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Women’s Kruser Ridge™ Softshell Jacket - Plus Size


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$39.98 $125.00
Style# 1558162
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Uses: Trail, Travel
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Style# 1558162
Uses Trail, Travel


A clean, thoughtful design with wind-cutting, water-shedding capabilities, this women’s softshell jacket will protect you from less-than-savory weather with the kind of timeless style that adapts to any location or situation.

  • Water/wind resistant
  • Bonded softshell
  • Zippered hand pockets
  • Drawcord adjustable hem
  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Center back length: 26"
  • Imported

  • 100% polyester Contour Softshell
Water and Stain Repellent

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Women’s Kruser Ridge™ Softshell Jacket - Plus Size is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great coat this is a great between seasons coat. great purchase
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value Have had this jacket a short time but love it thus far. Fit is good and especially like the length. I'm not a fan of purple and found nightshade to be mostly a bright navy with a touch of purple. The contracting color really sets it off. I've gotten many compliments on the jacket as well. I really wish it had a hood though.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this jacket! I LOVE this jacket!! Love the Nightshade/plum color and it kept me warm when the weather was below 0!
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Jacket This softshell jacket is great! The fit is perfect and it feels incredibly soft. Love the chalk color. Great buy.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blue jacket This jacket was great value for money. I skied a number of days in it and found it very comfortable. I think it you skied on a day where it was raining, the water would eventually get through. All in all it's a great jacket
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I work in a cold environment and my co-workers who had already invested in Colombia products, introduced me to the soft shell jackets. I absolutely love this product and it fits to perfection. The pockets are deep and secure enough to keep my loose items in and it also has a stylish professional look. I definitely recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I debated on purchasing this jacket for a couple weeks, but I'm so glad I gave in. It's warm but lightweight & I love that it's waterproof. The sleeves are a tad long but it's not a big deal. Love everything about this jacket!
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Consider alternatives This jacket has an awkward cut - long sleeves and distinct flare at bottom. Tried to return and the cost to ship back is 1/3 the jacket cost! Better to buy (and try on) in a store.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it, but Just a tad too snug. Exchanging for a 2X and I wear a size 16 jeans.
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket, Great Fit! Very flattering fit for a plus size woman---has shape and not boxy. Nice medium weight, not flimsy/too light but not bulky either. I bought this for layering warmth while traveling, so wanted something packable and not bulky in the bag. This jacket will work just fine. Well constructed too.
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Women’s Kruser Ridge™ Softshell Jacket - Plus Size OMG, this jacket is beautiful and fits just right, no room but I love it and it is soooo soft. I am so delighted seeing as how it is soo difficult to find name brand products in plus size without paying a lot. I love the jacket and have received many compliments on it.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit and style I love this jacket. The fit and style are great. The fabric was thicker than I expected. It seems to be a crossover between a light winter coat and heavier spring/fall coat.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hooded I absolutely love this coat, it was not was I was expecting but it's better. The only improvement is it need a hood. It seems all ur larger jackets (ie 1x and larger) have no hood. We like to keep dry too. Other then that the jacket is amazing.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Anytime jacket I own this in black and there was a sale for the midnight one so I purchased it too. These are extremely comfortable and move with your body. I have worn this in spring, fall, and winter. Perfect for all year around. I usually wear a 2x but got a 3x incase I wanted to layer clothing.
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT COAT FOR THE PRICE! Love this coat! Perfect weight for a lighter coat, but still warm. The outside provides a great barrier to the elements. I am sure this will be a continual favorite into spring.
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket I love this jacket. It is light weight but keeps me warm. The style is very flattering for plus sizw women.
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these jackets! I have now purchased 5 of these fantastic jackets. The cut, style, and fit is very flattering and classic. I have ordered the 2X size to wear over layers, so that I have room for a fleece or sweater. I also ordered 3 of the 1X size to wear with just a shirt, and they look very fitted, sleek, and stylish. These jackets are well constructed and nice colors. The fabric seems to be quite durable, and the darker colors can even be worn in the woods, or in the horse barn. They are also classic enough to dress up and wear with a nice pair of slacks or skirt. Just LOVE these. My recommendation is to order true to your size for regular wear as a light jacket, and order up one size in order to layer underneath in cold weather.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!! I love it! It is the most comfort jacket I have ever owned. It does run a tiny bit small nothing you need to worry about though. Definitely will buy a couple just to keep different colors in my wardrobe.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Is what I expected from a Columbia product I needed a new work coat that was light weight but warm and water resistant. This product is both of those things. I like to where layers at work cause I go between working outdoors and indoors. This coat fits true to size and has plenty of room to layer clothes under it. Plenty of room for movement. I've been wearing Columbia coats for the past 16 years and have never been disappointed and this coat dosent disappoint either!
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from womans Kruserridge soft shell javket Beautiful color, wonderfully made. Just what I wanted.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good jacket Nice light jacket, perfect for fall, with a long sleeve shirt worn underneath. The sleeves seem to be long for size of jacket, so I shortened them. The only improvement would be a two way zipper and a hood.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great color and quality Every day I wear this I get at least one compliment on the color, it is the perfect bright pink. The jacket is great quality and does well in the rain and wind although it is more of a fall coat than winter. I wish it had a hood which is my only complaint. I am normally a 1X and I ordered a 2X because I don't like jackets to be too tight and I wanted to be able to wear sweaters under the coat. If you're like me and like a little more room rather than totally form fitting I would order a size up so you can wear a sweater and still move easily, it still has some form fitting so even with some extra room it still flatters your figure.
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! Great jacket for everything other than sub zero cold. The shell is water and wind resistant, lightweight for its function. Bought a size up to go over sweatshirts and mid weight layers. I train horses and dogs in all kinds of weather, I'm sure this will be a staple in my wardrobe late fall, winter, and spring.
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite jacket I don't think I can rave enough about how much I enjoy this jacket. The outer shell has repelled a rainstorm and in the inner lining has kept me warm. The lining is a plush, soft texture, but not really a typical fleece. My body temperature runs very hot, so during most of the year, even rain, snow and cold I have to be very careful how warm my outer wear keeps me. The Kruser Ridge has fulfilled every expectation, even in 68 degree stormy weather, when most people are very cold, I may need a very light jacket and still get to warm as I'm outdoors. But, as I have gone hiking or walking along the foothill trails, I find the jacket to be the perfect weight. I am a fairly large woman, and wear 3x typically. I was very worried when I read that the jacket runs small, but I took a chance, and I wasn't disappointed. I have very broad shoulders, but my arms tend to run smaller than most my size. I also do not have a large bust size, so I found the arms and shoulders to be very roomy. I don't feel restricted at all. I sometimes have trouble with the hip and lower stomach area being too small on clothing, even when across the bust is too big, but this is large enough to zip up and room left over, but still with a flattering women's cut. The set in sleeves are a much more flattering look than a raglan sleeve, and hide the broadness of my shoulders. I think the one drawback is no hood for those rainy days. But, I enjoy the jacket so much, I don't think I'll miss it. I love this jacket so much I bought two different colors and may go back for another.
Date published: 2016-10-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect light coat This is a great buy, I like to travel in the fall so this is perfect for that weather. After reading the reviews I decided to go 2 sizes over and don't regret it. It's loose fitting so I can easily pile sweaters on. I have a strong bust so I bought one that was 3 inches above ( and it's not that big).
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My new go to jacket This jacket is great for braving many elements - wind, rain, late summer mountain chill at night. Not sure how it will do in the Colorado winter but I'm sure with a few layers it'll work just fine. I wish it had thumb holes and a hood but overall fantastic jacket!
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great jacket I bought this jacket to take to Alaska this summer. I have been wearing it and just love it. It was very windy here one day and it blocked the wind great. I am sure it will be perfect for Alaska this July.
Date published: 2016-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this item This jacket was a great choice
Date published: 2016-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight I like this jacket but the wind went straight through it. However it did keep me dry.
Date published: 2016-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket Very light weight jacket & warm also comfortable I will purchase another one when my size is back in stock only complaint is I truly wish the jacket had a hood
Date published: 2016-02-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor Sizing This jacket runs very small. Ordering one size up does not do the trick.
Date published: 2016-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MNGrandma I love my Kruser Ridge softshell jacket. It is so comfortable and the color is great! Keep it up Columbia!
Date published: 2016-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful jacket! I love this jacket! It fits perfectly! I am a size 16 and am very busty, but the 1XL fit great. The Mineshaft color is gorgeous in person. It's the perfect length, covering the butt just barely. I also have long arms, so I was worried, but the sleeves are actually a little bit long, which is good for a jacket like this. I also went to the pond today and the dog got her muddy footprints all over me, but it came right off! I wish I needed another, I would buy more, haha.
Date published: 2016-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect item! I absolutely love this coat! The quill color is just perfect. The only thing I would change, would be to give it a hood. I love that the upper side of the sleeves is longer to cover your hand. And, that it is longer in the back to cover your rear.
Date published: 2015-12-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent jacket Liked the feel of this jacket, not to stiff like some soft shells. Ended up returning it because it was a little to big.
Date published: 2015-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Alaskan Fall I ordered this especially for a trip to Alaska in October and it was perfect. The fit was great, I could wear layers underneath with no problem, and it was water resistant which helped with the rain. I love this jacket and look forward to wearing it for a Georgia winter too!
Date published: 2015-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Traveling with Columbia Ordered this jacket to travel to San Francisco this summer and it travelled perfect! Packed well & did not wrinkle. Ordered 2 sizes because it was recommended to go up a size. However, it was not necessary and I returned the larger size. This product fit true to size. Sleeves are a tad long. Color description of Red Hibiscus is inaccurate. I love the color but it is not close to Red as you can see in my photo. Color description of Harbor Blue is accurate, it's a great color. The Softshell offered just the right amount of warmth and kept the dew from the bay off of me and I stayed warm and dry. This jacket has nice lines. Definitely meets the Columbia standard.
Date published: 2015-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kruser Ridge Jacket is light weight and the Omni shield fabrication is excellent.
Date published: 2015-08-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this jacket Followed reviewer suggestions and ordered up a size. It is a bit too big through the body but allows me to add layers underneath. Fleece lining provides a bit of warmth, but need additional layers for very cold weather. Great wind protection too. Sleeve/body length as described. Agree it is a little loose around the hips but good through arms and bust. (I'm apple shaped, 5.8"). Love the foxglove colour, would love another in black.
Date published: 2015-07-15
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Women's Fit Guide

Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Women's Performance Top Fit Guide
Women's Performance Bottom Fit Guide
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide

Women's Body Measurement (Inches)

Women’s Plus Sizing

  Size Bust Waist Hips Short Inseam Regular Inseam Long Inseam
1X 16W–18W 43–45 36–38 45–47 29.5 32 34.5
2X 20W–22W 47–49 40–42 49–51
3X 24W–26W 51–53 44–46 53–55

How to Measure

Women's Size Chart
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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