The North Face NORDEND BOMBER Tested + Reviewed


The North Face NORDEND BOMBER Tested + Reviewed

The Nordend Bomber is one of the warmest down jackets offered by The North Face as it includes 700 fill down.  I tested this jacket in the Canadian winter in temperatures ranging from -5C (23), to -30C (-22F).  You are good-to-go with just a t-shirt on under the Nordend on the warmer end of that spectrum, however you will need a sweater as a mid-layer for anything colder.  This jacket does a very good job blocking wind and the down-filled hood will keep you warm when you forget your hat.  While this jacket does not offer the excessive pockets of The North Face Gotham it has more then enough for practical purposes and the had pockets are fleece-lined.  Because it is a bomber-style jacket, it runs short, but not too short and the elasticized ribbing in the cuffs and waistband will seal in the warmth.

Product Features:The North Face Nordend Bomber

  • Fixed hood
  • Center front zip closure with snap placket
  • Zip and snap pocket on left bicep
  • Internal media pocket with cord guide
  • Zip hand pockets
  • Inset ribbing at cuffs and waistband
  • Embroidered logo at left chest and back right shoulder

Specs:

  • Fabric – Body: 40D x 85D 114 g/m² 69% nylon, 31% polyester mélange ripstop HyVent® 2L
  • Fabric -Lining: 50D 76 g/m² 100% recycled polyester taffeta with WR
  • Fabric – Insulation: 700 fill water-resistant down
  • Avg Weight – 1133 g (40 oz)
  • Length – from Center Back:27.5”
  • Source – ImportedGuarantee:Lifetime Warranty

Likes:

  • Warm
  • Stays clean
  • Looks good
  • Blocks wind well

Dislikes:

  • None that I can think of

Tips

  • When using The North Face’s Size Advisor, consider the extra layers you plan on wearing under your jacket

 

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