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Men's Silver Ridge™ Vest


Style# 1441721
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Style# 1441721
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When your outdoor activities call for maximum pocket space, throw this durable, quick-wicking vest on for an instantaneous upgrade to personal storage capacity; it will also keep you protected from harmful UV rays with built-in UPF 50 blocking power.

  • Omni-Wick
  • Omni-Shade UPF 50 sun protection
  • Vented
  • Pocket with hook and loop closure
  • Zip-closed security pocket
  • Mesh pocket bags
  • Zip-closed hand pockets
  • Center back length: 28”
  • Imported

    100% nylon Silver Ridge ripstop
    57% recycled polyester/43% polyester mesh
High-Performance Wicking Fabric
Sun Protection

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Pulls moisture away from the body so sweat can evaporate quickly.
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Blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.


Men's Silver Ridge™ Vest 4.6 5 33 33
Excellent vest This is my second one, I will order soon another one more color!! October 30, 2014
Very utilitarian yet stylish This is a great looking vest that is also fully functional. Many pockets to handle whatever life brings at you. Only request I have is for a dedicated exterior pen sleeve/pocket for easy access. Otherwise, it's well thought out and designed! October 15, 2014
A couple of suggestions for functional improvement The vest is long and would benefit from a 2 way zipper up and down. The inside pockets are great for a photographic lens or water bottle. A button or fastener 1/2 way across the top of the inside pocket would help distribute the weight in the pocket better and secure the item from falling out, when it it taken off and folded . Otherwise it is well designed and quite functional. the weight is perfect. More when I get back from a 10 day trip to Ethiopia September 8, 2014
Awesome Vest Lightweight and cool; especially important qualities here in Texas. Excellent fit. Performs very well in the activity for which I purchased it. This is my second one and I intend to buy another in a different color. I highly recommend this product. May 3, 2014
"man purse" replacement My husband has a collection of cell phones, work radio, pocket calendar, and other odd things. He hated the fanny pack idea, and all the stuff on his belt wasn't working. He loves his vest(s), and wears it everyday - we got different colors. only wish there was a XXXL for one of his work mates. March 23, 2014
Great for on the water or on shore I have found the Silver Ridge Vest to be a perfect match for my Life on the water . The winter finds me cruising the north Florida coastal waters and in the summers I’m exploring the Pacific North West . The Silver Ridge Vest designs combines all the important features including OMNI-WICK that keeps me dry and OMNI- SHADE to protect me from the sun . The pocket arrangement is perfect for keeping me organized . This vest has become my go to garment whether I’m cruising on the water or hiking a trail on shore . It’s a real must have . March 23, 2014
Great style, fashionable and functional! These vests are hard to find. It's lightweight, fashionable and functional. I purchased grill which is dark grey (black is very hard to find) and it's a great color. My husband loves this vest and also has one in tan. Great for hiking and general travel. January 25, 2014
Versatility in the Men's Silver Ridge Vest I bought the vest for my son. He said:The vest fits true to size, but with enough space to wear a sweater underneath when your out skiing. It has enough pockets to carry cellphones, keys,etc. It is light weight and perfect to take on the slopes in MILD winter conditions, yet it is also perfect for evenings around a college town while your riding your bike. January 16, 2014
Unknown value I would love to give a review if I only had the vest to give my opinion. I was supposed to have the vest on the 19th and as of yet I have not seen it. It is a gift for my son who is in Michigan for Xmas but will be heading back to Fort Worth, TX Saturday 12/28. It looks like that when and if I receive the vest I will have to pay the additional cost of shipping the vest from Michigan to Texas. My opinion thus far overall, Not Too Good. December 27, 2013
Great vest for travel.. Plenty of pockets for airline tickets,passport, cell phone ,etc... December 19, 2013
Nice vest for CCW and general travel Great. Looking vest with functionality of a military vest but maintaining a more casual look Only complaint I bought two same day for retail price and a week later they're on sale for 25% off. :( November 29, 2013
Why not two? I liked the first one so much that I purchased another. Different colors of course. November 28, 2013
Great product Wanted a vest that would provide additional pocket space, protection in a hot climate and look and feel good. This does all that. November 24, 2013
Perfect outerwear! Bought this for East Africa and do not one bit regret it. Mesh linings keep it cool, the pockets carry half my EDC without being *too* bulgy, layers over my Bahama II and Tamiami shirts just right for the evenings. I love this thing... ordered a second one in gravel just for some diversity... November 22, 2013
This is one of the most useful apparels ever made.... Just very useful for traveling and even for day to day activities, you can carry anything you may need at any time. November 20, 2013
Great fit, look, and function I bought the Silver Ridge vest for a camping trip to Yellowstone in the fall and I wouldn't have survived without it. Kept me warm when I needed it to and nullified the wind. Plenty of pockets came in handy. The turtleneck keeps you very warm and combined with a thick flannel, the combo is unstoppable in all but heavy winter weather. Works well as a lining for a heavier winter coat as well. Fit perfectly. September 30, 2013
very functioning and comfortable vest I haven't taken the vest off! I use this vest daily to organize my workday---I'm outside half the time and inside computing data the other half ---the vest functions well to meet my need. Very comfortable and lots of pockets for all necessities. June 20, 2013
Silver Ridge Vest My husband loves this vest with all the pockets, places for glasses, phone, wallet, keys. Very cool, yet warm, good looking. The XL is not extremely large - just right. A little long and snug... so if you are deciding an XL might be too big (sometimes they are)... this one is an exact, if not just barely, an XL. The L I bought for my brother was too tight around the stomach... he's a little hefty there, so I exchanged for the XL He thought I had bought him the XL long. If this vest is going to be so popular, you might want to make one shorter/fatter and one for the thinner/taller guys. Maybe you already have. Need a ladies' version and I'm petite and don't want it too long! How about gray? May 31, 2013
Great Vest This is by far the most functional vest I have ever owned. I wore it to travel to South America: it has many pockets for storage, provided sun and light rain protection, and was just warm enough for the over AC'd plane ride. It seems to run just slightly large, a good thing, it can be layered. It is well constructed, and can be adjusted at the waist for a better fit. May 7, 2013
Not as good as past models While I thought I was getting another vest as I bought before, this one was very small for its size and lacked the back pocket and zippered inside pockets of my last vest purchase. Seems they have left these features out of the "newer" model...too bad...I had to return it. February 17, 2013
vest excellant light weight vest i wear all yhe time September 30, 2012
Right Idea, Needs Refinement Basically a good concept that needs to be refined to become a great vest. The basic idea is a vest with pleanty of poclets to keep stuff handy when out and about. Various issues are listed below. 1. The inside of the pockets are made from lightweight mesh which is not durable enough. Pockets should be made from tougher matrial. 2. The vest is too long. The lower pockets of hip length vest tend to annoyingly dangle around the hips when the pockets are loaded. The vest length should be about 4-6" shorter. 3. Too many ragged seams exposed on the inside. Inside seams should be finished more neatly. 4. The snaps are a clunky feature that should be eliminated. 5. The zipper needs to be two-way. 6. The draw-cord should be moved to waist level. June 29, 2012
Functional warmer weather vest The vest is comfortable and light enough to wear during cooler summer weather. Has an assortment of pockets providing a decent amount of storage. I have been using it as a hiking and fishing vest to carry light tackle into more remote locations. Fit was accurate I have 41" chest ordered large and fit fine. Fabric dries quickly have worn in light rain. June 29, 2012
Columbia Silver Ridge Vest Before ordering, I read the reviews on the Silver Ridge Vest. One review indicated the vest received was not generous/loose fitting. I am 180# - 6'1" with longer trunk. I usually buy tall sizes: Large Tall Knowing the vest was not generous, I opted for XL Size & more length. The XL size was OK for me. I can reduce hip size via draw cord. The Columbia name tag on the vest is light, silver threaded Columbia name is hard to recognize. I suggest light tag have dark letters to better advertise your product. Botton Line: A very nice vest and I am pleased with it. June 19, 2012
Nice vest with alot of pockets With an extra two, zippered pockets added in front, this is an improvement over last year's model, in fact, addressing the only problem I had with last year's model. There are now 7 pockets in front-4 zippered, 2 hand and a hook & loop. Being 6'3", I was concerned vest didn't come in tall size. However, the XL fits great, not too short. $70 is a little steep, but after googling, I bought two more of these vests from another website for $52.50 apiece. Plan to wear this vest to an amusement park instead of wearing my usual fanny pack, because as the World's Most Interesting Man says, "You lost me at the word 'fanny'." June 8, 2012
Lightweight and loaded with pockets I was looking for a lightweight vest for warm-weather walking that had pockets for my i-pod, etc. This fits the bill. It's good-looking, comfortable, and full of pockets of various sizes. I had to purchase a mens vest because it's not offered in womens sizes. June 1, 2012
great vest i would say this vest is a slim fit or a fitness fit. hugs the body. i bought it for its multiple pockets and concealed carry. very light and cool for summer time. April 7, 2012
Product is exactly as described I received the vest and it fit perfectly. It is very comfortable and very stylish. Seems like I have worn it just about everyday since I received it. My girl friend says I should order another one while they are available as she knows I will get the use out of them. Great product and I would recommend it to anyone that wants a vest to also keep them warm when it is a bit cool outside. March 26, 2012
very nice Another bullseye fron Columbia. Pricey, but worth it. This vest is exactly what I was looking for. Lightweight, yet very durable. Great in the wind with the zip up collar turning the sylish look of the lighter colored colar into a turtle neck. The 3 zippered pockets in the front are perfect for holding stuff. The fit is snug, I could stand to drop a few lb's, but not too snug... holds body heat well. A definite 5 star vest! March 18, 2012
Best functionality After scouring the Internet and trying many vests for traveling light, this is the best value out there. Holds iPod, Cell, Passport, Airline tix. I only wish the inside pocket would contain a zipper for 1 add'l layer of security. March 17, 2012
my good deal my good deal that I've made is buying ( ridge vest ) it very light so you can wear it in hot weather ( 27 - 32 ) degrees centigrade. It has very enough pocket that carry the most of your important things eg. passpot, etc. many thanks to columbia co. February 17, 2012
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Men's Fit Guide

Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Modern Classic
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Modern Classic
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.

Men's Body Measurement (Inches)

NECK 14-14.5 15-15.5 16-16.5 17-17.5 18-18.5 19-19.5
Sleeve Length 32 33 34 35 36 37
Waist 27-29 30-32 33-35 36-38 39-42 43-46
Hips 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 47-49
Chest Size 32-35 35-38 38-41 42-45 46-49 50-53
NECK 17-17.5 18-18.5 19-19.5
Sleeve Length 35 36 37
Waist 36-38 39-42 43-46
Hips 41-43 44-46 47-49
Chest Size 42-45 46-49 50-53

How to Measure

  • 1. Neck: Measure at the base or thickest part of your neck.
  • 2. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 3. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
UPS Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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