Strafe Alpha Direct Insulator

Luke Koppa reviews the Strafe Alpha Direct Insulator for Blister

There are lots of specialized layers out there, but not many that work well for a wide range of conditions, temperatures, and activities. The Strafe Alpha Direct Insulator is one of the few that falls into that versatile second category, and here you can check out our full review.

Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody

Luke Koppa reviews the Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody for Blister

We’ve now used the Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody for around 125 days, and we’re still huge fans of this jacket (which is why it received a “Best Of” award in our 18/19 Winter Buyer’s Guide). Check out our updated review.

Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody

Dave Alie reviews the Arc'teryx Atom SL Hoody for Blister

As the fast-and-light take on the classic Atom LT, Arc’teryx’s Atom SL Hoody might initially seem like a niche piece for specific objectives. However, we’ve been impressed not only by the Atom SL’s light weight and packability, but also its versatility.