Columbia Powder Lite hooded jacket review

Sam Challis Friday, March 15, 2019 - 12:28 The Columbia Powder Lite Hooded jacket uses some neat tech to pack in a lot of warmth for its weight and bulk 4.0 / 5 The consistent development of synthetic insulation over the last few years has given rise to myriad types of down jackets that are lighter and slimmer, yet more insulative than their traditional feather-down counterparts. As Rapha recently showed with its Explore Down jacket, a take on the insulated jacket design can be successfully applied in cycling. Columbia’s Powder Lite design shows that a contemporary insulated jacket doesn’t necessarily have to be cycling-specific in order to function in a variety of applications both on and off the bike. Done well, the insulated jacket is a versatile garment that is as useful in daily life as it is for casual cycling. The Powder Lite Hooded jacket uses Columbia’s Storm-Lite DP ...

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