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#624 | Men's

Shak Full Zip Classic

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The Ibex Promise
The Shak Full Zip Classic is an icon. A go-to. A no-brainer. Why? Because it looks amazing, thanks to the Merino heavyweight ponte knit. It wears like iron, because of its Ibex construction, flatlock seams and timeless style. It performs beyond belief, because wool has nature on its side and the Shak design does little to complicate that. 

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Tech Specs:

Signature dense Merino ponte full zip

Full zip with locking zipper pull
Back length from top of shoulder=29" (size L)
6 1/2" zippered chest pocket
Interior chin guard
Flatlock seams
21 Micron
380 g/m2
Garment Weight (oz): 19.52

Fabric:

Shak

We start with the best New Zealand Merino wool to make a range of insulative yet breathable midlayers that outdoor enthusiasts swear by. This exclusive knit is square and dense, creating a rugged yet soft fabric with inherent stretch and long-wearing durability. Our Shak fabric is best used as a midlayer but is soft enough to wear as an expedition-weight baselayer and substantial enough to be used as an outerlayer in some conditions. No matter how you wear it, the performance is unbeatable. Machine washable. 100% Merino Wool

Fiber Source: New ZealandWhere the fibers of this fabric are sourced.

Fabric Source: VietnamWhere the fibers are knit or woven into this fabric.

Garment Source: United StatesWhere the fabric is assembled into this garment.

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This sweater wears like iron! My husband wears it everywhere . It works in cold and cold climates. Great product!
Beverly A on Jun 3, 2015
SAME AS AB OVE
ANTHONY D on May 25, 2015
This sweater wears like iron! My husband wears it everywhere . It works in cold and cold climates. Great product!
Beverly A on Jun 3, 2015
A classic, durable piece. That great for casual wear and outdoor wear.
Utahn on May 28, 2015
SAME AS AB OVE
ANTHONY D on May 25, 2015
Present for my husband.
Julie S on May 22, 2015
Found this on sale and love it. Mid layer or light outer layer...does it all! Good fit and luxurious feel.
Karen D on May 17, 2015
On sale and wanted to try out the Shak Classic. All of the my other Ibex purchases have lasted and been very comfortable, and I wanted to upgrade from fleece.
George C on May 14, 2015
Coolest gift for my serious athlete young adult son.
Wendy G on May 4, 2015
I chose this for my 91 yr old father as a birthday gift. He needs something fitting to stay warm. A zip opening is important with neck coverage that can breathe. Layering is ideal for seniors. Only disadvantage is isn't machine washable - a real must.
elizabeth g on Apr 28, 2015
My husband and four sons find this the most useful item of clothing they own. It can be worn under a suit jacket and look smart.
Carlyn Z on Apr 11, 2015
A classic, durable piece. That great for casual wear and outdoor wear.
Utahn on May 28, 2015
Present for my husband.
Julie S on May 22, 2015
when are other colors than black available?
John F on May 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Men's Shak Classic is our heavier weighted Shak and is more prominently offered in our fall/winter line. During the summer we only offer it in the Black but when the fall line is launched in September it will be available in four colors: Black, Pewter Heather, Red Ant and Blueprint. Thank you for your question.
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I bought one of these jackets for every member of my family for CHristmas this year. We go from an XXL son in law to a S daughter in sizes - and no one was disappointed in color, fit, size of feel. I have already seen my kids wearing their jackets everywhere, and my husband, who is never easy to please and has more outdoor gear than most catalogs, is loving his Shak. All in all, one of the best
January 2, 2014
Men's full zip is a great garment
I'm very happy with the men's full zip shak classic. The fabric weight is very versatile and the fit is excellent. I have worn it in a variety of indoor and outdoor conditions and I love the combination of "just right" warmth and breathability. It works well for a casual day in the office as well as a hike with the dog. I don't normally carry my cell phone in a shirt but the chest pocket is useful for that when needed.
April 24, 2015
Purchased
5 months ago
two things. . .
I try to buy a couple of Shaks a year and until this batch they have been just terrific - the most brilliant things I have ever worn - but the two I have just bought flap around my middle and look just ordinary. Have you changed the dimensions? If so why?

And why no XL in the triathlon red, can I just ask? It is a beautiful colour and I'd still buy one and have it taken in if you have changed the
April 21, 2009
Love shak but it seems Ibex changed fit
I agree with Toby that past Shak jackets had a better fit. Just bought this one a few months ago and there is a flap on the sides in the middle. I usually take an Xl and it fits great - now its too big and not form fitting at all. [...]
December 14, 2009
Want my old shak back
I have an older full zip shak that I've worn so often I've worn holes in the sleeves. It's been by far the best technical wool piece I've owned. This new shak just doesn't have the same fit. The body is now constructed out of fewer peices, making it much more boxy and less amenable to layering. I know it probably kept costs down, but I'd rather pay a bit more and keep the fit.
February 22, 2010
Great material poor fit
Great idea and good weight for shirt, but very poor fit for a shirt that was supposed to be semi fitted. I am 6'1 175lbs and the size medium shirt was to short in the sleeves and torso. The fit was ok in chest but to baggy at the waist.
April 8, 2010
Favorite Jersey
I bought one of these as a cycling/hiking outer layer. It became my favorite piece of clothing the moment I tried it on. I'm 5'11 and about 170 pounds and the medium fits well. Snug, but not too tight.

It's soft, warm, breathes, and doesn't stink. Very warm even when soaked through with sweat and rain. This should provide all-day temperature regulation down into the low 40s or below with proper l
October 3, 2010
Great all-around sweater
I use Shak almost daily in the fall and winter. It fits well and offers the right amount of warmth for Northern California. I have two Shaks, one small and one medium. I am 5'7 and 147 lbs; I use the small when using one thin layer and the medium when using more substantial baselayers.
January 8, 2015
Awsome Shak Full Zip
I love this jacket!!!! I've bought this jacket a year ago & got more use out of this for all three seasons. I mostly hand wash it & air dry it out w/o any problems. I just bought one for my sister.
January 10, 2009
A must...
I must say I find myself grabbing for this everytime I leave the house. Sometimes I wear under neath a shell and sometimes on its own. I am extremely impressed with the warmth this has. I like the look so I have worn it in formal occasions as well. I really like the benefits of Merino. IBEX makes awesome products... keep up the good work!
January 2, 2014