Ratings Overview - Softshell Jacket

Total 11 products tested.
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Black Diamond Alpine Start

 Black Diamond Alpine Start
The Black Diamond Alpine Start is a jacket built for fast and light adventures. It is the most breathable jacket we tested and is ...  read more >
$149

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64
Weather Protection - 2 of 10
2
Breathability - 10 of 10
10
Mobility - 6 of 10
6
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Features - 5 of 10
5
Style - 6 of 10
6
Rab Vapour-Rise Lite Alpine Jacket

 Rab Vapour-Rise Lite Alpine Jacket
When you want a jacket that offers great breathability and a little bit of warmth for a really low low weight, look no further tha...  read more >
$190

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65
Weather Protection - 3 of 10
3
Breathability - 9 of 10
9
Mobility - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 5 of 10
5
Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody

 Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody
Last year, the Outdoor Research Ferrosi jacket won our Editors' Choice award, but this year it was dethroned by the Patagonia Knif...  read more >
$129

Best Buy Award
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68
Weather Protection - 4 of 10
4
Breathability - 9 of 10
9
Mobility - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 7 of 10
7
Patagonia KnifeRidge Jacket

 Patagonia KnifeRidge Jacket
The Patagonia KnifeRidge Jacket wins our Editors' Choice Award for its excellent balance of weather resistance and breathability, ...  read more >
$449

Editors' Choice Award
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71
Weather Protection - 9 of 10
9
Breathability - 5 of 10
5
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Features - 9 of 10
9
Style - 7 of 10
7
Mountain Hardwear Fairing Jacket

 Mountain Hardwear Fairing Jacket
From the moment we put it on, the Mountain Hardwear Fairing Jacket became one of our favorite softshells for around town use. For ...  read more >
$120

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60
Weather Protection - 8 of 10
8
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 10 of 10
10
Arc'teryx Gamma MX Hoody

 Arc'teryx Gamma MX Hoody
If you chase the cold more often than not, then the Arc'teryx Gamma MX Hoody will be your perfect winter companion. It cuts wind a...  read more >
$350

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64
Weather Protection - 6 of 10
6
Breathability - 6 of 10
6
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 8 of 10
8
Black Diamond Dawn Patrol LT Shell

 Black Diamond Dawn Patrol LT Shell
The Black Diamond Dawn Patrol LT Shell was one of our favorite softshell jackets. This hoody won our Top Pick Award for Skiing bec...  read more >
$279

Top Pick Award
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66
Weather Protection - 7 of 10
7
Breathability - 6 of 10
6
Mobility - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Features - 8 of 10
8
Style - 6 of 10
6
Columbia Ascender Jacket

 Columbia Ascender Jacket
The Columbia Ascender is one of the best casual, around-town jackets we reviewed. It's great for daily use with the occasional tri...  read more >
$115

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52
Weather Protection - 7 of 10
7
Breathability - 4 of 10
4
Mobility - 4 of 10
4
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 6 of 10
6
Style - 9 of 10
9
The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket

 The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket
The North Face Apex Bionic is a popular softshell because it is cozy, blocks wind, provides some warmth, and breathes better than ...  read more >
$149

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54
Weather Protection - 8 of 10
8
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 6 of 10
6
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...  read more >
$150

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54
Weather Protection - 8 of 10
8
Breathability - 3 of 10
3
Mobility - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 3 of 10
3
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 9 of 10
9
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Patagonia Adze Hybrid Hoody

 Patagonia Adze Hybrid Hoody
With excellent mobility, a cozy fleece interior, near weatherproof construction, and a price point that screams "Bargain!", the Pa...  read more >
$189

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66
Weather Protection - 8 of 10
8
Breathability - 5 of 10
5
Mobility - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 1 of 10
1
Features - 7 of 10
7
Style - 8 of 10
8
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Total 11 tested.