If you're on the hunt for a winter sports jacket under $500, check out Curated Experts' top most recommended ski and snowboard jackets within this budget. Note, however, that we don't believe in "best of" lists here at Curated – everyone is different and we believe in finding the best gear for you and not generally for the masses. Be sure to chat with a Winter Sports Expert here on Curated for free, personalized advice on the best snow jacket for your needs.
- Burton Men's Covert 2L Insulated Jacket
- Flylow Men's Roswell 2L Insulated Jacket
- Flylow Men's Quantum Pro 3L Shell Jacket
- Burton Women's Jet Set 2L Insulated Jacket
- Helly Hansen Men's Alpha 3.0 Insulated 3L Jacket
- The North Face Men's ThermoBall Eco Snow Triclimate® 2L Insulated Jacket
- DC Men's DC-43 Anorak Snowboard 2L Shell Jacket
- The North Face Women's ThermoBall Eco Snow Triclimate® 2L Insulated Jacket
- Volcom Men's 17Forty 2L Insulated Jacket
- Volcom Men's Brighton 2L Pullover
Burton Men's Covert 2L Insulated Jacket
Flylow Men's Roswell 2L Insulated Jacket
High quality insulated jacket. Has waterproofing, powder skirt, helmet compatible hood, underarm vents, etc. All the things that make for a great quality resort jacket for most conditions.
Unlike the Quantum Pro, this jacket is insulated. Perfect for those colder days or if you don't feel like packing a midlayer.
Flylow Men's Quantum Pro 3L Shell Jacket
Perfect everyday shell. This thing is bombproof with fully taped seams and membrane. A three layered shell is 100% water and windproof but still breathes like a champ. A helmet compatible hood, powder skirt, numerous pockets top off this hard-charging jacket.
Burton Women's Jet Set 2L Insulated Jacket
Lightly insulated so you can use in any weather. Waterproof breathable dryride fabric and THERMOLITE insulation that regulates temperature from cold to warm. A lot of pockets including microfleece handwarming pockets, a media pocket, goggle pocket, and a mesh dump pocket. Mesh lined sleeves, helmet compatible hood, and water repellent waist gaiter that matches up with ski pants.
Helly Hansen Men's Alpha 3.0 Insulated 3L Jacket
Cream-of-the-crop, a bomb-proof jacket designed in the Arctic North of Finland. Fully-featured, insulated ski jacket designed to keep you comfortable on the mountain. Fully waterproof, 4-way stretch allows for exceptional freedom of movement. Lightweight Primaloft insulation minimizes bulk and breathes well to prevent sweat buildup. An insulated chest pocket keeps your phone from freezing up!
2 layers of fabric here make this jacket a great choice for staying warm and staying dry. New pocket designs will keep your phone and battery alive with it's super insulation.
The North Face Men's ThermoBall Eco Snow Triclimate® 2L Insulated Jacket
Zip-in inner liner for those cold day. Outer jacket can be used as shell for warmer days. Inner goggle pocket, pass pocket, outer chest pocket, underarm vents, and over the helmet hood.
DC Men's DC-43 Anorak Snowboard 2L Shell Jacket
3/4 zip fans! This is a sweet retro-inspired shell jacket with 10k weatherproofing, armpit vents for the warm days, taped seams and helmet compatible hood!
The North Face Women's ThermoBall Eco Snow Triclimate® 2L Insulated Jacket
This jacket is super versatile. It has an insulated inner layer, a waterproof and windproof outer shell, and they can either be worn separate or together making for 3 different jacket systems! Features include a helmet compatible hood, underarm vents for when you get too warm, tons of zippered pockets for stashing items, a snap-away powder skirt, and more! Affordable price for 3 jackets!
Volcom Men's 17Forty 2L Insulated Jacket
Volcom Men's Brighton 2L Pullover
15k waterproofing makes this jacket water resistant yet breathable and easy to move around in. Pullover to keep all the snow and powder from creeping in. This jacket is designed to keep you riding dry and staying fly!
Quiksilver Men's Horizon Insulated Jacket
15k of waterproofing to keep you high and dry! Has PrimaLoft black ECO insulation that keeps this jacket nice and warm. This jacket also features a good amount of recycled material that is sustainably sourced, so that is a great bonus as well! Has internal gaiters as well with thumb holes.
Streetwear style meets the park and backcountry, this 15k waterproofing jacket will keep you warm and dry on the slopes or around town.
Dakine Women's Barrier GORE-TEX® 2L Shell Jacket
Classic PNW company with another classic jacket in their lineup! Are you after a ton of days this season? Variable conditions throughout the year got your kit getting a little wet? Don't sweat it, the Barrier has you covered from peak to park, backcountry mission to casual groomer laps and everything in between. 2L GORE-TEX will keep you dry, even when riding the Cascade Cement and just about anywhere else, comes with an attached powder skirt, sleeve pass pocket, adjustable hood, storm-flap access zip media pocket, chest vents and a potential for the best times on the mountain!
High quality and great durability. GORE-TEX has the best waterproofing and breathability you can get. This coat will keep you dry in a downpour. Zip vents for great heat regulation and great pocket lay out. This is a shell and will need base layers for warmth, which is the best option for heat regulation.
This is a fantastic 2-layer jacket that has a GORE-TEX outer shell meaning that you are guaranteed to stay dry no matter the weather. This jacket comes with plenty of pockets for your pass, phone, and all the miscellaneous mountain necessities. It also has ventilation zippers and an adjustable hood.
Mountain Hardwear Men's Firefall/2 Insulated Jacket
A modern style jacket filled with tons of features. This two-layer waterproof shell fabric with synthetic stretch synthetic and underarm vents will make sure you are warm and dry. A helmet compatible hood with adjustable cords will help project you on those extra harsh weather days. Zippered arm pocket to keep your pass on you and integrated RECCO avalanche rescue reflect for your piece of mind in case you are really pushing your backcountry potential.
A fully-insulated jacket that comes everything you need. It has Thermal Q insulation for greater warmth on the slopes. It also comes with mesh armpit ventilation to allow airflow. There are many pockets in this jacket; hand warming pockets, goggle pocket, ski pass pocket, and two chest pockets! This is a great 2-layer, fully sealed, waterproof jacket for any type of conditions.
Two layer waterproofing keeps you dry while 100g/m2 keeps you warm! All the needed features too: helmet compatible hood, powder skirt, and great storage pockets.
686 Women's Lightbeam 2L Insulated Jacket
Volcom Women's Fawn 2L Insulated Jacket
If you're looking for toasty warmth that's paired with fierce style in a longer thigh-length parka style for extra protection when you're sitting on those icy chair lifts, then this is the move to make! Fully-featured, warmly insulated with 80g fill and lined with soft tafetta lining.
This jacket has a slightly longer style to it, but not too long where it will hinder your movements on the slopes. It has a synthetic insulation to ensure your warmth, as well as a waterproof shell. It has an adjustable cinch hood, zippered vents, and secure outer pockets.
10k waterproof and 10k breathable jacket with insulation and taped seams!
Helly Hansen Men's Alpha Lifaloft 2L Insulated Jacket
HH's HELLY TECH fabric provides waterproofing without sacrificing breathability while the LiftaLoft insulation that lines this jacket will keep you warm without the bulk. It also comes with a detachable powder skirt for those snowy days.
LifaLoft insulation technology means lighter jackets with great insulation!
Helmet compatible hood (also removable for bluebird days)
Removeable powder skirt ensures you stay dry on the inside
Helly Hansen Men's Powdreamer Insulated Jacket
A great insulated jacket featuring HHs Primaloft technology 60g in the body and 40g in the arms. YKK water resistant zippers, under arm zipper vents, 2 way front zipper, pretty much every feature you could want.
Volcom Women's Strayer 2L Insulated Jacket
A winter go-to, this Strayer Jacket flaunts V-Science Supreme Twill fabric with 80g insulation to keep things cozy. An ergonomic slim profile with minimal contouring makes for a distinctly subtle silhouette that brings plenty of tech to the table. 10k/10k waterproofing and breathability. Taffeta lined, critically taped seams, Super Suede chin guard, adjustable powder skirt, goggle pocket.
Decathlon Women's SNB 500 Insulated Jacket
Warm with recycled synthetic insulation. The completely waterproof and breathable JKT 500 jacket features plenty of storage, a snow skirt, and a fully adjustable hood.
Picture Organic Men's Naikoon Insulated Jacket
2 layer waterproofing and a DWR finish means this jacket goes as hard as you do when the weather hits. Fully featured with eco friendly insulation, pit zips, a powder skirt, ergonomic hood, and wrist gaiters. Even has an adjustable hem to add more coverage if needed.
Flylow Women's Sarah 2L Insulated Jacket
This jacket has a 10k/10k membrane, a bit of insulation, comes in a wide variety of rad colors, large underarm vents, powder skirt, helmet-compatible hood, and wrist gaskets. This jacket has a bit of stretch to avoid restricting movement.
DC Women's Liberate Snowboard Insulated Jacket · 2022
Comfy stretch fabric to maintain mobility, 15k/15k wind and waterproofing to keep you warm and dry regardless of the conditions! 80g insulation in the body for a great warmth with underarm vents for the warmer days!
Roxy Women's Stated Shell Jacket
Roxy Women's Meade Shell Jacket
Another great jacket by Roxy, lightweight and warm and made from recycled materials, great for the environment! The Meade is a very lightweight, well insulated jacket. Don't worry about overheating, this jacket features underarm vents! The faux fur lining on the hood is also removable.
Picture Organic Women's Exa Insulated Jacket
Waterproof and breathable recycled polyester shell and body mapped thermal insulation combine for a great jacket! Fully taped seams, waterproof zippers, underarm vents, adjustable hem and cuffs, and a helmet compatible hood!
Roxy Women's Jet Ski Shell Jacket
This jacket is for those looking for a slim cut but something that's not too tight. The jacket is finished with a polyester plain weave fabric with Roxy's DryFlight technology for better waterproofing. The eco insulation makes for a warm and snug fitting jacket.
Burton Men's Powline GORE-TEX 2L Jacket
Living liner paired with GORE-TEX the Powline jacket offers protection from the elements and breathability thats demanded on hill. Welded zippers, goggle stash pocket, pass and media pockets; this jacket comes with everything you need to stay riding all day!
Quiksilver Men's Raft Insulated Hooded Snow Jacket
Airblaster Women's Stay Wild Parka 2L Insulated Snowboard Jacket
A fully insulated jacket option with 80g of ultra-warm synthetic insulation. A 2L midweight that is tops in breathability and waterproofing and is among the most ergonomic fits. It's an adjustable hoodie with a flat lace draw cord. For fans of the parka-style jacket looking for extra coverage. A prime option with lots of features and pockets and a hem that falls somewhere on the thigh for a trendy look.
Decathlon Men's SNB 500 Insulated Jacket
Great overall jacket with 15k waterproofing at a price point you can't beat. Features a longline fit for great movement, five pockets, adjustable cuffs and hood, light weight and warm faux down fill.
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