the R1 line.

March 30, 2021

Perfect for Touring

Love this for morning resort skinning or side country tours. Also use this under my shell for layering on colder days. Fit's like I would expect a Patagonia L to fit.

February 27, 2021


It just works well; it's a toasty and soft mid layer. Just great. The red looks great in photos outdoors. It's just cool.

February 23, 2021

Roomier than expected but still a good fit

I&#x27;m 5&#x27;9&quot; and 158 lbs, and prefer a slim fit. I bought this in combination with a shell (Rainshadow Jacket 85115) so I was concerned that several reviews say it runs large. I did indeed find it larger than expected, as most Patagonia mediums fit me perfectly. However, it layers comfortably under the jacket and looks good on its own. T... Read Morehe sleeves fall about on my knuckles (I wear 32/33 LS shirts), and the hem runs about 7" below my waistline, a little below my hipbones. Overall, good fit and finish and I am happy with the purchase.

February 21, 2021

Perfect, incredible mid layer

Fantastic mid layer. perfect in every way. warm and cuts the wind but light and looks great. 6'5" 245lbs with long monkey arms and XL fits perfect. thank God for this one Patagonia!!

February 17, 2021

Super lightweight but warm

This is an amazing garment. I use it for early morning hikes when its too cold for just a baselayer or a light midlayer. Its warm but breathes well. It is completely water repellent as well.

February 7, 2021

Light weight and warm


February 3, 2021

Best Jacket In a While

Love its light weight and warmth. Longer arms a a plus.

February 1, 2021

Wearing all the time

I got this as a gift and wondered if the medium would be long enough for my arms. I am 6'2" and usually wear a large. This jacket fits perfect and I am wearing it most days.

February 1, 2021

Warm and comfy

I wear this over my base layer when cycling in the winter, it's kept me warm and effectively blocked the wind. It's very well made, I'm very happy with it.

January 30, 2021


I bought the R1 techface and fell in love the R2 is even better! Twice as warm only need a base layer under to stay toasty! Im a longtime patagonia lover and this is my top 5 favorite jackets Ive purchased inching closer to number 1 every wear

January 17, 2021

Probably the best midlayer I've ever used

I&#x27;ve had this jacket for about a year and a half now. I&#x27;ve put it through the wringer: Taken it to the mountains in Peru and New Zealand, salt deserts in South America, dry climates in Utah and wet and unpredictable New England. I also live in Chicago, so it gets a lot of cold and foul-weather use. Performance-wise, it&#x27;s become my g... Read Moreo-to for just about anything where the weather isn't TOTALLY awful. - Best midlayer I've ever had. Pair it with the proper base and outer and you're set for almost anything. - Warm enough as an around-town jacket down to about the mid 30's. - Great as an outer with the proper wool baselayer for hiking in milder temps. - Excellent wind protection. - Fleece feels great on bare skin. - Highly durable. I've worn it in every condition imaginable and stuffed it in the smallest nooks and it comes out looking new. - Good moisture-resistance, though not totally waterproof. - Breathability isn't the BEST, but it's better than I expected and haven't had any real issues there. - Looks great with proper sizing, a bit technical looking but I find it a slim-fit and stylish enough for casual wear. Only thing(s) I don't like were fit-related and therefore highly subjective. The sleeves were long for me, I had them altered to correct this. Also the waist area is on the tight side, but it's flexible enough that this isn't much of an issue. I'm hard on my gear in my work and play, and this one earned it's first-choice piece status from me. Couldn't go wrong!

January 16, 2021

Breathable & Warm

i like the fit...

January 8, 2021

not recommended

material feels so bad. I bought it for my son, it was too small for him. I returned it. It looked very nice on your website, and very bad in reality. Bad quality, artificial, glassy feeling material, did not like anything about this jacket

Response from Patagonia
February 12, 2021

Hi Victoria, we're truly sorry to hear this wasn't what you expected. Please [let us know]( if you have any questions regarding your return.

January 7, 2021

Bought 2nd one for husband since he loved the first one so much

R2 jackets are amazing. Our whole family lives in them. We use them fir casual wear, work, climbing, hiking, skiing, running. Very comfortable. Wear it alone or fits well over a base layer and under warm down jacket. Perfect!

January 4, 2021

Perfect weight

This jacket had a fleece lining I didn't anticipate. It is much warmer than my first one. I'm not sure if I prefer the jacket or the hoody but that is a personal problem. Great jacket!

December 30, 2020

Cozy versatile fleece jacket

Im 511/175 and fit is excellent. Although longer than I prefer, the hem keeps that in check nicely. Length is there if I need it. Nice sleeve length and great cuffs. Good array of well-placed and size pockets. Hugs my body to keep in warmth but has excellent stretch and does not feel binding at all. I am a fan of the cozy fleece interior and the sm... Read Moreoother technical exterior. I have a Patagonia R Jacket from the 90s (USA made) that is still in good condition and has proven durability as did all the Patagonia I purchased in that era. This jacket is warmer and better fitting and hopefully retains some of that durability from earlier pieces. Ive worn quite a bit this past year and so far so good. Was glad to have as a mid layer on a few cold nights in the Alpine Lakes wilderness of the Cascades earlier this year

December 23, 2020

Great addition to my old R2 pullover

I used, and still use, my 14 year old R2 pullover primarily for cold weather running. Also as a mid-layer for downhill skiing. My old R2 is showing its age so thought it was time to add a new one to the fleet. I&#x27;m 5&#x27;7 and weigh 150 and have always worn size M Patagonia clothing. After reading reviews indicating how large this jacket runs ... Read MoreI decided to go with a size S and I'm glad I did. It is just about a perfect fit. It's a little snug in the armpits area but otherwise fine. Sleeves on the long side but not too long. The length of the jacket itself is fairly long, more so than my pullover but this is not a problem. Should be a benefit if real windy I imagine. It does seem to block wind a little better than my old one. Very pleased with the warmth for sure. I haven't yet worn it in the rain to check the water repellency. I am enjoying the full length zipper and all the pockets. Bottom line - this is a great addition to the line-up and will receive a lot of use. No question that a size M would have been way too big.

December 17, 2020

Perfect alpine mid layer

I got this jacket primarily to use as a mid layer for alpine climbing and as a mid layer/shell for XC skiing. Im based in Detroit, and weve gotten a little bit of snow up state the past couple weeks to be able to start skiing and really get to test this thing out. Its pretty close to perfect so far. For cross country skiing in ~25 degree weather w... Read Moreith moderate wind, I wore this as my shell over a lighter weight fleece (a competitors light weight 1/2 zip grid fleece) and a lightweight base layer. It performed exceptionally well, repelling light snow and sleet as well as protecting from the wind while remaining breathable enough to keep from sweating. Ive used the jacket to walk my dogs several times down to 20-30F with just a capilene air hoody underneath and I have been extremely impressed. I really cannot say enough good things about it: it works amazingly as a shell for wind and light precip, even keeping me dry during a fairly steady snow for ~an hour of walking the pups, works PERFECTLY as a mid layer under a gore-Tex shell, and the lofted interior fleece is amazing for insulation and comfort. This in combination with my gore-tex shell will almost certainly be my go to for alpine starts during spring/summer climbing, as it regulates perfectly without being too much and stretches/flexes quite well. Im really excited about the possibilities!

December 16, 2020

Works as advertised

Very pleased with the R2 Tech. I use it mainly for mountain biking and hiking. Does a decent job of blocking the wind while still being very breathable. On very cold days on the bike I layer and combine it with the dirt roamer MTB jacket. Perfect combination. Totally worth the price.

December 10, 2020

Very warm

Love the jacket it is very fashionable, everyone asked about it and it is very cozy and warm, love to use it as a base liner, but sometimes wear it over a base liner. Love it

December 8, 2020

Great standalone fleece that's super warm!

I got the R2 Tech Face to fill the role of a standalone technical fleece for higher exertion activities and it performs very well. I usually opt for having a hood but it&#x27;s very form fitting and not helmet compatible. The collar is a tad bit on the longer side but it&#x27;s nice for when the wind picks up. My only gripe with this jacket is that... Read More the collar is a little wonky in the sense that it doesn't lay flat when I'm wearing it around town or at work. Other than that minor complaint, this is a bomber piece that has become my go to piece for early morning climbs and a great mid layer when layering for colder climates!

December 3, 2020

Really long, really really long

I own a lot of Patagonia gear so I have my size locked in. When I read the reviews that this garment was running long I didnt worry about it as its a jacket and I plannned to wear it underneath my Patagonia Parka which is also a large. Nope. It hung below the hem line of my ski parka. Otherwise it fit great but this would be better labeled as a tal... Read Morel product. I am good with Patagonia updating styles etc but I am bought into buying their great products that last forever and if the styles are not compatible over the years it seems to be counter productive to all of their efforts to be more environmentally friendly.

December 3, 2020

Comfortable, multi-purpose fleece

My into to Patagonia fleece was their R1 quarter zip which is for the most part comfortable except for additional awkward shifting of the sleeves to align the sleeves to a preferred comfort level. The R2 Tech face does not have this issue. The R2 Techface is my go-to preferred cool/chilly weather fleece that fits in just as well in the office as it... Read More does on the hiking trails of Ojai. I can confidently recommend this jacket as well worth the price. There's 2 improvements I"d recommend. First, at least 1 interior pocket with a zipper and thicker material. Second, a zippered collar with a thin material hoodie inside. These are quality of life features that would improve an already excellent product.

November 25, 2020

Damn near perfect fleece

Ive owned various R fleeces of all numbers and types, and this is notably better than the regular R2 and the last 2 versions of the R3. The fact that its the same list price as the normal R2 is a bonus which makes it a no-brainer of choosing strictly for function. The fabrics beautiful exterior and luxurious interior make it my preferred midlayer o... Read Moren most cold days. Very warm on its own, and it breathes like a normal fleece yet blocks wind but not too much to restrict vapor flow. Very stretchy, sleeves are longish which is a love/hate thing (they dont have thumb holes but the cuffs stretch to cover cold gloveless hands in a pinch. Pockets arent fleece lined, but Im digging the smoother faced material that also is used for the two drop ins. So far Ive noticed its good for me down to 40-45° F pretty idle w a cap air base layer , and with a micro puff hoody I can easily go about freezing. I havent dared try it under my Macro Puff since from experience it will keep me comfy at 30°F w just a regular ol 150g merino T. I can imagine the R2 tech l+macro to go into the teens if ever needed. It layers over my R1 hoody like a glove, joining forces to makes a R3 hoody combo thats hard to beat. If Im moving in the real cold it I dont need a shell for rain Ill throw the airshed (the Mac Gyver of kit) on over or under. The cut is long like the R1 hoody, perfect for the additional coverage real cold and windy weather often requires. Im 56 130 lbs ordered size XS and its spot-on. Damn-near perfect fleece, wouldnt change a thing

November 15, 2020

Super warm- really to warm!

I really like the r2- its packable and looks great - I like a slimmer cut and it defiantly has a nice formed shape- Im 5-11 and 170 lbs ( I got a medium) - but be warned - the R2 is warm!!! Its almost to warm for fall or spring - I wear it on 60 degree days with just a t shirt under it and I am roasting! I really should switch to the R1 but the one... Read More I tied on didnt fit as nice.

October 17, 2020

Excellent jacket, size down- sleeves are really long.

Got this jacket in time for chilly weather. It is very light, warm and repels enough moisture in light rain with my experience. It should make a great mid layer for even colder weather since it is not bulky. So far I have just used it as an outer layer over a T-shirt with temps in the high 40&#x27;s / low 50&#x27;s and light wind and rain and it is... Read More plenty warm. The grid pattern fleece is super soft against the skin and the jacket stretches and allows for easy movement. The sizing is a bit odd. I initially ordered a size Small since that is my usual size in Patagonia and other comparable brands. However, I ended up exchanging for an XS because though the body fit okay with the Small, the sleeves were VERY long and baggy in the upper arms. Even though it says "slim fit" I recommend going a size down for this jacket. Luckily Patagonia makes the exchange process easy. Overall really happy with the product and hope to be using it for years.

September 12, 2020


Kinda big in the body, but right in the length. Good, but not.

August 21, 2020

Love the jacket but fit is weird

The material on this jacket is exactly what I have been looking for but it doesn&#x27;t fit well at all. I wear a medium in all the Patagonia gear I own (10+ items) and the fit is usually very good. This jacket has freakishly long arms (my arms are anything but short) and was really loose all over for the size. Was unable to try on in store so went... Read More with usual sizing. Sadly I had to return but will try again with one size smaller and see if that works out.

June 17, 2020

Great Layer for Sitting, paragliding, climbing....

I have been wearing Patagonia for years (both my daughters having worked for the company and having been a rock climber since the &#x27;70s). The R2 is one of the best pieces of clothing I have purchased. It is warm--more than the light R1 but WAY less bulky than the R4. It blocked light wind and as a wonderful technical fit...long in the back, goo... Read Mored for rock climbing or paragliding harness and warm at height. Breast pocket handy for phone and side pockets large. Internal pockets for hat/gloves. This is an outstanding layer, to wear alone or under the R4 (WARM!) or nano puff. Absolutely love it.

February 16, 2020

Everything You could ask for

This is the perfect layer for cool coastal winter days. I was searching high and low for a lightweight layer that could keep the damp chill of coastal Southern California winters off me and this jacket has surpassed my expectations. As a stand-alone outer, I would say that the jacket’s ideal temperature range is from the high 40s up into the low 60... Read Mores. It keeps you warm and dry in moderate wind and misting rain, as well.

February 2, 2020

Awesome technical piece, weird sleeves

This jacket is a go-to for hiking under 40 degrees, casual wear, travel, and ice climbing. This and the R1 jacket were fantastic pieces for a September trip to Iceland with weather that varied with the hour. However, the fit of the sleeves is weirdly puffy around the biceps, and a bit bunched around the armpits. It’s especially odd given the fitted... Read More contour of the lower arms. Not a dealbreaker for me, but doesn’t have as sleek an appearance as I’d like out of a fitted jacket.

January 26, 2020

Wonky collar, awesome jacket

I’ve been using this jacket for hiking and climbing around 30-45 degrees and while skiing under a shell 30 and lower. It’s got just the right mix of breathability, wind blocking, and warmth to keep me comfortable when steaming uphill but not freezing on the downhill leg. Really appreciate the stretch and semi-soft shell hard face, both of which mak... Read Moree this a more usable jacket than a standard R2. However, it’s got a very tall collar that doesn’t lie down very readily, and it’s quite long - hip length, not waist length. The hoody version has a very close-fitting, scuba-style hood that covers your chin, so it also is wonky in the collar department. I tried both and settled on the jacket. All that said, it’s such a good winter hiking piece I can forgive some idiosyncrasies.

December 29, 2019

Love this!

Makes me look very slender too!

December 26, 2019

So far so amazing

I am pretty tough on my fleece and demand a lot from my layering systems. As a river guide I work in a lot of conditions and need my layers to be light, warm, breathable and comfy. The R2 totally delivers. From Maine in January to Panamanian rain forest this layer has kept me warm, well regulated and fits in on just about any adventure.

December 25, 2019

Great material but fit is a bit too long

I am 6’2” 170 lb and got the medium. It is beautifully constructed with great material. I’m sure it was intended to be long for cold winds etc, but I almost always have the sleeves rolled up a few inches and the bottom of the jacket prob covers 1/3 of my butt. I’m sure this was the intention by Patagonia to make a longer jacket, but I just got it ... Read Morefor Florida winters so I don’t really need the length :).

December 19, 2019

Ms r2 TechFace Jacket

Love this jacket,first thing I reach for on a cool morning hike,love the fit and warmth it provides,once again never disappointed 😎

December 14, 2019

Great fleece jacket! Very comfortable!

Great fleece jacket! Very comfortable!

December 14, 2019

Great for layering and running

I've done 4 UTMB with similar products from Patagonia and this new one has already kept me warm and safe in the mountains when I trail run. It's not the most breathable or packable but it's warm and soft. It makes me feel safe.

November 26, 2019

I love it!!

I love it!!

November 25, 2019

Ms R2® TechFace Jacket

Very comfortable and perfect midlayer for winter. Also works as a standalone jacket in the fall with just a t-shirt underneath. Super comfortable and would definitely buy again (but hope that this one lasts long enough that I don't have to). My only complaint is that the sleeves are just a bit long, but that's a very minor issue.

November 24, 2019

It's great!

Fits great for a slim person like me. Like how thin it is. I only wish it were a tad bit warmer.

November 24, 2019

Awesome, just a little long

This jacket is excellent. My only criticism is it seems a little long and the mid section is a little roomy.

November 22, 2019

Best fleece yet!

I grabbed this fleece for my husband after I fell in love with my own R2 TechFace Jacket. We both love the warmth - and it's really warm. Great all-around fleece jacket for cooler days. Two thumbs up!

November 22, 2019

Great jacket for active could be warmer

I’ve worn this jacket almost daily for two months trekking and traveling. It is great as a layer and when active it holds up in colder weather but doesn’t keep the amount of warmth I would like when I stop moving even with additional layers. The fit and comfort are nice for everyday use.

November 21, 2019

Great all around jacket

Awesome jacket, comfortably warm, the cuff design is next level. The only thing I’d say about the jacket is that the fit is on the larger side. So I’m a 185 6’ male and large is definitely a little too big, the medium was a much better fit.

November 20, 2019



November 20, 2019

Great jacket

Love my OG R2, by itself or with a shell, probably the most versatile jacket I have. When the new TechFace came out I was super interested, and after trying on M and L, because if you know the brand you know the size can vary year to year. I’m 5’11 190 lbs 42 chest 33 waist and the medium fit great, the large was way to big, the jacket is stretchy,... Read More no draw string at waist or wrist. The stretch gives you the seal you need to keep warmth in.

November 20, 2019

Another Great jacket

I love this jacket, it’s fall in Minnesota and I can wear this jacket every day. I can wear it on its own on warmer days, and layer it when the weather changes.

November 14, 2019

Love it👍

Love it👍

November 12, 2019

Great Jacket! Deceivingly warm

Great Jacket! Deceivingly warm

November 8, 2019

Great layer

Super comfortable, lightweight and warm. I'm 5'8", 165 lb and the Medium fit me well.

October 28, 2019

great jacket very warm.

great jacket very warm.

October 22, 2019

Great jacket

Great mid-layer jacket.

October 20, 2019

R2 Review

Fits true to size. We live in Minnesota where fall through spring can be very cold. The R2 is a good stand alone layer for fall and is a great mid layer for the winters here.

October 20, 2019

Significantly warmer than R1

I didn’t need it. Family told me not to get it. Already own two R1 Tech face hoodies. And yet, I covet this piece like no other. Luxurious interior instantly warms with only a cotton or light merino layer in chilly temps. Love the exterior texture and pattern. Sans hood, I can layer it comfortably under my R1 for extra cold protection. Well designe... Read Mored for Colorado climate, it breathes very well and cuts wind and sheds snow making it the most ideal layer for ski tours. Many times it is my only shell for autumn bikepack adventures. Mid winter I will pack a hard shell to fit over this all day piece. Pockets are warm, but I miss a bit o fleece there. The only question is, “ When will there be trousers?”

October 15, 2019

The fit is off

I tried both the medium and large. I&#x27;m 6&#x27;1 and weigh 175. The medium was very tight in the body and the sleeves were a bit short. When I tried on the large, I was first worried that I received a XL. It was baggy everywhere and was too big. The R1 techface large fits perfectly. So, I&#x27;m not sure what&#x27;s going on with the R2 sizi... Read Moreng.

October 12, 2019

I like the large jacket

I like the large jacket and the size is a good fit but it is long. I was replacing a Nano air hybrid that was stolen and it had a better fit in the Medium. This was too small in the medium. I would have ordered the hybrid again but it was not available in black.

October 5, 2019

Too early to tell....

I just got the jacket a couple of days ago and did were it on a cool morning. Fabric felt nice, has some stretch to it. Will definitely wear it a lot. Seems to run slightly long but no biggie. Bought this to replace a really worn R1 jacket and it was on sale.....and this stuff is pricey even on sale. As a long time Patagonia customer I have noticed... Read More the quality is not what it used to be, but the guarantee is awesome and keeps me coming back. I think I will like this jacket a lot.

September 24, 2019

warm and durable

Perfect jacket for camping and going to the ball game. Great fit (size medium for 5'8" 155 lb). The wind, water, and wear resistant surface is awesome. I expect this jacket to last through the next ten years.

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