Columbia Winter Blur

Jan 31, 2013
Outside Magazine
Columbia Winter Blur

Columbia Winter Blur.    Photo: Courtesy of Colombia

The Winter Blur has all the creature comforts—pit zips, removable hood, and powder skirt—you expect in a full-featured ski jacket. It also has two you don’t. First, Columbia wrapped the heavy synthetic insulation in a four-way-stretch fabric, allowing for an athletic cut and an uninhibited feel that’s rare in a jacket this warm. Second, the interior of the Blur is lined with aluminum microdots that reflect heat back to the body. Basically, it’s a wearable, breathable space blanket, and it makes the jacket noticeably warmer.

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