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Shell Jackets

Hardshell, or “shell” jackets are a versatile option for any outdoor adventure seeker. There are different types of shells depending on preference, but each is made with the intention of layering based on weather conditions. A shell jacket is made from a two- or three-layer fabric that is weather resistant. It will provide protection from wind, snow and rain, and is meant to be worn with multiple layers underneath pending on the conditions. This will likely be the most waterproof and breathable option you’ll find.

Arcteryx Beta AR Jacket Women's
Arcteryx Beta AR Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$599.00 $539.10
Picture Organic Seen Jacket Women's
Picture Organic Seen Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$299.99
Picture Organic Naikoon Jacket Men's
Picture Organic Naikoon Jacket Men's

1 Color Available

$349.99
Obermeyer Snowdiac Shell Jacket Women's
Obermeyer Snowdiac Shell Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$269.00 $215.20
The North Face Lenado Shell Jacket Women's
The North Face Lenado Shell Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$300.00 $270.00
The North Face Tanager Shell Jacket Women's
The North Face Tanager Shell Jacket Women's

2 Colors Available

$180.00 $162.00
The North Face Superlu Shell Jacket Women's
The North Face Superlu Shell Jacket Women's

2 Colors Available

$199.00 $179.10
The North Face Gatekeeper Jacket Women's
The North Face Gatekeeper Jacket Women's

2 Colors Available

$299.00 $269.10
The North Face Silvani Shell Anorak Men's
The North Face Silvani Shell Anorak Men's

2 Colors Available

$180.00 $162.00
Burton Gore-Tex Banshey Anorak Jacket Men's
Burton Gore-Tex Banshey Anorak Jacket Men's

3 Colors Available

$349.95 $297.46
Helly Hansen Salt 2 Jacket Kids'
Helly Hansen Salt 2 Jacket Kids'

1 Color Available

$180.00
Helly Hansen Shelter Jacket Kids'
Helly Hansen Shelter Jacket Kids'

1 Color Available

$100.00
Helly Hansen Aden Jacket Women's
Helly Hansen Aden Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$130.00
Helly Hansen Aden Long Coat Women's
Helly Hansen Aden Long Coat Women's

3 Colors Available

$150.00
Helly Hansen Loke Jacket Women's
Helly Hansen Loke Jacket Women's

3 Colors Available

$100.00
Helly Hansen Loke Jacket Men's
Helly Hansen Loke Jacket Men's

4 Colors Available

$100.00
Helly Hansen Seven J Jacket Men's
Helly Hansen Seven J Jacket Men's

3 Colors Available

$100.00
Helly Hansen Moss Jacket Women's
Helly Hansen Moss Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$65.00
Helly Hansen Lyness II Coat Women's
Helly Hansen Lyness II Coat Women's

2 Colors Available

$170.00
Helly Hansen Moss Jacket Kids'
Helly Hansen Moss Jacket Kids'

2 Colors Available

$50.00
Helly Hansen HP Foil Light Jacket Men's
Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Jacket Men's
Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Jacket Men's

2 Colors Available

$165.00
The North Face Carli Jacket Women`s
The North Face Carli Jacket Women`s

1 Color Available

$160.00
Armada Grands 3L Jacket Men's
Armada Grands 3L Jacket Men's

2 Colors Available

$319.95 $271.96
Killtec Inkele Shell Jacket Women's
Killtec Inkele Shell Jacket Women's

3 Colors Available

$90.00 $72.00
Arc'teryx Zeta SL Jacket Women's
Arc'teryx Zeta SL Jacket Women's

2 Colors Available

$299.00 $269.10
Arc'teryx Zeta SL Jacket Men's
Arc'teryx Zeta SL Jacket Men's

2 Colors Available

$299.00 $269.10
Patagonia Calcite Jacket Women's
Patagonia Calcite Jacket Women's

5 Colors Available

$249.00
Patagonia Calcite Jacket Men's
Patagonia Calcite Jacket Men's

5 Colors Available

$249.00
Descente Lotus Shell Jacket Women's
Descente Lotus Shell Jacket Women's

1 Color Available

$329.00 $263.20

A softshell jacket is lighter and stretchier than a hardshell technical jacket. You’ll find a softshell is typically more breathable, but also less waterproof than a shell jacket. This is a great option for drier days, but you don’t want to get caught in a wet blizzard in a softshell. A key factor to consider when choosing a shell jacket is the fit and room to allow for layers. A shell jacket can be used on its own in warmer weather, but in the dead of winter, additional layers (base layers and midlayers) are needed for maximum warmth. Shop Bob’s Sports Chalet for a great selection of shell jackets from all the top Brands including Patagonia, The North Face, Marmot, and Mountain Hardwear among others.

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