List Price US $280
686 Spirit Jacket 2023 Review
Type Fully Insulated
Gore-Tex No
Hood Type Articulating
Powder Skirt Yes
Jacket to Pant Interface Yes
Vents 2 Meshed Pit Zips
Layer Count 2 Layer
Waterproof Rating 10K
Breathability Rating 10K
Manufactured in


Waterproofing Average
Breathability Average


Packability Thick
Construction Great

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686 Spirit Jacket 2023 - 2022 Review by The Good Ride

The 686 Spirit Jacket comes with 10k waterproofing and 10k breathability. It has 40g of insulation in the body and sleeves.

Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews.  No one is perfect and we do make money from the “Where To Buy” links below, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average rider’s perspective.

How This Review Happened: We borrowed this from Gravity Sports at Mt Bachelor to check out the fit and features.


0:00 – Intro 0:17 – Waterproofing/Breathability 0:28 – Size Specs 1:09 – Cuffs 1:23 – Pockets 2:17 – Venting 2:23 – Hood to Helmet Compatibility 3:27 – Cuff to Glove Compatibility 3:51 – Inner Liner 4:12 – Powder Skirt 4:28 – Overall

Size Tried: Med
Steph’s Specs:
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 108 lbs
Chest: 29”
Upper Chest: 32”
Arm Length (pit to wrist) 20”
Neck: 12.5″
Torso Length (collarbone to pant line) 18”
Shoulder Width 16” wide

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