Fleeces

Rab Alpha Flux

At a glance Plusses: Attractive design, good warmth for weight, designed for active use. Minuses: Soft outer frays and snags easily. Technical, it’s a relatively niche layer. Features: The Alpha Flux…
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Rab Continuum

At a glance Plusses: Warmth to weight ratio, hydrophobic down, great design, storm-ready hood, active fit Minuses: Hood drawcords have to be tucked away, expensive, taller people may prefer a longer…
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Kathmandu XT Exmoor

At a glance Plusses: Warmth, breathability, versatility, comfort Minuses: Difficult to zip, uncertain durability, pricey Features: Designed as an all-in-one layering solution, this jacket claims to provide both warmth and breathability...
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Marmot Knife Edge

At a glance Plusses: Lightweight, breathable, suited for light and fast trips Minuses: Slim fit may not suit everybody Features: Constructed from two-layer Gore-Tex Paclite, the Knife Edge is fractionally heavier…
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