Ridgeline is developing new ideas and fabric technology to include in the Ridgeline High Performance family. The Ascent Soft-shell is another style that emphasizes this. The water-repellent softshell fabric has a membrane of 5,000 H20, the hood is large and roomy, with 3 points of adjustment, the zippered pockets keep your belongings safe, while the arm pocket has elastic loops for 5 cartridges, pens or other items . The softshell has a grid at the back and this regulates the temperature in the garment, so that you stay comfortable. All in all, an excellent garment that is windproof and quiet. The Ridgeline Ascent softshell was developed as a windproof outer garment adapted to support movement. The slim-fitting style and well-thought-out features allow you to move unobtrusively and have easy access to essential items. Thanks to the windproof and water-repellent fabrics, you always stay comfortable without having to worry about having to stop your activities.