Columbia Wild Card II Jacket

There’s not a lot to the Wild Card II soft shell jacket, and that’s precisely why it’s so popular.
Columbia Wild Card II Jacket

Polyester in the shell and lining is more stretchable and breathable than nylon—found in hard shells—but 60 grams of insulation keep you plenty warm. Extra touches include an iPod pocket and removable hood and powder skirt.


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