Marmot Gravity Jacket
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $108
Solid, durable soft shell.
- Waterproof (nearly)
- Good stretch
- Long sleeves
- Looks cool
- A tad bulky
I have used mine as an alpine soft shell from rock climbing to ice climbing to skating with my kids. I have terrific freedom of motion, and the cuffs stay in place really well. It is very warm and breathes well.
I really put it to hard use last winter, ice climbing and winter rock climbing, and it still looks new. I strongly recommend it.
Price Paid: $108
This was my first soft shell (heck, it's my first real non-mall jacket!) and I am quite impressed. I also tried the Marmot Oracle, MH syncro/alchemy, ArcTeryx Gamma SV, and various TNF jackets and none fit/stretch as well as the Gravity for city use. This jacket is only water/wind resistant but in sunny CA, the weather rarely gets too wet/windy. When it does, I have a waterproof MH Ascent Jacket to throw on top of this or a windstopper vest to wear underneath. While I liked the Arc'Teryx the best for its quality, I couldn't justify the 3x price tag (er... to my wife). So, if you're looking for an affordable, three-season jacket, you can't go wrong with this bad boy.
I have had my Marmot Gravity Jacket for nearly two years and have traveled with it from New Zealand to Russia and many places in between.It has been a great jacket...looks smart in the middle of London but fights an icy wind in St Petersburg no problem. Very comfortable, functional garment which I highly recommend.
1 lb 8.2 oz / 686.1 g
Softshell WPB 88% Nylon, 12% Elastane 9.1 oz / yd
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