SubQ Jackson Airbag Jacket

The Jackson is an award winning backcountry airbag system from SubQ Designs, designed from the ground up for winter backcountry travel in avalanche terrain. Skin pockets, beacon pocket, shovel and probe holster, and ABS avalanche airbags which are removable. TUV tested and safety approved. Made from only the finest material with hand selected manufacturers based on their expertise all around the world.


  • Freeride Fit.
  • 20K/20K waterproofing and breathability.
  • Can be worn independantly for inbounds days.
  • Helmet Compatable Hood.
  • Large Collar.



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  • Chest Pockets For Skins.
  • Powder skirt.
  • Mesh goggle pocket.
  • Easy Pit Access.
  • Adjustable Sleeve Cuffs.
  • Stash pocket in sleeve.
  • Harness is TUV weight tested and approved.
  • Lightweight athletic mesh for breathability.




  • 3D spacer mesh in friction areas
  • Design allows for venting and unhindered draping of the shell.
  • Beacon pocket.
  • Hydration pouch with hanger.
  • Under the shell design makes for less freezing of hydration system.
  • Durable cordura fabric. Removable design.





  • Extremely low profile, only as deep as your shovel blade.
  • Airbags attach to harness through shell.
  • Harness distributes weight.
  • Heli Zip for use while heli skiing.
  • For quick exposure and deactivation of tank.
  • Large “Glove Friendly” aluminum buckles.
  • Seemless ski/board attachment.
  • Shovel and probe holster.




  • Bomber buckles.
  • Board attachment for your bootpack.
  • Skis attach in teepee or diaganol fashion.
  • No straps over the top of the shell allows for superior breathability, zip access, and comfort.
  • 170L of redundant airbag volume for maximum safety.


SubQ Designs avalanche gear is used by the experienced Alaskan heliskiing guides at H2O Guides.