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Outdoor jackets are a crucial piece of clothing for taking part in outdoor or mountain sports. They protect us from the wind, cold and rain, keeping us warm and ensuring sweat is wicked away effectively. They can be used as second or third layers, depending on the features and material technologies.

How to choose outdoor jackets?

Depending on the intensity of the activity and the weather, you can choose between certain jackets.

Waterproof jackets are designed to be used in wet climates or in high mountains with frequent or consistent rainfall. If the jacket is light and compact, we can fold it up and pack it away when we don’t need it. They are made of waterproof material, which is more or less breathable (it does not let raindrops get in but does evacuate sweat) depending on their quality, since if you sweat a lot it will remain on the inside. These shells are, generally speaking, very resistant to abrasion and tearing. The seams and zips must be thermosealed, to prevent water from getting inside. If you are looking for high moisture wicking capacities, we recommend Gore-Tex This expanded teflon shell is made of micropores, which are smaller than raindrops, but at the same time, bigger than water vapour molecules (sweat), which allows sweat to be wicked away quickly from your body. They can be used for hill walking, trekking, hiking or trail running.

Windproof jackets are made of a mixture of water and wind resistant fabrics. Windproof jackets work to block out wind and keep us warm. These fabrics are not waterproof although some of them have been treated with water repellent and usually offer better breathability than waterproof fabrics. The most well-known of these fabrics is Windstopper, although more and more manufacturers are working to design their own windproof fabrics.

Soft shell jackets came into fashion a while ago. They are a mix between a fleece and windproof jacket. The idea was to reduce the number of layers worn. They are not waterproof although, like windproof jackets, they are treated to repel water, therefore making them somewhat water resistant. They are ideal for hiking, trekking and mountaineering.

We also have down jackets (goose or synthetic Primaloft) that are usually used for breaks or when doing very light activities. The down retains moisture and does not let it out. These jackets are more lightweight and compact and are also water repellent. They can be used alone or as a second layer under a soft shell or waterproof jacket.

Insulated jackets combine different materials at the same time, not only protecting you from the wind, cold and rain, but they also offer thermal insulation thanks to their inner lining. They are heavier than other jackets, since they are usually made with more robust, rigid and resistant materials. They are usually intended to be used for activities in extremely cold conditions, such as mountaineering, winter trekking, skiing, etc.


Opinions featured in Outdoor Jackets

Haglöfs Buteo Fine Jacket Black White
Good quality
High quality and my son was so happy to get this jacket. He love The jacket so much.
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CMP Fix Hood Knit Tech Jacket Electric Blue Women
super quality
super quality
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Fjällräven Expedition Pack Down Jacket Blue
Lightweight, warm and stylish.
Good quality, fab colour, nice length. I'm a female who prefers the extra length and non waisted design of the bloke's jacket. This fits a treat. The sleeves can be folded up one or two sections and the elastic makes the cuff look as if it's the right length.
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The North Face Quest DryVent Waterproof Jacket White Grey Women - Light Jacket
Great love it. Great quality
I would definitely recommend it. Great quality
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Columbia Powder Lite Jacket Black Logo White Kids
Good quality
Good quality light weight jacket
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Altus Decan Jacket Blue Green
Nice jacket
Good quality and fit perfect
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Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Midlayer Thin Jacket White
Very good quality
Great jacket for outdoor walks
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Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Midlayer Thin Jacket Dark Blue
Weather protect, well engined
Yes a very good jacket
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The North Face Quest Insulated DryVent Jacket Greenish Grey Women
Very nice jacket
Bought for wife and she loves it. Fantastic
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Fjällräven Yupik Parka Jacket orange
Super warm
Was dubious about spending this much on a coat but when it turned up, I didn't need to be. It's well worth every penny, seriously warm and looks great.
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Millet K Shield Hoodie Black Red
Superb price and brilliant jacket .
Millet are one of the best outdoor brands in the world for quality. I'm pretty sure there are no more of these jackets left in Europe. This was only site that had any left. So pleased !
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Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Midlayer Jacket Electric Blue
Good quality like always
One size bigger than normal. You should take -1 size than normal.
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Columbia Pouring Adventure II Light Jacket Maroon Women
Perfect for me
Perfect for wet weather
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Helly Hansen Crew Hooded Jacket Dark Blue
Excellent jacket
Good merchandise
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