Our lightweight Merino wool hoodie lineup has something for everyone. From our lightweight, sun-protective Solstice to our ultralight Pursuit and our midweight Convict Canyon and Hyde hoodies, you'll be wearing Merino wool year round. Explore our lightweight hoodies to find the right one for you.

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Best for: Sun Protection

Solstice Lightweight Sun Hoodie

Our much-loved Solstice Sun Hoodie features all the benefits of Merino wool in a sun hoodie style. With 30+ UPF, you'll be protected from the sun while moving through the mountains (just don't forget sunscreen for exposed areas).

Made of the same lightweight Merino wool in our Journey and Wander tees, the Solstice has a loose fit, a hood with drawstrings, and long sleeves with thumb holes to keep you fully protected. Our customers also love that it transitions to whatever social occasion you have planned after your hike.

145 GSM fabric weight

Size M weight: 8.7 oz (men's) / 7.5 oz (women's)

87% Merino wool, 13% nylon

30+ UPF

Relaxed fit

Hiking, mountain biking, casual adventures, daily wear

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Best for: High Output Activities

Pursuit Ultralight Hoodie

Our Pursuit Hoodie is our most technical hoodie and our newest addition to the Ridge lineup. While the lightweight Solstice Hoodie is more casual, the Pursuit Ultralight Hoodie is made for your biggest adventures.


The Pursuit's incredibly light Merino wool fabric holds up well against abrasion, so you don't have to worry about rips or tears from backpack straps, climbing sharp rocks, or taking a tumble on the mountain bike. The darker colors offer 25+ UPF too. The Pursuit Ultralight Hoodie features a streamlined, seamless design with everything you need and nothing you don't.

135 GSM fabric weight

Size M weight: 6 oz (men's) / 5.6 oz (women's)

85% Merino wool, 15% polyester

Durable but super light thanks to Axio technology

Formfitting with scuba hood

Rock climbing, backpacking, peak bagging, ski touring, trail running

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Best For: High Output in Colder Weather

Convict Canyon Mid Layer Hoodie

Our Convict Canyon Hoodies offer more warmth so people tend to wear them as a mid layer, although they work well as a base layer too. Made with Polartec Power Wool grid fleece, the Convict is a highly breathable and lightweight hoodie made for backcountry travel. It's the perfect mid layer to bring hiking, backpacking, ski touring, etc.

155 GSM fabric weight

Size M weight: 9.2 oz (men's) / 8.3 oz (women's)

42% Merino wool, 51% polyester, 7% spandex

Made with Polartec Power Wool fleece

Moderate fit

Resort skiing, backcountry skiing, all sorts of summer adventures

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Best For: Casual Wear & Winter Sports

Hyde Mid Layer Hoodie

Our Hyde Full Zip Hoodie is 100% Merino wool and the heaviest hoodie in this lineup, but it still works well year-round. This 100% Merino wool fabric offers natural breathability, insulation, stretch and odor control, and the fabric is completely biodegradable.

People love it as a skiing and snowboarding layer or to wear at home, to work, running errands or out camping.

275 GSM fabric weight

Size M weight: 16.6 oz (men's) / 13.8 oz (women's)

100% Merino wool terry fabric

Natural, sustainable & biodegradable fabric

Moderate fit

Resort & backcountry skiing, daily wear, camping

Ridge's Lightweight Merino Hoodies


Solstice Sun Hoodie Pursuit Ultralight Hoodie Convict Canyon Mid Layer Hoodie Hyde Mid Layer Hoodie
Made for Hiking, casual adventures, lifestyle wear, mountain biking Rock climbing, backpacking, peak bagging, ski touring, trail running Resort & backcountry skiing, cooler summer adventures Resort & backcountry skiing, daily wear, camping
Fabric weight 145 GSM 135 GSM 155 GSM 275 GSM
Merino wool content 87% Merino wool 85% Merino wool 42% Merino wool 100% Merino wool
Grab it in this weather Comfortable to warmer weather Warmer weather Cooler weather Cold weather
Weight (size M) 8.7 oz men's / 7.5 oz women's 6 oz men's / 5.6 oz women's 9.2 oz men's / 8.3 oz women's 16.8 oz men's / 13.8oz women's
SPF 30+ UPF Darker colors 25 UPF Not tested 30-50 UPF
Fit Relaxed fit Formfitting with scuba hood Moderate fit Moderate fit
Dry time Medium Fastest Medium Medium
Moisture wicking ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Breathable ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Temperature regulating ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️