The Dawn Patrol LT Shell, the specific model we reviewed, was replaced with a new version. We communicated with the Black Diamond and detailed the differences between the two models below. Keep reading to find out more!
For $199, we consider this jacket a good deal if you're looking for a technical softshell for all-mountain use. It's also a great choice if our $450 Editors' Choice winner is over your budget. If you're looking for an even more affordable softshell, check out the Best Buy winning Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody, which retails for $130 but isn't as impervious to weather.