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Pros Great mobility, large adjustable cuffs, generously sized hood, good sleeve and torso length, durableHighly breathable, quick-drying, foam inserts prevent jacket creep, helmet compatible, stowable hood, durableInsulated, highly breathable, moisture-wicking, comfortable, great weather protection, durable, lots of pocketsInexpensive, stellar mobility and breathability, stow-away pocket, harness-friendly pockets, excellent fitUnbeatable weather protection, taped-seams, spacious hood, stretchy, generous drop-hem, adjustable cuffs
Cons Fits a bit large, interior pockets do not zip, not as warm as some other contendersNot very warm, no stow-away pocket for clipping to your harness, cuffs stretch out with heavy useSpendy, no stow-away pocket for clipping to your harness, hood somewhat small, some reviewers feel it runs smallNot very warm, below average water resistanceTight shoulders, runs small, somewhat heavy
Bottom Line With incredible four-way stretch material and a generous fit, this jacket is one of the most comfortable pieces in our softshell reviewIf you're in the market for a lightweight and durable layer that will repel sun and wind with ease and dry super fast, this is a stellar choiceIf you need need good breathability and all-around comfort, this insulated hybrid is a great optionThis jacket is lightweight, breathable, easy to move in, and affordable - a great combination for the active outdoorswomanA fantastically mobile and stretchy technical jacket for alpine conditions, this layer manages to be nearly weather-proof AND breathable
Rating Categories Dawn Patrol Shell Sigma SL Anorak Pullover Proton FL Hoody Rab Borealis - Women's Marmot ROM - Women's
Weather Protection (30%)
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9
Breathability (30%)
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7
Mobility (25%)
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Specs Dawn Patrol Shell Sigma SL Anorak... Proton FL Hoody Rab Borealis -... Marmot ROM - Women's
Measured Weight 20.2 oz (size M) 9.5 oz (size S) 9.5 oz (size S) 9 oz (size 10/S) 15 oz (size M)
Material Four-way stretch woven with brushed back and DWR finish (235 gsm, 63% nylon, 26% polyester, 11% elastane) Aequora Airperm (86% nylon, 14% elastane) 84% nylon, 16% elastane Lightweight Matrix single weave with 2-way stretch and DWR GORE Infinium 3L (92% Nylon, 8% Elastane Plain Weave)
Type Active Active Technical/Hybrid Active Technical
Lined/Insulated? No No Yes No Yes
Hood? Yes, 1-way adjustable Yes, 2-way adjustable Yes, 1-way adjustable Yes, stretchy but not adjustable Yes, with Peripheral Cord Adjustment
Number of Pockets (zippered unless otherwise noted) 4 (2 hand, 2 no zip internal) 1 chest 4 (2 hand, 2 chest) 2 hand 4 (2 hand, 1 chest, 1 interior)
Adjustable Cuffs? Yes, Velcro No, Stretch Cuffs No, Stretch Cuffs No, Stretch Cuffs Yes, Velcro
Available Sizes XS - XL XS - L XS - XL 8 - 16 XS - XL
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