The North Face Thermoball Hoodie

Retailers' Descriptions

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The North Face ThermoBall Hoodie is a revolution in the "down sweater" concept. Not goose down, but certainly not your traditional, run-of-the mill synthetic mid layer either. Sewn into aesthetically pleasing packets of warmth are small clusters of lightweight, round PrimaLoft nodules. Always advancing design and functionality, The North Face has combined the evolution of nature's warmest insulation, down, with the proprietary durability and moisture management of PrimaLoft into the modern equivalent of a new species of mid layer. The ThermoBall Hoodie has already gained attention in the marketplace, and you can experience its greatness walking to market or to the mountains.-- Ultralight, packable, hooded insulated jacket retains warmth even when wet-- ThermoBall(TM) offers the lightweight loft, warmth and compressibility of down with the wet-weather insulating performance of synthetics-- 15D nylon ripstop with ThermoBall(TM) insulation-- Attached fully adjustable hood-- Exposed molded-tooth front zip-- Secure-zip covered hand pockets-- Internal elastic cuff-- Hem cinch-cord-- bluesign(R) approved fabric - Committing to a smaller environmental footprint

- OMCgear refers to the men's version

Redesigned with a sleek silhouette, this new hoodie features ThermoBall powered by PrimaLoft our new synthetic alternative to down that achieves phenomenal warmth in cold and wet weather. As compressible as down, the round synthetic ThermoBall clusters trap and retain heat within small air pockets to provide effective insulation, even when wet. Wear or pack this highly compressible, ultralight zip-front layer for reliable thermal insulation in a variety of winter conditions.

- The North Face refers to the men's version

Redesigned for 2014 with a sleeker silhouette, The North Face Thermoball Hoodie is a new hoodie that features ThermoBall, TNF's new synthetic alternative to down that achieves phenomenal warmth in cold and wet weather. As compressible as down, the clusters of round synthetic ThermoBall trap and retain heat within small air pockets to provide effective insulation, even when wet.

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Synthetic insulation with streamlined baffles in The North Face Thermoball men's hoodie jacket creates lightweight warmth that is ideal for everything from winter camping to snowball fights. The North Face Achieving phenomenal warmth in cold and wet weather, this hoodie features PrimaLoft ThermoBall technology-our new synthetic alternative to down. As compressible as down, the clusters of round synthetic Thermoball trap and retain heat within small air pockets to provide effective insulation, even when wet. Wear or pack this highly compressible, ultralight zip-front layer for reliable thermal insulation in a variety of winter conditions. Thermoball synthetic insulation has the warmth equivalent of 600-fill down. Two hand pockets. Elastic binding at cuff and hood. Hem cinch-cord system in hand pockets. Stowable into hand pocket. Three-color zipper-pull detail. Bluesign approved fabric. Fabric body: 15D 33 g/m2 or 1.16 oz/yd2 100% nylon (bluesign approved fabric) / insulation: PrimaLoft ThermoBall. Avg Weight: 400 g or 14.11 oz. Length from Center Back: 28 in. Source: Imported. Guarantee: Lifetime Warranty. Available Color(s): TNF Black, Green Camo, Valencia Orange, Snorkel Blue

- Tahoe Mountain Sports refers to the men's version

The North Face Men's ThermoBall Hooded Insulated Jacket has the warmth of a 600-fill down jacket coupled with the wet-weather performance of synthetic insulation. The innovative Primaloft Thermoball synthetic insulation looks and acts like round clusters that make up down insulation, retaining body heat so you stay warm in a lightweight and lofty jacket. It also compresses like down so you can stow it in its own pocket and pack it without sacrificing much space. But because it's synthetic insulation, you stay warm even when the jacket gets wet. The ThermoBall features a durable nylon shell that makes layering easy. Elasticized bindings around the cuffs and hood help retain your heat. A hem cinch-cord tightens so warmth is retained while you ski, climb, hike, and play all over the mountains.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version