List Price US $300
686 GLCR Ether Down 2017 Snowboard Jacket Review
Type Partially Insulated
Hood Type Contoured
Powder Skirt Yes
Jacket to Pant Interface Yes
Vents 2 Meshed Pit Zips
Layer Count 2 Layer
Waterproof Rating 20K
Breathability Rating 15K
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Waterproofing Great
Breathability Good


Packability Normal

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686 GLCR Ether Down 2017 Review by The Good Ride

The 686 Glacier Ether Down.  If the fit is right and the smaller media pocket can work for you then this could be a decent jacket for the price.

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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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