/ Marmot sizing

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Stuart the postie - on 31 Jul 2014
Is Marmot generous for size, eg Patagonia, OR, than perhaps Mountain Equipment?

Stuart
Dauphin - on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

I hoped this was going to be a about big beaver.

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Morgan Woods - on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

I find Marmot sizing fairly consistent with other American brands eg Arcteryx & Patagonia in that I happily wear mediums from each and find the legs and arms a bit friendlier than euro brands eg Rab & Mammutt which tend to be a bit longer.
PPP - on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

I go size smaller than ME, RAB, etc.
sbc_10 - on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

Can only speak for XL, but they seem consistent with Patagonia, OR and Arc'terx. Be wary of the "athletic cut" hidden in the description, this can slim a garment down and cause your sizing to be out by one.

Rab seem to assume Xl means you are tall and thin as opposed to ....err .."chunky".

dek - on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

> Is Marmot generous for size, eg Patagonia, OR, than perhaps Mountain Equipment?

> Stuart

I find the Marmot sleeves infuriatingly a couple of inches too short, and the 'Angel Wings' thingy a gimmick, it still rides up with a high reach! Really well put together stuff, but you've got to try it on, to suit your own body shape.
In reply to Stuart the postie:

Funnily ME medium seems to fit me fine as does Marmot. I've done lots of Marmot reviews for UKC and have always felt very safe getting sent a medium as they all have fit me well. Patagonia is similar although some of their mediums can be a bit baggier I've found. Rab sizing is the one I have problems with - medium is OK with stretchy stuff but too tight with non-stretch. So Marmot is definitely bigger than Rab medium but I don't think so different to ME.
Ronan O Keeffe on 31 Jul 2014
In reply to Stuart the postie:

Just to muddle things up a bit I have two Marmot tops in medium that feel that they are a bit too tight, one that is like a tent on me and a couple that are just right.
Depends on the model and fit I guess.
That angel wing thing is pure marketing except for the alpha pro top I have. Which has sleeves about 4" longer than they need to be. That's one top that stays put when you reach above your head.

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