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Sawtooth Hybrid Jacket
300g Merino-X with DWR Nylon

The Sawtooth Hybrid Jacket sets a new standard in versatility for western and treestand hunters alike. 19.5 micron, 300g pure Merino wool provides the extreme odor resistance and breathable warmth you've come to expect from First Lite Merino, while DWR coated nylon panels provide critical durability and water resistance where you need it most--the chest and shoulders. Body-mapped to preserve core body temperature, we've added 60g 37.5 synthetic insulation behind the durable nylon panels in the chest for added insulation and wind resistance. The merino back allows for greater airflow in the mid and lower back where packs and trees trunks typically cause heat and moisture to build. Worn as a light outer layer for brisk early season days or worn in conjunction with other outwear for added warmth on winter days, the Sawtooth Hybrid defines versatility in a cornerstone of the First Lite layering system.




$210.00
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Product Details

Layering Position

  • This is a highly versatile piece designed to be worn either as your final, outer layer in chilly to moderate temperatures or as a layering component under insulation or rain protection.
  • Features

    • True to Size: Purchase your normal size to wear over or under other layers
    • Actual Weight: 20oz (Size Large)
    • 19.5 micron, superfine, pure 100% merino wool
    • 320gsm midweight interlock merino fabric
    • Body mapped insulation through chest and upper arms - 60g 37.5 insulation
    • Exclusive 37.5 Active Particle Technology enhances our insulation to help maintain optimal core body temperature
    • Stays warm whether dry or wet
    • Zippered, chest stash pocket
    • Ergonomic hood
    • Full zip front
    • Covered by First Lite's Warranty

      • Sizes

        Available in men's sizes: SM, MD, LG, XL, XXL

        Care

        Machine Wash Cold and Hang Dry

        Cut Shooters Cut
        System Position Insulated Outerwear
        Material Merino-X, 37.5 by Cocona
        Actual Product Weight Size MD
        Primary Usage Lifestyle, Spot & Stalk, Tree Stand, Waterfowl, Upland, Fishing

    Product Videos

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    Reviews

    4.5
    of 5
    155 Reviews
    Fit
    Runs Small
    Perfect
    Runs Large
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great outerlayer 8/31/2018

    I wasn't sure how I would like the combo of the insulation with merino. Man was I surprised, this jacket was great for early morning walks with a bag on my back. Breathable yet kept me warm. Buy this jacket you won't be disappointed.

    Nickname: Colin
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great stand alone but weird layering underneath 8/31/2018

    This piece is a great stand alone jacket and feels great! I will wear this a lot this season but when I got the wick shirt underneath to layer the pieces did not seem to want to move together and seem to feel a little awkward. It does not hinder functionality but does feel different with another wool layer underneath.

    Nickname: Sycamore
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Well worth the price 8/31/2018

    It fits great. Can’t wait to put it to work this fall

    Nickname: Dan
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 190lbs - 200lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Washington
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great piece 8/30/2018

    Very unique, lghtweight, but with select areas of extra insulation makes it viable for many applications. Sleeves are fitted to give your arms freedom of movement.

    Nickname: Aaron
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Iowa
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Well built and comfortable! 8/30/2018

    This jacket is my new favorite piece of hunting gear that I have purchased from FirstLite! The category of a mid-weight all season jacket (which is what I would personally call this piece) has always been a little lacking in the amount of options that are available in my opinion. In the past, I would find myself packing an extra jacket for the morning and it just ends up taking up room in my bag the rest of the day. Now I find that this jacket is almost a perfect middle ground for comfort and thermoregulation for all day use. I do a lot of early season whitetail hunting in Missouri as well as spot and stalk style hunts in Colorado/Wyoming and have had a difficult time finding a piece that is great for both environments throughout most of the hunting seasons. The merino wool material of the jacket is very comfortable and does an amazing job of regulating your heat weather you are sitting down and glassing, or on the move after a critter. It is extremely well built and I feel like it will be with me for many seasons to come. Keep it up FirstLite!! Your products have been very impressive and continue to meet my needs!


    How it fits
    Fits tight where it should (around the arms and shoulders) but has plenty of room for your body to breath everywhere else. No excess bulky material to get in the way of your equipment or to snag on branches as you are walking along.

    Nickname: Brady
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 150lbs - 160lbs
    Size: S
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Warm and Comfy 8/30/2018

    Bought this for elk hunting this fall, but was able to use it for small game and turkey hunting earlier this year. Love it so far, had to get a size up than normal but it fits great. Excited to try it in the mountains and in the tree!

    Nickname: Lucas
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 150lbs - 160lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Wisconsin
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Nice Jacket 8/30/2018

    I have the previous version of this jacket (not the 300g version). It runs a bit small and is not quite as warm as is proclaimed to be. But still a very nice jacket that would be suitable for early to mid season tree-stand hunting.

    Nickname: krouser
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Ohio
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Perfect 8/30/2018

    This jacket is perfect for those chilly mornings in the high country. The lighter back keeps you from getting too hot with a pack on but keeps your chest and arms warm. No more of that feeling hot and cold at the same time. Also,when you stop climbing to glass a hillside, the hood helps you from cooling off too fast.


    How it fits
    The arms fit pretty snug which I like for shooting my longbow without having to wear an arm guard to keep the sleeve out of the way.

    Nickname: Mark
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    So far is great 8/30/2018

    Great fit, silent, and comfortable. I will use it in Wisconsin this fall, and will update the review after.

    Nickname: Sergio
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Texas
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Excellent 8/30/2018

    Ordered the Sawtooth last season and instantly fell in love. I has a lot of insulating properties, yet is lightweight. I like that it has wool on the back, it keeps my back from sweating while hiking gin wearing my pack. I ordered large and it fits perfect over my Llano or Chama. First lite gear is expensive, but it's an investment and if treated right will last for years to come.


    How it fits
    It fits tight around the forearms, but that is perfect for bowhunting and how it's designed.

    Nickname: J. Ryan
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Pennsylvania
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Best FL piece period 8/30/2018

    I have been blown away by this jacket. I wear it for everything. Chilly morning? Check. Throwing on a jacket to go hang with some friends? Check. It is just perfect and so comfortable that you'll find yourself wearing it more and more for every type of activity. Once you put it on, you can see how it is useful for a variety of temperature variations, too. A great piece that should be considered by everyone who purchases FL products.

    Nickname: Joseph
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: L
    Location: South Carolina
    Use: Lifestyle
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great Product 8/30/2018

    This item is perfect as an outer layer on a light hunt or under layer for a colder day. Incredible versatility!

    Nickname: Sizz10
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Nebraska
    Use: Waterfowl
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Favorite FL Piece 8/30/2018

    This is my absolute favorite piece in my FL kit. It is versatile to keep you warm on a brisk morning while in the tree stand or completely covered while on a spot & stalk hunt. Perfect for layering as well even as an outerwear piece.

    Nickname: Taco
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Wisconsin
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great Jacket! 8/30/2018

    I wear this for early season whitetail as well as my jacket for pheasant/chukar hunting under my vest. It’s great! Fits almost perfectly. It’s rugged and is definitely made from quality material. It is a bit itchy, but not bad. Overall great product!


    How it fits
    The shoulders fit a bit snug, but I got used to it immediately. It’s a different fit from box store brands, which is a good thing.

    Nickname: Max
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Size: M
    Location: Wisconsin
    Use: Upload
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great piece 8/30/2018

    I wore this jacket on a diy archery elk hunt in Idaho. Love the design of the jacket with the merino wool back and arms keeping you warm but also allowing you to breath while hiking and the front of the chest blocks the wind and weather.

    Nickname: James
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Idaho
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    A little tight in the arms. 8/30/2018

    Great midlayer jacket. Like the hood for the added warmth and concealment of zipped up all the way to almost create a face mask. The one thing I didn’t like about this jacket is that since it is Merino it takes quite awhile to dry out. Used it in a light rain for about 30 min and it was still wet the next day. Make sure you have a rain jacket if you’re planning on using this piece when the weather hits.

    Nickname: Trevor
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Montana
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Versatile layering piece 8/29/2018

    The saw tooth body mapping is spot on. Good fit throughout the body and the sleeves stay tight against the arms which is nice for the bow hunts. The longer tail is a nice addition too. It’s a good outer layer for the earlier season and a good mid layer for extra insulation later in the season.

    Nickname: Ben
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 150lbs - 160lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Missouri
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    RUNS SMALL 8/29/2018

    An awesome piece to add to your pack, but does run small. I wear a large Chama under a medium Halstead and this was way too short for me. Hope that helps somebody concerning fit.


    How it fits
    Runs small. Specifically short.

    Nickname: Jimmyboone
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Washington
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Versatile 8/29/2018

    Versatile jacket! Got a large so that I could layer underneath as I would like this to be an outer layer and then wear heavier baselayers underneath in the WI winter.

    Nickname: Josh
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Wisconsin
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    The perfect jacket for me! 8/29/2018

    When I first saw this jacket I was hesitant, but after thinking about it for quite a while I decided to pull the trigger on it. All I can say is I wish I had bought it earlier! It works perfect for me when it’s too cold for a base layer, but I would otherwise get too hot while moving around in my puffy layer. I’m sure it will have a place in my pack from here on out.

    Nickname: Kyle
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Idaho
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Wears like a hoodie, keeps you warm like a jacket! 8/29/2018

    I purchased this piece a little later in the season last year and couldn’t be happier. The cut is spot on. Especially the shooter’s cut on the arms....nothing in the way when you’re at full draw. I like it as an outer layer or mid layer depending on conditions. Smart placement on the pockets kee them above the waist strap on your pack!


    How it fits
    Fits me great! Not too baggy, not restrictive at all.

    Nickname: The missing link
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: South Carolina
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    awesome jacket 8/29/2018

    Great jacket, worth the money. Instead of wearing normal sweatshirts for day to day things I now wear my saw tooth. It is a perfect layering piece, I would recommend to anyone.


    How it fits
    The fit is snug in the arms.

    Nickname: Levi
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: North Dakota
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Sawtooth 8/29/2018

    I wear a size medium uncompahgre, but need a size large in the sawtooth otherwise it fits well. Haven't hunted in it yet, but I think it'll be a great addition to my elk hunting archery gear for this fall.

    Nickname: JOE
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Exceptional lightweight Versatility!! 8/29/2018

    I really put this to the test from mid archery to mid rifle in MS in a wide array of temps with different types of layering underneath. On more than one occasion this jacket rescued me from being underprepared for a weather swing. The hood provides concealment and helps lock in that warmth when you are in for long sits in the treestand. I took this piece down into low 40’s high 30’s bc of it’s lightweight versatility.


    How it fits
    I am kinda broad so even in a XXL it was snug in the shoulders but it never effected range of motion or ability to draw my bow. The shooters cut allows for that additional space

    Nickname: Drew
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 230lbs - 240lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Mississippi
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Odd to fit in your kit 8/29/2018

    It's an interesting piece but if the klamath grid fleece had existed with a hood I would have sent it back for that. If it's cold enough to need the chest insulation I put on a vest or puffy, but just generally would replace this with the grid fleece which I love.


    How it fits
    This is the first piece I've had to send the large back for an xl. The sleeves were just way too tight, and get tighter down in the forearms. This makes it difficult to get over normal base layers.

    Nickname: Stafford
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Pennsylvania
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Perfect early season item! 8/29/2018

    So I was looking for a jacket that wasn't to warm but light enough it will work for early season until mid fall maybe longer. The Sawtooth is exactly what I was looking for. Its light weight, it can be layered. And it keeps the important parts of the body warm. Its great for glassing and stalking. I'm using this in temps around high 30's to high 60's and it's amazing! Love the back of it for when your carrying your pack helps prevent back sweat and let's it breathe. This is going to be my go to item for any jacket.


    How it fits
    I'm 5'7" 183lbs and ordered a medium and fits amazing the sleeves are a little snug but it helps for archery.

    Nickname: Matthew
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Idaho
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Skeptical at first, but have been pleased. 8/29/2018

    In the past year I've taken this sawtooth hybrid jacket backpacking and hunting in UT for deer and elk, and AZ for coues deer. I love the full zip hoodie feature; it's perfect for the early fall mornings when you're waiting for the sun to come up. At first I thought the added insulation was a marketing ploy but I actually did feel like it was worth the extra bulk and weight (which is minimal) to keep my core warm.


    How it fits
    I would give it 5 stars but the fit isn't perfect for me. The shoulders fit somewhat tight and it feels like the back has a tendency to feel like it's riding up. I probably should've gotten the L instead of a M though and maybe that's why the fit is off.

    Nickname: Michael
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Utah
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great piece for many occasions 8/29/2018

    I bought this piece with the intentions of using it as a layering piece. While it works decent as that, I have used it most as an extremely versatile outer layer that provides comfort in most situations. The cut is perfect for hunting and the jacket still smells like it did when I got it, which is very surprising considering everything s jacket sustains during a successful hunting trip. Highly recommended

    Nickname: Dan
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Washington
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Excellent piece of gear for the toolbag 8/29/2018

    The Sawtooth has been a go-to piece for me this year for camping and late last year for deer and pig hunts. In California it's perfectly adequate as an outer layer (I'll pack a shell in case temps really drop). It's extremely warm as a mid layer and the form-fit cut reduces bulk. I'd consider this one of the most versatile jackets I own!

    The customer service from the FirstLite is topnotch. I can't overstate how helpful and pleasant my experience has been with them.


    How it fits
    I'm tall/skinny and the jacket seems to fit just right in medium. The arms are snug and waist just loose enough for a base layer.

    Nickname: Pigeonwing
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: California
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Nice job first lite. 8/29/2018

    Been wearing this for early morning scouting trips. Keeps me warm in dry in the early mornings and is light in my pack when I’m not needing it.

    Nickname: Craig R
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 220lbs - 230lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Washington
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Really warm 8/29/2018

    I bought this as another piece of first lite clothing to has to my arsenal. First lite once again did not disappoint. The jacket is super warm, I wear it by itself quite a bit and am not uncomfortable at all. I stay warm in it whether its wet or dry. Great product

    Nickname: Kackman
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Washington
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Traditional Archery Friendly 8/29/2018

    I initially bought a Sawtooth last year and loved it so much I bought a non camo model to wear around town and to the archery range. Bought my wife one this year when the Women's model was released too! I was a little put off by the tight fitting sleeves at first then really appreciated them when I shot my bow. Many jackets in this weight class give me issues with string contact when I draw my bow, on a sleeve this can be negated by the use of an arm guard, but the fabric in the chest area billowing out can't be so easily overcome! The jacket is warm but not too warm and is very friendly to layering. The mapping of the insulation is great for backpacking too since there's less insulation where the backpack sets helping prevent overheating in that area!

    Nickname: Oldgoat
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great piece to the collection 8/29/2018

    This is a great mid layer piece. I will be issuing it on chilly mornings and evenings elk hunting in Montana. It lightweight but keeps you warm. The shooters cut on the sleeves is great for bow hunting. I would recommend this for anyone thinking about buying one.

    Nickname: Nick
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 190lbs - 200lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Montana
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great jacket 8/29/2018

    This jacket is great for midseason stalks. The added insulation on the torso is a savior. I will be buying another one.


    How it fits
    I'm 6' and 220 lbs and the XL fits perfect. Enough room to layer underneath and snug enough to be agile.

    Nickname: Brandon
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: South Dakota
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Unique and key part of my system 8/29/2018

    Recently finished an archery elk hunt with my wife and first time really putting the hybrid to the test in the field. Found myself utilizing it daily as a key part of my system. Great jacket, hood and body mapping give a lot of features.

    Nickname: Chris
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: XL
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Awesome Jacket! 8/29/2018

    I can see the Sawtooth being my favorite item of clothing I own. Looking forward to putting it through the ringer this season!

    Nickname: Blair
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 190lbs - 200lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Texas
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    fits great, love it. 8/29/2018

    jacket is very nice. just worn it around the yard, but I can tell it's going to layer up great for those cool November sits.


    How it fits
    the pockets ride a little high, unsure why. I washed mine to get a bit of shrink on. afterwards, I thought I had effected the pocket location. after looking at the pictures online, I noticed it's just something they did...

    Nickname: Mitch
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: North Dakota
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great Jacket for early season 8/28/2018

    The jacket fits me great and is well put together. I recently used it on a week-long hunt in the high Uintas on an early season hunt and found the jacket to be more than enough for my needs. Im looking forward to putting to more use as the season progresses.

    Nickname: Asa
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Utah
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Sawtooth hybrid!! 8/28/2018

    Most versatile piece in my closet. Fit is tight on arms and shoulders I recommend sizing up from your normal fl size. Very warm for its weight and extremely packable! Perfect for whitetail hunters and western hunters alike!

    Nickname: Derick
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 190lbs - 200lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Tennessee
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Initial thought 8/28/2018

    Purchased this jacket in size L. 6’1 210 lbs fits ergonomically perfect. No field use yet but I’m excited to thrown some obsidian pants suspended underneath this jacket for it has a little longer tail for the inevitable ride up. Interested to see how it fairs with the occasional snag. I believe paired with a FL merino T you’d be in business for early season.

    Nickname: Adam
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Pennsylvania
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Southeast Alaska Sitka blacktail/Dall Sheep hunting 8/28/2018

    This is my new favorite piece of all time. It is my intermediate layer. I chose it for my intermediate layer for many reasons, but one reason is I like the full zip. It ends up being my outer layer most of the time unless it is raining. I lived in it for 14 days on a Dall Sheep hunt this year.


    How it fits
    I’ve always been that guy that is between L and XL when it comes to jackets. I’m 6’ 200 lbs. the L fits me perfectly.

    Nickname: Jason
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Alaska
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    most versatile and favorite piece of gear 8/28/2018

    This is by far my favorite First Lite piece of gear.

    Hybrid is a perfect way to describe this piece, it has insulation in all the right places. It's essentially a baselayer in the back (which helps with sweat when you put your pack on), and it is warm in the chest, shoulders and part of the arms.

    The hoody and thumb loops are a great addition as well.

    If I only had one piece of First Lite gear, this would be it hands down.


    How it fits
    Dead on

    Nickname: G
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Texas
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Interesting Hybrid 8/21/2018

    Have not gone in the field yet to try it out. After reading the reviews, I went with a M, it fits fine, maybe a little tight on the arms for a midlayer piece. I think it will fit fine with the Wick underneath, but if you're looking to put more than that on under, size up. It definitely feels different from any other piece I have. I'm looking forward to trying it out in the field and seeing where/when it fits into my system.

    Nickname: Matthew
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: M
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Body mapping is perfect 8/18/2018

    This jacket has that extra bit of warmth you need in all the right places , and cooler spots where you don’t need the warmth.

    Nickname: Alex
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 240lbs - 250lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Alabama
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Awesome Jacket 8/16/2018

    Finally got the jacket this year and could not wait to use it on a archery barren ground caribou hunt early August in AK. With the temperatures hanging around low 40s with fog and rain the jacket perform very well. Comfortable fit with enough room from movement when drawing your bow, kept me warm even when partially soak, and the jacket dries up really fast. I'm very impressed with this jacket.

    Nickname: Richard
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Alaska
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Very pleased 8/8/2018

    Got this on the Tag Soup Sale in January and am very pleased with its performance. Only got to wear it during spring turkey season so far. Kept me warm with one or two layers underneath during the cool Iowa mornings of 1st season but also worked well during the warm 4th season. This thing got soaked with sweat multiple times and still had no odor at the end of the season.


    How it fits
    Based on my body measurements I should have got a Medium however I had the opportunity to try a large on at a store before they were all pulled and realized that was going to be too small. Ordered a XL and it fits great. I’m 6’3” about 205.

    Nickname: Anderson
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 200lbs - 210lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Iowa
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great Jacket! 8/6/2018

    I received it in the mail and immediately had to try it on. I love that it is a combo of wool and synthetic. It'll make the perfect layering piece! Fits perfect and as with everything from first-lite it just looks well made. Excited to put it to use in the coming months.


    How it fits
    I would say it's perfectly sized to wear over another merino layer of the same size, but not baggy by any means.

    Nickname: Chandler
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 220lbs - 230lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: Oregon
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Extremely comfortable! 8/4/2018

    I bought this jacket for spring turkey hunting and it performed even better than I expected, extremely comfortable and versatile! This Jacket was perfect for those colder spring mornings, breathable but warm in all of the right places. I especially loved the hood, very comfortable and was a great addition to concealing my face. I can't wait to use this jacket as a layering piece this fall!

    Nickname: Matt
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: XL
    Location: New York
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Impressed So Far 8/2/2018

    While this jacket will get more use here at home hunting Whitetail from a tree, I really purchased it for my upcoming elk hunt in CO. I've yet to use this jacket in the field as it's been much too hot here, but upon initial inspection and fitting I am very impressed, as I always am with First Lite. Once I put it through it's paces in CO next month I can update my review with how this piece did, but I have zero concerns.


    How it fits
    I love the way the jacket fits, I especially enjoy the longer tail on the back as that is always a pet peeve of mine when a jacket or shirt rides up while bending over or with a pack on. I was able to try a medium on at a local store and the fit was just right if I was not layering underneath, so I ordered a large and it is the perfect fit for my tall frame with room to throw on my Kiln hoody or possibly even my puffy underneath.

    Nickname: Matthew
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 150lbs - 160lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Michigan
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Warm, and quiet 8/2/2018

    Nice jacket. I like that the warmth is more in the core and light weight sleeves. Use this piece for an outer layer when the temps are in the mid range. Great for bow hunting

    Nickname: Marc
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Michigan
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Two Seasons In 8/1/2018

    I had originally reviewed the sawtooth last summer (you can read it below). This is my one-year update:

    Durability: Fantastic. Being Merino wool, I did not expect it to hold up so well especially in high friction zones and around the mouth/zipper. i am not getting any major pilling anywhere and it is still holding up great

    Performance: Again, still fantastic. I can pretty much depend on this thing to keep me feeling dry when I am hiking (I get really sweaty in the back), but keep me warm when I slow down to still hunt. I really appreciate the way it is cut with the longer back so my butt doesn't freeze when in a low position. It is also near silent which is a huge plus for getting within 40 yards of whitetails.
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    Original Review:

    I never review anything. Ever. But this jacket fits and works so well that I have to add my two cents.

    Sawtooth > Big cotton hoodie over fleece long sleeve

    Took this thing fishing in the northern west coast of Canada and I counted on it to keep me warm for two weeks of sleeping and fishing in Godawful weather. It is surprisingly water resistant, standing in spitting rain for a couple of hours, and even once it wets through it still stays warm! It also didn't get me nearly as sweaty as my usual setup when hiking. I am a new believer in all things merino wool. It is definitely best suited as a mid layer in wet and cold conditions, but I can see myself putting it to good use as an outer layer for early deer or late spring turkey.

    I am a tall but skinny dude, so I usually have fitment problems with broader shoulders but very thin waist and long torso. This thing fits like it was designed for me, and likely for everybody else not even matching my body type. I also hate wearing hoods for the restricted view, but somehow that issue does not exist here. The high collar is great and allows me to leave my usual neck gaiter behind.

    The only bad thing so far: it starts to smell after two weeks of not washing and breathing into the front zip. TWO WEEKS THOUGH.

    Nickname: Kamil
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Ontario
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Over all perfect jacket 7/30/2018

    I used this piece last year as final layer almost all season. It is awesome for on the move or still hunting covering very little ground. Tree stand / spot n stock great for both.
    It’s a huge contender as my favorite piece from First lite that’s for sure.
    I just got a new one under warranty last year some seems failed just around the cuffs witch happens no big deal and first lite took care of me no problem. Super good to deal with and I’m excited to see if the new Merino X material is any different over time but feel is still same.
    Custom service is awesome and products have been top notch for last few years they definitely have a custom for life.
    Over all great experiences!


    How it fits
    Perfect fit even with a few layers under it.

    Nickname: Jeff
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 140lbs - 150lbs
    Size: L
    Location: New Hampshire
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Very Versatile 7/30/2018

    This piece really is as advertised. I use this for everything from my jacket for spring turkey to a layering piece in late fall/winter. very comfortable and extremely warm. Definitely more for the cold weather. Also love the pockets.

    Nickname: T.
    Height: 5'6" - 5'8"
    Weight: 150lbs - 160lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Pennsylvania
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Awesome Piece 7/29/2018

    Great mid layer on cold days and great outer layer for more mild temperatures.

    Nickname: Max
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Oregon
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Very Versitile 7/28/2018

    The Sawtooth Hybrid is a very useful piece of layer that can be used for an outer layer in cool weather, but I’ve found it great as a mid layer as well when hunting in colder climates.
    Overall this is one of my most useful and well rounded pieces of clothing for hunting and lifestyle.

    Nickname: Tye
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: California
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Nice layer 7/28/2018

    Snug fitting layer. Worked excellent for what it is designed for. Great range of motion. Was able to squeeze a puffy jacket under it when temps dropped into the single digits on an elk hunt. Able to wear it over a light base layer with temps in the 20s for high output hunting like chasing chukars.

    Nickname: Chas
    Height: 5'4" - 5'6"
    Weight: 160lbs - 170lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Idaho
    Use: Upload
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Favorite first lite piece 7/28/2018

    This has become my favorite piece from first lite, the only thing that would make it perfect is if it had more length in the torso. It replaces wearing the chama and puffy vest for me while hiking around during late season.


    How it fits
    Make the torso length a few inches longer and it is perfect. I had a large and replaced it with an xl in hopes the torso was longer but if felt the same length, all my other tops are size large.

    Nickname: Chris
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: XL
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Perfect insulation and outerwear piece 7/28/2018

    This jacket will be one that I wear all season as an outer layer piece or as an insulation piece when the temperature drops. The fit is perfect and pocket placement is designed to be higher off the waist to allow access to them while wearing a pack. The merino sleeve and back are soft and flexible but the chest and shoulder insulation is warm and extremely soft on the inside.

    Nickname: Sycamore
    Height: 5'10" - 6'
    Weight: 210lbs - 220lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Georgia
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great jacket for a backpack hunter 7/26/2018

    As someone who hunts with a backpack, and rarely takes it off unless I need something, this jacket is perfect for me. Breathable in the back to help avoid sweat from the pack, and insulation up front where I need it for those cold days. Easily accessible pockets, great fit, just a very versatile piece, highly recommend it.


    How it fits
    True to size

    Nickname: Jarrod
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Virginia
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Weird but good 7/24/2018

    Seems like such a worthless piece but surprisingly it does a good job for how minimal it is.


    How it fits
    Only gripe is its tight in the forearms and a tad short in the waist. Broad shoulders. Former div 1 football player.

    Nickname: Cbire
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 250lbs - 260lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Weird but good 7/24/2018

    Seems like such a worthless piece but surprisingly it does a good job for how minimal it is.


    How it fits
    Only gripe is its tight in the forearms and a tad short in the waist. Broad shoulders. Former div 1 football player.

    Nickname: Cbire
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 250lbs - 260lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Colorado at 10k feet in May 7/23/2018

    What a great top layer for the chilly mornings before the sun breaks the mountain tops. Not only was it great for the first few hours in the morning but I also slept in it as I was in a hammock under the stars while we chased merriams in the battlement mountains. Stayed warm and was nice to have the body mapping while I had a pack on my back most the mornings.


    How it fits
    It’s a tad snug but not restricting. I do like the fit as far as hunting and movement, I’ll just need to lose a few pounds so I don’t look like a busted can of biscuits.

    Nickname: Wess
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 230lbs - 240lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Great Design, Great Fit 7/18/2018

    The Sawtooth is a fantastic second layer, love the breathable wool in the back and the durable, insulated chest and arms. Provides a little more protection from the multiflora rose bushes than a regular wool piece and is slim enough to wear under an Uncompaghre of the same size for colder, stationary hunts.

    Would love to see more hybrids from First Lite!


    How it fits
    For my body type, this piece fits very well as a second layer. I appreciate the drop tail, also.

    Nickname: Kendrick
    Height: 6'2" - 6'4"
    Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
    Size: L
    Location: Ohio
    Use: Tree Stand
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Solid mid-weight jacket! 7/16/2018

    Very nice piece of kit for warm spring (or fall) days.
    We have a saying here in Colorado; "If you don't like the weather, just wait 10 minutes, it'll change." With the Sawtooth it really doesn't matter too much what the weather is doing because it's so versatile. During spring turkey season this year in the mountains at about 9,000-10,000ft, I experienced everything from 30-75 degrees and rain, sleet, clouds, and sunshine. The Sawtooth didn't blink at all and took it all in stride. I was as comfortable as could be throughout each extreme.
    The one thing that I would recommend as a manufacturing upgrade would be to add a small metal clip or some sort of reinforcement to the pocket zippers so that they can't be pulled past their stop position (full open). There were a couple of times that my pockets got caught or snagged when open and I was lucky the zippers didn't rip open. A bit of insurance in the form of a safety stop reinforcement (either stitching or metal clip) would be nice for such an awesome piece of kit (and a good upgrade to other FirstLite products as well).


    How it fits
    I'm a stocky, muscular guy and the XXL fits me well in the arms and chest - which is often hard to find with a lot of manufacturers. However, I would say that the length of the jacket is just a hair on the long side for my frame. It's probably good for someone who's about 6'-6'3" but at 5'10", it's added length turns into a bit too much.

    Nickname: Ryan
    Height: 5'8" - 5'10"
    Weight: 220lbs - 230lbs
    Size: XXL
    Location: Colorado
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Fit
    Small
    Perfect
    Large
    Awesoem jacket! 7/9/2018

    Comfortable, quiet, and warm! perfect for days where a medium/heavy jacket isn't needed. I also use it as a middle layer when the wind kicks up with my seak stormtight jacket. I went a size smaller for a tighter fit for layering. works perfect!

    Nickname: Tyler
    Height: 6' - 6'2"
    Weight: 190lbs - 200lbs
    Size: M
    Location: Alaska
    Use: Spot & Stalk
    Excellent 6/26/2018

    I have worn this jacket turkey hunting and bass fishing so far. Very comfortable and warmer than I had expected. I want to buy one in conifer to wear while not hunting.

    Nickname: Dominic
    Great but... 6/13/2018

    This product has been something i really wanted. Every time I tried to order it it was out of stock on the size I needed, since FL normally runs a little big, I sized down. ( normally wearing an xl in normal attire) so when I was saw it in stock i had to make the order. I did and checked my fedex tracking every 2 seconds to see if anything changed, when it finally arrived I ripped it out of its bag tried to put it on with a long sleeve top on and felt like tommy boy. I took off the long sleeve and put it on without a shirt. If fit great in the chest and length, but the shoulders and forearms were supper tight. It was so tight in my forearms that the camo pattern was faded white and the shoulders restricted movement. I really want to love this piece of gear but unfortunately I cannot wait another 5 years for them to have an xl in stock.

    Nickname: Christopher
    Poor stitching and tight fit 4/24/2018

    Had my eye on this jacket for sometime and finally decided to pull the trigger and purchase it. Main purpose was for all around use as a casual jacket and another layer to my first lite system. When it arrived I was excited until I tried it on and herd the cringing sound of threads breaking, and it fit extremely small/tight. The torso is short and sleeves are tight. I noticed the cuff threads started breaking after the first few weeks and about a month later noticed the neck threads were unraveling. Overall I think jacket could be improved with better quality stitching overall and more accurate sizing. I Wish I would have just waited until the 2018 line came out and got the corrugated jacket. Still love all my other first lite gear.

    Nickname: Phillip
    2nd review, keep liking it better 4/22/2018

    I am not stuck on any one clothing company but rather like to mix and match by who makes the best product for my use and layering.

    I keep finding myself using my good hunting layers on the ranch for work when the conditions are bad or the temperature fluctuates a lot. This means they get tested in a lot of conditions on a lot of days. Once you get used to the comfort you can find outdoors with these type of layers it's a little hard to go back to standard work wear in rapidly changing conditions. This spring I've used the hunting stuff more than normal, we have had 20 degree nights followed by 70 degree days. The Sawtooth is versatile. I keep it on most of a lot of those days. I love the hood. I've tried a lot of different mid layers and the Chama and Sawtooth have my favorite hoods of them. I used to not be able to wear a hood when working cattle horseback because I lost to much peripheral vision. I don't like my horse being able to see things to the side I can't, we need to be on the same page. The stretch and fit of this hood make it perfect for me. For really wet conditions a fast drying fleece might be better, but the merino is my choice most of the time.

    As I mentioned on my earlier review it is very breathable. I have taken the fleece layer out of my layering kit for the most part now. I like an Aerowool shirt next to skin. I often only wear that when really active since the activity provides the warmth and it dries so well. As soon as I'm ready for a second layer the Sawtooth is most often that layer. I can move at my "hunting speed" with less elevation gain and more stops to glass comfortably in the Sawtooth. If it's windy a Sitka Mountain Vest over the top is a great wind stopper, or a Mountain Jacket if it's cold enough I don't want the extra armpit ventilation of the vest. I wish the Mountain Jacket had a hood so I pre-ordered a Catalyst to see if that's a better option. Past that I like a puffy matched to the conditions when I stop for a while (The windproof vest or jacket goes over the puffy) and then rain gear in the pack for if it's needed.

    I liked my first Sawtooth I used last winter enough I picked up one off Ebay in ASAT recently along with a North Branch to go over it in colder weather. ASAT is the best pattern I've found for predator hunting in my area. I can understand why it was dropped but I sure like it for the dormant grass late season. I plan to use my ASAT stuff only during late season around home so it lasts me many years.

    I don't think you will regret the purchase of this jacket. If you like the Chama but sometimes want a bit more warmth or a full zip you will like the Sawtooth.

    Nickname: Heath S
    Jack of all Trades 4/6/2018

    This jacket could be considered the jack of all trades as it can be used in many different ways, but it may not be the “be all end all” in your kit. It performs very well in conjunction with other layering components, but can also be used alone. I was recently on a turkey hunt where the morning temp was 32° and the afternoon temp was 68°. I started the morning with my Woodbury, sawtooth, and minaret up top. As the morning progressed the Woodbury was plenty to keep me warm climbing up and down steep ridges. My only complaint is the position of the pockets is too high for my liking. I prefer more of a low hoody style pocket, but that’s a very minor inconvenience.

    Nickname: Jordan
    A very versitile layer 4/4/2018

    Initially I wasn't sure about the Sawtooth, but the more I have worn this piece the more I like it. It's not going to keep you toasty warm if you are sitting still. But in my opinion it is perfect for a long walk in to a tree stand with a back pack on a cold morning or predawn moves in elk country. It's hard to overhead in this layer because of the breathability, but it definitly keeps the chill off you while moving. It's quiet and comfortable. It dumps heat when your active and dries quickly. It has become my goto layer when I am active and it's cool. I like it so much, I am considering by a second jacket in a solid color for everyday wear.

    In my opinion, this is one of the most unique layering peices in the outdoor industry. Great work First Lite.

    Nickname: Scott
    Good product, wrong price 3/27/2018

    I have no complaints about the jacket, I just think it's over priced for a midlayer product

    Nickname: Dave
    Versitale 3/23/2018

    I got to tell ya, I wasn't so sure where the Sawtooth was going to fit into my kit. But after a fall, starting in September archery elk and ending in late November whitetail hunting it definitely proved its worth. The Sawtooth was great during September in the mornings as an extra layer and proved not to be a burden when shedding it and packing it around all day. With the merino panels it breathed really well, expelling any extra heat. In November it really shined. The Sawtooth proved how versatile it could be. I used it as an external layer while still hunting. Again the merino panels were great, particularly being quiet in the thick stuff but providing warmth the rest of the time. I've got to say I was skeptical but the Sawtooth found a place in my heart.

    Nickname: Eric
    Great mid-weight piece 3/20/2018

    I got one of these jackets, then because I loved it so much, I got one in solid so I could wear it around town! The jackets fit perfectly for using while hunting with a bow. the forearms are just snug enough to be completely clear of the bow when using it. These jackets are good down to about 40, then again, I get cold easy. The will on the back works outstanding to mitigate sweat while packing. The thickness in the front does indeed keep the wind off of the front of your body. This was well thought out and then are very, very comfortable!

    Nickname: Eric
    Great piece, be wary of sizing. 3/17/2018

    Loved the piece and the role it served but unfortunately, I had to return it. Normally where a medium and based on my measurements got the medium. Upon getting the sawtooth, it was clear the medium was even too tight to wear as a base layer with the sleeves being much shorter than stated and the arms through the shoulders being too tight. Trying to draw a bow would have likely compromised the stitching. May try again with the large.

    Nickname: Andrew
    Excellent mid layer 3/11/2018

    This seems to be a piece I build my layering around. It's nice alone when active or when wind isn't bad. With wind a soft shell vest or jacket over the top works well. With wind and cold a puffy over the top and a shell over that works great. I've been using it a lot predator calling and deer hunting. I like it very much as a mid to late season second layer over an Aerowool shirt and layer for conditions over top of it.

    Nickname: Heath S
    A Great Mid/outer Layer Piece for the kit 3/9/2018

    I often find myself between adding another mid-layer piece when it's chilly, but then when it warms up or I walk around, I need to shed my outer layer so need some type of protection from the water/wind. This is the piece to fill that gap. It is surprisingly warm considering it's weight.

    In short, I find myself wearing it in field every day of the season.

    Nickname: SyracuseHunter
    great specs on jacket except for.... 3/7/2018

    From what I read seemed like a possible great jacket if not perfect one minus one thing the Hood. You need a hood-iess version or at least detachable if it was not for the permeant hood I would get a couple.

    Nickname: liam
    Versatile Jacket 3/6/2018

    I really like this product. So much that it's become a staple of my wardrobe. Having used it across a number of situations, there really wasn't a task I found it couldn't handle. It's light enough to be worn early season and yet it also performs exceptionally later in the year when temperatures drop. On a surprisingly cold mid-November muzzle-loader hunt while my buddy was wearing four layers, I wore this over my base layer and stayed comfortable. Though I don't recommend it, I once forgot my rain gear and got dumped on for an entire morning while wearing this jacket. As another reviewer noted, it has exceptional wet weather protection. Even when soaked it still remains effective. A great product you won't regret owning.

    Nickname: TimVA
    Sawtooth is a must have 3/4/2018

    I was looking for a good heavier midlayer or jacket. This is it!!! It will absolutely be go jacket for all seasons. Like all First Lite clothing it is a amazing fit. I'm 6' 1'' 210 and the XL fits me perfectly, stretching where it needs too. Shooters cut is great, I can wear as a midlayer and not have the arms be to bulky. The insulation is added only where it needs to be, so it cuts down on the weight. It is also dead quiet. The sawtooth is a must have!!!

    Nickname: Dane
    Insulation where you need it 2/26/2018

    Finally, insulation where you need it when you have a pack on. I'm 150lbs, 5' 11" and I needed a medium. I'm usually a small in other FL gear, but some items are just too small. The sleeves are tight, perfect for shooting a bow.

    Overall fit and finish is great. The hood is my favorite part. This thing is downright cozy and I'm wearing it more around the house/town then I am hunting.

    Nickname: Sam
    My go to! 2/25/2018

    This is probably my favorite piece! I like the added insulation in the arms and front. Super flexible material with snug cuffs to trap heat when it gets cool at night. I’ve been known to sport the Sawtooth out on the town. Thanks!

    Nickname: Dirtbag Bowhunter
    Great piece 2/24/2018

    This is a layer that I didn't realize how much I was missing until I wore it. In combination with a chama, this is a really good piece to wear on an active hunt on a chilly day that doesn't call for the Woodbury. The zipper allows for good ventilation to control temperature when you'll be putting on the miles. The hood fit is great at keeping the wind off your neck, while not restricting field of vision.

    Nickname: Max
    Perfect for active Western hunting 2/19/2018

    This garment turned into my go-to piece this year when the temps got below freezing. The placement of the 37.5 insulation made it it the perfect piece for active hunting with a pack on, extra warmth where you need it and breathability where you have to have it.

    Nickname: Cory
    Little nit pick to an otherwise great piece 2/9/2018

    Great product and super versatile. I really like the slim fit shooters cut in the sleeves. I just wish the thicker insulation in the front went all the way down the front instead of stopping three inches from the bottom. It causes it to ride up and roll under making it poof out a little at the very bottom.

    Nickname: Skylar
    Great late season layer 2/7/2018

    I hunted the late season with my Sawtooth several times this deer season and love it. Very comfortable, not too insulated to make you sweat, and seems to be durable. Walked through lots of brush and no tears or snags. Wish the tail was a little longer on this one, but still 5 stars for sure.

    Nickname: Tres
    My go to jacket 2/6/2018

    I had this on with just a shirt in 32 degree weather and was warm from the start and going for hikes when it was snowing and was warm the hole time and when i took it off it was already dry. Fits perfect and has plenty of motion for shooting and everything else. Will buy first lite from here on out

    Nickname: Duckiller
    Best gear on the market 2/3/2018

    Ive had my sawtooth jacket now for a couple of weeks now and all i can say is WOW! The fit is perfect, and i cant get over how tough these light weight materials are. For now on its first lite or nothing

    Nickname: Trevor
    Did the job for me 2/2/2018

    Over all I really liked the jacket, It packed down to a small size, so it didn’t take up much room in my day bag. It was warm enough to take the chill out of the air but lite enough to where you could walk around for a short distance and not get too warm. The only thing I wish I could redo is, because of other reviews saying it fit small I bought it in XL kinda wish I got it in large still fits fine but it’s just a little baggy in the mid section 6.1’ 220lbs

    Nickname: NoLove
    Lightweight bowhunting must have! 2/2/2018

    I am a whitetail tree-stand bow hunter who appreciates non-bulky, quiet gear. This jacket is my new favorite lightweight jacket or mid layer (for <32 hunts). I thought I wouldn't appreciate the hood but now it's one of my favorite features. Only negative is when zipped fully the front back digs into my chin, perhaps it's because I am 6'1

    Nickname: Michael
    Sweet!!! 1/23/2018

    This is a sweet jacket, fit is just perfect. I am 6' and 215 lbs.... I went with a Large and it is perfect. Very comfortable and warm!!!

    Nickname: James
    Love it! 1/21/2018

    Absolutely love the lightweight feeling, warmth, true fit and comfort this jacket provides. The only reason I give it 4 stars and not 5 is because maybe 2 weeks after purchasing, I was wearing this during an early morning duck hunt only to find out afterwards that I had a small tear in the seam near my right elbow which possibly could have been from a prickly brush branch but still had me bummed. Still overall a great jacket!

    Nickname: TannerB
    Favorite New Gear in 2017 1/11/2018

    Ok, after the 2017 season has come to a close, I am obsessed with my Sawtooth Hybrid. Favorite new gear of 2017, hands down. During the September archery season, it was a perfect, lightweight companion for the backcountry. The sawtooth gave me sufficient warmth for cold September mornings, without overpacking. Then on windy antelope hunts in October, I wore it every day. The merino arms and back don't cut wind, but the tradeoff is that they are highly breathable, perfect for active hunts in cool weather, stalking antelope over open country. And the light insulation in the chest was just enough to keep me warm without the feeling of getting clammy or sweaty under a hardshell or wind-resistant shell. Finally, onto November mule deer hunts in sub-freezing temps, this jacket was a rockstar. When I was glassing during those freezing cold mornings, I'd throw my Uncompahgre over top. When it was time to stalk and get after a deer, I'd shed the puffy and bolt, wearing the Sawtooth, layered with a Chama underneath. From the start to finish of this season, I couldn't have been more pleased with the Sawtooth Hybrid.

    Nickname: RyanM
    Great concept, execution could have been better 1/8/2018

    I really like the idea of this jacket and it's intended purpose, but I've got a couple gripes. I had a hard time getting comfortable with all the seams in the arms of the jacket. They just felt weird, as the arms are fairly tight. Additionally, the length of the torso seemed rather short. Maybe it's just me being super picky, or maybe this jacket just isn't for me, but hopefully this feedback helps!

    Nickname: Jack
    Great idea, needs refined 1/4/2018

    I overall love this as a mid layer. Right out of the box, when I tried it on, it ripped at the seems on the inside where the hood attaches to the main backpiece. Besides the rips, the fit is athletic, which I prefer for high intensity hunts. I really prefer this layer above any softshell I have owned because there has really been a lot of thought put into zoning the insulation and choices of fabrics. This has been absolutely perfect for wearing as my outer layer for anything shy of blizzard or downpour. I wore those piece a lot this season and believe it has replaced a fleece as the mid layer. I love this coat but am disappointed in the poor durability of the seams in a higher stress area. Once this is perfected, this coat is a game changer for sure.

    Nickname: kyle
    Perfect for that spot and stalk 12/23/2017

    Early this season I had the opportunity to try the Sawtooth Hybrid on a spot and stalk mule deer hunt in north central Montana. Bottom line up front it preformed excellent. The extra insulation up front kept my core and arms comfortable despite a 10-15 mph headwind. I paired this with a Llano and Chama and it was all the warmth I needed in the 30-40 degree weather. The integrated hood was nice when the wind picked up because the cut of it tightly hugs the face without a lot of loose material to interfere with strings/releases. The thinner material on the back is perfect when wearing a backpack because of the warmth that it will provide. I'm 6'1 195 lbs, athletic build, and long torso and ended up going with an XL. I tried on the L but because this jacket is cut to fit more tightly than others and I like to layer, I chose an XL. Overall homerun FL and I look forward to using this next season on some early elk hunts.

    Nickname: Justin
    Great for a laying system 12/19/2017

    Took the jacket out in the mild rain and wind for about a hour or so. Jacket performed well, but I would have preferred it if the nylon panels were included in the back. I understand this is not a rain jacket, but the chest panels stayed dry and blocked the wind so well I just think back nylon panels would have been a great addition. This jacket has a great fit and finish. At first I wasn’t sure about the shooters cut, but I quickly got use to it. This jacket would be a great addition to any layering system.

    Nickname: Gary
    My new favorite piece of gear! 12/17/2017

    I bought this jacket specifically for my late elk hunt this year and I'm sure glad I did! I really like that its a full zip, easier to put it on and gives you the option to open up and cool down while moving. I had this over top of the wilkin most of my hunt in temps from the low 30's to low 60's. Because of how worm the Sawtooth is I was able to leave the puffy at camp and only carry one extra layer. The only time I had to pull out the puffy was when it was 21* and blowing around 20mph. The hood is cut amazing, it may not look awesome but it is exactly what you need. The only thing I will say is that YOU NEED TO SIZE UP. I'm a skinny guy and wear medium in everything else but my Sawtooth is a large.

    Nickname: Justin
    Warm and functional 12/16/2017

    Love this jacket as it doesn't restrict movement while casting for reds, bass or trout and it keeps me warm on the boat or in the blind.

    Nickname: Ray
    My go to 12/10/2017

    Next to my SS llano and my 1/4 zip Chana hoodie, the sawtooth is right there with them. This thing is awesome and I find myself wearing it around the house, running errands, etc.
    fits nice, hood is unique and fits just right. I love the extra material at the collar that I can zip up as high as my nose. Brings an extra layer of warmth over your mouth and nose. Works great for Central Texas. Wore it from the 30s to the 60s so far...very comfortable.

    Nickname: TX bowhunter
    all around item 12/6/2017

    Out of all the FL items this one fits me the strangest. I can wear a L in most gears but had to get the XL as the diameter of the arm sleeves on this are too tight.
    But a great mid, outer and even base layer

    Nickname: marty
    OUTSTANDING PIECE TO ADD TO YOUR KIT 12/5/2017

    It’s been pretty warm down here in OK so I’ve been going next to skin during my afternoon hunts. If it’s cold I layer with the SS Llano or Chama. I’m 6’1 and hover around 205 lbs and a LG fits perfect. Versatile, quiet, quality construction, tip-top hood and great mobility. Outstanding piece to add to your kit.

    Nickname: OkieBowHunter
    Good addition but room for improvement 12/4/2017

    I like the idea of the jacket since I usually have a pack on so I decided to give it a shot. First impressions were the fit, I normally wear an XL so that's what I ordered and the sleeves are very tight with just the Chama underneath. I understand its tight for archery but it could be a little looser. Also the sleeves seemed shorter as I couldn't use the thumb loops. Other than the fit its a nice jacket.

    Nickname: Mike
    Great insulation piece 12/3/2017

    I used the Sawtooth for five days in Idaho and am pretty happy with it. I feel this is a great insulation piece when you want something warmer than the Chama. I wore mine over the Minaret Aerowool crew shirt and T-shirt. When I was hiking, this was a great system for mid-thirties temps and when I would stop to glass for a while I would throw my Uncompahgre jacket on over it. I gave four stars instead of five because I felt the sleeves were too tight. They either need to be slightly bigger, or have more stretch. Overall, I would recommend the Sawtooth.

    Nickname: Justin
    Nice.....but..... 12/1/2017

    to start, I have upgraded all my stuff to First Lite and for the most part, love all of it. I was excited to get this as a nice early season jacket or mid layer during colder temps here in CT. I ordered the 2xl as I'm not as fit as I was when I was 18. Upon receiving the jacket, I threw it on without a shirt and the the sleeves were tight fitting. So much so that if I put a layer or two underneath, it will be too tight to move. First Lite doesn't make any sizes over 2xl and most of their stuff runs a bit small, but this one.....just not up to my expectation.

    Nickname: Gregg
    Perfect!! 11/29/2017

    Bought this jacket via Argali Outfitters. As soon as I put it on I loved it. Instantly felt warmer. I love the insulation on the front and upper sleeves. It is wonderful as a second layer when layering in cold conditions, but I can also see this being a versatile outer layer in the mid season. For sizing, I am 6'3" 210 lbs on an athletic build, and the Large fits me perfectly. Sleeves are snug and the bottom hangs about 5 inches below the waste. All in all I'm in love with it. Slowly becoming a huge First Lite fan!

    Nickname: Caleb
    Versatile Peice 11/27/2017

    First use on a mid-November Idaho cow elk hunt. Temperatures ranged from 20s to 50s. The moisture wicking was noticeable after morning hikes in to glassing locations. I'm typically much colder from sweat and wind in this scenario, but this piece kept me drier and therefore warmer once sitting and exposed to the wind. Great active layer across a wide temperature range. Basically kept me warm in the cold and cool in the heat, even when humping out quarters. I think it's going to work perfect for winter chukar hunts as well!

    Nickname: Brandon
    Decent but not perfect 11/27/2017

    Wore the sawtooth jacket for this 2nd rifle colorado elk season as my outer layer for majority of the week. Was warm but had some problems. I noticed that around the inner arms it was slightly noisy as I walked. My partner pointed it out and hated me for it. Luckily we weren’t bow hunting. The cuffs also began to come apart at the stitching in a few spots. Not sure how long this piece will last.

    Nickname: Mark
    How about an upland version dry earth/blaze orange? 11/26/2017

    I have been wearing my sawtooth also season long from waterfowl, archery whitail, and gun season here in Wisconsin. Ususally layered over a llama crew and Chama hoody depending on temps. Perfect on cold teen temps in the morning rather setting decouples or hiking into the stand, with my heavy layer in my pack(usually my Woodbury jacket). At first the arms and shoulders feel a little snug when you put it on due to the shooters cut, however after it is on you will forget all about that. Ease of movement and streamlined without feeling tight and restrictive. It will definitely get some year round use. I most likely will be wearing it during ski season while ski patrolling, and probably try it out ice climbing as well.

    First Lite how about and upland version, dye earth/ blaze. Blaze hood with some blaze orange on the nylon panels on the sleeves and shoulders....that would make a killer addition to the line.

    Nickname: Bryan
    Great All Purpose Jacket 11/25/2017

    I am an avid Upland Bird, Deer, and Elk hunter. This jacket can be used in all of these situations. I wear an aero wool long sleeve or short sleeve under it and just go. I pack a fleece vest and very light rain jacket and that's it. On a very cold wintry day I may throw in a very compressible puffy, but rarely needed. It is exactly how they explained it with the insulation in the appropriate places and less where my hunting back or upland vest is. Love that feature. Was in a deer stand yesterday, 28 degrees, had a ball cap on and pulled the hoody up, thick enough to keep me warm on head and ears but thin enough to hear the deer coming. Thanks FL for making a great product. This jacket will ALWAYS be with me. I am 6'3" 190 lbs with long arms and tall torso. The large fits perfect. A little snug in shoulders but I will only wear a light merino wool under it.

    Nickname: Michael Todd
    Great jacket but could use some improvments 11/23/2017

    Bought this jacket about two months ago and really wanted to use it before I gave a review. First off I love the Fusion camo and feel of this jacket. Super soft and quiet. Extremely lightweight and comfortable. Being a such lightweight jacket I was skeptical about how well it would retain heat but boy was I wrong. It is surprisingly warm for such a light jacket. And when I say warm I mean I was comfortable with just a midweight base layer underneath on a mid 50's day sitting in the stand.
    The second time I put this jacket on, as I pulled it over my shoulders, I heard some threads snapping. Upon further inspection I found the seam at the back of the neck coming undone slightly. Maybe some stronger thread or stitching could be utilized.
    The chest pocket is a little small. Hard to fit a phone in there easily.
    Not a fan of the hood. But I'm one to never use a hood. Maybe a similar model without a hood would be a great option. Or even a removable hood.
    Overall I really like this jacket. It held together when walking through some thick brush and is good about wicking away moisture from your body on those long drags back to camp.

    Nickname: Sam
    Perfect for early season or late season layering 11/22/2017

    I wore this jacket on a late November deer hunt in southern MN, where the temp averaged in the 20's. The jacket was perfect! I never overheated while traveling and the sawtooth was amazing as a layer under my puffy jacket while sitting. The thinner fabric on the back of the jacket is perfect while wearing your pack. One of the most valuable pieces you can own as a hunter.

    Nickname: Brian
    Awesome idea, subpar craftsmanship 11/21/2017

    Ok I’ll start out by saying that I do not own this piece but have tried it out. For starters I love the idea and it was tempting to not buy on the spot HOWEVER, I tried on the medium over my T shirt and instantly heard stitches tear as I went to zipper up. The medium was awesome in my sleeve region but too snug and short in the torso which is odd for me actually. Upon investigation I noticed the stiching all along the bottom of the jacket was tearing out. So I quickly hung it back on the hanger and tried the large. The large fit better in the torso especially if I was to stack a llano and chama under. Once again though the stictches started to pop all along the bottom and also the hood area. One other thing to make note of is how snug the forearms are so wearing two layers under will cause bunching and purple finger tips. I decided against the purchase until they redo the design with better stitching or double stiching. Again I was only in the store and not out actually wearing in the field and it was falling apart. I think I might just lean to the Halstead for a 3rd layer as I haven’t heard many complaints on the stitching as I have the Sawtooth

    Nickname: Dano
    Great Cold Weather Layering/ Odd Fit 11/21/2017

    I'm going to start off by saying that this is my go to layer underneath my outer coat for the bitter cold days. It helped keep me plenty warm for the all day sits in the stand here in Illinois during the rut. We had a cold stretch during early November when temps didn't cross 30 degrees. Now I know 30 isn't bad by itself, but when you are sitting in a stand for 10 plus hours it makes a difference. I had no issue keeping comfortable during those long days.

    My complaint is the fit. While walking into a 500 acre patch of Western Illinois public ground, I found that I was constantly having to re-adjust the sleeves and waist. It wasn't a bother when I was set up in my climber, just during the 1 mile walk in.

    I will be starting out wearing this during rabbit season along with a vest. I'm hopeful that I can get used to the fit, but my first impressions don't lead me in that direction.

    Nickname: Kody
    Not a jacket, but a great layer 11/20/2017

    I was mislead by the title of jacket. It’s been a very comfortable layer, but I wouldn’t go out in this alone below 45 degrees. Also I’ve heard a couple of seams pop too easily.

    Nickname: David
    Different from expectations 11/17/2017

    The fit of this jacket was much different than my other First Lite tops and jackets. The XL size I normally wear for everything else was considerably small. The body mapped insulation around the shoulders bunched up, didn't stay where it should and made the fit uncomfortable. I mistakenly thought this jacket would fit like my XL Labrador Sweater but have its hood. No such luck. The Labrador layered over a Chama hoody remains the standard to judge all others.

    Nickname: Robert
    Good for layering 11/15/2017

    Great piece , I expected it to be more of a jacket. It is not. Great piece for heavyweight layering but count of wearing something over it like the sanctuary or Woodbury if your in temps under 45

    Nickname: Northeast blancotailer
    Great jacket, just doesn't fit ME right. 11/13/2017

    Originally ordered a large as all my other First Lite tops are this size. When worn over my Chama 230g hoody the sleeves and chest were just too tight. It was uncomfortable so I returned it without issue and ordered an XL. This size had a roomy fit but the sleeves are too long for me. This jacket is very comfortable and both were/are well made. The issues I have aren't the products fault, but a problem with my vertically challenged body. The Sawtooth preformed well in the cold Massachusetts mornings and kept me warm while wet. Even though the arms are not close fitting it still seemed to wick away my perspiration.

    Nickname: GJB1124
    Very well thought out 11/12/2017

    When I first saw this piece I thought First Lite was trying too hard. But.....if you have ever hiked head first into a brisk wind with a heavy pack on your back and had sweat streaming down your back, steam coming off your head, and icicles hanging off your nipples all at the same time, this frankensteiny sweater/jacket/mid layer is for you. The most well thought out piece of technical clothing I have ever used.

    Nickname: Jeff
    Replaced my Mid/Outer layer 11/12/2017

    I love this jacket. I used this as my outer layer during archery season and my mid layer during rifle season this year. Tight sleeves stay out of the way when shooting my bow and sleeve length is perfect for a tall guy like me (6'3"). The full zip is great to let out heat in the warmer months of when you get hot on those long hike-ins during the colder months. The hood works great to block the wind just enough while glassing and is thin enough that you can throw a beanie on over it if you need the extra warmth. It also articulates really well and doesn't block your vision when you turn your head. Super solid piece of gear!

    Nickname: JayCreegs
    poor 11/10/2017

    great material, was warm and versatile. to bad good portion of stitching came apart in different places. garment did not last 3 days of whitetail hunting. was sewn like junk

    Nickname: sres
    Last minute 11/9/2017

    I picked up the chama last minute before heading out on a weekend hunting trip after a friend turned me on to some first lite gear. This is a great shirt and I enjoyed the comfort and warmth it offered even for a light weight shirt.

    Nickname: Porkchop
    Small Fitting Uncomfortable Jacket 11/4/2017

    I wear extra large chama, cirrus puffy and all the rest of the Firat Lite gear I own and it all fits great. So I bought an XL following the "order your normal size advice" which has never been wrong. When I received the jacket and I tried this Sawtooth Jacket I was afraid I would split it in half just trying to put it on. I bought it thinking it would be a Labrador sweater with a hood but was way wrong. I put it on with a long sleeve Llano underneath and the upper arms bunch-up and you have to dance around and rearrange yourself to get comfortable. The fit is not true to size. The body mapped insulation is also very strange feeling not comfortable.

    Nickname: Waterfowler
    My Absolute Favorite Piece of Clothing. 10/31/2017

    The Sawtooth is hands down my favorite piece of hunting clothing that I have. I really dislike clothing that is baggy, as well as clothing that is pretty much skin tight. The Sawtooth is right in between, as a comfortably fitted top, that allows you to make all the movement necessary for hunting, shooting, etc. I'm 5'10 130lbs, with broader shoulders and extremely long arms, but a small fits perfect. The jacket is super lightweight, yet offers a perfect amount of comfort across several temperature ranges. I generally run a ball cap or the brimmed beanie, and the hood of the Sawtooth fits perfectly over the top of both. Currently I only have one in Cipher, but that will change soon!

    Nickname: Coy E
    More than i expected 10/26/2017

    When I first saw this in the store I thought "you gotta be kidding me" Not much to it I thought, but bought It on impulse. Well glad I did. It is the perfect piece when you are hunting with a pack on your back. I wore this on a Wyoming rifle elk hunt and wont be without it next year. It eliminates back sweat that I used to get with other pieces. Just wore it with a lano weight base layer. Forearms felt cool on cold days but as the day warmed up had no problem. Use a windbreaker shell for the "occasional" days the wind blows in Wyoming and you are set.

    Nickname: Pa Tom
    Good warmth in a not so bulky package 10/23/2017

    This jacket provided a good amount of warmth for not a lot of bulk. It layers up nice. I would suggest selecting one size up if you are borderline between sizes. It fit good with just a Llano and vest under it, but add a Chama into the mix and it got a little tight.

    Nickname: Joshua
    1 1/2 thumbs up 10/18/2017

    Was pleased with this piece one my 9 day trip although if I didn't have a truck/ camp basecamp this piece wont make the cut for me next time. little heavy and didn't meat my warmth expectations as the Uncompahgre Puffy does. It felt true to form but the sleeves seemed to get twisted as some jackets do when you put on over a long sleeve.

    This will work better for me on summer morning or nights

    Nickname: Daniel
    Needs some work 10/17/2017

    I pre ordered this piece and was very excited receive it. Once I got hands on I didn’t like that fact that the inside is colored. Sometimes I don’t like wearing the hood but I don’t like having right white showing nonetheless. I’ve worn it hunting two consecutive weekends bow hunting and no the stitching on the cuffs are coming undone. That to me was the biggest disappointment. For the cost that shouldn’t be an issue. The fitting was true to size, the insulation is great, love the cipher pattern, and it’s quiet. I had plans on a backpacking hunt this year but Uncle Sam had different plans for me, but I’m not certain this jacket, particularly the stitching in cuff areas, would hold up. I don’t think I’ll contact First Lite for a fix but I think I’m going to take it to my Tailor and have them double stitch the cuff/thumb holes.

    Nickname: Cody
    Great standalone or as a layer 10/9/2017

    Great piece of gear! Very comfortable wearing this as an outer layer in 50F weather. Will be using this as a layering piece for colder weather hunts this fall. At 5'11" and 165 lbs, I'm a medium in most brands and this piece in medium fits like a glove. Very highly recommended.

    Nickname: Dan
    Excellent mid season jacket 10/4/2017

    Great mid season jacket. Warm, light weight and very comfortable. Excellent for bow hunting with the tapered sleeves.

    Nickname: Craig
    Awesome versatile piece 10/4/2017

    Was very excited about this jacket as soon as I heard about the concept and for the most part it has lived up to my expectations. This an excellent functional jacket for bowhunters that works in a wide range of conditions depending how you choose to layer.

    I wore this jacket in cool weather with just a base layer, also in high 20s low 30s by adding a Halstead. It performed well in the colder temps when I added a fleece and also felt pretty resilient to the wind. If you threw a rain shell over it, I think you'd be covered for pretty much anything minus the extreme cold.

    It fits great, sleek and not all bulky in the sleeves or midsection. Not sure if the design of the Sawtooth hood is different from the one on the Chama, but it seems to fit me a lot better. What I like about it most is my face more less pokes out of it, I can feel my anchor point without any fabric interfering and there's no worry of it interfering with string when I release whether it's up or down. The hood is also very stretchy around the opening making it easy to put on or pull down even when fully zipped.

    One other design feature that those hunting with a pack will love is the back panel is all merino. This makes hunting with a pack a lot more comfortable because your back doesn't overheat too much. It's super breathable and when my back would sweat it always dried quickly.

    In terms of design features they nailed it with this jacket. I'd like to give it a five star rating but after reading some other reviews I was reminded of hearing some stitches bust a couple times I put the hood on. Didn't really think about it at the time but upon checking there are some busted stitches where the hood meets the body of the jacket. It's still very much attached, no holes but it'd be nice if it were better secured via beefier stitches.

    Nickname: Graham
    Great addition to anyone's kit 9/29/2017

    Love this jacket. Dead quiet, warm in all the right places, has a thin hood. Fits true to size. I'm very happy with this piece.

    Nickname: Joel
    Perfect Mid/outer layering Piece 9/26/2017

    This Jacket is great for warmth as a mid layer jacket and is great for early season bow hunting. The Jacket was a little tight around my four arms at first but after a little bit i started to like the shooters sleeve a lot. Iv only used it in Colorado elk hunting but its going to be my GO TO jacket for early whitetail hunting in Michigan.

    Nickname: Will
    Didn't meet expectations 9/18/2017

    Hi,
    I just got back from 6 day backpacking bow hunting trip in the mountains. I added this item to my layering system after seeing and reading all the hype about it. I had high expectations for it but honestly first piece or gear that I'm not impressed with. When layering over Chama and Llano it is tight in sleeve and bunches. Just overall fit not what I was expecting.

    Nickname: Joe_G
    This is an archers dream 9/15/2017

    The shooters cut and athletic fit makes this perfect for bow hunting. Love this jacket.

    Nickname: Tony
    Great heavyweight piece 9/10/2017

    This jacket is amazing. The fit is extremely nice! This is not a jacket but more of a heavyweight layering piece. I threw this in my pack and haven't regretted it one bit. You won't regret this purchase

    Nickname: George
    Unreal 8/29/2017

    I never review anything. Ever. But this jacket fits and works so well that I have to add my two cents.

    Sawtooth > Big cotton hoodie over fleece long sleeve

    Took this thing fishing in the northern west coast of Canada and I counted on it to keep me warm for two weeks of sleeping and fishing in Godawful weather. It is surprisingly water resistant, standing in spitting rain for a couple of hours, and even once it wets through it still stays warm! It also didn't get me nearly as sweaty as my usual setup when hiking. I am a new believer in all things merino wool. It is definitely best suited as a mid layer in wet and cold conditions, but I can see myself putting it to good use as an outer layer for early deer or late spring turkey.

    I am a tall but skinny dude, so I usually have fitment problems with broader shoulders but very thin waist and long torso. This thing fits like it was designed for me, and likely for everybody else not even matching my body type. I also hate wearing hoods for the restricted view, but somehow that issue does not exist here. The high collar is great and allows me to leave my usual neck gaiter behind.

    The only bad thing so far: it starts to smell after two weeks of not washing and breathing into the front zip. TWO WEEKS THOUGH.

    Nickname: Me
    Durrability 8/29/2017

    I will start with saying I love all of my First Lite gear. This Jacket seems to have a couple of issues. First off I noticed that this jacket does not stretch like a Chama, Lanno etc. I wear a large in the Chama hoodie which fits great. The Sawtooth runs small. I tried this on when it arrived. I put my thumbs in the loop holes and zipped it up. I stretched my arms front and back and i heard ripping. I removed the jacket and found the seam where the hood attaches tore out. I could aslo see the wool seperating at the back of the shoulder and the wool at the thumb loops was starting to tear. I returned the large and ordered the XL. This one fits much nicer. I then put on a chama under the Sawtooth to see if it would fit. moved my arms back and forth. I heard a stitch tear. I could not find a seam or stitch torn. I really like the jacket but I am worried if this will last as neither of these jackets have even made it out my front door. I will find out in three weeks if this Hybrid will hold up.

    Nickname: Soolong
    Really nice jacket! 8/25/2017

    I've been wearing the Sawtooth jacket on my BC moose hunt and so far it has been a welcomed piece of clothing, especially on these chilly early morning hunts! The thick chest insulation has kept me warm and allowed me to do away with other layers such as a vest which always adds bulk to my torso. I do wish the bottom of the jacket had a drawstring to keep it tight against my waist, but overall this jacket has become a staple in my outdoor gear.

    Nickname: John
    bomb proof jacket great mid layer 8/19/2017

    Had this thing out this weekend here in the high country of Colorado scouting for elk and mule deer. This piece will be my go to in the early mornings and evenings when it is a little chilly. I also cant wait to use this thing on stalks in the high country, the synthetic layer will help if you are stuck out waiting a deer to get out of his bed.

    Nickname: Greg
    Great addition to the product line! 8/17/2017

    I really love the combination of materials on this jacket. They design and fit create unbelievable mobility!

    Nickname: Chris H
    My new favorite 8/14/2017

    This jacket is just awesome. I can't wait for the weather to cool down so I can wear this thing. Not only will this be perfect for hunting, but I plan on wearing it around town as well, because it's such a great piece. The back and lower arms are light and breathable while the chest/core has nice insulation to keep you warm. The fit feels great and I just really like this jacket overall. I've got 3 weeks until archery elk season and I've found myself trying this on several times, daydreaming about my upcoming hunt.

    Nickname: Bull_Fighter
    Poor stitching 8/3/2017

    Took this jacket to late July NWT dall hunt. Barely used it due to mostly warmer temps, was primarily used as warmth layer at spike camp at night. Stitching came loose at cuff and at hood causing significant holes. Question long term (even short term) durability. Needs double stitching around sleeve cuffs for sure.

    Nickname: JustinTX
    A Go To Piece 8/3/2017

    The Sawtooth has fast become a go to piece of gear for me. Warm enough for cooler weather on it's own yet comfortable enough to be used in a layering system. I like the slimmer fit as it keeps excess material out of the way and just seems to hug the body better. about the only thing I have reservations about is the cuffs. I wouldn't mind seeing the cuffs with a slight more amount of elasticity as I like to be able to pull up my sleeves when it gets warmer out or when tackling a dirty job. The cuffs stay super tight on the forearm, which keeps them from sliding down, but also constricts on the forearm a tad too tight. Overall I have not hesitated to recommend this jacket and have had the urge to buy another.

    Nickname: Jerimiah
    Awesome product 7/14/2017

    While I have not had this in the field the fit and fell is awesome. It is in my gear ready to head out for Alaska dall sheep in just a few weeks. Its First Lite I know it will perform flawless

    Nickname: CParrish
    Extremely versatile hunting jacket 7/6/2017

    Was very impressed when I finally put on this jacket, amazing warmth in the areas you need it yet extremely flexible and breathable in areas where you want airflow. I did not expect it to be as warm as it is! The fit is perfect too! Great all around hunting jacket and a must for backcountry and tree stand hunters alike!

    Nickname: joshkolasch
    Sawtooth 6/27/2017

    6' and 195lbs and the large fits the way i like (not tight not baggy)…
    Haven't used other than around town and i like it for the crisp mornings here in far northern ca….

    Nickname: Joey
    WOW 6/26/2017

    This piece is going to be a game changer! Its an all in one perfect jacket for those days where you need a little extra but not too much. First Lite knocked it out of the park with this jacket.

    Nickname: Jeff Lusk
    Great product- color is different 6/16/2017

    I just returned from a week long bear hunt. Great product except for the color. I ordered conifer but the color is closer to pine. Both my obsidian pants and sawtooth jacket are much darker than they appear on the website. Other than that I love it!

    Nickname: AO Outdoors
    Dr. Versatile 6/15/2017

    6'4, 195, Size Large. The cut is good, although it is shorter in the torso than the other large sizes that I previously ordered, not by a lot maybe 1/2". At first it felt strange, the mixture of different fabrics, it just felt off. Is it a chama? is it a vest? I wore it another time and it felt better, and now it gets better and better each time i wear it. Have an open mind, it won't let you down. it's a great layering piece for warmth. It will be in my bag this fall if it's not on me.

    Nickname: HuntORE
    Great mid layer 6/15/2017

    Just got my cipher sawtooth jacket , great piece that's comfortable . Pockets are in a good spot and spacious so they don't catch back pack straps. Very soft inner shell and the hood system works great when you want to turn and look around . The long back makes it nice when you sit down it doesn't pull up so the wind doesn't blow up your back too .

    Nickname: Michael
    Excellent Fit and Function 6/8/2017

    I am usually a medium in base layers and a small in outer wear and this fit me tight in medium. Take that into consideration when ordering. This piece is fantastic. If you were to pair this with a rain shell, you could take it down to below freezing and very nasty weather. It is a great piece that everyone should add, especially if weight is important to you. Very efficient and very effective.

    Nickname: Stefan
    Sawtooth - Go to Jacket Early Fall Hunts 6/8/2017

    The Sawtooth will be a perfect jacket for early fall archery deer and elk hunting. The combination of merino wool on the back and arms as well as the insulation on the chest(core) makes for a light warm jacket that breaths.

    The pockets are place high so your pack belt doesn't cover them. The hood fits like a chama hoodie. The Sawtooth is the offspring of the uncompahgre and the chama hoodie.

    First Lite quality as always.

    Nickname: 3t Outdoors - Trent
    Awesome! 6/7/2017

    Right out of the box I was sold! The fit is right on for a mid weight piece and the wool feels amazing!!! This is my go to cool weather hoodie and I can see it easily being my new favorite mid layer for archery and rifle!

    Nickname: Linc
    Pretty darn awesome 6/1/2017

    Just got my Sawtooth in earth. Haven't got to really use it other than wearing it today but it is really comfortable and seems very well thought out. the hood is sweet--not too big but I'll definitely use it. The pockets are great, too. So far so good.

    Nickname: Guide Guy