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From looking at the pictures I would say that for the "default" conditions at summer glacier/alpine tours they should be perfectly fine. In dry but slightly coldish conditions they will give you good grip and rope handling, as long as you don't have to dig through snow with them. The reason why you have got cold fingers while cycling might be on the one ...


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While reading the answers to this question I had to disagree at some points. For example referring to @DavidR I don't think that softshells are generally less windproof than hardshells. Over the last years it seems that the manufacturers are mainly producing softshell with Gore-Tex Windstopper membrane. I wouldn't say that those jackets are really that good, ...



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