There's no more efficient way to stay warm in chilly temperatures than by throwing on an insulated layer, but puffy jackets sweat out quickly during hard physical activity. The Ventrix changes that by including laser-cut holes in high-sweat areas like the armpits. "When you’re standing still, the holes remain closed," our reviewer wrote. "But when you move, tensioning the stretchy, nylon/elastane outer, the holes open, allowing airflow." Bonus: A DWR treatment repelled showers for easy shoulder-season use. Buy The North Face Men's Ventrix Hoodie now starting at $130 (41% off) / Buy The North Face Women's Ventrix Hoodie now starting at $165 (25% off)
5 Fall Backpacking Deals for Less Than $100 from REI's Clearance Sale
Summer is nearing its end—which means it's time to start getting ready for the shoulder season. Do it with these 5 smart deals.