The northern hemisphere ski season is in full swing. With thousands of Aussies heading to the slopes of Japan and North America to get celebrate a white christmas, the team here at Katies fashion thought we would save you the hard work of selecting ski jackets to suit the colder climates. You may think the Jacket you wear on the Australian hills is suitable, but remember temperatures are a lot colder in the northern hemisphere so have a read and see how your jacket compares.
If you are looking for womens ski jackets, then there are two good options available in the market. These two options are Marmot Sling Shot down Jacket and Betty Rides 2014 TrippyCat Manic Jacket, This review aims to help you make a well-informed choice between the two options.
The Marmot Sling Shot down Jacket is a serious investment at $439.96. However, the features of the jacket prove that it is value for money. Some of the important features of this jacket include a waterproofing of 20,000mm and breathability of 20,000gm. The jacket provides you the required protection from cold and wind because of the high quality Goose down Fill and also because it is critically seam sealed.
In order to ensure that the jacket remains usable and convenient for you to wear, the Marmot Sling Shot comes with a removable 3-way adjustable hood. Depending on your requirements, you can adjust the hood to ensure that you get the maximum out of this jacket. Another feature in the same domain is the removable powder skirt. You can remove the powder skirt whenever you want. These two features ensure that the jacket remains useful to you in varying climates.
Other features of the jackets include mesh lined underarm vents and two zippered front pockets. The cuffs are adjustable and the jacket also has media pockets allowing for easy access to your phone and music. Lastly, this jacket by Marmot is available in a rich blue color to suit all attires.
The other ski jacket we are looking at is Betty Rides 2014 TrippyCat Manic Jacket. This product is priced at a nominal price of $249. Key features of the jacket include a waterproofing of 10,000mm and breathability of 8,000gm. The jacket is critically seam sealed and also comes with a fixed 3-way adjustable hood. This allows you to use or remove the hood depending upon your requirement giving you the flexibility to use it in varying climates.
One of the features of this jacket is the fact that it uses a powder skirt with Betty Connection Technology. This is a patented technology by Betty Rides that gives the wearer a comfortable experience. In addition to this, the Betty Rides TrippyCat Jacket has mesh lined underarm vents and two zippered front pockets. In line with the Marmot Sling Shot down Jacket Blue, this jacket also entails adjustable cuffs, media pocket and pass pocket. The jacket is available in brown color.
The team at Katies Fashion really like The Marmot Sling Shot down Jacket which is surely a good, durable choice if you have the money to spend on it. The feature set of the jacket makes it nothing less than flawless. However, the only downside of the jacket is its high price and if that is within your reach, then there is no way you should give this jacket a miss. On the other hand, Betty Rides 2014 TrippyCat Manic Jacket is a perfect choice for people looking for an affordable jacket, in fact, at half the price of Marmot Sling Shot Down Jacket Blue, with features that are comparable. Depending on your requirements and budget, either one of these ski jackets is sure to do the trick, and keep you warm and dry in the northern hemisphere this season.