Salomon Evo – Soft Shells: Reviews


During a couple of back-to-back days of single-digit chairlift rides in the Alps, the insulated Evo shined. And thanks to a patchwork of supple fabrics—including swaths of breathable, super-stretchy material under the arms—it offers way more mobility than most ski puffies. The combo is perfect for skiing in colder, drier climates like the northern Rockies but too warm for milder areas like the Pacific Northwest. 2.3 lbs (L);

Bonus: It's the only jacket here with a built-in Recco rescue reflector—a potential lifesaver as more resorts pick up the avy-search technology.

Bummer: No vents.

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