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Arc'teryx Macai
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Awards Editors' Choice Award  Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  
Price $949.00 at REI
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$699.00 at Backcountry
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$625.00 at REI
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$250.00 at Amazon
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$449.95 at MooseJaw
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Pros Impeccable quality, clean lines, very warm, excellent weather protectionDown insulation, generous fit, great weather protectionComfortable, burly fabric, impeccable designReasonably priced, 3-in-1 versatility, warm, good weather protectionClose fitting, warm, synthetic insulation, tons of ski features
Cons Super expensive, too warm for some applicationsBoxy cut, drafty construction unless well cinched downVentilation could be better, expensiveSlightly boxy fit, heavier weightLess stylish body hugging fit
Bottom Line Arc'teryx’s top of the line ski jacket and the winner of our Editor's Choice Award. This is the best insulated ski jacket money can buy, if can afford it.A top of the line insulated ski jacket with down stuffing wrapped in a Gore-Tex hardshell.An excellent ski shell for the discerning, long-term skier.This reasonably priced and versatile 3-in-1 jacket is a great option for frequent resort skiers.A comprehensive, modern ski jacket with a body-hugging fit.
Rating Categories Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down Sabre Jacket ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Alpha 3.0
Warmth (25%)
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Weather Resistance (20%)
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Comfort (20%)
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Ventilation (15%)
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Style (15%)
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Specs Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down Sabre Jacket ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Alpha 3.0
Main Fabric N40p-X GORE-TEX Polyester N80p-X GORE-TEX 100% Polyester 2-layer Helly Tech Professional
Insulation Coreloft 100, Coreloft Compact, and 750 fill goose down 850 fill power down Light flannel backer 124 G/M² PrimaLoft® ThermoBall™ Synthetic Primaloft Gold & Black
Pockets 2 handwarmer, 1 sleeve, 1 chest, 1 internal mesh, 1 internal chest 4 external, 2 internal 2 hand, 1 sleeve, 1 internal 2 hand, 2 chest, 1 internal goggle, 1 wrist pocket 2 handwarmer, 2 external chest, 1internal chest, 1 internal mesh drop-in, one sleeve
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