List Price US $180
Volcom Alternate Snowboard Jacket Review
Type Shell
Hood Type Contoured
Powder Skirt Yes
Jacket to Pant Interface Yes
Vents 2 Meshed Pit Zips
Layer Count 2 Layer
Waterproof Rating 10K
Breathability Rating 10K
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Waterproofing Average
Breathability Average


Packability Thin

Volcom Alternate 2016 Review by The Good Ride

The Volcom Alternate Jacket is a pretty good fitting jacket for the price even though it’s a touch behind industry average waterproofing/breathability for the price.  If you can get over the small down pocket’s and lack of a real media pocket then it could work.

Size Tried: Large
James’ Specs:
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 200 lbs
Chest: 45”
Upper Chest: 47”
Neck: 16″
Torso Length (collar bone to pant line) 23”
Shoulder Width (widest point of shoulders) 22”
Arm Length (pit to wrist) 19.5”

Helmet: Smith Vantage

Goggles: Smith IO


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