The best ski jackets for men for the 2021 ski season
Want to know our recommendations for the best ski jackets for men? Here are our top 10 choices for time on the slopes in 2021.
BEST SKI JACKETS FOR MEN
Best men’s ski jacket for breathability
Arc’Teryx Cassiar LT Jacket
Using waterproof and windproof GORE-TEX technology, the Cassiar LT Jacket is an excellent choice for resort skiing. It’s slim, lightweight and breathable. The fabric moves with your body, so you’ll feel comfortable carving through fresh powder and practising clean twists and turns. Features include a helmet-compatible hood, powder skirt and lift pass pocket.
Available from: Arc’Teryx
Best men’s ski jacket for backcountry skiing
The North Face Brigandine Futurelight Jacket
You can expect guaranteed protection from the elements in this athlete-tested jacket from The North Face, designed specifically for advanced backcountry skiing. The durable, waterproof and breathable Futurelight technology is world class, and it’s made sustainably using recycled materials in solar-powered factories.
Available from: The North Face
Best men’s ski jacket for retro flair
Oosc Yeh Man
If you want to stand out on the slopes, go for Oosc’s Yeh Man. This jacket comes in big, bold colours and has been given an artful revamp for 2021, with snazzy new lining inspired by TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Oosc’s Yeh Man is waterproof to 10,000mm, breathable and insulated. What’s more, every jacket is made with 51% recycled polyester from at least 25 plastic bottles.
Available from: Oosc Clothing
Best men’s ski jacket for spring skiing
Black Crows Ventus Gore-Tex Light
Every detail has been thought about in crafting this cutting-edge shell jacket. It’s built with waterproof and windproof GORE-TEX fabric and features lots of extra touches, such as a RECCO reflector, soft jersey chin guard, waterproof zips and a helmet-friendly hood with one-handed adjustment. Its lightweight design is ideal for spring conditions, but in the winter months it’s a good idea to wear separate insulation underneath.
Available from: ekosport
Best men’s ski jacket for versatility
The North Face Carto Triclimate Jacket
Another top choice from The North Face is the 3-in-1 Carto Triclimate Jacket. If you’re looking for great value for money, it’s one of the best ski jackets for men on the market. The fit is relaxed and the fabric is really comfy and breathable. It features a waterproof and windproof shell and a separate insulator jacket – giving you the freedom to wear one or both, depending on the conditions and temperature on the mountain.
Available from: The North Face
Best men’s ski jacket for eco-conscious skiers
Picture Goods Jacket
The Goods Jacket is, as the name suggests, a feel good wear. It’s made from 38% recycled polyester and 62% bio-sourced polyester from repurposed sugarcane waste. The new hard shell is waterproof, breathable and lined with eco-efficient plant-based insulation to keep you toasty on those chilly early mornings. Key features include wrist gaiters, a powder skirt, underarm vents and an adjustable ergonomic hood.
Available from: Snow + Rock
Best men’s ski jacket for affordable quality
Columbia Ride On Ski Jacket
Columbia has been designing reliable outdoor gear since 1938, so if you’re looking for a trusty first-time ski jacket, this 80-year-old brand is a fine place to start. The Ride On Ski Jacket is a great-value investment. It’ll keep you warm in extreme weathers with its insulated Omni-Tech reflective lining, and dry in rainy downpours or snowfalls with its waterproof outer layer.
Available from: Columbia
Best men’s ski jacket for warmth
Salomon Brilliant Jacket
Salomon’s best-seller has been given a subtle style refresh this year, with new bomber jacket-inspired detailing, while its much-loved features remain. With 100g of fiberfill insulation and AdvancedSkin Dry technology shielding you from any snow, wind or rain, you can rely on the Brilliant Jacket to keep you warm on the slopes. It also contains four-way-stretch fabric allowing for unrestricted movement.
Available from: Salomon
Best men’s ski jacket for durability
Helly Hansen Elevation Shell 2.0 Jacket
The award-winning Elevation Shell 2.0 Jacket is resilient, dependable and built for protection. Professional skiers have tested this jacket and rated it as extremely waterproof, breathable and durable. A cool new feature is its Life Pocket+ technology, which preserves the battery on your phone or camera.
Available from: Helly Hansen
Best men’s ski jacket for all conditions
Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket
This jacket is a fantastic all-rounder. Using GORE-TEX fabric, it promises long-wearing comfort, breathability, moisture-wicking technology and waterproof and windproof cover. Like a lot of Patagonia’s products, the Powder Bowl Jacket is made sustainably with recycled polyester. The helmet-compatible adjustable hood and visor will give you better visibility, while the high collar adds extra protection and warmth.
Available from: Patagonia
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