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Do Spyder Jackets Run Small? (With Sizing Chart)

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No, in my opinion, spyder jackets do not run small but there are very few jackets that run small or big in a way that it is good if you size up or down to get a perfect and mobile fit.

Spyder jacket is very well known among the avid skiers due to the amount of attention Spyder puts in its technical jackets is outstanding.

There is a lot to talk about technical jackets, which I’ll discuss in some other articles, for now, let’s discuss an in-depth brief on spyder jackets fitting and sizing.

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How well spyder jackets fit?

I have to say that almost all spyder jackets run true to the size chart which is provided in this article.

As it is the duty of technical jackets which spyder is that they are not just manufactured but must be tested rigorously before launching it in the market and I think this brand, like any brand such as Arc’teryx, Patagonia, and The North Face, is doing this job correctly because the majority of people who wear the jackets regularly never complaint about their sizing.

But it is always recommended by most of the folks to take your own body’s measurements and then refer to the size chart and the fit finder tool, which if you did correctly then most probably you’ll also end up with the perfect fit.

Spyder jacket fit finder tool

Although, there are jackets like men’s timeless hoodies which can be size down if you’re around 5’8 but I’d not suggest doing this if you’re likely to layer it.

Similarly, a women’s Dolce GTX Infinium jacket is a spyder jacket that runs too tight and small so it is better to get a one or two size up.

If I being honest, one thing I notice in spyder jackets which others also agree is that the jackets are inclined toward the slimmer fit rather than a regular or relaxed fit which in my opinion makes the jacket a bit tight in the chest (yup, exclude the women’s jacket mentioned above).

However, none of their jackets (as much as I know) restrict the ease of movement and sits flexible in shoulders which we all know a ski jacket must-do for a comfortable free run.

As I said they are consistent with their size chart that’s why if you want a good fit then follow the size chart completely but if you want a baggy and more relaxed and roomier fit then consider going a size up than what is mentioned in the size chart.

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List Of Spyder Jackets & How They Fit? (Table)

Men’s Jackets

Famous Spyder Men’s JacketsDo they run small, big, or true to size?
Timeless down fill jacketRuns a bit large. Go with the medium if you’re 5’5″ and under
Encore fleece jacketTrue to size
Glissade insulator jacketTrue to size
Slalom hoodieRuns a bit big
Bandit half zip fleece jacketTrue to size
Timeless hoodieIt will run big for a person who is around 5’8″ so instead of going for the medium you can consider small. But go for the usual size if you’re likely to layer it.
Copper GTX jacketTrue to size
Sanction GTX pro shell jacketTrue to size
Alpine stretch down jacketTrue to size
The Tenmile GTX anorakTrue to size
The Field GTX jacketTrue to size
The Snap GTX anorakTrue to size
Vanqysh GTX jacketTrue to size
Metro GTX Infinium down parkaTrue to size
Timeless long down jacketFits perfectly but is a little tight
Encore fleece jacketTrue to size
Bella fleece jacketTrue to size
Metro GTX Infinium down parkaTrue to size

Women’s Jackets

Famous Sypder Women’s JacketsDo they run small, large, or true to size?
Schatzi GTX Infinium jacketTrue to size
Poise GTX jacketTrue to size
Schatzi GTX Infinium down jacket Runs small so definitely size up. Like, if you usually wear medium go for large
Captivate GTX Infinium jacketRuns a bit small, so if you usually wear 8 go for 9-10.
Balance GTX jacketIt fits perfectly but it’s recommended to size up
Pinnacle GTX Infinium jacket True to size
The Field GTX jacketTrue to size
Dolce GTX Infinium jacket Runs too tight so get a size up. Literally, you will be a good fit after jumping from your usual 4 to 8-9. I don’t why this happen but I have seen these complaints.
Solitaire GTX Pro shell jacketTrue to size so please go for your regular size
The Puffer GTX Infinium jacketFits perfectly but it is a little longer in length

Is It Possible to Return or Exchange the Unfit jacket?

Yes, any jacket purchased directly from Spyder Active Sports can be returned or exchange using this form within15 days after purchase but will charge a $10 shipping and handling fee to process returns.

However, Exchanges are not available if you use Paypal, in which case you need to file the return and after the refund, you can buy a new size /color jacket.

Any final sale item is not subject to refund and exchange unless it is a manufacturing defect.

Also, like all other outerwear brands, the jacket must not be used and should be in a new condition with all the tags on it.

To know more about the Spyder Outerwear refunds please read their returns and exchange policy.

Spyder Jackets Sizing Chart:

Men’s Sizing

Men’s Outerwear Alpha

All measurements are in inches.

SizeChestWaistSleeve LengthInseam
XXL49-5143-45353/4 33

Men’s Numeric Bottoms

All measurements are in inches.

30303630, 32
32323830, 32, 34
34344030, 32, 34
36364230, 32, 34
38384476, 81, 86
404046.530, 32, 34

Women’s Sizing

All measurements are in inches.

XXS (0)32243430
XS (2)33253530
S (4)34263630.5
S (6)35273730.5
M (8)36283831
M (10)3729.539.531
L (12)38.5314131.5
L (14)403342.531.5
XL (16)423544.532
XL (18)443746.532

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