The 3 Best Softshell Jackets of 2018 - Backpacker

The 3 Best Softshell Jackets of 2018-2019

Stay warm and cozy with the season's best softshell jackets.

Serious endeavors call for serious breathability. Whether you're hiking, climbing, or skinning up a peak in the backcountry, a comfortable, versatile softshell should be part of everyone's kit, and strides in materials and construction mean that the compromises of swapping out your hardshell are minimal. Grab one of these three jackets and get moving.


Check out the rest of the 2018 Winter Gear Guide