"D" - I too was hoping to pick up a previous model Shift. Your review is fairly recent so I was wondering if your review of the Shift "Element" also applies to the Carrot/Carbon colours of the "Shift" athttp://www.backcountry.com/store/BCC0164/Backcountry-Shift-Softshell-Jacket-Mens.htmlThis item description claims to have the interior MP3 security pocket and wrist stash but the photos don't support these claims. If the wrist stash is there but less obvious than on the prior Good "Shift" model then this jacket is not the Shift "Element" that you've reviewed and might be an OK jacket if Backcountry comes out with some decent colours in the future. Black, Abyss, Sangria Red, Eclipse/Indigo Blue, some sort of darker (non-crappy) green? Any variations on primary colours are always nice - despite what any fashion school victim might say.