What is a softshell jacket?
A jacket in softshell material is both windproof and water repellent while being both soft and stretchy. This makes softshell jackets incredibly comfortable and useful for most situations and weather events. They also have good breathability and vent out excess heat so you stay dry, even from the inside.
Is a softshell jacket good as a middle layer?
A softshell jacket is very suitable to use as a middle layer because it has good insulation ability and can be used for all kinds of activities that require freedom of movement.