Gear Up: The top 9 Midlayers of 2017

Gear Up: The top 9 Midlayers of 2017

Midlayers are the meat to your layering sandwich, and without ‘em you’re going to have a tough time on the slopes. There are an overwhelming amount of options out there, though, so to save you the trouble of finding the right one, we’ve compiled the best nine options of 2017, below.

Men’s Midlayers

Sync Stretch Puffy


“The Stretch Puffy jacket features a breathable coating, anti-microbial treatment, durable water repellency, waterproof breathable shoulder overlay and a Primaloft down blend in order to help you perform your best in all types of weather…” Click for full review.

Faction Volta Soft Shell Hoodie


“The Volta Soft Shell Hoodie is a great layering option wherever your travels take you. The piece carries a rating of 10K/5K, offering suitable protection during those slushy spring days we all enjoy so much…” Click for full review.

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody


“Almost like a magic trick, the Alpine Start Hoody can be stored in its own chest pocket and stowed away until you need it. This comes in handy for backcountry skiers looking to shed layers on the up and thaw out for the down…” Click for full review.

Armada Sampson Down Jacket


“The minimalist 800-fill, certified Responsible Down Standard puffy uses moisture- wicking, breathable fleece on its interior as well as on its chin guard to keep things comfortable, even amid nasty conditions…” Click for full review.

Strafe Drift Jacket


“Sixty grams of Primaloft Silver insulation retains heat and durable 20D micro ripstop face fabric protects the jacket from damage. Waterproof eVent material makes up the chest pocket to prevent your stowed valuables from soaking…” Click for full review.

The North Face Morph Down Jacket


“This offering is stuffed with 800-fill down for incredible warmth and possesses a weather-resistant coating—not a common quality for down products. It also packs down for convenient storage when needed…” Click for full review.

Dynafit Beast Hoody


“The garment utilizes Polartec Alpha insulation to wick moisture, keeping you dry and comfortable on even the fiercest storm days, as well as dry during warm springtime pursuits…” Click for full review.

Women’s Midlayers

Marmot Furiosa Half Zip


“The Furiosa Half Zip is built to handle vigorous activity and is incredibly comfortable, too. It’s made with a combination of polyester and elastane, resulting in a lightweight profile that’s deliciously stretchy. And that’s just the start…” Click for full review.

Stio Women’s Gannett Peak Hooded Jacket


“Wear it on the slopes and rock it by the outdoor fire pit to relax. Either way you’ll be comfortable the whole time thanks to supreme breathability and double-knit fleece that has an abrasion-resistant finish, unlike that winter sweater grandma sewed for you…” Click for full review.


Related: The top 15 men’s outerwear kits of 2017

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