Males’s Hudson Path Fleece Hoodie from Smartwool

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The Hudson Path is a recycled merino wool fleece from Smartwool that does a terrific job of regulating the physique temperature and makes a great selection for layering. Learn on for our full overview…

Smartwool Men's Hudson Trail Fleece Hoodie

What’s it?

Smartwool Males’s Hudson Path Fleece Hoodie RRP £149.99

General Ranking 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)



  • Tremendous tender reclaimed wool development
  • Two entrance welt pockets designed to maintain fingers heat
  • Safe zippered chest pocket
  • Light-weight
  • Common match, supposed to present you room to maneuver, with out extra bulk
Smartwool Men's Hudson Trail Fleece Hoodie

What we thought?

The Hudson path fleece hoodie had been part of my wardrobe for a while earlier than I received out for an honest stroll to essentially put it to the check. Ever since arriving, it has been my go-to hoodie for throwing on round the home on chillier days (when steadfastedly refusing to place the heating on) or when coming out to the retailers.

Smartwool Hudson Trail Hoodie review

On a current 8K stroll across the Tittersworth Reservoir the hoodie actually got here into its personal. It was a very chilly day with patches of snow nonetheless on the bottom, and I layered up with the hoodie on high of my thermal base layer, and my traditional strolling jacket on high.

I’m pretty skinny, however broad, and I selected a measurement medium. I discovered the match good for me – comfy with sufficient room to maneuver round with out feeling restricted.

The jacket is constituted of 45% recycled wool which was actually efficient at maintaining me heat, although on the identical time, I didn’t overheat when carrying it.

The chest pocket was the right place to maintain my cellphone as I typically endure from ‘misplaced cellphone panic’ and the chest pocket is the primary place I examine, so moderately than fumbling round every time I needed to take a snap of the surroundings, my cellphone was in my hand in seconds.

Smartwool Men's Hudson Trail Fleece Hoodie

The fake leather-based zip toggles made gripping the zips straightforward even with chilly fingers, one slight draw back for me was that the primary zipper is the other manner round to what I’m used to, with the zip pull situated on the correct.

The hood is roomy sufficient even for me. I’ve moderately a big noggin, so hoods can generally be an issue, however no issues right here, and with the hood down, it offered added safety towards any nippy drafts round my neck.

Smartwool Men's Hudson Trail Fleece Hoodie

Regardless of loving the hoodie, I do want to say that when you have pets it’s possible you’ll have to put money into a number of lint rollers! We have now two long-haired Persian cats and the hoodie is usually a little bit of a fur magnet, so be careful when you have pets and can be carrying this round the home.

The Smartwool Hudson has confirmed itself over the previous couple of months and has grow to be my go-to mid layer because of its versaility and attractiveness.


  • Seems to be good
  • Recycled wool
  • Light-weight
  • Good pocket design
  • Versatile, I can put on this any time
  • Excellent mid-layer


  • Zip on the other aspect to traditional
  • Attracts fur

The decision

Our Ranking

Match 5/5

Practicality 4.5/5

Seems to be 5/5

Worth 4.5/5

General Ranking 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

In case you are in search of a terrific mid-layer that retains your core at an everyday temperature, that is definatly a terrific selection. The jacket is fashionable sufficient for informal city put on, for throwing on when chilly at house and naturally it’s superb for strolling and climbing.

On the time of writing, this jacket is on sale at half value, making it a unbelievable purchase. Purchase from Smartwool.

Smartwool Men's Hudson Trail Fleece Hoodie

DISCLOSURE | Thanks to Smartwool who equipped the featured product to us to check. We weren’t paid to jot down this overview.

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