The Patagonia Nano Puff Vest for men is a versatile, warm, lightweight, durable, and breathable vest. This piece is great for layering despite the slimmer fit, and provides a compressible and comfortable layer for a variety of conditions.
The Patagonia R1 Hooded 1/2-Zip Fleece Pullover for men is a great choice for a year-round layer due to the comfort, mobility, warmth, and breathability it provides. The hood style, wicking material, deep zip, and storage ability make this an ideal option for any outdoor excursion or backpacking trip.
The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Hooded Down Jacket for men is a super-light and thin jacket that provides surprising warmth and is best used as a mid-layer in multiple climates. The lack of durability may not make this suitable for an outer layer in rough conditions, but the mobility, packability, and wind/water-resistance make this a great choice for many excursions.
The Patagonia Nano-Air Insulated Hooded Jacket for men is an insulated, comfortable, breathable, versatile jacket. It is ideal as a mid-layer for below-freezing activities or a stand-alone layer for above freezing temperatures. Despite not being very wind-resistant, this jacket will keep you warm in a variety of conditions, due to the active insulation.
The Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket for men is a great option for those who want a very lightweight rain jacket. While not super breathable, the feather weight and stripped down feature-set are ideal for fast and light outdoor activities.
The North Face ThermoBall Hooded Insulated Jacket for men is a good choice for outdoor adventures. The smooth feel, insulated hood, and synthetic insulation of this jacket make it a fine mid-layer or stand-alone jacket in moderate temperatures. However, this jacket is neither the warmest, lightest or most breathable.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Hooded Insulated Jacket for men is a classic staple for many outdoor enthusiasts due to the stylish design and basic features, such as mid-layer warmth, softness, versatility, and compressibility. This jacket is a great choice for layering underneath a shell when facing the elements or wearing alone on moderate temperature days.
The North Face Venture 2 Hooded Jacket for men is a basic rain jacket that would be best around town or for light excursions. The low weight, durability, inexpensive price, adjustable hood, and wind-resistance and waterproof abilities make this a safe choice for some outdoor exploits, while the lack of breathability and break-down over time make this unsuitable for prolonged adventures.
The Patagonia Down Sweater Hooded Jacket for men is great for outdoor adventures in cold climates due to the warmth factor, comfortable fit and feel, and protective hood. The color variety, flattering fit, and versatility make this jacket a top choice for activities ranging from going on a hike to going to the store.
The Cerium LT hoody for men is one of the best mid-layer down jackets on the market. It is lightweight yet very warm and also provides some wind and water resistance. The fit allows heat to be retained, and the material provides durability while remaining comfortable and proving to be an ideal choice for layering over baselayers, or under weather-resistant shells.