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Men's Whirlwind Hoody


Technology For Runnin’ Against The Wind
FIT: Trim fit
COLOR pumpkin
SIZE: S Only 1 left!
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Redesigned to be lighter and faster, this hoody performs like a light shell offering wind and water resistant protection in a streamlined package. This hooded jacket covers the gamut in comfort: cragging, multipitch routes, and trail runs, it’s a must for an adventurer’s kit.
Fabric :
86% recycled polyester
14% spandex 75D stretch woven
Center Back Length :
28¾” / 73 cm
Weight :
9.1oz / 259g Avg. Weight for size L
Fabric Performance :
Movement-Mirroring StretcH
Design Features :
Adjustable Hood
Zip Chest Pocket
Chest Pocket Doubles as Stuff Sack
Carabiner Loop
Functional Details :
½ Length Front Zipper
Internal Thumb Loop
Elastic Drawcord Hem
Low-ProBinding™ Cuffs
Low-Pro Binding™ Hood


What cant it do?


This piece of clothing is a year round piece. I wear it in winter for any activity. Mid layer, second layer, outer layer. It is very wind resistant. It somehow is warm. I dont even know how to explain that. I notice a difference in body heat retention when I wear this. Whether its a cold day and this is my mid layer or the second layer of 4, it somehow keeps me warmer than without it. On a Spring or Fall day, it keeps my body heat in better than other items that are two to three times the thickness, but is super lightweight. . At the same time though it isnt too hot on hot sunny day on the water. i wear it when I sea kayak in Baja Sur. Its just an incredible piece of clothing that you will find a reason to wear all year round. Dont let the thinness of the material fool you. Its tough. Ive had mine for almost three years now. Still looks great.

Red Lodge, MT


Great Light Weight Softshell


This is my second one, the first one is bright orange and going strong. I wanted a much more muted color so I bought the seaweed color. It's perfect for when I want to be incognito and blend into the environment.



Great garment, but size up


I'm typically a large, but if I would have purchased this in a store instead of online, I would have got an xl. It still fits, but it's tight around my chest and even tight depending on what shirt I'm wearing underneath. I still enjoy wearing it on cool days, but removal can be difficult.

Western Washington


Saved my bacon


On a backcountry hunt I lost my rain jacket, wore this piece all day in rain, sleet, snow, and wind on the day I got my sheep. With a sheep down and soaked to the core in 40 degree weather I was able to stay warm enough to get quarters in the pack and get back to camp without having to put on my dry clothes. That allowed me to warm back up in my dry warm clothes once in my tent, instead of having to change mid packout and soak my other insulation layers. I may not have died, but it could have been close. This piece is amazing, it dries incredibly fast and is warm when wet and cool when moving. I'm buying more.

Fairbanks Alaska


Very streamlined and narrow.


I usually buy the men's small products with outdoor research as the sleeves are long for me. This item however was very tight and extremely slim fitted. Had to return it.

Lake Havasu


very nice quality


I just finished paddling the Yukon river quest(a 444 mile canoe and kayak race down the yukon), and this jacket was phenomenal. I loved the look and feel of this jacket, it was light, breathable, had a nice fit, and was durable. thanks outdoor research for researching the outdoors.

Glennallen Alaska


Perfect Hoodie


This was much cheaper than the Patagonia R1 or capilene hoodie and I performed as well or better. Perfect in the Rockies while handling wind, rain, and the brutal sun.

Down, Co


Can't take it off!


What a jacket! I can't take this thing off anymore. I wear it to work and on weekends in the back woods. This jacket is also very useful while on a canoe trip. It has strong water repellent qualities, extremely light and packable, but the most important, bugs can't bite through the jacket it seems. Pair it up with a hat, the hood sits perfectly on top of the brim and you are flying!

Northern Ontario


Perfect weight for outings with my crazy, aerobic friends


I have a regular group of friends that charge up mountains on weeknights for exercise - any weather, any season. T-shirt plus shorts in December, in the dark while it's sleeting, arrive at the summit steaming - yes. So aerobic performance is high on my list and I'm looking forward to testing this superlight softshell :-). I've already worn it in light rain and water beads up and falls off.



Excellent multiuse top


An excellent all-round top when it's a little cooler. Used it for running and hiking when the temperatures below 10C. Got a monster canoe trip this weekend so going to try it out if the temperature drops. Very light and breathable while providing some wind and shower proofing. Much less sweaty than wearing a shell jacket.

Winnipeg, Manitoba



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Size & fit guide

Men’s apparel - measurement guide & size chart

Measurement shown in:
CHEST 34”86 37”94 40”102 43”109 46”117 49”124
WAIST 26”66 29”74 32”81 35”89 38”97 41”104
HIPS 33”84 36”91 39”99 42”107 45”114 48”122
INSEAM 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
SLEEVE-LENGTH 30”76 31”79 32”81 33”84 34”86 35”89
*All sizing is based on your body measurement for graded styles.
We adjust the garment for intended fit and intended use.