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Awards Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award  Top Pick Award  
Price $625.00 at REI
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$949.00 at REI
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$699.00 at Backcountry
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$250.00 at Amazon
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$449.95 at MooseJaw
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Pros Comfortable, burly fabric, impeccable designImpeccable quality, clean lines, very warm, excellent weather protectionDown insulation, generous fit, great weather protectionReasonably priced, 3-in-1 versatility, warm, good weather protectionClose fitting, warm, synthetic insulation, tons of ski features
Cons Ventilation could be better, expensiveSuper expensive, too warm for some applicationsBoxy cut, drafty construction unless well cinched downSlightly boxy fit, heavier weightLess stylish body hugging fit
Bottom Line An excellent ski shell for the discerning, long-term skier.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.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 Sabre Jacket Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down 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 Sabre Jacket Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Alpha 3.0
Main Fabric N80p-X GORE-TEX N40p-X GORE-TEX Polyester 100% Polyester 2-layer Helly Tech Professional
Insulation Light flannel backer Coreloft 100, Coreloft Compact, and 750 fill goose down 850 fill power down 124 G/M² PrimaLoft® ThermoBall™ Synthetic Primaloft Gold & Black
Pockets 2 hand, 1 sleeve, 1 internal 2 handwarmer, 1 sleeve, 1 chest, 1 internal mesh, 1 internal chest 4 external, 2 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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