L.L.Bean Weather Challenger 3-in-1 Jacket

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Good waterproof casual jacket. Not made to be skied…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Source: received it as a personal gift

Summary

Good waterproof casual jacket. Not made to be skied in or for other technical use.

Pros

  • Waterproof

Cons

  • Breathability
  • Pockets are not lined
  • Inner layer is small and outer layer is large
  • No powder skirt
  • Inner layer is not very warm

Product best for wearing as a casual jacket. Excellent waterproofing. Not very breathable, but does have pit zips to dump heat. Not good for layering as inner puffer jacket layer is tight fitting and outer shell layer is large.

Outer shell layer is too bulky and allows for gaps to form/puffs out around stomach. This made it ineffective for skiing in Maine. Insulation is not very good (I live in Maine with 30 to sub zero temps in winter). Outer shell is very durable.

I have a medium and I am 5'9" and 140 lbs.

Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Welcome to Trailspace, Benjamin! Thanks for the review. Did you consider returning this jacket to LL Bean for a more technical one?


2 months ago
G00SE MODERATOR

Welcome to Trailspace, Benjamin!


2 months ago
Benjamin

I considered returning it but I've had it for a full year now and nothing is wrong with the jacket itself. It simply was not intended to be a ski jacket.


2 months ago
Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks, Benjamin.


2 months ago

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