First Look: Outdoor Research Valhalla Jacket

Outdoor Research Valhalla Jacket Outdoor Research Valhalla Jacket

Fun fact: the Outdoor Research Valhalla jacket is my first softshell. Well, the first softshell I can remember owning as an adult. Here’s a first look at the jacket by Winnemucca Lake in Mokelumne Wilderness. Full reviews of the hike and the jacket to come shortly.

Some specs from Outdoor Research:

  • Critically Taped Seams
  • Windproof
  • Drawcord Hem
  • Hand Pockets Set Above Hip Belt Or Harness
  • Two Zippered Hand Pockets
  • Dual Zippered Napoleon Pockets
  • Internal Front-Zip Stormflap
  • Double-Sliding TorsoFlo™ Hem-to-Bicep Zippers
  • Water Resistant
  • Breathable
  • DWR Coated Zippers
  • Small Internal Mesh Pocket
  • Hook/Loop Cuff Closures
  • Internal Media Pocket
  • Double-Separating Center-Front Zipper
  • Adjustable Wire-Brimmed Hood
  • Average weight is 19.3oz
  • Roomier fit

The Outdoor Research Valhalla retails at Moosejaw for $280 or through Outdoor Research for $350.

The Outdoor Research Valhalla was provided to me for an honest review.