A unique feature, the kick pleats allowed for better mobility and ventilation, but we could feel cold air seeping in, and they were also noticeably uncomfortable when we were sitting on hard surfaces. In general, we like models with durable plastic zippers that don't bend or kink over time counter-intuitive, but plastic zippers are much more durable than metal ones. This was our favorite for sunset ascents of desert towers when speed and low weight are critical to getting to the rappels before dark—and you still want to look outdoor-chic for those beautiful sunset summit shots. The belt can be worn traditionally, tied in the front, or more playfully, swung over to the side more like a sash. Pictured here is the lead tester wearing the Canada Goose Camp, which scores a 10 out of 10 for comfort and an 8 out of 10 for warmth!
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The Best Winter Jackets for Women of By Liz Williamson ⋅ Review Editor. Monday January 22, Following closely behind, the Marmot Montreaux is our Best Buy, and is the warmest jacket in the review, at a cool $, as well as Patagonia Tres 3-in-1 Parka - Women's, which wins a Top Pick for those residing in wet climates. We investigated what makes a warm coat warm -- tight stitching and water resistance are two key factors -- so that you could stay cozy when the temperatures plunge. Our search for the warmest. Guide to Winter Coats & Jackets Nothing comes between us and the perfect day outdoors – except our outerwear. Because we design the warmest winter coats and jackets that are tested in the lab and field to perform no matter what, with new technologies for staying warm, dry and on the right track.