Seth Morrison is arguably the best skier of all time (he’s my personal favorite – yes, I’m biased) and I am always interested to test out the types of products that he endorses and influences. Every season we see Seth step his game up in new and unique ways and his journey into more ski mountaineering situations directly impacts his gear for the following season. I strongly feel that we all benefit from Seth’s exploits through much better and more relevant products. Seth can easily out ski us all, but his r&d input can help create products like the Unification Pro that can translate very well for us mere mortals.
The Unification Pro features amazingly light, waterproof and breathable 27K/20K GORE-TEX Pro Shell for all-day performance, sleeve articulation so that you won’t experience any dreaded sleeve shortening when you lift your arms, well laid out pockets (including a pass through pocket from the right chest pocket for mid layer access – super convenient!), an adjustable hood with wired brim (I love this feature!) for perfect peripheral vision and storm protection and a removable powder skirt (this is great if you’re like me and ditch your powder skirts). I also love the fact that Oakley includes wrist gaiters since they eliminate drafts on super cold days. The only qualm I have with this jacket is that it runs slightly shorter in the front than I would like, so make sure to do your research to get the right size.
I highly recommend checking out the Oakley Unification Pro Jacket this season if you can afford it. The Unification Pro is not cheap, but it’s worth every penny. This is not a replace every season type of jacket and can easily hold its own when compared to all other technical outerwear pieces in the game.
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