Macpac Men's Pisa Polartec® Hooded Jacket
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Macpac Men's Pisa Polartec® Hooded Jacket

115339-PHPRL-2XL
NZ$299.99 Sale NZ$179.99
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Active insulation for the mountains, the Pisa is lined with Polartec® Alpha® Direct for an outstanding warmth-to-weight ratio, increased breathability, and reliable moisture management.
Macpac Men's Pisa Polartec® Hooded Jacket
NZ$299.99 Sale NZ$179.99
  • Product Description
    Active insulation at it's most versatile, the Pisa Polartec® Hooded Jacket utilises advanced fabric technology to directly warm your skin while maintaining a high level of breathability and managing moisture build up. Lined with Polartec® Alpha® Direct synthetic insulation featuring 78% recycled polyester content, the Pisa is a core product of our Alpine Series — our premium technical collection designed in partnership with the New Zealand Alpine Team (NZAT).

    Originally designed for the U.S. Special Forces, and now helping to keep mountaineers and alpine adventurers warm and comfortable in harsh environments, Polartec® Alpha® Direct minimises weight by sitting directly against your skin and removing the need for a drop liner. Effectively regulating your body temperature during low and high intensity activity, Alpha® Direct offers superior breathability and dries fast.

    Wrapped in a bluesign® approved nylon ripstop fabric with a short-chain DWR C6 finish for improved moisture repellency, the Pisa is lightweight and packable — tucking into its own pocket for lighter climbing or hiking. bluesign® certification means these specific fabrics have been manufactured with responsible use of resources.
  • Design features
    Lightweight nylon ripstop fabric has a short-chain DWR C6 finish and is bluesign® certified
    Polartec® Alpha® Direct active insulation with 78% recycled content for superior moisture management and breathability
    Reinforced shoulders, lower back and cuffs for increased abrasion resistance
    Packs small inside its own hand pocket
    Adjustable hem regulates temperature
    Zipped chest and hand pockets
    Thumb loops
    Regular fit


  • Product Specifications
    Inner FabricPolartec® Alpha® Direct Polyester — bluesign® certified
    Inner Fabric Weight (g/m2)95
    Main FabricNylon — bluesign® certified
    Main Fabric Weight (g/m2)71
    Secondary Fabric92% Nylon, 8% Elastane
    Secondary Fabric Weight (g/m2)71
    DWRDWR (C6)
    Weight (g)380 (Size M)
  • Care
    Close zippers and fasteners
    Cold gentle machine wash separately using a non-detergent soap (use a specialised product like Nikwax® Tech Wash®)
    Do not bleach
    Do not use fabric softener
    Handle with care when wet
    Rinse well until water is suds-free
    Tumble dry — cool to restore DWR/WR coating
    Do not iron
    Do not dryclean

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Just a quick one really will this ever come in black? if not what would you recommend in black that’s suitable for sitting in a shop that’s usually the same temperature as outdoors lol
Jamie B on May 23, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jamie,

Unfortunately we don't look to be getting this in Black in the near future.
Our Mountain Hooded Jacket or Accelerate Jackets might be another good option, if the likes of our Uber Light or Sou'west jackets wouldn't be suitable.

Thanks,
The Macpac Team
Can you Please bring back the royal blue colour in the Pisa? I’ve worn mine out from almost daily wear as it is the best jacket I’ve ever had.
Kim J on Feb 21, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hello Kim,

We just received a new order of the Blue colour. It should be available for purchase within the next couple of weeks.

Kind regards,
The Macpac Team
What mens size would be the equivalent of womens 10?
Daniel E on Oct 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi Daniel,

The closest size would be a size Small.

Thanks,
The Macpac Team
Kia ora, have you got specs around the thickness/denier of the nylon outer shell and how breathable it is?
Jakob S on Sep 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jakob,

It's 71gsm, 40dx40d, its quite breathable but also tightly woven to cut out some wind, which works well with the Polartec Alpha lining.

Thanks,
The Macpac Team
I am looking at getting a warmer jacket at some stage. I currently have a Pisa Polartec ,which is my main insulation when tramping, and a Mercury down jacket, which I use as a 'hut jacket'.(Although both also get worn a lot in civilisation. And I unfortunately I spent a lot more time in civilisation than I do in the wilderness.)

But I wouldn't mind getting something warmer for when it's really cold (primarily for hit use, but also for layering when really cold - and for really cold days in civilisation as well), and I am particularly interested in learning more about the Icefall and the Sundowner.

I see the Icefall is much lighter. But it also has a better fill power and what appears to be better insulating material.

So here are my questions:

1/ Which is warmer - the Icefall or the Sundowner?

2/ Am I correct in assuming they both have similar water resistance?

3/ Am I correct in assuming the Icefall packs down much smaller? If it does, how does it pack down compared with (say) my Mercury?

4/ How much warmer are they than my Pisa Polartec and Mercury?
St Dismas on Jul 11, 2020
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BEST ANSWER: Hi Darryl,

Thank you for your enquiry.

1/ The Icefall has 95g compared to 255g of down the Sundowner (in a medium size for example) however the Sundowner has larger baffles so will be warmer overall. However the Sundowner is much heavier (750g vs 370g) and doesn't pack away as small.

2/ Both fabrics have a C6 DWR coating on them & hyper dry down

3/ The Icefall Jacket is our Alpine Series and packs the smallest into the left Pocket. It packs down to quite a flat and square shape. The second smallest is the Mercury, which you already have and know that it packs a tubular shape. The biggest to pack away is the Sundowner, which like your Mercury, stuffs into a stuff sack to form a tubular shape.

4/ For weight, warmth and packability, the Icefall is best and the most technical out of the three. Overall, the Sundowner is warmest with the Mercury being a great middle man.

Thanks - the Macpac Team
I have a Pisa Polartec jacket , which I use as my main insulation when tramping, and a Mercury down jacket, which I use as a hut jacket. Although both also get a fair bit of urban use.

But I can't work out which is the warmer of the two. I am leaning towards the Pisa Polartec, yet I would have expected down to perform better. Any thoughts?

Also, I wear my Pisa Polartec seemingly all the time. Am I in danger of wearing it out?
St Dismas on Jul 11, 2020
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BEST ANSWER: Hi Darryl,

Thank you for your enquiry.

Which is warmer will come down to your own personal preference and is unfortunately difficult to quantify because so many factors come into play.

It’s awesome that you are getting so much wear out of you Pisa - It will degrade in time however as it becomes more worn in. We still producing this style so it should still be available when the time comes if you are needing a new one.

Thanks - the Macpac Team
hi! what product would you recommend washing this jacket with?
j p on Aug 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hello JP. Care instructions below:

* Cold machine wash
* Do not use fabric softener
* Do not bleach
* Low heat tumble dry
* Do not iron
* Do not dry clean