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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award 
Price $299.25 at Backcountry$478.83 at REI
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$599 List$558.93 at REI
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$168.97 at Backcountry
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Pros Solid construction, highly functional, ski specific, breathes wellTop quality, good looking, warm, comfortable, useful featuresBreathes well, stylish, well-constructedStylish, form fitting, good ski features, comfortableInexpensive, warm, stylish
Cons On the heavy side, not remarkably flatteringExpensive, not very breathableOff-set pocket placement, proprietary powder skirtExpensiveFits a bit snug around the hips, non-removable powder skirt
Bottom Line This jacket is a protective hardshell that has all the ski specific features you needThis 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 stylish jacket lets you ski with ease and comes in at a great price point
Rating Categories Powder Bowl Jacket Primo Puff A-CAD FUTURELIGHT Arc'teryx Tiya Armada Stadium
Weather Resistance (20%)
9
9
9
9
8
Comfort And Fit (20%)
9
9
9
8
8
Warmth (20%)
4
9
4
8
8
Ventilation (20%)
8
6
9
6
6
Style (10%)
8
8
9
9
8
Features (10%)
9
8
8
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8
Specs Powder Bowl Jacket Primo Puff A-CAD FUTURELIGHT Arc'teryx Tiya Armada Stadium
Insulation None 65g PlumaFill None Coreloft synthetic insulation (80g/40g) 80g Polyfill in body, 60g in sleeves
Waterproofing Gore-Tex 2L Gore-Tex 2L Futurelight 3L DWR DWR
Weight (in pounds) 1.7 lbs 2.0 lbs 1.5 lbs 1.7 lbs 1.9 lbs
# of Pockets 2 zippered hand, 1 zippered chest, 1 arm, [internal] 1 zippered, 1 drop 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 hand, 2 chest, 1 sleeve, 1 indernal drop-in
Main Fabric 150D 100% recycled polyester GORE-TEXT with DWR coating 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 100% Nylon (solid prints); 100% Polyester (prints)
Unique Features Watertight, coated zippers, adjustable powder skirt, RECCO reflector 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 Internal goggle pocket, wrist gaiters
Hood Option? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pit Zips? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cuff construction Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro Velcro with wrist gaiters
Ski features Powder skirt, pass pocket Powder skirt, helmet compatible hood Powder skirt, thumb loops, goggle pocket, pass pocket Powder skirt, goggle pocket, helmet compatible hood Powder skirt, pass and goggle pocket, jacket/pant interface
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