Helly Hansen’s LIFALOFT Adds Stretch

If there’s one thing we love a lot, it’s a reliable layer that you can live in most fall, winter and spring days. Especially one that aces all mobility, comfort, and temperature control tests you can throw at it.


Helly Hansen LIFALOFT reviewed by Mountain Life Media
Men’s Helly Hansen LIFALOFT Hooded Stretch Insulator Jacket.


By incorporating stretch and air-permeable fabrics, slick-face fleece panels, and 80g of LIFALOFT stretch insulation, Helly Hansen’s LIFALOFT Hooded Stretch Insulator Jacket for men and women offers maximum versatility and breathability during start-stop, high-intensity activities.

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We found this to be a handy layer for high-output cold-weather activities including trail-running, nordic skiing and snowshoeing. In colder weather, it works well as an insulation layer under a shell.


Women’s Helly Hansen LIFALOFT Hooded Stretch Insulator Jacket.


LIFALOFT’s unique thin fiber construction creates microscopic air pockets that capture and retain heat, allowing for the warmth of a puffy without the bulk. To further enhance the performance of the insulator, the jacket offers Helly Hansen’s proprietary Life Pocket to extend phone battery life in freezing temperatures.


Helly Hansen LIFALOFT Stretch reviewed by Mountain Life Media



  • Stretch fabric and insulation
  • Water-resistant fabric
  • 80g LIFALOFT insulation by PrimaLoft
  • PFC-free DWR
  • LIFALOFT unique quilt design
  • Full inner front zipper placket for wind protection.

Check out Helly Hansen’s full LIFALOFT lineup here.