Review Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shell

By dr.Gear on 22 January 2018

When you are a real skier you can not be stopped by the weather. In fact, where normal skiers drop out because of precipitation or low temperatures we choose to go out into the mountains. It is exactly that type of weather that gives the best experiences, the best conditions and the most memorable memories. And of course you want to wear the right clothes, simply because there's no fun in getting cold and wet. And that's where the Pursuit Ski Shell from Black Diamond comes in.

Waterproof and warm

The Pursuit Ski Shell is a soft shell from Black Diamond that protects you against winter conditions. That means that the jacket is waterproof and also keeps you warm. The latter is done through the lining of ThermoLite®, a synthetic insulation that ensures that you won't feel cold when you're riding powder. The fit of the jacket is relaxed, which means that it's a bit big. If you normally fit into a large, you'd probably fit into a medium. The length of the sleeves is rather long.

Everything you need

This jacket basicly has everything you need. That means a helmet compatible hood, a powder skirt (which you could also take off when you wear the jacket when you're not riding powder) and a number of handy pockets in which you can put most of your stuff.


You might think 'okay, so what's really special about this jacket'? We've saved the best for last: the price. This jacket has a great price/quality ratio. The Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shellcosts you € 250.00 and that simply is a great price for this jacket. It is not the most technical jacket on the market, so when you require the highest quality this id probably not your pick. But if you are looking for a great jacket that keeps you dry and warm on the mountain, then the Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shell could be your new jacket.

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