When you are up in the mountains, you need a jacket you can rely on. The Central Valley Softshell Jacket copes well with cold wind and repels light showers, so you can concentrate on getting to the top of your mountain. The softshell fabric used in this hiking jacket is waterproof and windproof with a super soft feel. The jacket is equipped with a detachable hood and pit zips. The key advantage of the jacket fact that it is noticeably softer and more stretchy than a classic hardshell. Jack Wolfskin recommend it for demanding hikes in any conditions other than persistent rain.