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The North Face McMurdo Parka is a winter coat named after the largest community in Antarctica, McMurdo Sound.

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Pros

Lots of pockets including one for media player and water bottle

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available in lots of sizes and colors, including a boy's version

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great for non-extreme environments - will keep most users warm for extended periods of time

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

no way to tighten the collar

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not as much down insulation at the back of the shoulders running down the arms

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doesn't protect the neck - wind will easily penetrate the coat

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drawstrings hidden inside the pockets are difficult to use

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faux fur used doesn't drop temperatures like real coyote fur does

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The North Face McMurdo Parka is a winter coat named after the largest community in Antarctica, McMurdo Sound, which is home to McMurdo Station, a US science facility capable of housing 1258 residents. This Parka is longer than the similar Ice Jacket, and also features a removable hood with detachable faux fur trim, as well as sporting a 550 fill power density of down filling. The outer shell is made of The North Face's HyVent 2L material as well, which features a protective outer layer to repel moisture and rain yet is still breathable, and an inner layer made from polyurethane foam capable of drawing wetness away from the skin to the outside. It also features a key clip in the hand pocket to secure your keys when active, adjustable Velcro cuffs and Velcro enclosed front zipper, and an array of interior and exterior pockets as outlined below, including a media player pocket. Unlike the Ice Jacket, the McMurdo is also available in Boy's which is about one hundred dollars cheaper, as well as Men's sizes up to 5XL.

Features
  • Adjustable removable hood
  • Detachable faux fur trim
  • Two alpine pockets
  • Internal and media pocket
  • Internal water bottle pocket
  • Two hand and cargo pockets
  • Internal glove pocket
  • Sleeve pocket
  • Front zipper with Velcro closure
  • Velcro adjustable cuffs
  • Waist and hem cinch-cord
  • Key clip in hand pocket
  • Outer: 210D x 300D 170 g/m²(5.0 oz/yd²) 100% nylon oxford HyVent 2L (Solid)
  • Length from Center Back: 35"
  • Insulation: 550 fill down
Sizes and Colors

Men's

  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL(5XL only available in black)
  • Colors: Bittersweet Brown, Black, Graphite Grey, Swamp Green,

Boy's

  • Sizes: XXS, S, M, L, XL
  • Colors: Asphalt Grey, Bittersweet Brown
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