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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award 
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Pros Very affordable, wind and water resistant, thin and light, made with recycled materialsLightweight, warm, great wind protection, sheds water well, affordableComfortable, very breathable, light, stylishWarm, good water resistance, comfortable, excellent mobility, stylish, durableWarm, comfortable, looks great, affordable
Cons Thin and not super warm, fit is not very athleticDoesn’t breathe well, fit isn’t very athleticHard to get the proper fit, expensive, poor weather resistance, thinExpensive, annoying hem cinching buckles, not the lightestHeavy, 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 ideal outer layer for throwing on during windy and cold days outsideA thin, lightweight insulating layer for days when you don’t stop movingComfortable, mobile, and stylish, this jacket is ideal for any useOur Top Pick for Warmth will keep you protected from the cold
Rating Categories PrimaLoft Packaway Hooded Rab Xenon Hoodie Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody Arc'teryx Proton LT Hoody Outdoor Research Refuge Hoody
Warmth (25%)
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9
Weight And Compressability (20%)
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5
Comfort (20%)
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8
Weather Resistance (15%)
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Breathability (15%)
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Style (5%)
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Specs PrimaLoft Packaway... Rab Xenon Hoodie Patagonia Nano-Air... Arc'teryx Proton... Outdoor Research...
Measured Weight (size) 14.0 (L) 11.0 oz (L) 14.4 oz (L) 14.5 oz (L) 19.0 (L)
Insulation 60 g PrimaLoft Gold w/ Cross Core Technology 60g Stratus 60g FullRange insulation Coreloft Compact 80 VerticalX 100% polyester insulation - 60g/m
Outer Fabric 100% recycled polyester Atmos ripstop 100% nylon ripstop Fortius Air 20 (84% nylon, 16% elastane) 100% polyester ripstop
Stuffs Into Itself? Yes Yes, clip loop Yes, clip loop No Yes
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of Pockets 2 zippered hand, 1 chest, 1 zippered internal 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered internal chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest
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