Our Favorite 7 Winter Hardshells - Backpacker

Our Favorite 7 Winter Hardshells

There's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing. These seven hardshells will bear the burden of anything Mother Nature offers.
Outdoor Research Mentor (Courtesy Photo)

[Durable Workhorse]
Outdoor Research Mentor


[Breathable and Light]
Berghaus Vapour Storm

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Mountain Hardwear Minalist Jacket(Courtesy Photo)

[Best for Big Guys]
Mountain Hardwear Minalist Jacket


[Bargain]
Marmot Kirwin

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[Most Versatile]
Mammut Segnas/Silvretta Advanced

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[Warmest]
Eddie Bauer First Ascent Insulated Neoteric

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Strafe Cham (Courtesy Photo)

[Best for Ski Mountaineering]