Official guide to the best men’s winter jackets

Don’t let the winter weather send you into hiding this season! Get prepared for rain, ice and snow with our definitive winter jacket buying guide for men. Your chance to explore the great outdoors unencumbered in the coming months...

Keen to keep exploring this winter? Looking for a jacket to help you go the extra mile when the cold bites? We know choosing the right winter jacket is essential to helping you get out into the great outdoors when the bad weather hits.

But finding the right winter jacket can be tricky. That’s why we’ve pulled together this useful guide to help you on your way. Whether you’re looking for extra-warmth, waterproof protection, brilliant breathability or something that offers a bit of everything...we’re sure we have the right coat for you!

Keep reading to see our top recommendations for men for the season. Alternatively, you can also check out our best women's winter jackets for more inspiration.

Best for: Staying dry in an icy downpour | Duality Insulated Waterproof Jacket
The rain in the winter can be particularly nasty, but that’s no problem for our Duality waterproof jacket. Alongside a GORE-TEX outer fabric that keeps the water out, what elevates this jacket is how it delivers on warmth, thanks to its Primaloft synthetic insulation. The ideal winter jacket for wet weather protection.

Mens duality waterproof jacket | Montane


Best for: A snowy hike on a crisp winters day | Anti Freeze Down Jacket
When the cold weather bites, the Anti Freeze delivers. Described by one reviewer as “feeling like you’re wrapped in pillows” this men’s down jacket provides great comfort on colder, dry days. The high fill-power down lofts fantastically to trap warm air while keeping bulk to a minimum, providing maximum warmth at very little weight.

Men's anti freeze down jacket | Montane


Best for: Dedicated runners looking to hit the trails | Prism Ultra jacket
There’s no need to let the weather hamper your training this winter! Especially designed for fast-paced activities where breathability is paramount, the Prism Ultra provides a lightweight, protective layer, perfect for cold runs in the hills. As our lightest insulated jacket, it can also live in your pack unnoticed when running between seasons.

Men's prism ultra jacket | Montane


Best for: All-round protection from the elements this winter | Resolute down jacket
Combining water resistant fabrics with premium goose down, the Resolute is a reliable option for a variety of challenging mountain conditions. From hiking to mountaineering, the durable construction and robust feature-set has the Resolute Jacket ready for any conditions winter can throw at it.

Mens resolute down jacket | Montane

Looking for more guidance? Check out our Comparison Tool
We have tons more men’s jackets to explore, each offering great protection against the elements this winter. For more winter coat inspiration discover our full range of men’s waterproof jackets, synthetic insulated jackets, as well as men's down jackets.

Still not sure which winter jacket to go for? Don’t miss our handy comparison tool. Specifically designed to help you better understand the key differences between our wide range of outdoor clothing, it’s a great way to help narrow down your options based on your specific needs.

To get started, pop your chosen products into our comparison tool (see left hand column on your chosen jacket page) and cross-compare on a range of features, including weight, technology, key features as well as reviews.