Columbia Wildcard III Softshell - Men's


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Along with sunrise over the Wasatch or powder exploding like freshly opened bubbly, softshell materials can be savored as one of nature’s true miracles. The Wildcard III jacket combines the warmth and weather resistance of hard shell with the lightweight coziness and comfort of your favorite fleece or hoody.


  • Fabric: Shell: 87% polyester/13% Elastane 2L Barrage. Lining: 100% polyester Ultra Wick lining, 100% nylon PDX Geo embossed Hydroplus with 60g Microtemp XF II insulation
  • Omni-Tech waterproof-breathable and critically seam sealed
  • Insulated
  • Removable, snap-back powder skirt
  • Media and goggle pocket
  • Removable, adjustable storm hood
  • Center back length: 30.5"

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Review Summary

4.6 out of 5

5 Reviews

  • Great value: 5
  • Great design: 4
  • Build quality: 3
  • Ease of use: 2

  • it's big: 1
  • minimal ventilation: 1
Comfort: 4.5 / 5
Quality: 4.4 / 5
Durability: 4.3 / 5
Wind Protection: 4.2 / 5
Water Protection: 4 / 5
Fit: 3.6 / 5

5 Ratings & Reviews

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 4 / 5
WaterProtection: 4 / 5
WindProtection: 4 / 5
from North Georgia - think, Deliverance
55-64 yrs

Great Jacket (but size down)
September 26, 2011

I really like this jacket. Sometimes Columbia items don't seem to be at quite the same level of quality as, for example, The North Face or Patagonia (which I think are sometimes a bit over priced simply because of their name). I don't get the slightest hint of lower quality with the Wildcard softshell when compared with jackets designed to be put to the same uses by these other companies. I trust my Wildcard to be comfortable in all but the most extreme conditions. This jacket works well from about 35-40 (F), all the way down to zero. In fact, in the upper temperatures within that range the lack of underarm ventilation may be a problem for those who sweat easily. The Wildcard III fits BIG. I'm 6'2, 205, and usually wear XL, including in a Columbia 3-in-1 that I've had for a couple of years. I had to send the XL back for an L. The XL fit like an XXL. I mean, it was enormous - everywhere. The L is not the least bit tight anywhere, unlike size Large in most other brands, or in the Large Columbia 3-in-1. If in the middle, I'd recommend sizing down, and perhaps even considering a full size smaller than you normally wear.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Lasts forever, Great value, Cons: it's big, minimal ventilation
Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
FitClothes: 3 / 5
WaterProtection: 4 / 5
WindProtection: 4 / 5
from Chicago, IL
25-34 yrs

Nice Jacket
April 21, 2011

Overall a nice coat. Was not sure about large vs. XL. Went with the large fits good. I'm 5'11, 190. The Jacket is very warm and light weight. I picked it up on discount here and could not be happier with my purchase.

Pros: Great design, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
FitClothes: 3 / 5
WaterProtection: 4 / 5
WindProtection: 4 / 5

Wildcard III
January 11, 2011

I bought this jacket because I needed to get around during the winters in the mid atlantic. I am very impressed with the quality and workmanship for the price point of this jacket. It is suprisingly warm for being so light, waterproof and very comfortable. I looked at other jackets that were about 80 dollars more. The only difference I found was that the expensive jackets had armpit zippers. This is a feature I didn't need. I am very happy with my purchase and i highly recommend this jacket for any one living in the mid atlantic region that needs an everyday jacket to wear during the winter.

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance, Ease of use, Great value, plenty of pockets
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 4 / 5
WindProtection: 5 / 5

Excellent Jacket
February 18, 2011

Purchased this as a lite winter jacket, hoping that it would be warm and lite. I have a Columbia jacket with a liner, but it works better as an early Fall/late Spring jacket and is either not heavy enough (without liner) or too bulky (with liner), so I was looking for something plain to wear through the winter (~15 - 40 degrees) and still be comfortable. So far, this has been an excellent purchase. Very comfortable and not bulky at all. Stays warm, very good in the wind. Haven't had heavy rain to test how waterproof it is, as this was a problem with my other jacket, heavy rain penetrates after about 10 minutes and soaks through leaving you damp. I would definitely recommend this jacket, it is exactly what I was looking for and I like the velcro on the front, which actually holds the jacket closed without having to zip it up and down. Good price too.

Pros: Great design, Ease of use, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
from Colorado
35-44 yrs

Great Jacket
February 23, 2011

Received acket on a Friday, wore on the slopes Saturday. Temps in the mid 20s. Wore only light weight t-shirt under it. Stayed warm. Wasn't snowing so can't say how water protection would've been, but own other Columbia Omni tech and have never had issue before.

Pros: Build quality, Great value

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Available sizes, while supplies last, include size small, size medium, size large, size extra large and size extra extra large: s, m, l, xl, xxl.

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