The mountains covered with snow makes for happy skiers and snowboarders. But we’re here to make sure no child gets left behind. While you peruse the best ski jackets and snowboard apparel, turn your thoughts to your little ones. After all, they want to play too, and you’ll delight in passing down tips and tricks as your kids progress. Taking on the mountain requires wearing the right apparel for everyone, so let’s get into the best ski jackets for kids.
From boots to ski pants, socks, sweaters and mittens, bundling up the right way makes all the difference. Whether they’re taking their first descent or returning for a new season, a good jacket should be at the top of your ski apparel checklist. Here’s our selection of the best ski and snowboard jackets to keep your kids warm on the hill this winter.
GIRL'S & BOY'S FAVORITES SKI JACKETS
Breathable? Check. Weatherproof? Check. Peak Performance's Gravity Kids Ski Jacket is designed for little ones to shred the slopes in all conditions. The built-in snow skirt and stretchy cuffs are great for conquering the mountains, and a special lift ticket pocket will have them ready to go for the weekend.
It may look simple, but the Adirondack Jacket from Orage has everything needed for comfort and mobility on the slopes. Prime10 outer fabric is waterproof and breathable, and the Warm Sd synthetic insulation keeps kids cozy and warm. They'll love the style and fit of the jacket, likely to be a favourite on the slopes and in the schoolyard. A full range of features - including a helmet-friendly hood, underarm vents and more - give them a head start on Mother Nature.
Let the kids play! The Freedom Extreme Insulated Jacket for girls and boys gives them the comfort, warmth and water repellent protection they need to carve their own paths through winter. Heatseeker Eco synthetic insulation keeps them warm, even in wet weather. The DryVent 2L outer fabric is waterproof, breathable, and the taped seams and PFC-free DWR finish ensure a dry day on the slopes (or snowball fight).
The funny thing about retro styles is that our kids look even better in them than we did back in the day. The Helly Hansen Isfjord Jacket is a gem that will make your kids shine on the hill. The 480 fill down insulation gives the jacket both volume and warmth, even in wet conditions. It's fully equipped for skiing with a snow skirt, RECCO sensor, ski ticket pockets and a Life Pocket to keep your cell phone alive longer in cold environments (which is essential for a good day).
The Leader Jacket, with its screen-printed Spyder logo, bright colours and reflective details, is ideal for the youngest members of the family. The removable hood with inner gaiter, taped seams, and snow skirt with snaps and elastic cuffs are complemented by PrimaLoft Black ECO synthetic insulation. Stretch Repreve polyester laminate lining with mesh and water-repellent outer fabric ensures that the Leader will always have them covered.
get ready for winter fun
Staying warm from head to toe is important, and makes all the difference when facing cold weather on the ski hill. This is especially true of kids. Having a good ski or snowboard jacket that can keep up with them is the key to a fun-filled winter. Make sure they have everything they need this winter with one of the best ski jackets for kids or snowboard jackets for kids, and check out our full range of ski and snowboard gear.