Price US $250

Oakley Division 2015 Review by A Better Ski

The Oakley Division is a stylish and functional jacket with moderate insulation and entry level waterproofing. This would be a good jacket for the casual skier that’s not going to see a ton of ugly weather. It has a comfortable fit and feel, and a stylish look that will have you looking good all over the mountain.

Oakley Division Ski Jacket Review

Tester: Matt

Size: S

Matt’s Specs: Sizing Info

Waterproofing and Breathability: The Oakley Division has a 10k Hydrogauge laminate that provides entry level waterproofing to keep you dry. It’s not going to be great in wet weather, but it will offer you some protection when skiing in a light snow. Hydrogauge is also on the lower end for breathability, but will be fine for the casual skier just cruising around the mountain.

Warmth: The Oakley Division is lightly insulated for added warmth. It’s a heavy feeling jacket, even with minimal insulation. The extra weight in the shell makes it feel a nit warmer than you might expect at first. This still wouldn’t be great for really cold days, but would be more than enough for milder days.       

Fit: The Oakley Division has a regular fit that feels a bit on the tight side. It feels a bit more like a fitted jacket, but the look and feel flattering and comfortable. If you’re in between sizes it may be worth it to size and up and give yourself a bit more room. I found the small fit me fine, but it was a bit restricting in the waist, and if I was any bigger in the torso it would have been too tight. If you like a more conforming fit, the Division will suit you just fine.

Features: The Oakley Division has moderate insulation and entry level waterproofing. In addition you’ll find a contoured hood, powder skirt, and underarm ventilation.

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Type

Fully Insulated

Primary Waterproofing

Other

Outer Layer Waterproofing

Other

Insulation Type

Other

Taped Seams

Criticaly Taped

Waterproof Zippers

No

Hood Type

Contoured

Powder Skirt

Yes

Jacket to Pant Interface

No

Venting

Pit Zips

Meshed Vents

Yes

Layer Count

2 Layer

Waterproof Rating

10K

Breathability Rating

10K

Manufactured in

Imported

Fit

Tight

Packability

Normal

Waterproofing

Average

Breathability

Average

Warmth

Good