It’s hard to say you have rivals when you’re a best seller. The Spyder Men's Rival Insulated Ski Jacket is a great technical jacket packed with the features we’ve come to expect from Spyder. Xt. Laminate Is an ultra-thin membrane that delivers superior waterproofness and breathability. This technology results in pliable fabrics that are lightweight yet durable. XT.L benefits include stretch recovery, which maintains the integrity of the fabric after seasons of hard core use. They also apply SPYLON durable water repellent finish to the fabric exterior to prevent the garment from absorbing surface moisture. The THINSULATE- insulation is constructed of unique microfibers; it is about ten times smaller than other synthetics. These efficiently trap insulating air; it reflects radiant body heat and delivers warmth two times greater than down and other polyester insulation, when equal thickness is compared. It has a Removable heavy weather hood and internal drawcord at hem to keep the wind and rain out. A Removable powder skirt with snap back feature holds powder skirt away when not in use. It has core ventilation zippers to vent extra heat. Full seam taping helps keep the wet out. An Anti-abrasion overlay film by Bemis protects the jacket. It comes with a custom chamois lens wipe on carabineer with shock cord. The jacket is also full of pockets that could come in handy on the mountain. It has an internal Zippered pocket, a left sleeve pass pocket, an internal mesh goggle pocket, and 2 Zippered chest pockets, so you have plenty of places to keep your stuff, and keep it secure.