If you’re planning on going skiing or snowboarding this winter, there’s more than just choosing the perfect destination. You’ll need to figure out what to wear so you can keep you dry and warm while you’re on the slopes.
We made a list of some of the coolest, most trusted items you can use for skiing and snowboarding this winter. Check them out.
1- Burton Prowess Jacket
First on our list is the Burton Prowess Jacket. It has a waterproof and breathable DryRide Durashell membrane that makes this jacket perfect for any winter sport. It’s very stylish and combines casual comfort with street style. You can wear it both on the trails and city streets. The sherpa fleece-lined collar makes it especially cozy and it’s fully insulated, to keep you warm even in the coldest weather. The powder skirt and wrist gaiters are removable, and the longer body length will provide room for movement. You can get it in different designs and colors.
BUY | $255
2 – The North Face Cinnabar Triclimate Jacket
One more great sporty jacket for the cold weather is The North Face Cinnabar Triclimate Jacket. It’s designed to have two jackets that come together, so they can both offer warmth. The outer jacket is waterproof and it will stay dry and protect you from the wind. The liner jacket is insulated, so when zipped together, these two become the ultimate winter jacket. There are also pit-zip vents that will keep the cold air from breaking in. The hood is removable and the jacket has two front pockets that are very practical for carrying a phone or a wallet. It comes in a huge range of colors, so you’re sure to find one to suit your tastes.
BUY | from $170
3 – Women’s Avalanche Bomb Pants
Next in our list are the pants that are made for all sort of dynamic activities. The Avalanche Bomb Pants by Columbia have adjustable suspenders and high waist that provide comfort and a good fit. The pants are made of nylon and elastane, and this combination of materials makes these pants stretch in four ways. They’re thermal reflective, insulated, waterproof and very breathable. Besides the high quality of these ski pants, they also look great. You can get them in two colors ̶ black and laser red.
BUY | $300
4 – Airblaster Freedom Suit
If you want to completely cover yourself while skiing or snowboarding, check out Airblaster‘s Freedom Suit. It’s made from a waterproof breathable material that will stay strong for many seasons. If you need a quick bathroom break, there is a 360° waist zipper that allows you take it off and put it on easily. There are also zippers at each underarm and inseam, to secure the airflow. To make sure you have plenty of space to keep your things, there are 5 pockets and even one hidden stash. The Airblaster Freedom Suit has fully taped seams and comes in 4 colors.
BUY | from $330
5 – POC Fornix Helmet
If you’re going skiing or snowboarding, you’ll need to keep yourself safe. A good helmet is a must have. The POC Fornix Helmet offers protection and is comfortable to wear. One more great thing about it is that it’s very lightweight and adjustable. There’s a twisting dial that tightens or loosens the inner liner to create the best fit. A venting system makes sure the fresh air moves through the helmet, so your goggles are fog-free. You can keep the vents opened or closed, to regulate temperature. POC Fornix Helmet comes in many colors, so you can pair it with the rest of your equipment.
BUY | $165
6 – Orage Deal Insulated Jacket
There’s one more warm and protective jacket that’ll make you look super stylish. The Orage Deal Insulated Jacket was designed with the help of a pro freeskier, Tatum Monod. It has a printed lining, light synthetic insulation and vents that promote airflow. Exposed metal zippers make it look really cool, and besides it being stylish, it’s very comfortable. The ‘boyfriend fit’ means it’s long and relaxed, so you’ll have plenty of movement while skiing and snowboarding. It can be also used as an everyday jacket.
BUY | $330
7 – Dakine Firebird Mitts
When you’re at the top of the mountain, make sure to keep your hands warm. The last thing you need is to catch a cold. Dakine Firebird Mitts are waterproof, breathable and have high loft synthetic insulation. The palm is made from water repellent leather that makes them durable and there’s a cuff closure so they don’t slip. These mitts straight up look great, and because they come in different colors and pattern, it’s easy to combine them with the rest of your winter clothes.
BUY | from $40
8 – Patagonia Powder Bowl Pants
Patagonia created great pants that are lightweight and warm. Powder Bowl Pants are made of a tough 2-layer membrane. The outer material is combined with a free-flowing lining, to let you move freely and keep you dry. These pants have adjustable elastic tabs for a customized fit and four zippered pockets: two hand warmers, one back and one right thigh pocket. Mesh-lined thigh vents are super convenient for dumping heat fast, so the pants are very breathable. They come in four colors ̶ black, sumac red, arbor green and ultramarine.
BUY | $300
9 – Airblaster Ninja Suit
Ninja suits are probably the most awesome base layer ̶ they keep you warm, keep the snow off your bare skin and allow to you to take them off quickly. Airblaster Ninja Suit can be used for any winter activity. It’s made from Air Tech fabric that can stretch four ways. There’s also a hood, for extra coverage and a 350° waist zipper, for a quick bathroom break. The draw string around the waist can be tightened, making it feel like you’re wearing regular bottoms. Airblaster Ninja Suit has thumb loops that prevent the sleeves from moving up your arm. This cozy adventure companion also looks awesome and comes in different colors and prints.
BUY | from $110
10 – 686 Parklan Ceremony Insulated Jacket
The last on our list is this street-inspired style jacket that’s very functional. It might look like your typical parka, but it has some special features that make it perfect for snow. First of all, it has waterproof and breathable infiDRY membrane and polyfill insulation. This ensures you stay warm and dry in every condition. Air-Flo chest zips provide extra ventilation and there are plenty of pockets (even a smart phone pocket with an audio cord outlet). The fur on the hood is removable, and you can get the coat in three colors.
BUY | $280