Marmot Variant Insulated Jacket – Men’s

The Marmot Variant Insulated Jacket for men is a comfortable, breathable, and well-fitting jacket that combines puffy insulation with thinner, wicking material, to try and balance warmth and performance. Despite some people not liking the combination of these materials, claiming the layer doesn’t provide enough warmth for cold weather, and too warm for activities, the versatility and layering abilities of this jacket may be exactly what you need for your next adventure.

Marmot Ama Dablam Down Jacket – Men’s

Marmot’s Ama Dablam Down Jacket for men is a relatively warm 800 fill down jacket. The jacket has some nice features, such as handwarmer pockets, a cinchable hood and zippered pockets, but unfortunately, the construction sacrifices some durability. This jacket is not an outer shell so you might expect tears from snagging on trees, however some users report small holes wearing through just from regular use.

The North Face Ventrix Insulated Jacket – Men’s

The North Face Ventrix Insulated Jacket for men is a comfortable, highly breathable jacket for all outdoor activities, and is stylish enough to wear in town or when you are not being so active. The proprietary ventilation system is based on your movement, with small laser-cut holes that close up when you stop to trap heat in, and open when you move, to release excess heat. This jacket is water repellent and wind resistant, though not waterproof and not windproof. It is a bit pricey, but a good value for all the use you will get out of it.

Outdoor Research Uberlayer Insulated Hooded Jacket – Men’s

The Outdoor Research Uberlayer Insulated Hooded Jacket for men is a warm, breathable, stretchy, and functional jacket that provides optimal versatility due to the layering abilities it provides. Some durability questions may deter some, but for a piece that can be worn in a variety of conditions, under a shell or over a baselayer, this jacket is a great option, providing mobility, fast-drying material, and ample warmth.