Gear Institute's 2012 Insulated Jacket Reviews: Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoody

Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoody is an ultralight hooded down jacket with breathable side panels and plenty of high-quality down for warmth

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THE GOOD
    •    Very light and packable.
    •    Good breathability.
    •    Super warm hood.
    •    Lots of pockets.
    •    Stretches to fit over layers.

THE BAD
    •    Price is far higher than we’d expect.
    •    Fits a little small.

THE VERDICT
Combining the best of every jacket on this page, the Hybridge Lite Hoody was best in class in almost every category, except one of the most important ones—price. At more than $600, it's twice as expensive as any other jacket here.

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