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The Cathode Hooded Jacket, a 2014 Outside Magazine Gear of the Year winner for its hybrid designperfect for multi pitch climbinggets an update this season. A more wind-resistant mapped fabric on the sides and under the arms, and a fully insulated hood to keep you warm at belays up high when that chilly breeze kicks into high gear.

- Summit Hut refers to the men's version

Outdoor Research Men's Apparel Clothing Cathode Hooded Jacket - Men's-Glacier/Baltic-X-Large. The jacket's Schoeller underarm side panels stretch and breathe through crux moves while the lightweight water-resistant 60g PrimaLoft One synthetic insulation keeps you warm during brisk predawn starts and blustery afternoons. Combined with a super-lightweight Pertex Quantum outer this hybrid construction makes the Halogen an ideal choice for action in damp cold alpine environments where lightweight packable breathable warmth is critical. A close-fitting hood with a unique side-gasket system conserves heat on windswept high-mountain terrain.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version

Whether you're reaching for your next hold or belaying your buddy, the Outdoor Research Men's Cathode Hooded Jacket is an exemplary choice for a light weight insulated piece. Stretchy Dynamic Reach underarm panels and PrimaLoft Gold insulation are just two reasons it is so good. If you know it might be a nippy climb, just pack the Cathode Hooded Jacket in its pocket and know you're ready to take on your ascent. PRODUCT FEATURES: Lightweight Adjustable hood Zip chest pocket Zip Hand pockets Left-hand pocket doubles as stuff sack Carabiner loop Internal front stormflap Key clip Dynamic Reach underarm panels Single-seperating front zipper Elastic cuffs Elastic drawcord hem with hook attachment inside jacket

- Appalachian Outdoors refers to the men's version

Designed for the climb, the men's Cathode Hooded Insulated Jacket from Outdoor Research features stretchy, breathable underarm side vents for ventilation, with hybrid-mapped construction. Winner of the 2014 Outside Magazine Gear of the Year award, the Cathode Hooded Jacket is the first insulated jacket that climbs as well as it belays. The Cathode features Schoeller underarm side panels that stretch and breathe through crux moves, and water-resistant PrimaLoft Gold insulation that keeps you warm during brisk predawn starts and blustery afternoons. Built with a super-lightweight Pertex Quantum outer, the hybrid construction of the Cathode makes it an ideal choice for action in cold, wet alpine environments where lightweight, breathable warmth is critical. Hybrid-Mapped Construction. Lightweight. Schoeller Stretch Panels. Fully Adjustable Hood with Stretch Fabric Panels. Internal Front Stormflap. Zippered Napoleon Pocket. Two Zippered Hand Pockets. Lefthand Pocket Doubles as Stuff Sack. Stretch Binding at Cuffs. Drawcord Hem. Fit: Trim Fit. Fabric: Pertex Quantum, 100% nylon 22D ripstop shell and lining // Schoeller, 100% polyester 75D stretch double weave panels // PrimaLoft Gold Insulation 100% polyester, 60 g/m2. CENTER BACK LENGTH: 28 1/2'' / 74 cm (L). Avg. Weight (oz./g): 13.3oz / 377g (L). Available Color(s): Black/Charcoal, Hydro

- Tahoe Mountain Sports refers to the men's version

The Outdoor Research Cathode men's hooded jacket, a 2014 Outside Magazine Gear of the Year winner, has wind-resistant side/underarm panels and an insulated hood to keep you warm in chilly breezes.

- REI refers to the men's version

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