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Price $168.97 at Backcountry
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$478.83 at REI
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$599 List$558.93 at REI
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$279.30 at Backcountry
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Pros Inexpensive, warm, stylishTop quality, good looking, warm, comfortable, useful featuresBreathes well, stylish, well-constructedStylish, form fitting, good ski features, comfortableSolid construction, highly functional, ski specific, breathes well
Cons Fits a bit snug around the hips, non-removable powder skirtExpensive, not very breathableOff-set pocket placement, proprietary powder skirtExpensiveOn the heavy side, not remarkably flattering
Bottom Line This stylish jacket lets you ski with ease and comes in at a great price pointThis jacket performs better than any insulated jacket we tested, and is priced accordinglyThis resort hardshell has style, form, and function ahead of any other we testedThis jacket comes with a high price but is stylish and has great ski featuresThis jacket is a protective hardshell that has all the ski specific features you need
Rating Categories Armada Stadium Primo Puff A-CAD FUTURELIGHT Arc'teryx Tiya Powder Bowl Jacket
Weather Resistance (20%)
8
9
9
9
9
Comfort And Fit (20%)
8
9
9
8
9
Warmth (20%)
8
9
4
8
4
Ventilation (20%)
6
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Style (10%)
8
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8
Features (10%)
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Specs Armada Stadium Primo Puff A-CAD FUTURELIGHT Arc'teryx Tiya Powder Bowl Jacket
Insulation 80g Polyfill in body, 60g in sleeves 65g PlumaFill None Coreloft synthetic insulation (80g/40g) None
Waterproofing DWR Gore-Tex 2L Futurelight 3L DWR Gore-Tex 2L
Weight (in pounds) 1.9 lbs 2.0 lbs 1.5 lbs 1.7 lbs 1.7 lbs
# of Pockets 2 hand, 2 chest, 1 sleeve, 1 indernal drop-in 2 hand, 1 chest, 1 internal 2 zippered chest, 1 zippered phone, 1 zippered wrist, [internal] 2 goggle 2 hand, 1 sleeve, 1 internal zip, 1 internal drop 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest, 1 arm, [internal] 1 zippered, 1 drop
Main Fabric 100% Nylon (solid prints); 100% Polyester (prints) 100% recycled polyester plain-weave GORE-TEX fabric with stretch 75D x 56D recycled polyester, brushed tricot backer, DWR coating N70p GORE-TEX with 3L tricot technology 150D 100% recycled polyester GORE-TEXT with DWR coating
Unique Features Internal goggle pocket, wrist gaiters hood has laminated visor; watertight zippers; RECCO reflector off-set pockets accommodate backpack;YKK AquaGuard zippers; pass-through pocket; jacket-to-pant integration RECCO Reflector Watertight, coated zippers, adjustable powder skirt, RECCO reflector
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pit Zips? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cuff construction Velcro with wrist gaiters Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro
Ski features Powder skirt, pass and goggle pocket, jacket/pant interface Powder skirt, helmet compatible hood Powder skirt, thumb loops, goggle pocket, pass pocket Powder skirt, goggle pocket, helmet compatible hood Powder skirt, pass pocket
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