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Marmot Super Hero Softshell Jacket Reviews

trtaylor57

Highly recommended

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Pros: Windstopper

Cons: No powder skirt

Great jacket. It's a great east coast ski jacket. Downside for skiing is some may find it a touch short, although the back is cut 1" longer than the front. And it has no powder skirt. I've worn it in conditions from 40F to 0F. It has no insulation, but the Windstopper does it's job. I just adjust my baselayer and midlayer. At 40F you would not need anything more than a silk wicking layer. At normal winter temps I'll use a mid-weight base layer and a Marmot DriClime Windshirt as the mid-layer. That works extremely well with the Super Hero. The Super Hero does not have pit zips, but does have a very breathable material under the arms. As the DriClime Windshirt is highly breathable I have...
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pgallett

Best jacket I have ever owned.

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Pros: warm, lightweight, feels good, looks good

Cons: Price

I love this jacket. That says it all. I was a bit hesitant on price (can be found cheaper from backcountry, but I rolled with REI for return purposes). It's lightweight, yet warm. The Windstopper technology is worth every cent and the build quality is great. It's hard to explain, but the jacket feels good inside and out. The softshell is much softer than others I tried (even other Marmots) and it has a thin fleece lining on the inside. It seems wick away water pretty good, even though I wouldn't stand in a down pour. I have yet to use it for skiing, but this would definitly be a good 40+ degree (which happens a lot in the mid-atlantic) jacket (with a couple layers underneath) or it could...
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