Gear Guide 2013: Shells

Stay dry and warm with core protection for any weather.


Made for You: Wild Things Custom Wind Pro Hoody Softshell

Waterproof: Marmot Nabu Softshell

All-purpose Bargain: Rab Zephyr/Solar Softshell

Toughest: Arcteryx Gamma LT Hoody Softshell

Most Versatile: Mammut Ultimate Light Softshell

Ultralite Windshell: adidas

Outdoor Terrex Zupalite Softshell

Minimalist Bargain: Westcomb Crest Hoody Softshell

Peakbagger: Outdoor Research Enchainment Softshell


Ultimate Lightweight Warmth: Patagonia Encapsil Down Belay Parka Hardshell

Multisport Bargain: Millet Alpine Xcelerator Hardshell

Breathable Fortreess: Outdoor Research Transonic Hardshell

Best Mobility: Salomon Veyrier Stretch Jacket Hardshell

All-purpose Bargain: Patagonia Torrentshell Hardshell

Lightest: Montane Minimus Smock Hardshell

Lightweight Storm Shelter: Marmot Micro G Hardshell

Best All-around Ultralight: Westcomb Focus LT Hoody Hardshell

Breathabe Bargain: Bergans Helium Hardshell

All-purpose Hardshell: Rab Myriad Hardshell

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