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Outdoor Research
Skyward II Jacket - Women's

4.0556 out of 5 stars
36 Reviews
Current price: $139.98 - $192.47 Original price: $349.95
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Skyward II Jacket

There are softshells and hardshells, and then there's the Outdoor Research Women's Skyward Jacket; a soft hardshell suitable for skinning up steep, backcountry terrain and skiing down said steeps in deep snow. Outdoor Research's lightweight and thin three-layer AscentShell construction assures reliable waterproofing for snowy conditions, and it provides outstanding breathability that's air permeable to keep you comfortably cool when you work up a sweat.

A jacket this breathable might lead you to believe that it actually isn't that waterproof, but Outdoor Research taped the jacket's seams to prevent a single snowflake from seeping through. Just in case the fabric's air permeable nature isn't enough for you, the Skyward's long, hem-to-underarm, TorsoFlo ventilation system assures ample airflow. The hood adjusts over beanies on the skinner, and it slides over helmets with ease. In case your skins freeze, the internal Shove-It pockets warm them up on the ride down for the next hike up.


  • A backcountry minded jacket that loves tearing up the steep and deep
  • AscentShell 3-layer technology withstands the elements on long days
  • Underarm ventilation dumps heat when the weather warms up
  • Helmet compatible hood offers extra protection from blustery winds
  • Fully sealed seams keep moisture from sneaking in when dropping in
  • Drawcord hem locks out snow when taking a spill in deep powder
  • Item #ODR00SD
[membrane/laminate] AscentShell (3-layer), [face fabric] 50D 88% nylon, 12% spandex, [backer] 50D 100% polyester
fully sealed
Center Back Length
yes, helmet-compatible, adjustable, wire brim
[internal] 2 Shove-It, 1 media, [external] 2 chest, 2 hand
TorsoFlo (hem-to-underarm)
Claimed Weight
1lb 5.6oz
Recommended Use
backcountry skiing, backcountry snowboarding
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4 based on 10 ratings

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