There is great snow gear and then there is superior snow gear and superior is what a Grenade Chevron has to offer. You want to stay dry? Get in this jacket. You want comfort and breath-ability? Then quit sitting there drooling and get your hands on the Grenade Chevron. Its got the best waterproofing in the industry and kicks winter's ass. If you aren't carving in this one, you are just carving turkey.