Columbia Ascender Softshell Vest


Shell Fabric 100% Polyester Softshell, Omni-Shield Advanced Repellency
Lining Fabric 100% Polyester Tricot
Center Back Length 29 in

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The shores of Lake Champlain are most stunning at sunrise, but you’ll need more than a mocha to keep off the chill. This multi-functional softshell vest works hard and plays even harder for supreme core warmth. It’s made from rich, supple softshell with all the comfort of a fleece and the weather-fighting prowess of a hardshell. The Ascender’s Omni-Shield fabric breathes and wicks moisture while creating a water-repellent force field between you and precipitation. Tighten the hem to keep out cold drafts with the adjustable drawcord and warm your digits in the zip-closed hand pockets. A supple tricot lining delivers an added dose of cozy comfort. FEATURES: Fabric: 100% polyester softshell. Lining: 100% polyester tricot, Omni-Shield advanced repellency, Water/wind resistant bonded softshell, Drawcord adjustable hem, Zip-closed hand pockets, Center back length: 29”, Imported,

- Columbia

Offering all the weather-resisting protection of a hard shell and all the breathability and comfort of a fleece, the Columbia Men's Ascender Softshell Vest for men is made from polyester soft shell fabric on the outside with a brushed lining for soft, cozy warmth inside. This Columbia vest is water- and wind-resistant with an Omni-Shield(TM) finish to help resist moisture and stains. The drawcord at the hem cinches down to help seal in body heat while you enjoy your hike, bike ride or view of the sunrise over the lake.

- Altrec Outdoors

Your extremities seem to manage well enough on their own, but it's no fun when wind and cold get to your core. Protect your chest and back from the elements with the Columbia Men's Ascender Softshell Vest, which provides windproof protection when you're out on the cross-country track or running trails. The outer shell features the Omni-Shield water-resistant finish, while the inner tricot lining wicks moisture and adds a light layer of warmth.