If you are looking for longlasting, top of the line outerwear to keep you warm and dry this winter, The North Face has crafted the perfect balance of style and utility for all of your skiing, snowboarding, camping, or hiking needs. Here are some of the top winter jacket picks of 2020
- 1 #1. The McMurdo Parka
- 2 #2. The Mount Logan Parka
- 3 #3. The Mount Elbert Parka
- 4 4. The Immaculator Parka
- 5 5. The Aconcagua Hoodie
- 6 6. The Thermoball Triclimate Jacket
- 7 7. The Gotham II Jacket
- 8 8. The M1996 Nuptse Jacket
- 9 9. The Atlas Triclimate Jacket
- 10 10. The Clement Triclimate Jacket
#1. The McMurdo Parka
The McMurdo Parka is designed to keep you warm without sacrificing a lightweight, sturdy, yet stylish design. This parks comes with zippered pockets, faux fur trim on a detachable hood, internal media pockets, and a cinch cord near the bottom hem to help you extra warm this winter.
- Durable, long lasting construction with modular design
- Extremely warm winter jacket holds up in 30°F
- Fit is slightly snug, may have to go up a size for better layering options underneath
- Zippers might be somewhat small and hard to grab in winter gloves
#2. The Mount Logan Parka
The Mount Logan is a winter miracle. The HyVent 2L shell keeps the 550fill down insulation safe from the elements, keeping you even warmer. This jacket comes a with full front zipper with storm flap enclosure layered over it, oversized outer pockets, and an internal media pocket for all your device needs.
- Convenient media usage and tons of storage for your devices and personal effects
- Warm jacket with zippered pockets; face guard for bitter winds and extreme cold
- Size skews slightly large
- Not ideal for milder winter climates or lots of layering
#3. The Mount Elbert Parka
The Mount Elbert is a durable, lightweight, longcut parka with tons of inner and outer pockets, storm flap enclosure over the front zipper, and a builtin hood to keep you warm this winter.
- Tons of pockets for all of your gadgets and needs
- Longer cut fits taller wearers without having to go up a size
- Bulky and not ideal for winter sports or activities that require lots of mobility
- Not compatible with other zipper configurable North Face gear
4. The Immaculator Parka
The Accumulator Parka is engineered to withstand all the trials and tribulations of winter while keeping you warm and stylish. With its plush, 800fill goose down insulation,fullyadjustable helmet compatible hood, ad hidden cord locks and cinchcords, the cold never stood a chance.
- Snug, warm, and lightweight
- Hidden cinch cords in hood and hem keep out the cold
- Not ideal for those who prefer long jackets
- Tall wearers may want to go a size up for better fit
5. The Aconcagua Hoodie
The Aconcagua hoodie is 500fill down jacket made of polyester. This lightweight, easytowear jacket is the perfect liner for a shell jacket in harsh weather and comes with zippered pockets.
- 550 fill down is both lightweight and keeps you warm
- Zippered pockets keep your items secure
- Feathers sometimes poke out of jacket
- A bit short in the back, which may not be ideal for taller wearers
6. The Thermoball Triclimate Jacket
The Thermoball 3 in1 jacket combines style and utility into one full package. The Dryvent outer shell is both waterproof and breathable, making it a perfect choice for winter sports. The inner layer, made with Thermoball insulation technology, is coated with a durable water repellent to keep you warm and dry this winter.
- Durable, lightweight, and versatile 3in1 set
- Inner and outer shells can be worn separately in milder weather
- Liner is water repellent but not waterproof
- Skiers and other winter sports enthusiasts will want to consider getting wrist and/or neck gaiters to go with this triclimate jacket
7. The Gotham II Jacket
The straight, rib knitwaisted Gotham jacket is a modern classic, with the detachable faux fur lining on its hood, waterproofed outer shell, and a polyurethane inner layer that keeps you warm without trapping in sweat. Optimized for cold winters and winter sports, this jacket sports luxurious 550fill goose down, a stowable emergency neck gaiter, a storm flap front enclosure over the zipper, and snapon handwarmers.
- Modular design that combines style and functionality into one stylish jacket
- Waterproof outer shell keeps freezing rain and snow away
- Taller wearers will want to go up a size for a better fitting jacket length
- Some wearers might find the arm length on appropriate sizes slightly shorter than they would like
8. The M1996 Nuptse Jacket
This shiny, mid90s throwback to the 1996 Nuptse jacket is a timeless winter classic, sporting bold colors, a stow able hood, and high quality down insulation. Whether you’re camping deep in the mountains or need a warm jacket for your morning commute in the city, this iconic look will keep you stylish and warm.
- Modern revival of an iconic look with huge inner and outer pockets for storage
- Draw pulls with locks keep sleeves insulated even more effectively
- Not ideal for activities or climates that would benefit from a long jacket
- Look could be considered dated by some who prefer more contemporary designs that The North Face offers
9. The Atlas Triclimate Jacket
This HyVent nylon 3in1 jacket sports a waterproof shell made with breathable synthetic fibers, and a zipout liner made of 200weight fleece. Outer jacket is relaxedfit with adjustable Velcro cuff tabs to keep out the cold. Mediacompatible pocket lets you make use of your favorite devices on the go.
- Waterproof and windproof, interchangeable with other zipin North Face apparel
- Excellent mobility and durability for winter sports and activities
- Inner sleeves tend to pull out when taking off the coat
- Hood may be too bulky and stuff for those who want something more flexible and lightweight
10. The Clement Triclimate Jacket
This waterproof, 3in1 triclimate jacket is versatile and durable: the synthetic outer shell keeps out rain and snow alike, with plenty of pockets, a detachable hood, and draw pulls for even more insulation.
- Lightweight, modular jacket that can be adapted for anything from everyday wear to winter sports and outdoor activities.
- Plenty of storage for your daily essentials and devices
- Sizes skew a bit large, so go down a size for a more regular fit
- Front zippers can sometimes get stuck near the collar