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List Price US $200
Spyder Geared Hoody Jacket Review
Type Fully Insulated
Primary Waterproofing None
Outer Layer Waterproofing DWR
Insulation Type Other
Taped Seams
Waterproof Zippers No
Hood Type Contoured
Powder Skirt No
Jacket to Pant Interface No
Venting None
Meshed Vents No
Layer Count
Waterproof Rating Unpublished
Breathability Rating Unpublished
Manufactured in Imported
Waterproofing Poor
Breathability Poor
Warmth Great
Fit

Normal

Packability

Thin

Spyder Geared Hoody 2016 Review by A Better Ski

The Spyder Geared Hoody is a synthetic down insulated jacket that is moderately warm. It would be a good outer layer on mild and dry days, or fantastic as an insulating underneath a technical shell.

Spyder Geared Hoody Mid-Layer Review

Tester: Matt

Size: M

Matt’s Specs: Sizing Info

Waterproofing and Breathability: The Spyder Geared Hoody has a Spylon DWR coating on the exterior helping to repel moisture, but there isn’t any real waterproof tech. This would be fine as a stand-alone jacket on dry days, or great underneath your technical shell that is more waterproof. The positive of synthetic down is that it will still insulate even when wet.

Warmth: The Spyder Geared Hoody has 40g of a synthetic down insulation. It’s moderately warm and would make a great insulating piece underneath a technical shell.

Fit: The Spyder Geared Hoody has a pretty standard fit with a little more room throughout the entire jacket. I found it true to size, and it’s quite comfortable overall. I think if I wear to use this as a mid-layer mostly, I’d size down to the small so it fits under a technical shell a little better.

Features: The Spyder Geared Hoody has an adjustable contoured hood, adjustable hem, elastic cuffs, and two hand warming pockets. This is pretty standard for an insulating mid-layer jacket, and gives you just enough features to use as your stand-along jacket.

Bottom Line: The Spyder Geared Hoody is great as a moderately warm insulating mid layer, and would also make a great around town jacket for moderately cold winter days.

 
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2016

 
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