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  • Stio Vescent Jacket

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    Stio Vescent Jacket

    Tanner Jackson

    The Stio Vescent gets our Best in Class award this season for its versatile and uncomplicated performance. We felt that it was nearly everything an all-mountain softshell should be.

    $ 229

  • Outdoor Research Enchainment Jacket

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    Outdoor Research Enchainment Jacket

    Tanner Jackson

    The performance of the Enchainment’s main textile was fantastic, but it couldn’t make up for the jacket’s disappointing design and questionable build-quality. 

    $ 220

  • Millet Roc+Ice WDS Jacket

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    Millet Roc+Ice WDS Jacket

    Tanner Jackson

    The Millet Roc+Ice is a professional-grade alpine softshell that gets all the little things right. Simply zipping into the Roc+Ice jacket made us feel like heading for Chamonix.

    $ 250

  • Millet Matterhorn Shield Jacket

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    Millet Matterhorn Shield Jacket

    Tanner Jackson

    Simple yet stoic, Millet’s Matterhorn Shield Jacket serves up some serious performance at an entry-level price. 

    $ 150

  • Mammut Ultimate Hoody

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    Mammut Ultimate Hoody

    Tanner Jackson

    Mammut’s Ultimate Hoody would be a great choice for day hikes, but it lacked the mobility required for climbing and proved too zipper-y for extended pack-carrying.

    $ 280

  • La Sportiva Adjuster Jacket

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    La Sportiva Adjuster Jacket

    Tanner Jackson

    With distinctly Euro-inspired styling, the Adjuster is a sweet ski-touring jacket for the fashion-conscious randonneer. 

    $ 300

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