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Could this serve as an outer shell for...

Could this serve as an outer shell for skiiing in colorado? its hard to tell from the photos... i have plenty of fleeces, base layers, down jackets, now i need an awesome outerlayer. i cant find any XS or S in bright colors.... i want my friends to be able to see me on the mountain!! help me out, thanks!

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This would be a great outer layer for most days especially early and late season but you might want to think hard shell for those super cold windy days

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Its not really designed for skiing as a stand alone shell. It is quite air permeable so you will feel a chill going down the hill. It is best suited as a mid layer or outer layer for mild aerobic pursuits.
Spend a few more bucks and pick up the sentinel, stingray or tempest jacket. its made with gore tex softshell and designed with skiing in mind and are also fully waterproof.