As waves of glittering powder rise and fall with every turn, your child like enthusiasm and fervor grows greater, robust in its size, shedding unwavering eagerness for the adventure to never end. Named after Mount Baker's eastern cousin, the Arc'teryx Men's Shuksan Jacket is a playful, hardy companion for your on piste or backcountry dreams. Built to endure rigorous climbs, variegated terrain, and swift descents, the Shuksan is crafted with an articulated, streamlined fit that caters specifically to both a wide range of motion and technical layering, should the estimated temperatures dip below a range of comfortably cool. Ultimately the Shuksan provides unlimited freedom of movement, however the key to its success is in the waterproof yet breathable protection of its thre layer Gore Tex exterior. The Gore Tex fabric and powder skirt ensures foolproof protection from the winter elements while the lightweight and low profile Coreloft synthetic insulation keeps you cozy warm, even when the weather takes a turn for the worse. So should the wayward winds of Washington whirl with a fuss, the DropHood is helmet compatible and delivers exceptional coverage without compromising your peripheral vision. However, on the other hand, should temperatures turn towards toasty, the PowderGuard mesh backed, underarm vents assures optimal body temperature regulation as an internal mesh dump pocket stows your hat, gloves, or goggles should you need a momentary breather.