Lightweight, warm, sturdy, and
inexpensive...now that's a great recipe anyway you cook it...
Coming in at 1.75 lbs., this extremely light and warm "jacket" will
preserve your body heat and take up little precious weight/space in your
pack or gear bag. The Gen III,
Level 3 Fleece is the single most popular component of the military’s
seven-layer ECWCS system and is used with equal frequency and
effectiveness as a stand-alone jacket or as an additional layer of
The body of the jacket is constructed of 100% Polarfleece,
a polyester high-pile-velour thermal fleece, a technologically advanced
fabric which traps air to retain body heat, thus providing unmatched
warmth without adding weight. The material is very quick drying, affords
excellent breathability, and packs down into a very compact size.