|Outer Layer Waterproofing|
|Jacket to Pant Interface||No|
|Layer Count||1 Layer|
|Waterproof Rating||Below 10K|
|Breathability Rating||Above 20K|
2018 Mountain Hardwear Kor Strata hoodie Review by A Better Ski
This is the Kor Strata hoodie from Mountain Hardwear. This is an interesting layer that is somewhere in between an insulated jacket and a hoodie. This hoodie looks super versatile for a wide variety of conditions. it can be worn as an outer layer with a base-layer and a t-shirt for spring day. Use it underneath a shell for a lightweight layer of insulation on stormy days. As with most of Mountain Hardwear items, this piece seems lie a great choice for back-country touring adventures. .
Waterproofing and Breath-ability: The Kor Strata hoodie doesn’t seem like this hoodie is very waterproof. The material is weather-resistant which means you definitely don’t want to rely of this one in a rain storm. This jacket is also not warm enough to use this as an outer-layer on a snowy day. Therefor, it doesn’t matter if it will keep the snow off. If it is snowing, use a shell. The Kor Strata hoodie is highly breath-able which makes this layer a better choice for touring days where moisture evaporation is more important than water protection.
Warmth: The Kor Strata hoodie offers 60g. Primaloft® Gold Active insulation. This provides a significant amount of warmth while leaving the hoodie light weight and pack-able. Perfect for active days with cool to cold conditions. The hoodie is loose enough to wear a fleece underneath and trim enough to wear another jacket over top.
Fit: I liked the way the Kor Strata hoodie fit. It felt super light, soft, and had a bit of elastic stretch. As I stated earlier, the hoodie is loose enough to wear a fleece underneath and trim enough to wear another jacket over top offering versatility of layering choices.
Features: Primaloft® Gold Active, highly breathable, stretch insulation; Weather-resistant yet breathable mechanical stretch Nylon Ripstop; 2 secure zippered hand warmer pockets, left chest secure zippered pocket; Articulated fit – seamless under arm gusset; Adjustable hood can be worn over helmet
Bottom Line: The Kor Strata hoodie is a cool layer offering the comfort and utility of a hoodie with the features of a ski jacket. This is a piece I would love hanging in my closet.
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