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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award  Editors' Choice Award  
Price $250.00 at Amazon
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$949.00 at REI
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$699.00 at Backcountry
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$625.00 at REI
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$449.95 at MooseJaw
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Pros Reasonably priced, 3-in-1 versatility, warm, good weather protectionImpeccable quality, clean lines, very warm, excellent weather protectionDown insulation, generous fit, great weather protectionComfortable, burly fabric, impeccable designClose fitting, warm, synthetic insulation, tons of ski features
Cons Slightly boxy fit, heavier weightSuper expensive, too warm for some applicationsBoxy cut, drafty construction unless well cinched downVentilation could be better, expensiveLess stylish body hugging fit
Bottom Line This reasonably priced and versatile 3-in-1 jacket is a great option for frequent resort skiers.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.A comprehensive, modern ski jacket with a body-hugging fit.
Rating Categories ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down Sabre Jacket 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 ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Arc'teryx Macai Primo Down Sabre Jacket Alpha 3.0
Main Fabric 100% Polyester N40p-X GORE-TEX Polyester N80p-X GORE-TEX 2-layer Helly Tech Professional
Insulation 124 G/M² PrimaLoft® ThermoBall™ Synthetic Coreloft 100, Coreloft Compact, and 750 fill goose down 850 fill power down Light flannel backer Primaloft Gold & Black
Pockets 2 hand, 2 chest, 1 internal goggle, 1 wrist pocket 2 handwarmer, 1 sleeve, 1 chest, 1 internal mesh, 1 internal chest 4 external, 2 internal 2 hand, 1 sleeve, 1 internal 2 handwarmer, 2 external chest, 1internal chest, 1 internal mesh drop-in, one sleeve
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