Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2012: Softshells

These versatile jackets repel wind and wet.

 Most Comfortable: Icebreaker Kodiak Hood/Arctic Hood Softshell

Best Ventilation: Helly Hansen Racing Light Softshell

Weatherproof: Mountain Hardware Alakazam Softshell

All-Purpose: Outdoor Research Salvo Softshell

Warm and Tough: Rab Baltoro Guide Jacket Softshell

Core Warmth: Sage Quest Softshell Hoody

Minimalist: Stoic Microlith Softshell Pullover

Versatile Fleece: The North Face Radish Mid Layer