Not Pink: Women’s Burton Balsam Jacket

Have you ever tried shopping for a women’s jacket and wondered, “Why is everything pink?” Burton heard that exasperation loud and clear from their community. And the solution was simple: start asking what women actually wanted from their jackets.

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Aki Onodera, based in Hokkaido, Japan, was one of the many women who participated in Burton’s global insights study, and they surprised her with a visit to see the jacket she helped to make. Check the video on Burton’s Insta to learn more about Aki and the newly created Balsam Jacket.

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Staying warm and dry on the mountain doesn’t have to mean looking techy. The women’s Burton GORE-TEX Balsam Jacket brings fresh style with low-profile tech. Its asymmetrical zipper, back cuff zips and clean lines make good cover for trusted waterproofing. Breathable materials and low-bulk insulation keep you comfy on the coldest days at the mountain.

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Regular fit is just right: Not too tight or too baggy.

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GORE-TEX two-layer fabric is windproof, waterproof, breathable, and durable: It’s the versatile solution to staying warm and dry while moving outside. GORE-TEX fabric is GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™.

Asymmetrical two-way front zipper.

Living Lining® provides consistent temperature regulation without adding bulk or weight.

Low-bulk THERMOLITE® (80g) insulation uses 40% recycled material to trap warm air and features a larger surface area to boost moisture evaporation.

Fully-taped seams create the ultimate seal against foul weather.

Contour drop hood is helmet compatible and features front and rear adjustment.

Sherpa fleece lined collar.

Ergonomic water-repellent zip-out stretch waist gaiter with jacket-to-pant interface.

YKK® water-resistant zippers.

Zippered cuff gussets.

Mesh-lined, no-snag Pit Zip vents and sleeve vents.

Interior mesh dump pockets, zippered chest pocket with therma-pocket inside to keep your device warm, zippered hand-warmer pockets, and zippered sleeve pass pocket.

Lifetime Warranty.


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