Rab Nucleus Hoody
Awards Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award    
Price $169.00 at Backcountry
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$159 List$69.98 at Backcountry
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$103.73 at REI$133.73 at REI
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Pros Breathable, durable, helmet compatible hood, awesome thermoregulation, high valueWarm, extremely breathable, cuts the wind, soft and cozy fabrics, stretchy and great mobilityLightweight, breathable, full-length zipper and a hoodSimple, super light and packable, fits well with harness and pack, breathable, loose but fitted, cute styleSuper cozy materials, stylish, lightweight, warm, amenable fit
Cons Not weather resistant, expensivePills after washing, style isn't for everybody, breast pocket is small and seemingly unfunctionalNot very warm, no weather resistancePoorly sized chest pocket, durability issues, expensiveExpensive, zipper slips down, shorter sleeves
Bottom Line The perfect fleece that will take you from the grocery store to the mountain topsThis fleece is best when it comes to thermoregulationA lightweight piece to add to your layering systemThis packable and light fleece is designed for ladies that like to be on the moveA stylish and comfortable fleece best for relaxed hikes and wearing around town
Rating Categories R1 Full Zip Hoody R1 Air Hoody Nucleus Hoody Type 2 Fun 3/4 Zip H... Kyanite Hoody
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Specs R1 Full Zip Hoody R1 Air Hoody Nucleus Hoody Type 2 Fun 3/4 Zip... Kyanite Hoody
Type Midweight Lightweight Lightweight Lightweight Lightweight
Main Fabric Polartec PowerGrid(93% recycled polyester/7% spandex) 100% polyester Thermic fleece & Power Grid 55% Polypropylene, 45% Polyester Nylon, polyester
Unique Features Hidden zippered pocket, balaclava hood fits under a helmet, brick-patterned insulation balances breathability and warmth Ultra breathable and windproof face material that is stretchy and comfortable Close fitting hood fits under a helmet 3/4 length zipper designed for use with climbing harness Stretchy, abrasion-resistant fabric, gussets for movement, concealed neck gaiter
Weight (ounces) 12.05 10.6 11.2 8.95 12.15
# of Pockets 2 hand, 1 hidden zippered pocket (right hand) 1 small chest, 1 hand 2 hand 1 chest 2 hand
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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