Customer reviews for Columbia Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest

Columbia Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest

Cathedral Peak™ II Vest
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Rating breakdown 99 reviews
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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89 out of 97(92%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
Review 1 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Extremely practical

PostedJuly 12, 2013
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Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
The vest is light and very practial for my use which is to keep warm enough and have pockets for keys, money, wallet, etc. It is exactly what I had in mind when ordered. It was delivered fast and in excellent order. Thank you, Columbia. F R Sidon
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

love this product

PostedOctober 27, 2013
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Location: Amherst
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
great for work and casual outings.....
I would recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Men's cathedral peak II vest

PostedNovember 1, 2013
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Location: Montana
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This is a very versatile vest and is very comfortable. It is a staple in my outdoor clothing items and is a key layering piece for outdoors adventures or everyday excursions. A zip-closed security pocket keeps valuables stashed safely.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Too Big - Return?

PostedNovember 7, 2013
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Location: Rye NH
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs Large
Hi
They are very nice - but the size I bought was too big - can I return and get a size smaller on all 3?
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Review 5 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent Fit

PostedNovember 12, 2013
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Location: PA
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I was unsure at first if I was a medium or a small but I took the chance on the small because that would typically be my size for a vest. It ended up being the perfect choice. It is very warm and I would recommend it to anyone. It can be worn as is, under a jacket for extra warmth, or even with a business dress shirt and it has a nice look with any of them.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Bought it for chilly fall days

PostedNovember 13, 2013
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Location: East Carolina
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Im a college student and I bought this to keep me warm when it was to warm to wear a fleece jacket but too cold to wear just a t shirt and it works great. My only complaint is that it the fabric is starting to mess up where my back pack rubs my lower back.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect for the chilly office

PostedNovember 30, 2013
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Location: Minneapolis, MN
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Luckily I now work in a casual-dress office in a building that's over 100 yrs old. I bought two and I keep one there full-time. As the temp drop (and varies widely), this has been great to throw on. I bought the gray so it goes with everything.
Spend the few extra bucks on a brand like this. You'll like functionality and appreciate the look.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Awesome Vest!

PostedDecember 4, 2013
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Location: Searcy, AR
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
You can't beat the price on this vest, and it looks great too. The warm fleece makes a great layering piece.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Very nice vest

PostedDecember 5, 2013
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Location: Monterey Bay Area
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I had to return this because the medium was WAY big, but it was very good quality. Super soft and warm, yet lightweight.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 10 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great buy!

PostedDecember 26, 2013
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User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This vest fits my son and is exactly what he wanted!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 11 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Warm but not too shapely

PostedNovember 17, 2013
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Location: Tiburon, CA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I was pleased with my purchase and now enjoy wearing the vest. It's warm, well made, and travels nicely folded in a suitcase or thrown on the back seat of the car. I bought an XL to fit over heavy sweaters but if fits more like an XXL...but I'm keeping it anyway as the only one who seems to notice it's too big is me. Perhaps a more fitted design or adjustable internal drawstrings would help make the product a "10".
I would recommend this product.
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Review 12 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Vest is excellent

PostedDecember 1, 2013
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Location: Henderson, Ky
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I purchased this vest online and am extremely happy with the quality for the money. Would purchase again from Columbia.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 13 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Versatile and warm enough for everyday use

PostedDecember 27, 2013
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Location: San Antonio, Tx
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Vest is comfortable, tru to size, and be weared for running, hiking, and casual outfits. I have several Columbia clothing and has never failed to meet my expectations.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 14 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Exactly what I expected

PostedDecember 29, 2013
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Location: ozark, al
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I ordered my dad this vest for Christmas. It fit very true to size, looked great, and was made out of good material. Arrived on time.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 15 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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4 / 5
4 / 5

I have an old vest size large that is slightly larger than the ones I received.

PostedDecember 29, 2013
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Location: Woodbury NY
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
The vest I received was a large which is slightly smaller than my old Columbia vest. I ordered five different colors and monogrammed them and when I received them back from the embroiderer I noticed that it was smaller than the original vest that I had.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 16 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent

PostedJanuary 1, 2014
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Location: Henderson, KY
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Great product, great price
I would recommend this product.
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Review 17 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

My favorite fleece vest

PostedJanuary 4, 2014
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Location: Davis, CA
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I own an older version of this vest. It is an XXL Tall, which is a size I often wear. But it's too roomy and is longer than most of my sport coats. I wear it to bed in the winter, however, as it keeps me warm and my cats like it for cuddling. The construction is excellent and it's worn well.
Based on this positive experience I purchased three new Columbia Cathedral vests. I went for an XL regular, instead. It fits me perfectly (6', 210 lbs) and is just long enough to overhang my tush. Some would say the lack of elastic in the waist lets in the cold. I've found it to fit me fine, however, and it gives just a bit when I'm walking.
I also love the current color choices. The red is especially rich while the sage green is a very warm, deep color. I'm not sure the depth of color comes through on the scans.
That said, the fleece in the new vests is a bit thinner. That makes them lighter but not quite as warm. Fleece weight can be confusing, however. I've found some with a lighter hand subjectively warmer than the heavier versions. Go figure.
I find these new vests especially useful when layering over a River Driver shirt which has a thin layer of cotton and a layer of cotton/wool blend. The overall effect is surprisingly thin, the vest allows for arm movement, and the zipper allows for venting. Amazing function at such a reasonable cost.
Overall, I'm happy with my older "sleeping bag" vest. I isolate its use to the bedroom and it provides much warmth. I'm also very happy with my new vests as they fit better and are quite versatile. I'd recommend them to anyone. But do keep in mind they run just a bit large. I'm sure Columbia can furnish you with exact dimensions prior to purchase.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 18 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Love the feel of this product

PostedJanuary 13, 2014
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Location: Georgia
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This product was such a hit -- the quality of the Columbia brand is known by all but the softness of this vest is amazing.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 19 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect gift

PostedDecember 25, 2013
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Location: Milton, MA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I bought two for my husband, they were the perfect fit, true to size and I love the zippered pockets. They are soft and look great on him.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 20 for Men's Cathedral Peak™ II Fleece Vest
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Cathedral Peak Vest

PostedDecember 25, 2013
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Location: Southern Illinois
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Love it! Exactly what I wanted!
I would recommend this product.
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