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Gear Review: Outdoor Research Women's Deviator Hooded Vest

When you're layering for cooler weather, sometimes it's a pain to think about taking an entire extra shirt or jacket just to keep your core warmer. And sometimes, adding another full shirt or jacket makes you overheat.

That's where vests come in handy. But not all vests are created equal, and the team at Outdoor Research designed the award-winning Deviator Hooded Vest to be a cut above the rest.

When Outdoor Research sent me a complimentary Deviator Hooded Vest to try, the design and fabric makeup looked and felt quite familiar, and with good reason. I reviewed the Deviator Hoody two years ago and fell in love with it, which meant the Hooded Vest had some serious expectations to live up to. I put it to the test on winter adventures in Ontario to see if it could become as crucial a layering piece as it's billed to be!
Technology and Features Designed for high-exertion activities, the Deviator Hooded Vest is meant to be a layering piece that'll keep you warm enough,…

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