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A fully featured, do-it-all ski jacket featuring waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX fabric, the versatile Mission Shell has the mobility, protection and comfort needed for any day of the season, in- or out-of-bounds. READ MORE
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A fully featured, do-it-all ski jacket featuring waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX fabric, the versatile Mission Shell has the mobility, protection and comfort needed for any day of the season, in- or out-of-bounds. Learn More


Bluebird or blower, in-bounds or out, the Black Diamond Mission Shell is our go-to, do-it-all ski jacket for hundred-day seasons and bell-to-bell days. Featuring GORE-TEX shell fabric for uncompromising waterproof and breathable protection, the Mission has a soft interior lining for added comfort and extensive pocket storage for small essentials. The integrated Cohaesive cord-management hardware in the hood provides an equalized, three-way adjustment with a single pull on low-vis storm days. Extended, two-way zippered armpit vents let you dump excess heat quickly on the skin track. An integrated powder skirt acts as a second line of defense on those all-time deep days.
  • Integrated Cohaesive™ cord-lock technology in hood and hem
  • Ski-helmet-compatible hood
  • Brushed microsuede collar
  • Extended two-way armpit zip vents
  • Two concealed-zip hand pockets, two concealed-zip chest pockets and zip sleeve pocket with internal stretch mesh pouch and two skin-compatible, internal stretch-mesh drop pockets
  • Underarm gussets for added range of motion
  • Internal stretch powder skirt
  • Custom-molded cuff tabs
  • Weight: 791 g
  • Fit: Relaxed
  • Size: S-XL

Tech Specs

Materials :   GORE-TEX® 3L, 70d nylon plain-weave with brushed backer and DWR finish (175 g/m2, 100% nylon face, 100% polyester back)
Weight :   791 g (1 lb 12 oz)
Country of Origin :   China
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Apparel Warranty

We trust what we make because we use what we make. If for any reason, you’re not 100% satisfied with your Black Diamond apparel, we’ll repair, replace or refund it. No charge. No fine print. No debate. Guaranteed.

Mission Ski Shell is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bomb shelter for when it's nuking out I have about 10 days in this jacket over a range of conditions: cold, wet, deep, everything but blue-bird. It has a "freeride"-like fit, meaning that it's roomier than most of BD's mountaineering-oriented jackets. Typically I size up with BD shells, but with the Mission I went true to size and it leaves ample room for layering underneath. As an example I can easily wear a base layer, fleece, and puffy under it without restricting movement. The hood fits comfortably over helmet and goggles and the collar comes up to just under my nose when fully zipped. Nice for staying warm on the lift. The material feels very durable, as does the stitching, seem taping, and zippers. I shouldn't need another resort jacket for many years. My advice: get this jacket before everyone else does.
Date published: 2015-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the shell you are looking for This shell is amazing. I've used the Mission Ski Shell skinning laps and slaying groomers and regardless of the activity; It has exceeded all of my expectations. The fit and finish of the jacket is stellar and the quality is far above what I expected. Some say the fit is large, I'm 5'11 and 160Lb (73kg) and I love the fit, I would not change a thing about it. Money well spent.
Date published: 2016-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome jacket I bought this jacket for skiing at the north end of upper Michigan, lake effect snow and wind are common every day and this jacket keeps me warm and dry in the backcountry also works well when screaming 80 mph on my snowmobile Most Pleased!
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Black Diamond stands by their products This jacket has been used for all kinds of inclement weather, mostly skiing. It is a tough, water proof, sealed seams, the hood does comfortably accommodate a helmet. Making it for a great day on the slopes on the groomed or off piste, snowshoeing or hiking. The Black Diamond warranty is stellar. I am not disappointed with the price, quality and warranty of this jacket. Enjoy
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Shell - THE only shell you'll need for years I have had a good number of supposedly all weather shells over the years. The Mission Ski shell is by very far the best I have ever used! It does exactly what it claims to do . . . keeps the elements out! It is very waterproof, while still being well enough vented to not get you wet from the Inside. It layers very well and keeps out a blustery day. My new 'go to' shell! Bravo!
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best hardshell I bought this jacket a ear ago and I can say with 100% confidence that this product will not let you down. Layers easily or stands alone with only base layer. I have owned quite a few hard shells over the years, this is hands down the best on the market. Will not disappoint.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Shell I love all the features in the Mission Shell. Pockets, venting, powder skirt are all must have features in any good ski shell. I am a firm believer in GoreTex to keep the weather out and keep dry. The jacket is well built and moves well when skiing and hiking.
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Snow way you won't love this jacket Highest quality material, highest quality construction, no feature overlooked. The sizing of the Mission is a little more generous (longer, roomier around the torso) than the Liquid Point, which is great for layering.
Date published: 2018-01-09
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