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Editors' Choice Award
Our Editor’s Choice for its simplicity, price, and solid performance in a lightweight package
Top Pick Award
A breathable shell that works equally well as a mid-layer for fast-and-light missions
Made for the mountains, this ultralight jacket will help you push your limits
Perfect for adventure runners looking for packable weather protection
Top Pick Award
If you love pockets and still want solid wind protection, this jacket is hard to beat
Unique Diamond Fuse fabric adds extra durability and longevity to this clean, technical shell
The benefits you love from you Merino baselayer, re-designed as an alpine outerlayer
A fine offering from Arc'teryx, but more expensive than some higher performing models
More weather than wind resistant, this runner’s shell can breathe and shed light rainstorms
A clean, technical piece that splits the difference between windbreaker and softshell
A slim, European-fit jacket designed with features not included on other lightweight options
Best Buy Award
A price-point jacket whose core performance is comparable to the those at the top of the list
A classic windbreaker that’s a steal-of-a-deal

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