A day in paradise.
When the white stuff flies, make sure you're prepared to drive straight from class to the mountain to surf some mid-morning pow. Throw your board and the 686 Authentic Eden Insulated Jacket into your trunk next to your textbooks, and you will be. Featuring a waterproof Infidry shell and light, breathable polyfill insulation, the Authentic Eden comes ready to hit the lifts right away when you only have a few hours to spare. Layer a thin baselayer underneath, and you'll be ready for snow squalls or bluebird skies alike.
The Eden comes with a versatile relaxed cut, so it'll accommodate a cozy flannel underneath on especially cold days, while moving with you on the mountain. Snap the attached powder skirt into place when seek out the deep stuff above the lifts, and pull up the roomy hood when the wind picks up on your way to the summit. 686 also designed the Eden to help keep your stuff organized for you, so you aren't doing the dreaded chairlift rummage to locate your phone or a granola bar. A wealth of internal and external pockets keep goggles, phone, and snacks safe and secure while you ride, so you can focus on the line ahead, and not worry about lost stuff.
- Find shred time whenever you can in this versatile jacket
- Relaxed cut accommodates a flannel and baselayer
- Breathable synthetic insulation keeps you dry and warm
- Waterproof shell seals out snow all day
- Adjustable hems and cuffs for a personalized fit
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
- Fit: True to size
The Eden jacket is a great example of a back to basics, straight forward design approach. With all the features you would expect from 686 to keep you warm, dry and stocked with necessities, The Eden jacket conceals all the extras and has clean styling.
2017 686 WMNS Jacket features
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Bright and fun
The authentic collection is all the great stuff everyone expects from 686 and the Eden jacket fits the bill. Good price, good waterproofing, and good fit! The relaxed fit runs a little longer than average giving a cute look, and the electric poppy color way looks AMAZING in person!