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Men's First Light Stretch Hoody


Regular price: $295.00
Sale price: $206.50 to $295.00


The First Light Stretch Hoody is a dynamic four-season insulation piece that breathes efficiently and stretches with your every movement, making it the perfect insulating midlayer for alpine ascents and early morning ski tours. View Details

Color: Black

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A backcountry skier making coffee before a dawn patrol.
A backcountry Skier wearing the First Light Stretch hoody.
BD athlete Conor Herson climbing in Indian Creek.
The perfect layer for backcountry rock walls, big alpine faces, and frigid weekend ski tours, the Black Diamond First Light Stretch Hoody is the ultimate in dynamic four-season insulation that breathes efficiently and stretches with your every movement. The First Light Stretch Hoody is packed with migration-resistant Primaloft Gold Active, maintaining breathability during even the most intense high-output pursuits. The 20D nylon ripstop face fabric and stretch liner resists weather and encourages full range of motion, while remaining incredibly durable through rugged talus, brushy approaches and daily use. Additional features include an adjustable, climbing-helmet-compatible hood, a low-profile, single-adjust hem and a highly packable design that stuffs into the internal stretch mesh pocket and clips onto your harness, all your needs are covered. Fit and overall design has been entirely overhauled for 2023.

Product Features

  • Migration-resistant PrimaLoft® Gold Active Insulation
  • 20D nylon ripstop face fabric with PFC-free DWR Technology
  • Lightweight, stretch lining for added breathability
  • Mapped insulation throughout body, shoulders, and arms
  • Adjustable, climbing-helmet-compatible hood with drawcord adjustment
  • Underarm gussets for added range of motion
  • Low-profile, single-adjust hem
  • Stows in internal left hand pocket with carabiner clip loop
  • Two concealed-zip hand pockets
  • Fit: Regular



Primaloft has ultra-fine fibers designed to trap warmth. This allows them to keep you comfortable and thermally-regulated no matter the activity, no matter the season.

2 Year Warranty

We trust what we make because we use what we make. All Black Diamond products are covered by a two year warranty policy.


Protecting the places we love is as important to us as building the gear to take you there. Utilizing sustainably produced raw materials is a cornerstone to our approach and foundational to this commitment. Styles carrying the ECO label status are made of one or more of Black Diamond's targeted sustainablity attributes.

Bluesign Approved Material

Materials approved by Bluesign have undergone strict production criteria from the raw materials to the end product to ensure they follow standards that are responsible and sustainable with regard to people, the environment and resources. With Bluesign approved materials, users can be assured that their products were manufactured with responsibly use of resources and the lowest possible impact on people and the environment.


Our durable water repellant (DWR) treatment doesn’t use PFCs, also known as PFAS, so you can stay dry without the use of these so-called “forever chemicals".

Size Range
S-XL[Shell] 20d Nylon Stretch Ripstop with PFC-Free DWR finish (100% Nylon, 47gsm) [Insulation] Primaloft Gold Active Insulation (100% Polyester) [Lining] Nylon Stretch Woven (100% Nylon, 44 gsm)405g