Gear Institute's 2012 Ski Jacket Reviews: White Sierra High Camp 3-in-1

White Sierra’s High Camp 3-in-1 is a combination parka system consisting of a shell paired with a synthetic-fill insulated jacket

High Camp 3-in-1.     Photo: White Sierra

THE GOOD
    •    Good weatherproofing.
    •    Powder skirt.
    •    Helmet compatible/removable hood.
    •    Great materials.
    •    Well built.

THE BAD
    •    Heavy.
    •    A little baggy.
    •    Fabric has low breathability.
    •    No pit zips or powder skirt.
    •    Seams not taped (not waterproof).

THE VERDICT
With a zip-out liner that can also be worn alone, the High Camp 3-in-1 is a versatile, acceptably functional jacket at a very reasonable price. While the jacket provides adequate warmth and weatherproofing, it is relatively heavy and less breathable than others in the test. It also lacks many of the resort-specific amenities of others in the test. At the cheapest price of any jacket we tested, you get what you pay for.

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