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Top Women's Ski Jackets

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A quality ski jacket is an essential in your ski gear. Because a jacket will keep you warm and shield you from the cold winter weather, is a key component in making your ski day an enjoyable one. Women's ski jackets come in various styles, and can be both functional and fashion-forward. Fortunately, you don't have to spend a lot of money to find a dependable jacket.

Columbia Bugaboo Jacket

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Columbia's classic Bugaboo jacket is now available in chic new prints and colors. The jacket features a seam-sealed, waterproof outer shell for thorough protection from the elements. The interior, insulated liner can be zipped in on cold days, or zipped out (or even worn alone) during warmer weather. This versatile jacket won't break the bank, but it's a quality piece that you can depend on. Plus, it's been designed with a feminine fit that flatters all figures.
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Columbia Snowcalypse Jacket

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With an eye-catching exterior that's also waterproof and breathable, the Snowcalypse is a ski jacket that's dependable enough to get you through a ski day, and cute enough to keep it on during your aprés-ski activities. Equipped with features like a powder skirt, sealed waterproof zippers, and Omni-Heat® thermal reflective lining, this jacket covers all the basics while keeping you warm and dry.
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L.L. Bean Winter Warmer Jacket

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If you're new to skiing, or a beginner or intermediate who only hits the slopes once or twice a year, this $89 jacket is a good choice for you. It's a basic coat that will keep you warm and dry throughout the winter, whether you're on a ski vacation or running errands. It's also ensured for any temperature between -25 F and 25 F. The jacket is available in a nice selection of classic, muted colors, and is available in petite, regular and plus sizes.
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The North Face Gotham Jacket

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With a hip, urban look, The North Face Gotham Jacket can carry you from the slopes to the apres-ski scene. Available in a variety of colors, the Gotham jacket is more than just a cool jacket. Insulated but still light weight and breathable, be prepared for complete and constant protection against the elements.
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The North Face Triclimate Jacket

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If you're going to invest in one piece of quality ski wear, make it a North Face Triclimate. Although the jacket might strike you as more expensive than your average coat, you're really getting three in one: a fleece liner, a lightweight interior jacket, and a breathable, waterproof shell. It is available in several different models and colors, but all jackets from the Triclimate line offer the three-in-one design, which is an extremely convenient and versatile feature that will take you through the entire ski season.
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Obermeyer Tuscany Jacket

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With a touch of fur for fashion points, the Obermeyer Tuscany might look like a cute little ski coat, but it's a high-performance piece of ski wear that performs as well on tough trails as it does off the slopes, too. Available in a range of colors to suit any ski diva's tastes, the Tuscany jacket is waterproof and breathable, with 120g body insulation. It offers the ultimate cold weather protection, but has a great feminine, flattering fit, too.
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Outdoor Research Enigma Ski Jacket

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The women's Outdoor Research Enigma Ski Jacket is a great winter staple. You won't want to be wearing anything else, both on and off the slopes! With high-performance technical features and quality lightweight insulation, the Enigma ski jacket will keep you warm without sacrificing a comfortable, flattering fit.

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Outdoor Research Women's Igneo Jacket

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The Women's Igneo Jacket comes with the same features as the Men's - zip off helmet fitted hood and mesh powder skirt; two handwarmer pockets; an inner lift pass and an inner chest pocket and the napoleon pocket with media port. The synthetic, lightweight EnduraLoft™ insulation
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Patagonia Women's Powder Bowl Jacket

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The Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket is a versatile hard shell made with GORE-TEX® Performance Shell technology. The 2-layer shell includes a GORE-TEX® membrane bonded to a durable polyester fabric for maximum waterproof/breathable protection. The Optimal Visibility Hood™ is helmet-compatible with a laminated visor. If you're looking for a staple ski coat, this is it. It'll keep you warm during the coldest temps, while not overburdening you with insulation when the sun comes out.
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Spyder Prevail Jacket

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This sleek, modern ski coat combines fashion and function in a way that's distinctive to the Spyder brand. The Prevail jacket has both extra Thermaweb insulation for cold temperatures, and Spyder's trademark breathable waterproofing laminate, so you're sure to stay warm and dry. Pit zips help you cool down after a hard run, and the storm hood zips off for sunny days, too. Plus, multiple pockets help you keep all of your gadgets organized, yet the jacket's form-flattering design doesn't feel too bulky or stiff. This is a great all-around ski jacket for women.
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