Backcountry x Flylow Grizzly Gulch Jacket – Men’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Backcountry x Flylow Grizzly Gulch Jacket – Men’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: N/A (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.6 stars 
Expert Rating: N/A stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 22

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Full mobility while wearing the jacket.
  • Slim and flattering cut.
  • Doesn’t provide any restriction of movement.
  • Cuffs are low profile and work well with thin gloves.
  • Construction is high-quality.
  • Durable but stretchy material.
  • Big hood that is helmet compatible.
  • Waterproof.
  • Draw cords for adjustments of the hem and hood.
  • Ventilation through pit-zips.

Expert Reviews

  • One of the most breathable hard shells in the Fly Low review.
  • Only weighs 1 pound for easy transporting.
  • Doesn’t take up any room in a pack.
  • Comprised of Polartec NeoShell fabric which is soft and doesn’t make noise.
  • The fabric provides stretch and breathes well.
  • No reports of overheating.
  • 12-inch pit zips for enhanced breathability.
  • Two oversized waterproof exterior chest pockets for ample storage and protection.
  • One inside chest pocket for secure storage.
  • Matte finish is stylish.
  • Ideal combination of lightweight and breathable.
  • Good for intense activities due to mobility and breathability.
  • The 3-layer waterproof membrane is breathable and durable.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Not that many pockets for storage.
  • Pit zips are hard to adjust without moving the jacket around.
  • Cuffs are tight on bigger gloves.
  • Pockets are a bit high, making it hard to reach easily.
  • The pocket zips are a bit small to use with gloves on.

Expert Reviews

  • Not as effective in wintry conditions of wet-snow and rain.


The Backcountry x Flylow Grizzly Gulch Jacket for men is a high-quality, waterproof, and flexible jacket that provides enough breathability and mobility for intense activities. Some technical drawbacks such as the pit-zips being hard to adjust and the lack of pockets may deter some, but the basic fundamentals, like breathability, waterproofing abilities, and durable material make this a great choice for skiers and snowboarders.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web, including here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.