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Skiing Outerwear Guide

When skiing or snowboarding, you are exposed to strong cold winds and sub freezing temperatures. To stay comfortable in these harsh conditions, highly technical outdoor garments are a necessity.


Features excellent insulation in a waterproof/breathable form to help keep you dry on those powder runs down, and warm on the chairlift rides back up.

Storm Parka Men's / Women's

Uses our proprietary waterproof/breathable Dry-Tec fabric and a balanced level of synthetic EXCELOFT insulation to help you stay dry and comfortable in various conditions. Providing enough warmth on its own on milder days or when skinning uphill, add layers underneath to maintain comfort when the temperature drops. Feature-rich for all of your skiing/snowboarding needs, enjoy versatile warmth and protection from the elements.

Charmoz Parka Men's / Women's

An insulated hard shell made with waterproof-breathable DRY-TEC and synthetic EXCELOFT for lightweight warmth. A multitude of features includes pit zips, a powder skirt, a pass pocket on the wrist and a helmet compatible tuck-away hood, making it an excellent choice for snow sports and winter mountaineering.

Powder Hop Parka Men's / Women's

The warmest snow sports jacket Montbell offers. Our proprietary waterproof breathable DRY-TEC shell, padded with an ample amount of Exceloft insulation, delivers reliable warmth in colder weather. Features a helmet compatible padded hood and a total of 6 pockets for organizing everything you need for a day out on your favorite mountain.

3in1 Fall Line Parka Men's / Women's

A 3-in-1 style jacket with a waterproof-breathable outer shell and a synthetically insulated liner. Use either the shell or the liner by itself or combine them to create an insulated weatherproof jacket for colder weather. Enjoy the jacket's versatility and superb functionality throughout the year.

Stream Parka Men's / Women's

Built to stand up to the extreme alpine conditions. A combination of durable 70-denier outer fabric, GORE-TEX shell with C-Knit Backer and mountaineering specific features make this jacket a proven choice for alpinists and professional mountain guides.

Dyna Action Parka / Pumori Parka

Dyna Action Parka Men's

The lightest alpine jacket offered by Montbell. GORE-TEX PacLite on the core delivers excellent breathability while stretchy GORE-TEX C-Knit on the shoulders and arms allows for dynamic movement. Carefully selected unique materials and rich features make this jacket a perfect choice for serious skiers, ice climbers and adventurers.

Pumori Parka Women's

A lightweight, supple, women's-specific alpine jacket ready for skiing and winter mountaineering. GORE-TEX C-Knit creates superior stretch and ease of movement while eliminating the crinkling and rustling common in other waterproof jackets. Loaded with necessary features for winter mountaineering as well as a detachable makeup guard.

Alpine Thermashell Parka Women's

A high performance shell for alpine climbing and backcountry skiing. Made using GORE-TEX and a stretchy face fabric for added mobility when making dynamic ski turns or swinging ice tools. The brushed lining on the inside of the jacket adds a touch of warmth without adding excess weight. The powder skirt blocks cold drafts while the pit zips promote ventilation.

Insulated Alpine Pants Men's / Women's

Designed to withstand harsh alpine environments. The GORE-TEX shell delivers impressive durability and abrasion resistance, while the seat and knees are insulated with Thinsulate maintaining a light, slim profile. Equipped with edge protection and inner gaiters to make these an excellent choice for ice climbing and winter mountaineering.


Features excellent insulation in a waterproof/breathable form to help keep you dry on those powder runs down, and warm on the chairlift rides back up.

DRY-TEC Insulated Pants Men's / Women's

Designed with snow sports in mind, such as skiing and snowshoeing, the pant's waterproof breathable DRY-TEC shell stretches for mobility while the articulated pattern enhances fit and comfort. Thermal-efficient Thinsulate is lined to promote comfortable warmth. Key snowsport features include side ventilation zippers, edge guards and inner gaiters.

DRY-TEC Insulated Light Pants Men's / Women's

A waterproof insulated pant for hitting the slopes in variable conditions. This budget-friendly pant uses waterproof-breathable DRY-TEC and is lined with Thinsulate, providing adequate warmth without being too bulky. Key snowsport features include edge protection and inner gaiters.


A lightweight waterproof pant made using a GORE-TEX Pro shell for superb breathability and abrasion resistance. Full-length side zippers allow you to take the pants on and off without removing your crampons or skis. Extra room in the seat and thighs accommodates layering beneath.


Featuring DRY-TEC fabric to provide waterproofing, these pants are capable of tackling various alpine pursuits. Edge guards protect the pant from missteps with crampons and a bit of stretch and articulation make it easier to move through knee-deep snow. Having a slightly casual look, they are also suited to wear in town after your alpine excitement.

Anti-Glisse Friction Weave

The Anti-Glisse Friction Weave is a specialized nylon fabric, a critical feature for our alpine garments. Twists in individual threads lead to a wavy micro-crimped fabric surface that helps slow a slide and limits snow adhesion to keep the user drier and warmer.

Waterproof / Breathable material

Encountering snow storms while climbing in winter can possibly bring about hypothermia for those unprepared for the conditions, so choosing the right garment is absolutely crucial for alpine pursuits. The waterproof/breathable fabrics, such as GORE-TEX, GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER®, DRY-TEC, are highly technical materials which shed wind, rain, and snow, yet effectively release built up moisture within the garment.

Insulating material


Uses a three-dimensionally crimped construction to achieve our warmest polyester insulation. By crimping the large hollow polyester fibers and weaving super micro polyester fibers & micro polyester fibers, we create multiple air strata and maximize loft. EXCELOFT is as warm as down and dries far faster, making it simple to maintain and ideally suited to wetter climates.


The original warmth without bulk insulation. Inch for inch no insulation keeps you warmer than Thinsulate insulation. When you compare equal thicknesses, Thinsulate insulation provides up to twice the warmth of other high-loft insulating materials and nearly one and a half times the warmth of down.