Ratings Overview - Softshell Jacket

Total 13 products tested.
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Rab Zephyr

 Rab Zephyr
The Rab Zephyr is the lightest hooded softshell jacket we tested and one of the highest rated jackets in our assessment of 20. Thi...
$110

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66
Weather Protection - 1 of 10
1
Breathability - 9 of 10
9
Mobility - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 4 of 10
4
Patagonia InTraverse Hybrid

 Patagonia InTraverse Hybrid
The Patagonia InTraverse Hybrid gets our Best Buy award and is the next iteration of one of our favorite softshells and past Edito...
$119

Best Buy Award
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70
Weather Protection - 3 of 10
3
Breathability - 9 of 10
9
Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 7 of 10
7
Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody

 Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody
The Outdoor Research Ferrosi softshell jacket took home our Editors' Choice award this year because it offers an excellent combina...
$129

Editors' Choice Award
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Weather Protection - 4 of 10
4
Breathability - 9 of 10
9
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 8 of 10
8
Marmot Leadville

 Marmot Leadville
The Marmot Leadville is one of our top rated non-hooded softshells. This jacket's combination of materials and great features make...
$160

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66
Weather Protection - 4 of 10
4
Breathability - 7 of 10
7
Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 9 of 10
9
Patagonia Simple Guide Hoody

 Patagonia Simple Guide Hoody
The Patagonia Simple Guide Hoody is an affordable softshell that performs well for a variety of activities in a wide array of cond...
$149

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Weather Protection - 4 of 10
4
Breathability - 8 of 10
8
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 5 of 10
5
Arc'teryx Venta MX Hoody

 Arc'teryx Venta MX Hoody
Once again, the Arc'teryx Venta MX wins a Top Pick for Ice Climbing. It is the ultimate softshell for ice climbing. It's more brea...
$450

Top Pick Award
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68
Weather Protection - 10 of 10
10
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Features - 9 of 10
9
Style - 9 of 10
9
Patagonia Adze

 Patagonia Adze
The Patagonia Adze is a remarkably successful softshell that looks good, performs admirably, and costs less than $150. It's great ...
$139

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60
Weather Protection - 9 of 10
9
Breathability - 4 of 10
4
Mobility - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 9 of 10
9
Patagonia Mixed Guide Hoody - Men's

 Patagonia Mixed Guide Hoody - Men's
The Mixed Guide Hoody combines hardshell and softshell materials in an effort to balance breathability and water resistance. Patag...
$349

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59
Weather Protection - 4 of 10
4
Breathability - 7 of 10
7
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 6 of 10
6
Style - 7 of 10
7
Columbia Ascender Jacket

 Columbia Ascender Jacket
We found the Columbia Ascender to be best suited to casual, around-town ventures with the occasional trip outdoors. It is very dur...
$115

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50
Weather Protection - 7 of 10
7
Breathability - 4 of 10
4
Mobility - 4 of 10
4
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 3 of 10
3
Style - 9 of 10
9
Marmot Gravity

 Marmot Gravity
The Marmot Gravity Jacket prioritizes weather protection over breathability. This non-hooded model is lined with a light fleece an...
$150

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Weather Protection - 8 of 10
8
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 4 of 10
4
Weight - 2 of 10
2
Features - 5 of 10
5
Style - 9 of 10
9
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Arc'teryx Gamma MX

 Arc'teryx Gamma MX
The Arc'teryx Gamma MX is a perennial favorite among mountain guides. The more time our testers spend in Canada, Arc'teryx's home ...
$350

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62
Weather Protection - 5 of 10
5
Breathability - 7 of 10
7
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 2 of 10
2
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 8 of 10
8
Arc'teryx Venta SV

 Arc'teryx Venta SV
The Arc'teryx Vena SV is a fantastic softshell for downhill skiing and snowboarding, and general use in cold weather. This lightly...
$399

100
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Weather Protection - 10 of 10
10
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 2 of 10
2
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 9 of 10
9
North Face Apex Bionic

 North Face Apex Bionic
The North Face Apex Bionic is a budget, casual softshell for around town use. Due to its poor breathability and heavy weight, we f...
$149

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Weather Protection - 5 of 10
5
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 1 of 10
1
Features - 6 of 10
6
Style - 9 of 10
9
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Total 13 products tested.