• Stretchy material for dynamic riding and a good fit.
• Full-featured for snowsports.
• Venting system superior to pit zips.
• RECCO system.
• Helmet compatible hood.
• A bit heavy.
• Very expensive.
Helly Hansen’s Enigma is an excellent and well-designed jacket—versatile, nicely fitting, and built with top-shelf materials, like stretchy waterproof fabric, Primaloft, and down insulation. It has a superior ventilation system than most super-warm ski jackets, making it a more versatile choice for spring-like or frigid conditions. Bummer: it’s heavier than most similar jackets (3.5 pounds) and very expensive.
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