Peter A.wrote a review of Marmot Up Track Softshell Jacket - Men's on October 10, 2012
Familiarity: I've used it several times
This softshell is nicely cut and fits well. The air permeability and significant fleece on the inside however, means it ends up being a bit of a oddball in my jacket quiver. The thickness of the fleece means the jacket ends up being too warm to use actively unless it's cold (duh, it's for skiing), but the permeability also means the jacket's temp range becomes compromised pretty rapidly by medium winds. This means for active use, I'm typically going for an un-insulated softshell like the marmot tempo or a more wind resistant shell like the patagonia hooded guide instead if conditions are more severe. The coat would be a good choice for bc skiing in calm conditions, with a hard shell as backup if the conditions get nasty.
Where this jacket works best for me as as a travel coat as I go back and forth from the northeast to california. When not active, you can wear it comfortably in 70f and then it takes the edge off transitioning around to outdoors, pacific coast winds and cold cars. Plus it looks pretty sharp and fits reasonably slim as well. Put it on and forget about it.