Columbia Men’s Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket

Columbia Men’s Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket

Crafted from a water resistant and stretchable fabric, the Columbia Men’s Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket is the perfect layering piece and first line of defense to combat windchill. Unique to this coat is our bonded soft-shell fabric that offers a great range of motion and performance. This is an excellent jacket for a wide range of cool and windy weather. It’s lightweight and versatile enough to be your go-to jacket, you’ll grab it for any off-weather day.


  • Designed for a modern fit with a soft chin guard with an adjustable hood, cuffs, and drawcord adjustable hem – all working in concert to keep you warm while the wind-chill drops.
  • A zippered chest and side pockets round it out, keeping your small items secure.
  • Columbia offers this jacket in multiple colors and sizes. Regular Fit.

Size Guide

To ensure the size you choose is right, utilize our sizing chart and the following measurement instructions:

  • For the sleeves, start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the sleeve. If you come up with a partial number, round up to the next even number.
  • For the chest, measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.

Advanced Technology

This hooded water resistant windbreaker features our Nexgen Contour Soft-shell polyester technology. Designed to stifle wind-chill, it will keep the drizzle at bay. It is the perfect jacket for when the weather is on the edge.

Comfortable Wind-Resistant Jacket

The Men’s Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket is made from a water and wind resistant material that makes for an excellent outer layer to keep you warm and dry when the weather turns cold and blustery.

Soft Stretchable Fabric

Made from a bonded soft-shell that offers stretchable performance, you’ll love the versatile range of motion this jacket provides.

Handy Features

This shell includes a soft chin guard on an adjustable hood, adjustable cuffs, along with a drawcord adjustable hem for maximum shielding. A zippered chest pocket and two hand pockets keep essential items dry and secure.

Built to Last

Columbia’s attention to detail is what sets our apparel apart. Specifying only the highest quality materials, expert stitching, and craftsmanship. This is a long-lasting jacket you will enjoy for seasons to come.


  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Material Composition: 100% Polyester
  • Care Instructions: Machine Wash
  • Collar Type: Round
  • Sleeve Type: Long Sleeve
  • Closure: Zipper
  • Style: Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket
  • Fit Type: Regular
  • Multipack: 1

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is this jacket suitable for rainy weather?

While the jacket is water resistant, it is not fully waterproof. It will keep you dry in light rain, but for heavy rain, we recommend wearing a waterproof layer over it.

2. Can I machine wash this jacket?

Yes, this jacket is machine washable. Follow the care instructions provided for best results.

3. Is this jacket suitable for winter?

This jacket is designed for cool and windy weather. It provides warmth and protection from windchill, but for extreme cold temperatures, we recommend layering it with additional insulation.


The Columbia Men’s Ascender Hooded Softshell Jacket is a versatile and durable outer layer that offers protection from windchill and light rain. Made from high-quality materials, it provides a great range of motion and comfort. Whether you’re exploring the outdoors or running errands on a chilly day, this jacket is a reliable choice.