Westcomb Shift LT Hoody

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Ultralight but minimalistic. 12 ounces but looks rugged…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $400


Ultralight but minimalistic. 12 ounces but looks rugged enough to withstand moderate abuse. Blue looks great. No side pockets— one napolean pocket. Jacket is full cut and will accept layers.


  • Light
  • Breathable (Polartec Neoshell)
  • Good cut for versatility
  • Good hood
  • Good colors


  • Very expensive ($400)
  • No side pockets
  • No pit zips

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The Westcomb Shift LT Hoodie Jacket for men offers ounce-counting minimalists no-compromise waterproof, windproof protection in a featherweight design.


Free Shipping. Westcomb Men's Shift LT Hoody FEATURES of the Westcomb Men's Shift LT Hoody Adjustable fixed, helmet compatible hood is roomy enough to wear over a helmet, yet cinches comfortably down when worn without one. Bungee cord on each side of the hood and a one in back simply adjust with one-handed ease, keeping your other hand ready for the unexpected Adjustable Waist System is easy to adjust with one hand; just pull the cinch-cord at the waist to lock out the elements. Press the one-handed release on the outside hem to loosen the jacket back up High Collar with Velour-lined Chin-Guard provides comfort and protection from the elements for your neck and face Low profile moulded cuff tabs 1 Napoleon DriPocket provides easy access to crucial gear. Stash your essential items in the conveniently located chest pocket YKK PU Zippers provide smooth operation with watertight performance and reduces weight by eliminating the need for storm flaps Velcro Cuff Closure - Keeps snow, wind, and rain from creeping in right at the wrists Laminated Zippers, Waist and Wrist Hems creates waterproof, stitchless, lightweight seams with weld-like durability and ultra clean aesthetics Micro Seam Taping creates the thinnest waterproof boundary while creating a more pliable seam without the added weight 20 stitches per inch exceed industry standards by at least 2x which allows for a lighter, yet stronger fabric seam giving a lifetime of wear and tear while reducing weight SPECIFICATIONS of the Westcomb Men's Shift LT Hoody 340 NRS Polartec NeoShell is fly weight nylon ripstop with breathability and waterproof performance and doesn't sacrifice hand, stretch and durability 360 NP Polartec NeoShell is a Durable water- and windproof nylon weave with revolutionary breathability and stretch performance Weight: 341 Grams This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

The rains are blowing in sideways, you're clinging to the side of a vertical wall, and you're smiling ear-to-ear in the stretchy, durable, ultra-lightweight Westcomb Men's Shift LT Hooded Jacket. Because mountaineering, climbing, and touring are not all bluebird skies and hatless weather, Westcomb used the cutting-edge Polartec Neoshell technology in the Shift to deliver waterproof, windproof, breathable protection; sealed-up seams, hems, and cuffs deliver maximum comfort when Mother Nature is feeling feisty. All this, and in a streamlined, smart, efficient design that cuts weight at every corner.

- Backcountry.com