Customer reviews for Columbia Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket

Columbia Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket

Rugged, warm, durable—and yet decidedly presentable, this wind- and water-resistant softshell jacket is a versatile, all-season piece with an impeccable fit built to keep you protected in milder weather and layer under shells and jackets for bonus warmth in more severe conditions.
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4.889 / 5
4.9
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(9 reviews) 9
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9 out of 9(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
Review 1 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great all-round Jacket

PostedDecember 14, 2014
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Reid
Location: Central Iowa
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I work in a business casual environment, so this is great to wear to work when the temps are above freezing. I am also outside a great deal in the fall and spring. So far, this jacket has met the challenges of the midwest, heavy wind, mist, and wintery mix.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent value

PostedDecember 12, 2014
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NancyE
Location: OK
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I purchased this jacket for several of our salesmen and had it branded with our company logo. The jacket looks great on all of them, and fits true to size. It's a great weight for moderate winters. I would definitely recommend it to others.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great casual/dressy jacket

PostedDecember 11, 2014
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Eem1226
Location: New York,ny
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I bought this as a gift for my boyfriend and he is very tall. Most jackets come down awkwardly short. This one fit perfectly!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Professional look, Great versatility!

PostedNovember 28, 2014
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JoeSanchez
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
When it comes to my job I'm required to work in any weather conditions and still maintain a professional look with khakis and a polo. This is my absolute favorite jacket that works with my entire wardrobe and I can easily layer clothing underneath when it gets a bit colder and still look good. When it's wet and raining the water just beads right off of the material its great! The adjustable cuffs work great at preventing wind from getting into your sleeves as do the adjustable waste drawcord. I normally wear a medium size shirt and I found that the medium was a bit too small and wasn't long enough for my upper torso, so I opted for the large and it was a perfect fit. I like pairing this with the utilizer polo shirt, ultimate ROC pants, and the Newton Ridge plus hiking boots. I couldn't recommend these products any more than I already do.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

More than I expected

PostedNovember 26, 2014
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Jonzy63
Location: Cumming, GA, USA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
WOW! this is my first Columbia product and I am very pleased with the fit, style, quality and comfort. It's now my new favorite jacket.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Landscaper Approved

PostedNovember 5, 2014
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MLE2014
Location: Bass Circut, USA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
With my job as a landscape designer I am sometimes braving harsh conditions such as rain, sleet and wind. My Ascender jacket allows me to complete my job without worrying about the conditions while still looking professional to potential and current customers.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

stlye plus warmth

PostedNovember 1, 2014
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diver31
Location: israel
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I bought this for my boyfriend because he wanted something warm but stylish. He also wanted the warmth of something like a peacoat without the bulk and this fits the bill perfectly. The sleeves run a little short but not so much as to be a bother.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Awesome jacket

PostedOctober 2, 2014
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scorpio11778
Location: Augusta, GA, USA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I wore the jacket the other morning were it was a little chilly and it warmed me up. Nice light weight jacket and worth the money
I would recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Men’s Ascender™ Softshell Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Love it!

PostedSeptember 26, 2014
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mcgregora
Location: Virginia, MN, USA
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I really love this product. It is very versatile and I can wear it all the time. It was slightly small in the waist area, other than that it was true to size.
I would recommend this product.
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