Mountain Weekly News award winners for the best women’s snowboard jackets for 2019.
Burton women know how to ride a mountain and because of it, they also know how to do a women’s snow jacket right. The Burton jet Set Jacket features an insulated outer layer in a range of colors but unlike other women’s gear, they include tones of off-white, beige, black and grey. Then, if you want to brighten things up, ladies can choose from burgundy and teal, too. The light insulation inside the waterproof outer layer allows you to rock a slim fit style with this Burton women’s snowboard jacket. Wear the Burton Jet Set as you relax in the lodge or while you cut your own lines through the backcountry. Regardless of where your favorite mountain is, ride it in the Burton Women’s Jet Set Jacket. The insulated ladies’ snow jacket includes 2-layer woven shell featuring Dryride Durashell™ mapped throughout with 80g partially recycled Thermolite® insulation, non-bulky warmth and comfort, breathable taffeta lining, ultra-soft collar to protect windblown cheeks, adjustable all-weather hood and microfleece-lined hand pockets – all made with recycled materials.
The North Face Women’s Thermoball Triclimate Jacket is a 3-in-1 women’s snowboarding jacket that’s ideal for those looking for a clean and classic look. But style isn’t all this jacket has to offer – and so, it’s safe to say The North Face ThermoBall Snow Triclimate Women’s Jacket made more than just a pretty face. Available in the most basic colors made for easy pairing with your favorite gear (navy, brown, black) you can wear The North Face Thermoball Jacket with anything to get these features you can’t find in any other top layer: DryVent 2-layer outer shell including ThermoBall liner ideal for crystal blue days or dark afternoons on the slope, helmet-compatible hood, underarm vents, breathability, snap-away powder skirt w/ gripper elastic and pockets for storage make this windproof, waterproof jacket your snow companion. Fend off debris, water, dirt, mud and everything else with DryVent 2-layer waterproof breathable technology while you stay warm and dry within ThermoBall insulation inside. One of the top-rated warm snowboard jackets for women, it comes with 3 layers after all.
Soft and streamline, the look of the Patagonia Women’s Insulated Snowbelle Jacket is another 3-in-1 coat that works with many different styles. Available in basic colors like brown, navy, burgundy and coral the Snowbelle makes any woman feel warm inside. You can count on the waterproof outer shell to keep you snug as you smash the slopes under clear bluebird skies or when it’s coming down in buckets. Brave the lines you want to and you can still stay warm while you ride due to the features of the women’s Patagonia Snowbelle snow jacket. They include 2-layer H2No® Performance Standard waterproof, breathable polyester w/ durable water repellent (DWR), Thermogreen® insulation (80g in the body and 40g in the sleeves) so the Patagonia Snowbelle Jacket compresses easily and insulates even when wet, polyester lining wicks moisture, lining is also certified as bluesign® approved, embedded RECCO reflector, helmet-compatible, 2-way-adjustable hood w/ laminated visor for visibility, soft microfleece panels to eliminate chafing, low-profile powder skirt – plus tons of pockets for stashing everything you need. This is a great women’s insulated snowboard jacket perfect for the rocky mountains and cold climates.
Made to fit Janes of all trades, the Patagonia Down Sweater Jacket is ideal for every cold weather situation. Don’t let the #5 spot fool you, this is still one of the best women’s snowboard jackets of the season. Lightweight and windproof, it’s made with a 100% recycled polyester shell and 100 fill power Traceable Down. What’s traceable down? The Patagonia Women’s Down Sweater Jacket is filled with goose down from geese that are tracked from farm to apparel factory, to ensure the birds are not force-fed or live-plucked. All certified by NSF – an independent third party, you can feel good about your jacket while you stay protected from the elements. Ultra-comfortable, and ultra-versatile this jacket was made just for ladies who rip, with a classic zip-up style.
This snow jacket is for women who want it all and take it. The Trew Gear Stella Jacket is not only ultra-stylish but it’s also built with technical aspects that put other jackets to shame. Wear the Trew Stella Jacket allowing the 3-layer Dermizax® construction to protect you with incredible waterproof movement. Go ahead and freestyle! Set out knowing the Trew Gear Stella women’s snow jacket is made with a specific material known as Modern Freeride Fit to allow for any move you need to make. Articulate the fiercest runs you can think of in the flattering Trew Gear Stella Jacket. Additional features include ergonomic power skirt with 3-point pant attachment, 2-way adjustable helmet-compatible hood, center front zipper, headphone cord loop at the collar, chin guard, shock cord adjustable hem, RECCO reflector and more.
Designed to complement a women’s physique, this 3-in-1 women’s jacket creates a look that ladies love. The L.L. Bean Challenger Women’s Jackets offers bright colors including aqua and sunset blue, there are also basic colors including black and graphite. Use the Waterproof TEK2.5® in any type of weather to protect you from inclement snow, rain and what creeps in under the fog. With Breathable Mesh Zoning Technology™ the Women’s Weather Challenger is more than just weather protection – is a jacket system. The Weather Challenger includes exclusive L.L. Bean Outerwear Technology: TEK2.5 Waterproof System with 2.5 layers of performance. The layers include breathable, durable exterior, waterproof/windproof/breathable barrier and a printed, “half lining” for lightweight performance.
Nobody said you can’t look fly AF in active snowfall. Take the Arc’teryx Women’s Tiya Jacket along for the ride on the next trip you take into the backcountry. It’s there for you in every way a reliable jacket should be – with zippered vents for breathability, fully taped seams, helmet compatibility & a drop hood, a slim-looking silhouette, a laminated brim that stays out of sight, and Coreloft® body-mapped insulation for extra comfort and all-weather warmth. Adjustable hem and cuffs make it easy to swap out snowboard gloves & mittens, and you’ll never need to look for a place to stash anything with plenty of pockets, specifically designed for goggles, passes and more!
Ok ladies… if you’re craving powder – the Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket is built for you. Made with a 2-layer Gore-Tex outer membrane to lock moisture out even in high winds, you’ll be snug and comfortable as the strategically placed vents give you breathability to sweat freely AND stay warm. Ventilated and completely environmentally friendly, this jacket features 100g Thermogreen insulation in just the right spots, where you need warmth the most. Additionally, this all-condition backcountry jacket was made for the deepest snow days plus wind chill and bitter ice blasts. It’s all good in the Patagonia Women’s Insulated Powder Bowl Jacket.
Made to deliver a hot pop of color within contrasting outer colors, The North Face Gatekeeper women’s snow jacket comes in basic black and grey but look on the inside and you’ll find the familiar flare of femininity – in hot pink! The sleek-looking coat offers a super cool style with serious insulation. The jacket includes black insulation and waterproof protection that lasts for hours on end while you spend time in the backcountry. Get comfortable in the North Face Gatekeeper women’s snow jacket! It features waterproof/breathable 2-layer DryVent™ fabric, PrimaLoft black insulation, removable, helmet-compatible hood, core vents, snap-away powder skirt with gripper elastic, pockets galore plus secure-zip wrist pockets for your stashes. For waterproof protection, you can count on, grab the North Face Gatekeeper Jacket, girl.
Toping the list and taking the #1 spot for best women’s snowboard jackets is **drum roll please** the Burton AK Gore-Tex 2L Altitude. Made to handle the roughest backcountry conditions and the toughest female riders, this zip-up jacket delivers guide-worthy protection with legendary breathability. Additional features include a neck gasket collar and powder gasket cuffs so you’ll be sealed in tight – away from windy weather and frigid snow. Featuring an exclusive Gore-Seam® technology, the Burton AK Gore-Tex 2L Altitude also keeps your body temperature adjusted so you never have to worry about overheating inside and soaking yourself with sweat. Additional features include, micro-adjustable hood and exterior-access media pocket.
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