Black Diamond Solution Hoody -
Black Diamond sent out a few sample jackets to get us pumped for their foray into outerwear. What they didn't know is that we were already pumped. But oh well, I'll take it. I got my hands on the Solution Hoody towards the end of last winter and was able to put it through its paces.... or through my paces. My paces include dealing with juice spills, daily commutes, coffee spills and a hike every now and then. Results: the Solution is an excellent mid-layer fleece that can stand up to daily rigors and excels as an insulating layer under a shell.
FEATURES of the Black Diamond Men's Solution Hoody.
SPECIFICATIONS of the Black Diamond Men's Solution Hoody.
- The Polartec PowerStretch fleece fabric features a distinctive grid-patterned face, a soft, brushed fleece interior, and the stretch and durability necessary for four-season use
- Polartec Power Stretch fleece (211g/m2, 94% polyester, 6% elastane, structured face with brushed fleece back)
- The go-to insulating midlayer for cold-weather climbing throughout the year
- Two zippered hand pockets
- Ideal for alpine endeavors, ice climbing, skiing, mountaineering, back country touring, rock climbing
- Stretch cuff
Designed to serve as highly functional midlayer insulation for cold-weather activity, the Solution Hoody's durable, stretch-fabric construction also makes it highly adaptable to outer-layer use in milder weather. Designed for routes that take you from high-output approaches to biting cold top-outs, the Black Diamond Solution Hoody is the go-to insulating midlayer for cold-weather climbing throughout the year. The Polartec® PowerStretch® fleece fabric features a distinctive grid-patterned face, a soft, brushed fleece interior, and the stretch and durability necessary for four-season use. Layer the Solution Hoody under your shell on an ice route in winter, or over a t-shirt during a summer alpine ridge scramble.
When it's biting cold and you are in need of layers or just a brisk autumn breeze on a good afternoon hike, turn to Black Diamond Equipment's Solution Hoody. With a helmet compatible hood, two zippered pockets, and Polartec Powerstretch fleece, the Solution Hoody is designed to keep you comfortable in layers as seasons change. The Solution will be your first choice as you are going after multi pitches or hiking fresh tracks.
Although Black Diamond designed the Solution Hoody to function primarily and exceptionally as a second-layer insulator, the added durability and freedom of movement offered by its stretch-fabric construction mean it's adaptable to an expanded range of conditions and pursuits.