Rab Nucleus Hoody
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Awards  Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
Price $104.96 at Backcountry
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Pros Lightweight, breathable, full-length zipper and a hoodBreathable, durable, helmet compatible hood, awesome thermoregulation, high valueBalaclava hood with neck gaiter, good wind and water protection for a fleeceSuper cozy materials, stylish, lightweight, warmSuper breathable, wind and water resistance, lightweight design, layers easily
Cons Not very warm, no weather resistanceNot weather resistant, expensiveNot very breathable, expensiveExpensive, not the most breathable, zipper slipsTight through the shoulders, expensive, stinky after one use
Bottom Line A lightweight piece to add to your layering system.The perfect fleece that will take you from the grocery store to the mountain tops.Great technical fleece best used in alpine conditions.A stylish and comfortable fleece best for relaxed hikes and wearing around town.A hybrid fleece built to breathe in the thick of winter.
Rating Categories Rab Nucleus Hoody - Women's R1 Full Zip Hoody Fortrez Hoody Kyanite Hoody Vigor Hybrid Hoody
Warmth (20%)
5
8
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8
4
Comfort (20%)
8
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8
6
Breathability (20%)
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Layering Ability (20%)
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Ease Of Movement (15%)
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Weather Resistance (5%)
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Specs Rab Nucleus Hoody... R1 Full Zip Hoody Fortrez Hoody Kyanite Hoody Vigor Hybrid Hoody
Type Lightweight Midweight Midweight Lightweight Midweight
Main Fabric Thermic fleece & Power Grid Polartec PowerGrid(93% recycled polyester/7% spandex) Polartec Power Stretch with Hardface Technology (88% polyester, 12% elastane) Nylon, polyester Nylon, polyester
Unique Features Close fitting hood fits under a helmet Hidden zippered pocket, balaclava hood fits under a helmet, brick-patterned insulation balances breathability and warmth Balaclava hood with neck gaiter Stretchy, abrasion-resistant fabric, gussets for movement Insulated front and back panel, breathable arms
Weight (ounces) 11.2 11.9 11.9 11.2 10.2
# of Pockets 2 (hand) 2 (hand), 1 hidden zippered pocket (right hand) 3 (2 hand, 1 arm) 2 hand 2 (2 hand, 1 chest)
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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