Black Diamond Recon Stretch Ski Shell - Men's

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Designed for ski tourists who don't let a little snow or rain put a "damper" on their fun, the Black Diamond Recon Stretch Ski Shell Jacket uses a PU BD.dry(TM) membrane to amp up the waterproofing to a level even PNW skiers are happy with. This jacket lets you move with the grace of a panther on the skintrack, keeps you dry and snow-free on the way down, and doesn't turn into a swampy mess when your heart rate goes over 100.

- evo

Black Diamond Men's Apparel Clothing Recon Stretch Ski Shell - Men's Black Large APK6HI015LRG1.


Designed for the skier who demands performance and comfort, the Recon Strech Ski Shell combines a durable 4-way stretch fabric with our waterproof/breathable solution, BD.dry(TM), to deliver a jacket ready for both in and out-of-bounds missions. With one chest pocket to hold essentials and two mesh internal drop pockets for skins or extra layers, the Recon features ample storage, while the jacket's removable powder skirt adds versatility for variable conditions. The Recon also has pit zip vents for easy temperature regulation on the skin-track, a waterproof front zipper and a ski-helmet compatible hood for added protection on storm days.

- Black Diamond Equipment

Features of the Black Diamond Men's Recon Stretch Ski Shell Jacket Built with BD. dry-our engineered waterproof/breathable/windproof solution BD.dry 3L 20,000 mm Waterproof rating 20,000 gm/m2/24hr Breathability rating 4-Way Stretch shell fabric Ski-helmet compatible hood PU Coated center front zipper DWR treated pit zips for ventilation Front hand pockets Chest pocket and two skin-compatible, internal drop pockets Removable internal powder skirt Adjustable cuffs

- Moosejaw

It's darn near impossible for ski companies to incorporate stretchy material into a ski shell that actually fends off winter's weather, but Black Diamond's Recon Stretch Ski Shell seems to keep snow out while you ride through the backcountry's deep powder. Unlike most ski jackets, the Recon Stretch incorporates four-way stretch fabric into a waterproof, breathable membrane that shields you from snow whether you're skinning through snowfall or skiing through face shots. There are ventilation zippers under each arm in case you get too warm, and a helmet-compatible hood and removable powder skirt to keep you covered in case you get too cold or wet.


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