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Women’s Glacial™ Fleece III 1/2 Zip


$29.99 $45.00
Style# 1466971
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A pure, clean fleece jacket that’s supremely layerable for cross-season versatility, the Glacial 1/2 Zip is outfitted with flattering princess seams and a roomy, high collar to keep out drafts.

  • Active fit
  • Zip open placket for adjustable ventilation
  • Imported

  • 100% polyester featherweight microfleece


Women’s Glacial™ Fleece III 1/2 Zip 4.1 5 59 59
Great, warm, light weight top! These tops are great! They are perfect by themselves on a slightly cool day but even better with a long sleeve t-shirt underneath on a cold day. They are great lightweight solutions for the active individual. Great fit, true to size! Bought two, will buy more! Purchased for my daughter. January 2, 2015
Exactly what I ordered Perfect pullover! Cannot complain I got exactly what I purchased. December 8, 2014
Great jacket Good quality as usual. Does run more than slightly small. October 20, 2014
Color not as pictured I bought this in Coral Glow but its actually fluorescent and unwearable! Definitely not as pictured. August 29, 2014
Snuggly This product is a classic 1/4 zip fleece. It is what it is - soft and comfy. However, the fit on Columbia tops in general is all over the board. I ordered a L in this one to fit my 5'10" frame. The sleeves are short and the length across the back is tight. I run into this a lot with Columbia. Sometimes I will exchange for a XL and then it looks like I'm wearing a tent, but at least the sleeves are long enough and the I don't feel like I'm going to bust through the shoulders like the Hulk. I am normal build and I love Columbia, but don't feel like wearing tents in all their tops. And then 1/2 of the L items I order fit perfect. April 4, 2014
Excellent! I love this fleece! it's super warm & soft without a bulky feel. You can just feel the good quality when you put it on! I ordered a size small and it fits great! not too tight ( so its easy to put a baselayer under) but not overly loose. I would defiantly recommend this fleece to a friend. March 25, 2014
Nice fleece, but its NOT red Columbia seems to have its OWN version of the color red. This is the second time I've ordered a red top and both of them have a pinkish/orangish hue to them. They are a fine color (I kept both products) but they absolutely are NOT red. The fit is good for me, the fabric is a not as heavy as I was expecting, but in the Pacific Northwest, we need a variety of outerware to be comfortable as the weather is so changeable. Given these drawbacks, I would still recommend the product. March 5, 2014
Not As Expected Purchased this 1/2 zip to wear over a shirt. I ordered a medium to ensure it would fit with room. To my surprise, it was extremely small and fit way too snug. This works more as a base layer as it is a very close fit. It is also a very thin fleece in terms of material. Not sure I would even rate it at 100. As a layer on top of a shirt, it did keep me warm. Recommend you consider ordering one to two sizes up from what you normally wear to ensure you have plenty of room. March 2, 2014
ggirl i love this shirt.....it is really comfortable.... February 28, 2014
Just right! I was looking for a pullover that wasn't too heavy or bulky. This was just right. It is perfect under a jacket or vest and provides just enough warmth to wear around the house when it's chilly without weighing me down. The size runs a bit small so I would recommend if your tummy isn't perfectly flat going a size up. I ordered medium which I wear in most everything and it was a little snug at first but loosens up after wearing. I will stay with the medium. Style-wise it is very cute on with plenty of coverage in the back. I will order more of this item for sure. I got it in white and love it! Very versatile. February 20, 2014
Fits great Collar a little bit big but I love it January 24, 2014
Way to large I bought the hoodie at the same time size L this one also a size L is so huge that I use it to sleep in.I am to lazy to send it back so that is what I use it for. T he hoodie was perfect! January 23, 2014
Runs Small But Love It It seems lately that the Columbia womenswear is running small. I normally wear a large, but read the "active fit" comment on the item description. The XL fits perfectly and is quite comfortable. It's lightweight, which I love for hiking and daily activities. January 17, 2014
Glacial Fleece III 1/2 Zip Love it - fit is great! January 13, 2014
Fleece zip Love the color and the comfortable feel wearing it January 7, 2014
Dislike the new design and size I have absolutely loved the Glacial 1/2 zip fleeces - I have 5 of them. I wear them daily and love the lightweight warmth and flattering fit they provide. I recently purchased a new one to add to my collection and am totally disappointed in its fit and style. I HATE the "roomy" sizing, the extremely large collar, and the darts at the bust. It has a totally frumpy look. Please, Columbia, go back to the last 2-3 years' style in this fleece. December 31, 2013
Very thin, very small, no pockets Very thin, runs very small (size up!) and has no pockets. Collar is wide when zipper is down. December 31, 2013
Favorite IF there were more neutral colors! I really like this half zip fleece! I would order a bunch more of them IF they were offered in several more neutral colors, such as grey, charcoal grey, navy. I don't want hot pink and purple fleece. I have the black and it is my favorite everyday fleece. Soft, lightweight, and I like the zipper hight if fully zipped. Very comfortable and flattering. Columbia - if you read these reviews, I think you'd have a lot more orders if you included some more neutral colors. I'd order them all. December 20, 2013
Great Sweater but not the color I expected I love the sweater, its warm beyond belief and it is very cozy my only complaint is that the color was not what I expected. It is described as "Red Hibiscus" but it more more of an electric neon red color. November 22, 2013
Would recommend.... I really like this pullover, however it's something you would wear over a tank or sports bra, unless you went up a size or two to be an actual pull over.The fit its a little clingy, but very comfortable. November 15, 2013
This product not only looks sharp, but feels soooo good! As I bought this on line, I had not seen it or tried it on. I was a little apprehensive, but know Columbia has great products. I got an email telling me the top had been shipped and to expect it within 7 days...the time was much quicker! The package was very light and my first thought was...oh no....this cannot be a fleece top as they are usually thick. But it was.....and so soft. Tried it on...and it is perfect. True to size and a perfect weight for wearing all day! And it washes like a dream! My new favorite shirt! Will definitely get more Columbia products! November 3, 2013
Not up to Columbia's Standards Quality not what I have come to expect from Columbia. Will take this into consideration when ordering in the future. October 26, 2013
new favorite fleece This is a comfy, cute, warm fleece at a great price. The fleece is thinner than some other Columbia products, but still provides plenty of warmth. Love the fit! October 20, 2013
Great product!! I have two of these now and I wish I had one in every color. These are so soft and comfortable. They make you feel warm and cozy. I am a stay at home mom and always running the kids around so these are handy on cool mornings when bringing the kids to school, they keep you warm but you don't get hot. They are really thin micro fleece. I can't say enough good things about this. Buy one you will not regret it. August 25, 2013
Nice fleece, but very thin I bought this fleece for running, but it's very thin. It works well layered over other things, but if I'd realized how thin it was I would not have bought it for running. It is a nice cover-up in general. February 12, 2013
Too long I have 3 other Columbia tops purchased 2 yrs aago & love them. The new one is 3 inches longer..not good for short waisted/long legs like me. Will have it altered because of good quality. February 7, 2013
Nice fabric Lighter weight than expected. I agree with earlier reviewers that the collar design is too high. Order next size larger if you want to layer. Design could benefit from side slits at bottom because fabric clings to garments underneath and tends to ride up. February 3, 2013
Super Soft Fleece I love this top. It is so soft and warm. The ONLY complaint I might have is the collar is slightly large. January 6, 2013
Review of Women's Glacial III 1/2 zip I am extremely disappointed you changed the design of the women's glacial fleece. I have purchased many of the Women's Glacial Fleece 1/2 zip AL6082 and practically live in them in the SF Bay Area in California. I do not like the design with the higher neck or the fit and length of this design. It runs larger than the AL6082. I didn't realized you changed the design and wasted the shipping charges returning two of them. I have a large variety of colors and the pale turquoise is my very favorite. If you brought it back I think it would be a great seller. Other products disappear in turquoise and it is a current popular color. January 5, 2013
Great top! I got this fleece for my mom for Christmas. She absolutely loves it! She said it fits great and it's soft and cozy. I will buy one for myself soon! December 31, 2012
Perfect Layer warm but not bulky great layering piece December 29, 2012
Very soft! Love this pullover. Fits great and is so soft. December 26, 2012
Great gift- they loved it. Bought this for a gift for my daughter-in-law. She loved it and let me know how much all the time December 24, 2012
Last Year's was better fit Little weird darts that don't hit in the right place...who needs them in a turtle neck? Last years was just slightly fitted . Not sure what to do with the neck. It is too big, wide and tall to zip up, it is on your chin. You can't fold it over so must be worn open like a collar. Loved everything about the fit last year, no darts and the neck was perfect! Columbia please bring back that styling! December 23, 2012
So Soft So soft, love it. I want every color. I usually wear an xs but wanted it loose so I got the small. December 23, 2012
Nice top This is a very nice fleece top, but I did not realize it would have bust darts, which do not look good on me. It's hard to tell from the picture, even magnified. I ordered it in white and a lovely pale blue, but returned the pale blue after seeing the poor look (on me) of the white. The fleece is quite thin and not very warm, but I'm sure the top would suit other people that aren't icicles like me. It's nice and stretchy, a good length on the body and arms. I like the cuff trim, zipper is a good quality. Just not the darts - I think this is the only brand with darts this year. Regrets. December 21, 2012
Loved this shirt Just the right temp. With a t under it! December 20, 2012
Favorite Top, New and Improved I own several of these tops. The new version is slightly heavier fabric, the top is a bit more fitted and slightly longer, with a bit of elastic around the wrists. December 18, 2012
Light weight is comfy at home. My favorite time to wear this light weight fleece is in the evening around the house. It is the perfect weight for taking the chill off when living near the foggy coast. The Light Grape color is really a lovely dark periwinkle, which I am delighted with. The length is long on me, below the hip, and I'm rolling up the sleeves, but I'm cozy and comfy in my periwinkle fleece. December 14, 2012
Everyday versatile fleece My sister loved it! This is the perfect fleece to wear everyday. December 11, 2012
comfortable A great bottom layer in very cold weather but stylish enough to wear out to dinner. Fabric isn't bulky but is very cozy. I'm 5'5" and 110lbs and small fits perfectly as a bottom layer without being baggy or tight. If I used it as a jacket I would need a larger size. I love that it is long enough to fall inches below my low rise jeans. After wearing my first one I bought 3 more! The melon and afterglow colors shown online don't really reflect the true colors of those items but I love the shirts anyway. December 7, 2012
Very pleased with this product. This fleece is comfortable, well constructed, the fit is perfect. November 28, 2012
Love this! This is a great pullover. Keeps you warm but it's not suffocating. It's really soft too. November 27, 2012
Great Pullover I love this pullover! I am 5'4" 115lbs. and the XS fits great. It definitely is thinner than I expected it to be, but it is super soft and warm. The Vino color is true to the picture online. I would definitely recommend it for layering over a long sleeve or under a heavier coat. I now want more in different colors! November 26, 2012
love it ! but... I have every single color, i just love them, nice , warm and light to wear under rain jacket o coat , is true size, any way sleeves are long i have to fold then twice to be right on . November 24, 2012
Great Quality, Well Made I was looking for something a little thicker..but I wear it at the gym before I work out. It might be better garment to have layers under it to stay warm. Otherwise the quality is great and it isnt tight fitting. I wear a large and have slightly large hips and butt and it doesnt fit snug like other products I've bought (not from Columbia though). Hope this helps! November 22, 2012
Fleese shirt Nice and comfortable November 18, 2012
Must Have for Your Wardrobe I love it! It is beautifully cut to fit my body and the weight of the fleece is perfect for layering. The simplicity of the design makes this a must have in everybody's wardrobe. Hoping to purchase of few more in all the different colors. November 18, 2012
Warm and Comfy I purchased this item in the sea salt (white). If you are hoping for a heavy weight fleece, then you would want to try other styles. This particular pullover is a light-weight material, but is adequate for cooler days/nights. I'm 5'8 and the fit is pretty true; however, I usually buy "talls" or "long" in clothes. It fits perfect right now and I hope it doesn't shrink when washed. November 9, 2012
love the upgraded style I had 3 of these fleeces that have degraded into "work" shirts, so I decided it was time for a new one. I LOVE that it's a little longer than the older (5 years ago?) style. 5'6" @ 145 pounds and the medium is great November 8, 2012
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Women'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.

Women'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. 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.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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