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Pros Excellent water resistance, warm, packable, versatileDeliciously comfortable, amazing weather resistance, light and packable, cozy, cute style, versatile fitWarm, lightweight, packable, windproof, water resistant, slippery smooth face fabricsVery warm, almost weather proof, flattering fit and style, packableWarmth, many comfort features, very weatherproof
Cons Shell can tear easily, less breathableExpensive, lacks a chest pocket, zipper is stickyNot breathable, boxy fit, zipper gets stuck in fabric and can ripNot breathable, tight across the backNot breathable or very packable
Bottom Line Warm and comfortable with excellent compression, this continuous shell design is really hard to beatA high performing technical jacket offering weather protection, warmth, and all day comfortProtective, warm and compressive, our favorite for our ultralight adventurersWarm and packable, a great jacket for hanging out in the coldThis non-technical insulated jacket is offered at a great price for wear in the winter
Rating Categories DAS Light Hoody Nuclei FL Rab Xenon Hoodie Avant Featherless Ho... Heavenly Hoody
Warmth (25%)
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Weight & Compression (20%)
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Weather Resistance (15%)
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Specs DAS Light Hoody Nuclei FL Rab Xenon Hoodie Avant Featherless... Heavenly Hoody
Weight 10.50 oz 9.70 oz 8.75 oz 14.75 oz 21 oz
Number of Pockets 3 (1 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest) 3 (2 zippered hand, 2 internal) 3 (2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest) 4 (2 zippered hand, 1 zippered internal chest, 1 stuff sack) 3 (2 zippered hand, 1 zippered internal chest)
Insulation 65-g PlumaFill 100% recycled polyester Coreloft 65 synthetic 60g Stratus 3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation 100% polyester
Outer Fabric Nylon - Endurance Quantum Pertex Arato 10R ripstop nylon Atmos ripstop 20D woven Storm-Lite DP II
Lining Nylon Nylon Nylon Luscious Pile Fleece, 100% polyester
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in stash pocket? Yes Yes Yes No No
Cuff construction Elasticized cuffs Elasticized cuffs Elasticized cuffs Elasticized cuffs Internal elastic cuff
Warranty Information Lifetime warranty Lifetime warranty; includes zippers, buckles, and other manufacturer defects Lifetime warranty with original proof of purchase - includes repairs Lifetime warranty Limited lifetime warranty
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