Retailers' Descriptions

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For high-energy adventures in cold, windy weather, the men's Patagonia Adze soft-shell hoodie resists the weather, breathes freely and hangs on to your body heat.

- REI refers to the men's version

The Patagonia Men's Adze Hybrid Hooded Jacket is designed with maximum versatility in mind. It's perfect for those days when it's too cold and windy to climb in just a midlayer, but putting on a hard shell has you sweating through your layers in about ten minutes. The Adze provides the right combination of stretch and breathability, with windblocking performance and water repellency to keep you shielded from the elements without compromising performance or mobility. Two-layer softshell stops wind in its tracks when you're on exposed walls and peaks, and DWR-coating repels light rain and snow. It also offers enhanced mobility and breathability to let you reach difficult holds while climbing and prevent you from getting bogged down with sweat on the trail. A single-pull hood adjustment lets you quickly and easily cinch down your hood when an unexpected storm hits, even over a helmet. Adjustable cuffs fit over gloves in harsh conditions, and also allow the sleeves to push up easily without constricting your forearms when you get a little warm. When brisk winds try blowing in from underneath, you can cinch down the hem by simply pulling the cord inside the hand pockets, and quickly release with the cord locks at the side hem.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

From the glorious hues of the Porcupines in autumn to the sublime solitude of Acadia in winter and anyplace involving cold and wind our new soft-shell Adze Hoody resists weather breathes freely and hoards your heat. The 2-layer stretch-woven polyester/spandex shell stops gusts and sheds snow while its bonded fleece grid interior wicks moisture and adds light insulation. The hood adjusts for a custom fit whether worn over a helmet or a bare head underarm gussets reduce lift on big reaches and hook-and-loop closures seal the cuffs. With handwarmer pockets and an interior chest pocket (all zippered) an adjustable drawcord hem and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish.FeaturesStretch-woven polyester soft-shell fabric stops wind and resists precip with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish bonded with a fleece grid backer that insulates and wicks moistureOptimal Visibility Hood adjusts with single-pull CohaesiveA(R) embedded cord-lock system to work equally well with any type of helmet or a bare headZippered handwarmer pockets have low-profile bonded storm flaps for minimal bulk and optimal coverage and a mesh backer for breathability; single interior zippered chest pocketCenter-front zipper has interior storm flap and zipper garage at chin for next-to-skin comfortGusseted underarm panels reduce lift when reaching overheadSelf-fabric hook-and-loop cuff closures and adjustable drawcord hem seal out weather Materials2-layer 9.3-oz stretch woven 90 polyester/10 spandex with a fleece grid backer and a DWR (durable water repellent) finishFabric is certified as bluesignA(R) approvedWeight737 g (26 oz)

- Massey's Outfitters refers to the men's version

Polartec(R) Windbloc(R) stretch-woven polyester soft-shell fabric with a DWR finish stops wind and resists precipA fleece grid backer warms and wicks moisture2-way adjustable hood with microfleece-lined neck and wind flap for next-to-skin comfortTwo harness- and pack-compatible handwarmer pockets and one internal chest pocket, all with reverse-coil zippersLow-profile, hook-and-loop self-tab cuffs create a tight wrist sealDrawcord hemMaterial: 9-oz Polartec(R) Windbloc(R) 93% polyester/7% spandex with a DWR (durable water repellent) finishMade in Nicaragua689 g (24.3 oz) Technology: Deluge(R) DWR Patagonia's proprietary durable water repellent fabric finish, Deluge DWR, lasts substantially longer than standard DWRs. Garments with the Deluge DWR finish have like-new repellency after years of extensive use.

- River Sports Outfitters refers to the men's version

Features of the Patagonia Men's Adze Hoody Stretch-woven polyester soft-shell fabric stops wind and resists precip with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish bonded with a fleece grid backer that insulates and wicks moisture Optimal Visibility Hood adjusts with single-pull Cohaesive embedded cord-lock system to work equally well with any type of helmet or a bAre head Handwarmer pockets have low-profile bonded storm flaps for minimal bulk and optimal coverage, and a mesh backer for breathability, single interior chest pocket Center-front zipper has interior storm flap and zipper garage at chin for next-to-skin comfort Gusseted underarm panels reduce lift when reaching overhead Self-fabric hook-and-loop cuff closures and adjustable drawcord hem seal out weather Fabric is certified as bluesign approved

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

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