The North Face Thermoball Hoodie
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The North Face ThermoBall(TM) hoodie jacket for men puts revolutionary new ThermoBall(TM) synthetic insulation to work. Warm and light, it mimics down, yet still insulates even when wet. Functioning like down feathers, the tiny round clusters of ThermoBall spun polyester trap warm air, while softly conforming to your body's shape. ThermoBall retains 80% of its insulating power even when dampened by rain, humidity or sweat, so you'll continue to stay warm. Small baffles in shell fabric allow insulation to fully expand to retain body heat; highly compressible ThermoBall insulation offers warmth equal to 600-fill-power goose down. Tightly-woven nylon shell features square stitching that helps hold insulation in place to keep it evenly distributed; Durable Water Repellent finish repels light moisture. Nylon lining wicks sweat off the skin for quick evaporation, helping you stay dry and comfortable. Quickly stuff the jacket into its own space-saving, left-hand stow pocket for compact storage. Attached hood; zippered hand pockets; full-length front zipper with internal windflap; stretch-bound cuffs, low-profile drawcord hem. The North Face ThermoBall hoodie jacket has a standard fit and is machine washable. ThermoBall technology has been thoroughly tested by The North Face athletes, including Conrad Anker and Jimmy Chin, during summit trips on Denali and Mount Meru.
- REI refers to the men's version
In the continuous battle of down versus synthetic insulation, The North Face Men's ThermoBall Hooded Insulated Jacket has the best of both worlds. Its 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 the jacket's torso doesn't rise while you ski, climb, hike, and play all over the mountains.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Advanced ThermoBall insulation provides the warmth in wet and cold conditions in The North Face's Thermoball Hoodie. ThermoBall is an advanced synthetic insulation with a structure that mimics down to trap heat within small air pockets. It has all the lightweight, high-lofting, and compressible features of 600-fill down with the superior wet-weather insulating performance of synthetic fill. The low profile hood adds warmth and with a stow pocket, you can pack your hoodie away on every trip.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
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): Nautical Blue, TNF Black
- Tahoe Mountain Sports refers to the men's version