Welcome to the 2019 Coat Check! When it comes to getting suited to shred the days of compromising fashion for function are a thing of the past. Currently there are a myriad of outwear options available which combine style and substance to provide riders protection from the elements without the risk of being an eyesore.
SNOWBOARDER Magazine traveled all the way to Baldface Lodge high above Nelson, BC to experience some all-time cat boarding while getting a first look at how these 8 high-end men's jackets perform when navigating storm conditions, descending waist deep pow and keeping us composed despite our succumbing to the froth effect. Scroll down for all the jackets.

Eddie Wall taking one off the rack. p: Jeff Baker

Frank April tailoring this turn perfectly at Baldface. p: Mike Yoshida

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