During the cold, rainy months of winter, it can be a challenge to get the exercise we need for our health and well-being. But, don’t let the weather hold you back from getting outside and exploring. When you have waterproof winter hiking jackets for women, you can stride out and know you’ll be warm and dry, even in the heaviest of downpours or deepest snow!
Here is a guide to some of the best-performing waterproof winter hiking jackets for women:
Mountain Warehouse Bracken Extreme
Mountain Warehouse is a well-known brand for outdoor hiking gear and this Bracken Extreme women’s waterproof hiking jacket not only does a great job of keeping you toasty and dry, but it looks pretty good too!
It is a three in one hiking jacket featuring a cosy inner fleece lining and a waterproof outer layer. Both can be worn either individually on warmer days, or together on colder days.
Wet weather is no match for this jacket! You’ll stay dry even in heavy showers. It is also breathable so moisture is able to escape from inside. This means you can hike for hours, even get sweaty, without building up condensation inside your jacket.
The hood is shaped to be snug around your head and the secure fit means it won’t blow off in the wind. It is also detachable.
If there’s one thing every good hiking jacket needs is pockets and this hiking jacket has plenty to keep your phone, wallet and keys, plus that emergency pack of biscuits.
As well as being a flattering fit there are also two colour options, so you can be stylish as well as warm and dry.
With many excellent positive reviews this is a durable jacket that should last you many years.
Don Hobo Women’s Waterproof Hiking Jacket
If you’re looking for a budget friendly option, yet something that performs well above average, the Don Hobo range of waterproof hiking jackets is a fantastic option.
The inner fleece keeps you warm as toast while the fully waterproof outer material keeps out rain and wind. There are also adjustable cuffs to keep out draughts as well as a detachable hood.
Whether it’s hiking up hillsides, trekking in the snow, or braving the icy school run, this coat meets the demands of winter.
We all know pockets are important, especially when hiking, and this coat has two front pockets, chest pocket and one inside pocket with a mixture of spaces for all sorts of items.
Another great thing about this hiking jacket is there are 7 colour choices this means you can be bold and beautiful or choose to blend with the background, which is especially good if you want to spot wildlife.
Overall this is a great quality coat which will keep you warm and dry even in heavy rain and a budget-friendly price.
Camel Crown 3 in 1 Waterproof Hiking Jacket
If you’ve never heard of Camel Crown before, you soon will! This is a brand that is becoming well known for quality outdoor gear.
This 3 in 1 hiking jacket is waterproof, windproof and suitable for cold conditions. The waterproof rating is 5000 mm which means it will keep you dry even if it rains all day! It is also breathable, so moisture is not trapped within the coat.
The fabric has a triple windproof affect to keep the cold wind out and preserve the heat inside.
The inner fleece is soft, giving you the best combination of performance and comfort. Adjustable cuffs stop any draughts, while the adjustable hood will stay on your head in gale force winds. Just what we need for the British weather!
As ever, there are plenty of pockets to keep your things secure and dry, including one with a fixture hole to thread a headphone cable if you want to.
This is a brand worth watching, especially if they decide to expand their range further.
Berydale Womens Waterproof Parka
If you are looking for a waterproof hiking jacket that covers your bum, the Berydale Parka is the answer!
This stylish coat is breathable, windproof and waterproof to 5000mm of pressure, you can explore the great outdoors in heavy rain and you will stay dry and warm.
The cuffs have a rib knit with thumb loops to keep out the wind. The zip is two way, and there is a high collar and lined hood to offer further protection from the weather.
A parka length coat is great for keeping the tops of your legs dry when hiking, and this jacket does that well. It also doesn’t come down too far, so it won’t impede movement.
The inner pockets are zipped, keeping your vauables safe, and there are large flap pockets and two zipped pockets on the outside.
Overall this is a flattering, waterproof parka jacket that can be used for hiking and other outdoor activities.
When you’ve got a warm, winter hiking jacket, there’s no limit to your outdoor activities. Go sledging, brave the high street in minus temperatures, walk the dog, feed the chickens, and hike those mountains!
If you like this post on women’s waterproof hiking jackets, you may also be interested in waterproof hiking jackets for men, and a guide to wide-fit hiking boots!