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Pros Great weather protection, decent mobility, stylish, comfortable, excellent fit, helmet compatible hoodLightweight, affordable, stretchy, durable, breathable, dries fast, packs into stowable pocketGreat mobility, large adjustable cuffs, generously sized hood, good sleeve and torso length, durableAffordable, durable, soft fleece on chin guard and sleeve cuffs, windproof, very water resistant
Cons Spendy, non-adjustable cuffs, heavy, not super breathableNot the most weather protective, baggy fit, pockets aren't accessible with a harnessFits a bit large, interior pockets do not zip, not as warm as some other contendersStiff, boxy-fit, heavy, no hood, chin-guard can feel restrictive on neck, not very feature-rich
Bottom Line Whether ice climbing, mountaineering, or heading to dinner with friends, this layer effectively protects from the elements in styleThe Ferrosi Hooded is a well-priced layer for many mild weather applicationsWith incredible four-way stretch material and a generous fit, this jacket is one of the most comfortable pieces in our softshell reviewA warm and wind-proof but non-technical softshell for casual outings
Rating Categories Gamma MX Hoody Ferrosi Hoody Dawn Patrol Shell Apex Bionic 2
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Specs Gamma MX Hoody Ferrosi Hoody Dawn Patrol Shell Apex Bionic 2
Measured Weight 16 oz (size S) 11.5 oz (size S) 20.2 oz (size M) 20 oz (size S)
Material Fortius 2.0 - Face: 85% nylon, 15% elastane. Backer: 94% polyester, 6% elastane, DWR finish Body/hood: 86% nylon 14% spandex 90D stretch woven ripstop
Shoulders/forearms: Cordura 91% nylon, 9% spandex 120D stretch woven
Four-way stretch woven with brushed back and DWR finish (235 gsm, 63% nylon, 26% polyester, 11% elastane) WindWall (96% Polyester, 4% Elastane with DWR finish)
Type Technical Active Active Casual
Lined/Insulated? Yes No No Yes, fleece backer
Hood? Yes, 2-way adjustable Yes, 1-way adjustable Yes, 1-way adjustable No
Number of Pockets (zippered unless otherwise noted) 4 (2 hand, 1 chest, 1 sleeve) 3 (2 hand, 1 chest) 4 (2 hand, 2 no zip internal) 3 (2 hand, 1 chest)
Adjustable Cuffs? No, Stretch Cuffs No, Stretch Cuffs Yes, Velcro No, Fleece lined inner stretch cuff
Available Sizes XS - L XS - XL XS - XL XS - XXL
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