Hit the slopes with confidence in the season’s best ski jackets

Ski season is right around the corner which means you’ve purchased your season pass and are currently knee-deep in the typical pre-season anticipation period. You’ve waxed your board and skis (twice, for good measure), watched ski flicks, Googled weather forecasts, and hit the gym a bit to get your snow legs in shape. Depending on where you live, you may have even started hiking some of the local hills.

In between video premieres and pray for snow parties, you may also be doing a bit of shopping for new gear. Boots, boards bindings, helmets — there’s a lot to update and if a new jacket is on your list, you’re in luck. We’ve done the research for you and compiled the best ski jackets to add to your gear closet.