I really enjoy this jacket. It is a great wind stopper, the fit is good, the pockets are generous and easy to get to. I only have 2 small quibbles. 1-The color selections. I like the men's colors better, ie: cardinal red/grey. and 2-I too wish it would cover more particularly the bootie. But, in retrospect, there are not alot of women's jackets this year that are doing that. Hmmm what's up with that? We like our booties warm too! Toward that end I too am asking for the men's Mountan Hardwear Extreme II Parka for my birthday gift just as another woman from a review site has done as well. Together I will then have the best of both worlds...You will enjoy this jacket.