Genesis Softshell Jacket

 

Genesis Softshell Jacket
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Genesis Softshell Jacket
Manufacturer Marmot
Page By HeyItsBen
Page Type Oct 2, 2007 / Oct 2, 2007
Object ID 4037
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Product Description

A full hooded and seamless softshell jacket.
With the exception of the most extreme conditions, this jacket is weather-proof enough to take the place of your hardshell. This softshell excels in comfort and mobility.

Features

-water resistant, breathable, windprooof, durable, stretchy
-adjustable cuffs
-attached adjustable hood
-laser drilled pockets
-pit zips
-hem cord at waist for single handed adjustability
-2 external hand pockets, 1 external chest pocket
-the entire inside of the jacket is lined with polyester (feels like microfleece)



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HeyItsBen - Oct 2, 2007 5:54 pm - Voted 5/5

Great softshell
I compared quite a few softshells to this one before I made the purchase. I decided to go with the Genesis because of its comfort, it allowed for very free unrestricted movement. I've used this jacket for ice climbing in Utah, spring mountaineering in California, and as my main outer layer on Denali, with great performance in all areas. The jacket is very breathable and has a nice texture inside and out. The Genesis jacket is slightly oversized which I find perfect for layering, but without layers I would not consider this jacket to have an athletic fit.

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