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Gear Guide 2012: Hardshell Jackets

Core protection for any weather and environment
gg12_OR_HeliumII_445x260Outdoor Research Helium II (Courtesy Photo)


All-purpose Ultralight: Helly Hansen Odin FastPack Shell


Four-season Bargain: Stoic Stash Shell


Bombshelter: Westcomb Switch LT Hoody Shell


Full-featured Featherweight: MontBell Versalite Shell


Bargain Breathability: REI Kimtah Shell


Year-round Workhorse: Columbia Compounder Shell


Climbing Champ: Millet LTK Active Shell


Most Breathable: Montane Trojan/Athena Shell


Minimalist Armor: Mountain Hardwear Quasar Shell


Featherweight Bargain: Outdoor Research Helium II Shell


Versatile Value: Patagonia Super Cell Shell

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