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Thread: Softshell Recommendation Please

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    Senior Member ChrisB's Avatar
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    The New Norm

    Softshell Recommendation Please

    Hi gang,

    I'm in the market for a new soft shell jacket suitable for hiking and occasional ice climbing.

    Should have a few pockets but not much insulation I layer as needed.

    Do any of you folks have a fave soft shell you would recommend?

    Thanks, cb
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    If you know how to layer, then you just need a simple shell like this:

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    Senior Member JustJoe's Avatar
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    Ipswich, Ma.
    I've had this one for close to 10 years and love it. This is the closest, (possibly same) available now. Not a heavily insulated jacket. New, it was extremely wind resistant and decently water resistant.
    Has lost much of that now, may need a new one myself.

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