When a hood is needed they are invaluable. Sometimes when they are simply hanging out and not in use they can be a bit unruly. The detachable hood is a welcome option with a convenient easy off zipper and hook & loop collar tabs. Durable, lightweight insulation, helmet compatible and fully adjustable make these hoods, when in use, effective and super efficient. Each hood is specifically designed with each jacket style to best shelter your head and neck in challenging weather conditions.