Rab Borealis


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Rab Borealis

Based on 48 reviews

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Great breathability
Versatile for a wide range of outdoor activities
Lightweight and packable
Good wind resistance
Comes in a variety of colors
Not suitable for continuous rain
Pockets could be improved
Some users may miss breathing panels under the arms


Overall, the Rab Borealis jacket is a highly versatile and breathable softshell that is suitable for a wide range of outdoor activities. It can be used as a lightweight mid layer or as an outer layer in mild weather conditions. The jacket is lightweight, packable, and provides good wind resistance. However, it may not be suitable for continuous rain as it wets out. The fit of the jacket may vary depending on the individual, but it generally has an athletic cut. The pockets could be improved, and some users may miss breathing panels under the arms. The jacket comes in a variety of colors and is a good value for the price. Overall, the Rab Borealis is a great option for those looking for a breathable and versatile softshell jacket.


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