Made with hardcore Gore-Tex softshell fabric, this jacket serves up additional ventilation, thanks to extra chest zippers. Inside, it has just enough fleece insulation to cut the wind without overheating. It proved up to the demands of the Jackson Hole sidecountry, where we put it through its paces. [$595; outdoorresearch.com]
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