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Price $105.00 at Amazon$99.00 at Backcountry$59.49 at REI
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Pros Stylish, lightweight, recycled materials, breathableIncredibly light, comfortable, great wind protectionLightweight, smooth fabric, good portabilityWaterproof, built-in stuff sackVery light, soft and comfortable material
Cons Stuff pocket is larger than it needs to be, weather protection isn't greatPoor breathability, fabric is noisyAbrasive seams, pullover design can be frustratingHeavier, expensive, awkward fitNo pockets, limited weather resistance
Bottom Line A good-looking jacket for cool temps in the spring and fallThe jack of all trades for outdoor wind protection and lightweight packabilityIt might not stack up against pricier Gore-Tex layers, but is functional, lightweight, and affordableFully waterproof performance with a unique design not ideal for everyday useThe soft, stretchy material and snug fit make this windshirt ideal for fast and light adventures
Rating Categories Cotopaxi Palmas Houdini Full-Zip Brooks LSD Pullover Patagonia Storm Racer Airshed Pro Pullover
Breathability (30%)
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Weather Resistance (20%)
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Comfort And Mobility (20%)
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Portability (15%)
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Features (15%)  
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Specs Cotopaxi Palmas Houdini Full-Zip Brooks LSD Pullover Patagonia Storm... Airshed Pro Pullover
Measured Weight (ounces) 5.3 oz (size L) 3.7 oz (size M) 4.7 oz (size L) 7.8 oz (size M) 4.5 oz (size M)
Number of pockets 2 1 1 0 0
Main Material Recycled polyester 100% recycled nylon ripstop w/ DWR finish 100% ripstop nylon 30D nylon ripstop 100% nylon
Unique Features Thumb loops, elastic hood Lightweight design Elastic Arm Band Taped seams, single-pull hood, double-front zip Integrated stuff sack, double zipper
Vent Type Open back vent None None Chest vents Front zip vent
Reflective material? No No Retroreflectivity No No
Hood? Yes Yes No Yes Yes
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