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Price $375.00 at REI$339.00 at Feathered Friends$251.30 at Backcountry
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Pros Great fit, warm, lightweight, packable, hydrophobic down900+ fill down, warm, lightweight, incredibly compressible, competitively pricedLightweight, stylish, high warmth to weight ratioWater resistant hydrophobic down, great DWR coating, well thought-out featuresVery warm, super light, packs small, fits fantastic
Cons ExpensiveHood a little tight to fit over a helmet, no hood adjustmentExpensive, not super durable750 fill-power down is good but not as light or lofty as othersExpensive, draw cord performance not as great as other jackets
Bottom Line A top-notch, super lightweight and warm jacket that works equally well as a mid or terminal layerThis no-nonsense performance model has everything you need in a lightweight packageIf you are looking for a warm, light layer for a trip where ounces count, this jacket is a great selectionPertex Microlight face fabric, Nikwax treated down, and a quality DWR coating make this one water resistant hoodyHigh quality 850 fill down make this jacket one of the lightest and warmest out there
Rating Categories Summit L3 Hoody Feathered Friends Eos Arc'teryx Cerium SL Hoody Rab Microlight Alpine Arc'teryx Cerium LT Hoody
Warmth (30%)
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10
6
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Weight (20%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Compressibility (10%)
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Specs Summit L3 Hoody Feathered Friends... Arc'teryx Cerium... Rab Microlight... Arc'teryx Cerium...
Down Fill 800-fill goose down 900+ goose down 850-fill goose down 750-fill goose down 850-fill
Total Weight 13.8 oz 13 oz 8.4 oz 15.7 oz 12 oz
Baffle Construction Sewn-through baffles Sewn-through baffles Sewn-through Sewn-through baffles Sewn-through baffles
Main Fabric Pertex Quantum GL (10D x 10D nylon ripstop), DWR coating Pertex Quantum Arato 7 nylon Pertex Quantum Arato 10 nylon
Compression Method Zips into its own pocket with clip-in loop Stuff sack Included stuff sack Stuff sack Zips into its own pocket with clip-in loop
Pockets 2 zippered hand, 2 internal stash 2 zippered hand 2 zippered hand 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest 2 zippered hand
Hoodless Option? No No Yes Yes Yes
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