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Lofoten Warm 2 High-Loft Jacket - Women's

Norrøna Lofoten Warm 2 High-Loft Jacket - Women's

$231.00

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Retro-X Fleece Jacket - Women's

Patagonia Retro-X Fleece Jacket - Women's

$229.00

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Narvik Warm2 Stretch Hooded Fleece Jacket - Women's

Norrøna Narvik Warm2 Stretch Hooded Fleece Jacket - Women's

$231.00

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Roldal Warm 3 Fleece Jacket - Women's

Norrøna Roldal Warm 3 Fleece Jacket - Women's

$242.00

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Schneefeld Fleece Jacket - Women's

Mammut Schneefeld Fleece Jacket - Women's

$249.95

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Attainment Fleece Hooded Jacket - Women's

Oakley Attainment Fleece Hooded Jacket - Women's

$200.00

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How to Choose a Fleece Jacket

Although down insulation and wool are popular choices for midlayer jackets, a fleece can be a versatile, affordable choice. Fleece is a synthetic material that offers ample warmth, feels lightweight, and breathes well. A fleece jacket is a great option for a mid-layer under a shell or as a primary layer when you’re out in cold, dry weather.

Fleece Weight
Polyester fleece comes in a variety of numerical and relative weights. The higher the fleece weight the warmer the fleece will feel. A 100-weight microfleece pullover can serve as a thin mid-layer or even a baselayer, while a 300-weight fleece jacket makes an excellent mid-layer on really cold days or an outer layer on days that aren't too windy.

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Weather Resistance
While fleece can be quite warm, it usually doesn't offer much protection against the wind. Some fleece jackets feature a windproof membrane that makes them more versatile and better for use as a primary (outer) layer in cold, windy weather. However, this will also compromise breathability for highly aerobic activities. Many fleece jackets now feature a smooth knit face on the outside that's a touch more weather-resistant than traditional fleece, but just as breathable.