Looking for the best men’s ski jackets for 2022? We’ve got you covered with our top men’s ski jacket picks for the coming winter!
Patagonia Micro Puff Storm Jacket
£529.95 | skibartlett.com
The ultimate one jacket that will do everything you’ll need on your next adventure. A combination of ‘warm-when-wet’ PlumaFill synthetic insulation and a 100% recycled waterproof outer shell. The synthetic down-like insulation makes this a superb lightweight, warm and very packable jacket, performing well in cold and damp conditions – ideal for forays in the backcountry or in the inclement UK winter weather!
Montec Moss Jacket
£175 | montecwear.com
The Moss jacket is a new addition to the Montec lineup for the 2021/22 winter season, and all we have to say is… what took them so long? Montec is well known for their do-it-all Fawk jacket, and last year they launched their backcountry technical shell, the Fenix. But that still left some people wanting something in between — enter the Moss, a lined shell with big mountain aspirations and plenty of everyday style and convenience too.
The Moss champions Montec’s own ShieldTec 2-layer shell material, which sports 20,000mm of waterproofing and 20,00g/m2 of breathability, and is enhanced with the Huntsman Zelan R3 ECO PFC-free durable water repellent treatment, which just so happens to be the same as the Teflon EcoElite DWR used by some of the best brands around, in everything except name.
On top of that, Montec have given this jacket a super tough woven polyester outer, a full storm-guard adjustable hood, fully waterproofed zips, and fully taped seams – just in case a single drop of water was getting any big ideas.
Scott Line Chaser Anorak 3L Ski Jacket
£389.95 | skibartlett.com
So many more of you have got into touring over the last few seasons, but you’re not necessarily after the tightly clad ski touring image from the past! Bridging the gap between touring and freeride the ‘line chaser’ anorak is for those of you doing exactly that. A modern looking freeride pull-over-the-head jacket which doesn’t compromise on touring breathability, lightness and stretch. With its lightweight feel and small pack size this jacket will stand you in good stead for multiple uses whether for freeride, touring or day to day street wear.
Helly Hansen ALPHA INFINITY JACKET
£500 | hellyhansen.com
Helly Hansen’s best-selling technical ski jacket has been upgraded for 2022 with environmentally responsible LIFA INFINITY™ fabric. Made for long days on the mountain, the Alpha Infinity uses a special recycled LIFA INFINITY™ face fabric and a HELLY TECH® Professional construction to provide the best experience possible on the mountain.
The water-repellent treatment is PFC-free, their warm yet light Primaloft® Black Eco Insulation is 80% recycled – more wins for you and the environment. They designed the jacket with H2FLOW™ ventilation to keep you at an optimal temperature, and the Life Pocket+™ to keep your phone alive longer in the cold. More features you need for a great ski trip: RECCO® Advanced Rescue system, a ski pass pocket, a helmet-compatible and detachable hood, and a snap-away powder skirt. This design is a best-seller for a reason!
Rab Khroma Kharve GORE-TEX® Jacket
£270 | rab.equipment/uk
The ultimate jacket for off-piste enthusiasts, Rab’s Khroma Kharve jacket uses 30D Gore-Tex® Infinium™ Windstopper fabric for flexible weatherproof comfort and advanced moisture management during self-propelled backcountry ski tours. It’s filled with synthetic Stratus™ polyester sheet insulation to cope with damp, changeable mountain conditions and is produced using recycled fibres from post-consumer PET bottles. All this results in a jacket that combines inherent softness with an outstanding warmth to weight ratio and excellent insulation when wet. Other ascent-inspired ski mountaineering features include a helmet-compatible hood with wired peak, a double-ended front zip, multiple internal pockets and a fully adjustable hem for a tailored fit.
Airblaster Toaster Jacket | OG DINOFLAGE
£199.95 | sputniksnowboardshop.com
Rugged, waterproof and always toasty warm. Tough where you want it, and tweakable where you need it, the Toaster is as warm and versatile as they come. 10K Hammercloth at the main body brings maximum durability, while 10K midweight oxford at the hood and sleeves keeps mobility unrestricted. 80g insulation allows you to keep progression on the rise, even when the mercury drops.
Helly Hansen Alpha 3.0 Ski Jacket
£400 | hellyhansen.com
One of Helly Hansen’s most popular ski jackets for a reason! New for 2022, a more masculine sign off incorporates clean design lines with cutting edge technologies. An integrated Life Pocket in the chest pocket will preserve the battery life span of your mobile longer in cold environment to allow you to keep track of work and keep in touch with your ski buddies!
Technical highlights include a light 4 way highly breathable, waterproof, stretch Helly Tech® Professional outer fabric and a brim with hiviz fabric to unfold when the slopes are crowded to keep you visible for fellow skiers. The jacket uses Primaloft® Insulation with a body mapping philosophy to keep you warm in the right areas and their highly innovative H²Flow™™ system turbocharging mechanical venting keeps you dry, warm or cool depending on the outside conditions. Premium ski features including stretch powder skirt, stretch lining and wrist gaitors with thumb hole are added to ensure ultimate comfort.
AfterJAM Jib Series Jacket £249.99
Head to any uni Snowsports club and you’re sure to see an AfterJAM tee – or ten… so to get the brownie points in with your twenty-something this winter, why not slip one of their latest outerwear goodies under the tree? This winter, AfterJAM have taken the long-awaited leap into outerwear with their Jib jackets, new for 21-22.
UK-engineered and made from recycled polyester, these unisex jackets feature a relaxed fit, three colourways, and all the features you could possibly need from a classic ski jacket. Lift pass pocket, media pocket, removable snow skirt, underarm zippers, adjustable helmet hood, plus interior goggle and glove pockets. AfterJAM even claim it can hold a pretty incredible 12 beers – not that we’ve tried this out ourselves (yet!).
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