You're a pretty reasonable guy you like your snow deep, your lines steep, and your ski jacket waterproof and breathable. The good new is, the Mountain Hardwear Men's Straight Chuter Jacket completely agrees it's made with a breathable and waterproof Dry. Q softshell with a brushed fleece backer for added warmth, and it is equipped with everything you need whether you're skiing in the resort or in the backcountry. And it doesn't stop there. Open up the two large underarm vents when you need to ditch a little extra heat, then lock them up once you're ready to drop in on your line. And if you need a little additional coverage over your melon, pull the helmet compatible hood over your head for extra protection from wind and snow.