Gear Guide 2012: Hardshell Jackets

Core protection for any weather and environment



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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