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Price $190 List$329.00 at Backcountry$146.21 at Backcountry
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Pros Very affordable, wind and water resistant, thin and light, made with recycled materialsLightweight, wind and water resistant, quite warm, durable face fabricLightweight, warm, great wind protection, sheds water well, affordableComfortable, very breathable, light, stylishWarm, comfortable, looks great, affordable
Cons Thin and not super warm, fit is not very athleticExpensive, no hem drawcords, hood is slightly tight with a helmet onDoesn’t breathe well, fit isn’t very athleticHard to get the proper fit, expensive, poor weather resistance, thinHeavy, bulky, sleeves a tad short
Bottom Line Good for active pursuits or for extra warmth during moderate seasons, but is not a stand alone winter warmth layerAn amazing jacket for active outdoor pursuits that is an ideal fit for wearing all the timeAn ideal outer layer for throwing on during windy and cold days outsideA thin, lightweight insulating layer for days when you don’t stop movingOur Top Pick for Warmth will keep you protected from the cold
Rating Categories PrimaLoft Packaway Hooded Patagonia DAS Light Hoody Rab Xenon Hoodie Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody Outdoor Research Refuge Hoody
Warmth (25%)
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Weight And Compressability (20%)
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Specs PrimaLoft Packaway... Patagonia DAS... Rab Xenon Hoodie Patagonia Nano-Air... Outdoor Research...
Measured Weight (size) 14.0 (L) 12.0 oz (L) 11.0 oz (L) 14.4 oz (L) 19.0 (L)
Insulation 60 g PrimaLoft Gold w/ Cross Core Technology 100% recycled 65g PlumaFill 60g Stratus 60g FullRange insulation VerticalX 100% polyester insulation - 60g/m
Outer Fabric 100% recycled polyester 10 denier Pertex Quantum Pro Atmos ripstop 100% nylon ripstop 100% polyester ripstop
Stuffs Into Itself? Yes Yes Yes, clip loop Yes, clip loop Yes
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Pockets 2 zippered hand, 1 chest, 1 zippered internal 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered internal chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest
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