Men’s Hiking Mid-Layers

Below you will find reviews of men’s mid-layers for hiking. A mid-layer is worn directly over a base layer when the base layer can’t provide sufficient warmth. The main function of a mid-layer is to provide thermal insulation. Mid-layers include fleece jackets, fleece sweaters, woolen sweaters, down jackets and jackets with synthetic insulation.

Reviews of Men’s Hiking Mid-Layers


The Best Down Vests for Hiking

Hikers, trekkers and mountaineers are often exposed to challenging weather conditions.  In order to be comfortable on trails they have to choose their clothing with great caution. Hiking vests are becoming increasingly popular as they keep your torso warm while offering great freedom of movement, which is of great value for any active outdoorsman. Insulated… Read More »

Arcteryx Cerium LT Vest

The Best Down Jackets of 2017   Recently updated !

Hikers and mountaineers are often exposed to extreme cold, harsh winds and other challenging conditions – especially in mountainous regions. Hiking under these conditions is no fun unless you have the right equipment to keep you warm and protected against natural phenomena. In winter, when the temperatures drop, you will have to put on extra… Read More »

Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer

The Best Winter Hiking Jackets with Synthetic Insulation of 2017   Recently updated !

Cold weather is no obstacle for hiking if you dress appropriately to stay warm and comfortable. An insulated jacket is one of the most important pieces of winter clothing for hiking as it significantly reduces heat loss by trapping body-warmed air within its fibers. Insulated jackets also offer some basic protection against rain, snow and… Read More »

Outdoor Research Cathode Hooded Jacket

The Best Hiking Fleece Jackets of 2017   Recently updated !

Hikers, mountaineers and trekkers are often exposed to challenging weather conditions and thus require clothing that provides good performance. A high-quality fleece jacket is a very useful piece of hiking clothing as it provides insulation and can be worn either as an outer layer (moderate temperatures, dry weather) or as a mid-layer (low temperatures, rainy… Read More »

Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Grid II