We prefer the Patagonia Houdini if you want the ultimate lightweight wind jacket. It weighs a little less, compresses much smaller, and the material did not stick to our skin as much when we sweat.
Alternately, the Squamish Hoody is our highest scoring wind shirt. It kept out the elements better, did not stick to the skin as much when sweating, and can double as an ultralight winter jacket.
The Trail Wind Hoody is now available in new colors. Keep reading to find out more.