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Editors' Choice Award
An all-around softshell jacket that is at home in the mountains but looks good in town as well.
Combining good looks with above average on-trail performance, this is a versatile and useful jacket.
Best Buy Award
While not the most weatherproof jacket, this wind resistant softshell allows for ultimate mobility for climbers and adventurers on a budget.
This is the most weatherproof jacket we reviewed, and it is an excellent option for climbers and skiers requiring above average protection in the mountains.
Top Pick Award
With a trim fit and intentional features with climbers, mountaineers, and skiers in mind, the Torque was our Top Pick for Climbing.
A do-it-all softshell jacket, the ROM is a great choice for those seeking a simple jacket that does well in a range of conditions.
With stylish looks and adventure inspired features, the Gamma MX is a good option for both athletic and casual uses.
With a good combination of weather protection and breathability, this is a great all-mountain option.
The durable and weather-resistant Arcteryx Sigma SL Anorak is a pullover with a half zipper that makes it useful as part of a layering system while alpine climbing or ski touring.
With proven softshell fabrics and a stylish look, the Adze Hoody is a decent jacket for cold and windy days around town.
This affordable, comfortable layer offers durability, warmth and wind resistance and offers clean, casual styling.
The Ultimate V SO Hoody uses Gore Windstopper fabric to assist in wind resistance, though it costs more than better performing jackets and has some poorly thought out features.
A relaxed fit jacket that provides ample weather protection for casual trips, the Apex Bionic 2 is for non-technical outings.