Women riders know that versatility is key to any backcountry trip. In fact, it may be the #1 priority for women outdoors. To take good care of that body warmth inside your snowboard jackets, protect the ladies you love (or yourself) with an additional, and fully optional outer shell. Ideal alone or as a top layer for protection from wind, water and ice you can count on an outer for any reason. Here are our top picks for the best snowboard jackets for women.
Best Women’s Snowboard Jackets
What’s on the inside definitely counts when you’re snowboarding or splitboarding. During seasonal changes it’s always a good idea to be prepared for inclement weather. Regardless of what the seasons bring you can be prepared for all types of precipitation and stay warm on the inside with the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Hybrid Shell. Sleek, stylish and attractive this shell comes in many forms all in one package. This is the ideal weather protection for intense outdoor women looking for a high-output option in variable conditions.
Essential features of this Black Diamond Women’s Snowboard Jacket include a 4-way stretch fabric construction designed for movement. Leverage the versatility of a durable water repellent (DWR) finish on the fabric that beads moisture on contact during winter activities. BD.dry™ 20,000 mm/20,000 g waterproof/breathable on the chest and hood, Embedded RECCO® reflector, Underarm vents, harness-compatible hand pockets, an internal drop pocket, adjustable ski-helmet-compatible hood for warmth, hook and loop cuff tabs for a secure, tailored looking fit.
Intense, extreme and wild. That’s the type of women the Mountain Hardwear Women’s Boundary Ridge GORE-TEX Jacket was made for. If you or someone you know is the right type of woman for this outdoor jacket, let me tell you more. The inspiration behind these snowboard jackets are women who rip, ride and smash through any terrain – in variable conditions during winter activities. However, most extreme women already know that not everyone can handle the ride.
Trust in the durability of the Mountain Hardwear Women’s Boundary Ridge GORE-TEX Jacket to keep up. Notable features include GORE-TEX® 3-layer waterproof/breathable option shell, RECCO® reflector enhances radio signals from search-and-rescue detectors, helmet compatibility, underarm and chest zip vents, airflow, internal powder skirt, articulated cuffs with a thigh-length style.
The simple, understated design of this women’s GORE-TEX jacket makes it even more attractive. Made to support your toughest days and yet deliver your top performance, the Arc’teryx Beta LT jacket is designed with pit zips, helmet compatibility, articulated sleeves and water-tight construction. Ideal for a range of winter activities and variable conditions, any woman would be glad to call the Arc’teryx Beta LT a companion into the backcountry.
Take on anything with a full range of motion with all-mountain performance. Additional key features of the Arc’teryx Beta LT jacket include 3-layer GORE-TEX fabric with tricot backer, WaterTight™ front zipper keeps, pocket zippers and RS™ (Rain Shield), adjustable cuffs, droptail hem, dual help adjusters for extra snug, cold air protection. A light, comfortable bluesign®-approved 3-layer GORE-TEX jacket shell for women ideal for your favorite snowboard jackets.
Rab Women’s Khroma GORE-TEX Pro Jacket
Made for women riders who hit the BIG mountain, this ladies snowboard jackets is ideal for skiers and snowboarders. Lightly insulated for deep powder with GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ and Stratus ideal for damp and wet conditions you dare to ride in. Take on windy, cold weather with protection as the lightweight jacket wraps you in comfort and cozy warmth for season-long use.
Key features include GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ ripstop nylon outer shell fabric, Stratus recycled insulation, 20-denier recycled nylon lining, helmet compatibility, wired peak and elastic binding, Full-length, 2-way YKK VISLON® AquaGuard® front zipper, lightweight stretch cuffs and fully adjustable hem. Made with ripstop nylon and recycled lightweight insulation for snowsports, downhill skiing and snowboarding.
Skiing, snowboarding, sledding, trekking and hiking are all on the resume for the 686 women’s GORE-TEX Skyline. This womens snowboard jacket is specifically designed for women ready to take on any adventure. Ideal for use in any conditions you can rely on the ability of the 686 GORE-TEX Skyline to keep you comfortable and dry. Wear it alone or as a top layer during any snowsport for its reliable wind and waterproof protection from the elements.
The breathability of the outer makes it ideal for sweaty sports in any season regardless of your body temperature during winter activities. Additional features of the 686 women’s GORE-TEX Skyline women’s jacket include recycled material fabrics, nylon lining, GORE-TEX waterproof membrane 2-layer durable water repellent (DWR) finished, fully taped seams, Air-Flo™ underarm vents, helmet-compatible hood with hood link system, Inner LYCRA® fabric wrist gaiters for season-long use. Merino wool inner collar and mouth flap, Pant Jacket Connect™ System, Attached adjustable powder skirt for heavy snowfall and more!
Express your signature style with a jacket made to reign supreme. Unlike any other waterproofing outer shell, the versatility of the Annok women’s jacket. You can take on any mountain and the weather can drop at any moment fearlessly and look amazing. It’s all about blending your serious street-style with a ready-to-ride shell that water beads right off in heavy snowfall. Once it’s all put together you can take on any outdoor sport and look DOPE. Never let any water or slush slow you down because instead of soaking up the cold, this DWR outer repels water before it reaches your skin.
Dope Snow Annok offers hydrophilic membrane technology so you can get intense and draw interior and exterior moisture away from your body. It’s all in the slick little details like the medium-weight insulation, warmth, balance, and all-purpose build. Packed with features including the Dope DryTech membrane, moisture wicking, PFC-free ECO Huntsman Zelan R3 DWR treatment, fully taped seams for deep powder riding and all-mountain preparedness.
It’s a game-changer! Born of an iconic collection, the lofoten GORE-TEX Pro delivers the dream to big mountain free-riders. Durable, hard-working, and powder-protected the Norrona women’s lofoten GORE-TEX Pro is the premium protection with functionality in every category. At the forefront of free riders minds since 2004, this new generation of the original collection is uncompromisingly designed. Fulfill your every need with pockets of every storage size, with easy accessibility and ZERO interference from your backpack.
Performance features include a customizable protection perfect fit hoot, neck protection, smooth fleece backer, next-to-skin comfort, windproof, waterproof, breathable, durable, lightweight, and uninsulated for layering. Heat things up as you fire up your stoke and ride the way you want to during winter activities. It’s all good thanks to the two-way armpit zippers and open airflow design with top and bottom gap, and backpack compatibility.
Showcasing the best aspects of an alpine jacket, the Triolet leverages waterproof construction and breathability with a 3-layer GORE-TEX fabric. Recycled materials put your best face forward as the feature-rich shell shows off your sustainability factor. Take on any elemental force with confidence from rain, to heavy show you can stay cozy and warm.
Features of the Patagonia Triolet jacket for women include helmet compatibility, laminated visor, two-way adjustable hood for warmth, Napoleon huge chest pockets, watertight zips, two welted handwarmer pockets, no interference with harnesses or your waist belt, sealed-in warmth, low-profile cuffs, concealed RECCO® reflector, and bluesign® approved, and Fair Trade Certified™sewn. Balanced airflow with watertight two-way pit zips with ventilation and reach without raising the jacket body. Sustainability features include 87% recycled material construction.
Designed for snowsports, the Flyflow Domino jacket for women is ideal alone or as an outer layer. Durable, and waterproof in the worst of wet variable conditions, this hardshell outer can keep you feeling insulated. All-mountain ready, the Flyflow Domino is lightly lined with synthetic insulation in ultra-lightweight construction. The hard shell feature all-day warmth in variable conditions even if a winter storm delivers powder unannounced.
Notable features of the women’s Flyflow Domino jacket include spector 2-layer hard shell , waterproof and breathable construction, Spector 2-layer hard shell, durable water repellent (DWR), Removable powder skirt, helmet compatibility, 4 exterior pockets, 1 sleeve pass pocket and 1 interior pocket with media port, underarm vents and all-terrain comfort. A top-notch for women’s outer layer shell with air permeability and durability ideal for skiers, snowboarders and touring.
Bringing style to every rider, this best-selling brand delivers the highest form of functionality along with a feminine flare to all of your winter-specific favorite sports. Try anything! The Trew Astoria Jacket will take extra care of your top considerations including comfort, durability and of course … dryness. Look no further than TREW to give you everything you need in an outer protective layer. Switch it up and use the Astoria as a single layer between sessions and keep looking feminine with a relaxed fit.
This Trew Women’s Snowboard Jacket was designed with boast-worthy materials, making it a burly snowboard jacket can take on any terrain and still leave you with that quintessential style you always bring to the mountain during winter activities. The Trew Astoria Jacket has it all including a form-fitting design, waterproof and breathable option, nylon liner, Bluesign certified, removable powder skirt, water-resistant zips, helmet compatibility, internal mesh pockets, cinch drawcord for hem protection and more.