The Marmot Ama Dablam Down Jacket for women is a fashionable down jacket equally at home in the resort as on the slopes. With 800 fill real down, you stay warm well below freezing and even in blustery winds. If you plan on being in a storm however, bring along an outer shell to protect from moisture, this jacket is certainly not waterproof and down doesn’t do well when wet. With amazing features like a helmet compatible and adjustable hood, a zippered arm pocket, and a self contained inner pocket/stuff sack, this jacket is the real deal.
The Patagonia Hi-Loft Hooded Down Sweater for women is a good choice for those wanting a comfortable, flattering, versatile, and warm jacket for light-aerobic activities and walking around town. The lack of weatherproofing and technical abilities makes this jacket not sufficient for stand-alone use during intense activities, but sufficient for light outdoor use.
The Arc’teryx Beta SL Jacket for women is loved for its almost unbelievable lightness and breathability. While users generally find this jacket waterproof, some are underwhelmed after getting wet while wearing it. This jacket is more useful as an emergency rain jacket, as its lightness and packability make it easy to take anywhere, but its less-durable fabric make it more prone to wearing out quickly.
The Marmot Slopestar Pant (Women’s) is a solid resort pant that keeps in warmth and keeps out snow and water. Made with a soft and flexible fabric, these pants move well and look good while the insulation keeps you cozy and the legs vents adjust temperature on warmer days. While most users love the curvy fit, it is wise to try this pant in a variety of sizes before deciding which to buy in order to get the most out of the cut.
The Flylow Donna 2.1 Pant is a stylish and functional soft-shell ski pant made for shredding and keeping out water. With an adjustable waist and a relaxed but slim fit, the pant accommodates layers but still looks good and moves easily because of the soft and flexible fabric, although some find the fit to run too large.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Bivy Insulated Pullover for women is light, warm, versatile, and has a great fit. Although there are some jackets out there that are a little lighter, a tiny bit warmer, and more breathable, this pullover is a staple in countless wardrobes.
The Flylow Billie Coat for women is a lightweight, waterproof, and functional jacket that is suited for variable climates and activities. The layering ability, helmet-compatible hood, and ample storage make this coat well suited for outdoor alpine sports.
The Mountain Hardwear Stretchdown Hooded Down Jacket for women is a stretchy, comfortable, and stylish jacket that lacks some technical specifications to make it suited for outdoor activities. The limited warmth, windproofing, and packability makes this jacket not the best choice for intense or aerobic activities, but better suited for walking around town.
The Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket for women is so lightweight and compact that you can throw it in your pack and forget about it… until you need it. Then, the jacket provides no-frills protection from rain and wind.
The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket for women has an extremely impressive weight-to-warmth ratio. However, the ultra-lightweight materials don’t provide as much overall heat or durability as some competitors. For those looking to go fast and light, and are willing to sacrifice some warmth, this is a terrific choice.