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Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket - Tall


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Style# 1556533
Uses Trail


Rugged, warm, durable—and yet decidedly presentable, this wind- and water-resistant softshell jacket is a versatile, all-season piece with an impeccable fit built to keep you protected in milder weather and layer under shells and jackets for bonus warmth in more severe conditions.

  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Center back length: 31.5"
  • Imported
  • Uses: Trail
  • Style# 1556533

  • 100% polyester Contour Softshell
Water and Stain Repellent

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Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket - Tall is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Jacket I always loved Columbia pructs, the tall size fits me very wrll . I am 6'8" (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sleeves Although it is a large tall the sleeves are not long enough.
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! One word should say it all GREAT!
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit and function I bought size LT and it fits perfectly. Not bulky anywhere and I finally found a size L jacket with long enough sleeves for my arms! I'm 6'4 around 205lbs. Great jacket for fall/spring and beads off light rain. Sharp looking jacket also. I wore a hoody underneath for winter conditions and it still worked out nicely.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket! I bought this jacket for the days that aren't quite cold enough for the heavier coat that I wear. I work for a Fire/Ems department and one thing i have struggled with is finding a jacket that wasn't to hot to wear into a house after coming in from the cold weather. If I would wear my large coat I would be soaked with sweat. However this jacket keeps me warm enough between the ambulance and the house and I don't get to hot while in the house doing patient care. I have trouble finding coats that are long enough in the arms, but this jacket fits perfect. It is a little snug around the belly but that is my own fault haha. If I were down to my fighting weight it would fit perfect.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great jacket Great jacket great price for the quality. I am 6'7" and sleaves and length are perfect. My wrists never show, no matter how I move my arms. I did order 2XL tall and little bigger by stomach than I like. Good warmth for fall and spring. Only complaint I would have is the inner material grippy and pulls on shirts when putting on.
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good jacket I'm 188 cm tall and this jacket fit just like if I had been to the tailor , nice colour and nice material. I love it.
Date published: 2016-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product This Jacket covers the spring and Im sure fall weather perfectly
Date published: 2016-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome jkt. Great quality. Nice length not too short. Fitted on the large size. Gave to brother and reordered one size smaller. Unique shade. Fab !!!!
Date published: 2016-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits well, looks great! I bought this for my extra tall son (6'11"). I bought him the 2XLT, and it fits wonderfully. It's just the right jacket for 35-60 degrees.
Date published: 2016-01-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wanted to Keep It As the title says, I wanted to keep it but the size was not right for me so I returned it. I'm 6'6", 220lbs with a chest size larger than my waist size. The large-tall size I received had a lot of extra room in the waist area so I could not wear this under a shell and it would bunch up when I sat down. I would have to have a pretty good size kettle stomach to fill up some of that empty space. I knew this was not going to be a slim fit but I didn't expect it to have this much extra room. I have other Columbia large-tall fleece jackets that fit me perfectly but this one just didn't fit like the others. Everything else about the jacket was nice; good material, nice color, good sleeve length and movement. Overall I would recommend it if you are not looking for a slim fitting jacket that you could wear underneath a shell. I didn't have a chance to use it outside in the weather so I just gave it an "average" rating for function. I'm sure it would be great I just had no way of testing it.
Date published: 2015-08-23
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Men's Fit Guide

Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Men's Performance Top Fit Guide
Men's Performance Bottom Fit Guide
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Men's Active Top Fit Guide
Men's Active Bottom Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Men's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Men's Modern Classic Bottom Fit Guide
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
Men's Relaxed Top Fit Guide
Men's Relaxed Bottom Fit Guide

Men's Body Measurement (Inches)

Men’s Tall Sizing

  Pant Size Waist Chest Hips Sleeve Length Neck Inseams
LT 36–38 36–39 42–45 41–43 37 17–17.5 34–36
XLT 40–42 40–43 46–49 44–46 38 18–18.5
2XLT 42–44 44–47 50–53 48–50 39 19–19.5
3XLT 46–48 48–51 54–57 52–54 39 20–20.5
4XLT 48–50 51–54 57–60 55–57 39 21–21.5

Men’s Big Sizing

  Waist Chest Hips Sleeve Length Neck Inseam Regular
1X 40–43 46–49 44–46 36 18–18.5 32
2X 44–47 50–53 48–50 36.5 19–19.5
3X 48–51 54–57 52–54 37 20–20.5
4X 51–54 57–60 55–57 37.5 21–21.5
5X 55–58 61–64 59–61 38 22–22.5
6X 59–62 65–68 63–65 38.5 23–23.5

How to Measure

Men's Size Chart
  • 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
Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 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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