Guide DCS Jacket

Our best-selling Soft Shell designed for the mountains: A wind and water-resistant durable outer layer for any season. Whether worn alone or with layers in cold conditions when complete rain protection isn't necessary. Multiple features and a durable 4-way stretch Primeflex fabric provide comfort in a wide range of uses and conditions without restricting movement.

• 24 oz
• Pit Zips for ventilation
• 4-way stretch
• Wind resistant
• Kudos DWR for Water Resistance

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SKU # 50011
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  • lifetime warranty on all our gear

Product Overview

The guides’ choice for breathable wind and weather protection

Built as a tough, all-purpose outer layer jacket for use in cool to cold conditions. The robust DWR coated Primeflex softshell resists wind and light rain or snow, yet offers more breathability than fully waterproof hard shells for better core temperature management. While slightly heavier than their hard shell counterparts, soft shells are quieter, more durable, and remain comfortable in a wider range of conditions than true raingear. The Guide DCS Jacket is cut to fit athletically as an outer-layer, allowing just enough room underneath for base and insulation pieces, while a rain jacket in the same size will also fit over the top when needed. As a bonus, the Guide DCS Jacket has gained popularity as an everyday casual wear item and is offered in multiple solid colors that blend in around town as well as on the mountain.

• 274 g/m2 Toray Primeflex Softshell bonded to a Micro-Fleece backer
• Drop back hem
• 2-way adjustable storm hood
• No-lift gusseted underarms
• Anatomical shaping for fit and comfort
• Articulated elbows for increased mobility
• Chest pockets – 2
• Hand pockets – 2
• Shoulder pocket – 1
• Inside Pocket – 1


Primeflex by Toray

A Key Ingredient to Losing Four Pounds

Primeflex fabrics feature a patented spiral yarn technology that allows the yarn to stretch and recover without using heavy, water-absorbing elastics such as Lycra®. The result is more comfortable, higher-performance Primeflex fabrics that weigh about 40 percent less than comparable traditional fabrics.

Featured in all our Yukon, Chugach, Guide, Attack, Alpine, Northstar, and Peloton 130 styles.

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K DWR® (KUIU Durable Water Resistant)

K-DWR is the first line of defense for keeping you dry. It keeps water from penetrating the outer-layer fabric, which promotes breathability and performance.

Featured in all our Rain Shells, Guide Series, Tiburon Products, Chinook Products Alpine and Attack Pants

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