The Hoodlum is designed to be the perfect head warming accessory for your Enlightened Equipment top quilt, though, it can also be used entirely on its own when out on an adventure. Using our ultralight, breathable fabrics, and synthetic insulation for warmth, this will keep your head and face warm in all situations, wet or dry. The Hoodlum face enclosure can be left open or snapped closed, to leave more or less airflow as desired. A thin, light shock cord runs over the forehead and around to the back of the hood, which allows you to comfortably secure it to your head, allowing you full range of motion without obstructing visibility, and when you want the hood to cover your eyes to sleep, just pull the cord over the front of the hood and cinch it down tight. One size fits most.
Synthetic material weights may vary +/- 5% due to production variances.
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Posted by Bradley D Cherniwchan on 30th Aug 2016
Great investment! Excellent addition to my back country sleep gear adds extra warmth and comfort on cold damp nights with next to no extra weight to carry! Thank you!!
Posted by Rhonda on 28th Aug 2016
This piece of gear is so light you forget you have it on. It keeps neck and upper shoulders warm too. No more touque tourniquets or pop offs through the night! The Hoodlum can be snugged up with the draw string a bit and slid over eyes to act as a light shade for sleep-in mornings as well. There's nothing I don't like about it.
Posted by Unknown on 2nd Aug 2016
Extremely warm and comfortable. I was concerned the drawstring on the back of the head would not be comfortable but it sits far enough up on your head you don't feel it.
Posted by Steve on 14th Jul 2016
We hiked 6 hours in rain above tree line. We where thankfull for the shelter cabin. Besides a buff I had no other hat. And this hat was great for putting on my wet head after all,the rain, spent the night in it with my quilt. It worked great no tangling up. Very nice product.
Posted by Ely on 5th Jul 2016
I want to preface this with being clear I love my enlightened quilt and underquilt and plan on buying more things from them, it's only this one product I had a problem with. When I got it I could see it was well made, the fabric was soft and it it looked really cool. That's the first two stars.
However, the hoodlum did not come close to fitting me. I could not snap any of the snaps, in fact I was about an inch and a half away from being able to come close to snapping them and the material had no stretch to it so there was no way I could use it. I do have a big head and neck and have to buy big hats, so it not fitting maybe should not have been such a suprise.. But I assumed because their was no size big or small to this product, it would be made to fit a larger head/neck and then if your head was smaller you could use the adjustments to make it fit. That was not the case with the one I received. It does not seem like you can get them made bigger as an option, so I would caution anyone with a larger head or neck to check the dimensions and measure your head before ordering.
Their customer service is really amazing and have always gone out of their way be helpful and this is no exception. I was able to return it and get a full refund, and I think that deserves another star. So, disputes this product not working for me at all, I still feel good about giving it three stars.
Posted by Nick Matheos on 19th Jun 2016
Very light and warm. I use a home made quilt and this makes a great hood for it. Well made.
Posted by Al on 17th Jun 2016
Recently used the Hoodlum on an AT Section Hike. Temps got down to upper 30s on the mountain top. The Hoodlum kept me very warm throughout the night and the morning until I started hiking.
Posted by Vivienne on 7th Jun 2016
Superb for that predawn chill. So light why wouldn't you always pack it "just in case". Hardly notice it on. Doubles as an excellent inflatable pillowcase so it's always on hand in the middle of the night if needed.
Posted by UintahTrekker on 12th May 2016
The hoodlum is a good product. It's lightweight and it kept me warm. I have one suggestion for improving the design. After a full day of hiking, I have a sweaty face/neck. Waking up in the middle of the night with the hood plastered to my face sucks. It would be nice if the inside was lined with some material like fleece or microfiber, at least in the lower portions that contact skin. I'm not sure what this would add as far as weight goes. It would be even nicer if this interior lining was removable so that it could be washed separately and more frequently. Velcro?
Posted by Janie on 1st May 2016
Keeps your head super warm, anf therefore the rest of you...and nice if you're a bit claustro about sleeping bags with hoods.
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