While some softshells in this review are targeted at climbers and others aim to be exceptional everyday jackets, the Mammut Ultimate Hoody is designed for aerobic athletes. Its closest competitor is the hybrid Marmot ROM which strives to be a lightweight, breathable jacket that offers wind protection. The Ultimate Hoody is like the non-hybrid version of the ROM. It is made entirely of Gore Windstopper, has limited features to keep the weight low, and pit-zips for additional ventilation. This is the jacket we grab when we are heading out for a sweat-inducing workout.
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